In Nashville, the team at PDI become partners in progressive designBy Hollie DeesePhotography by Emily Dorio, Showcase Photography and Rainer SchuertzmannChris Barnhizer of Richland Builders isn’t afraid to push the design envelope. With builds in older neighborhoods like Green Hills, Sylvan Park, Hillsboro Village, the Gulch and the Nations that are embracing infill development, his designs are modern and not
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By Hollie Deese Photography by Jenna Henderson Ashley Trabue has something to say as an artist, and while it might be uncomfortable for some, her goal is to ultimately make people feel more comfortable in their own bodies and with their own emotions through her art. Raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Trabue began coming to Nashville to see live music
High design meets lakefront living in Hendersonville By Hollie Deese Photography by Caroline Sharpnack For a family of five building their dream home in Hendersonville, the most important aspect to them was that the design reflected what was important to them — spending time together as a family, with plenty of room for everyone to be themselves. Aimee Lee
Tile company takes creative risks with unusual designs that put flooring firstBy Marq BurnettPhotography by Michelle MorrowAs they analyzed the tile industry, Kristin Ortiz and Lindsay Sheets noticed that there wasn’t a ton of creativity.“We would love to do a floor tile and really push the narrative on what people are putting in their floors,” Ortiz said. “We’ve all kind
After the reemergence, going out to eat inside anywhere was a treat we all looked forward to, and one place seemed to call to us more than it ever did pre-Covid. Now it draws us inside often — a most beautiful, elegant and somewhat indulgent way to pass an afternoon after months and months of looking at our own walls.
Couple’s quirky Paragon Mills home takes inspo from famed NYC tavern, Monkey Bar. By Emily Davidson Photography by Julia Steele Frieda Projansky and Russell Somer take an unapologetic approach to design in their playful, eye-catching home. The fun-loving couple purchased the house in 2020 and soon developed an appetite for decorating during the pandemic. Bold colors and striking retro
Entrepreneur seeking pool launches company insteadBy Hollie DeesePhotography by Katelyn BrownAmanda Stone isn’t the kind of person who takes no for the first and final answer — she likes to do her research to at least make sure there isn’t another option. So when she was told the sloped lot of her new Brentwood home would not be able to
From rotating exhibits and permanent art collections, to a historic home and acres of gardens, Cheekwood has been a haven for Nashvillians during the pandemic as a place to get outside, view art and find some sense of calm and beautiful normalcy. Cheekwood, the 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate, was originally built
Homeowners of a new generation embrace the historically black neighborhood's architectural importance By Maria Mayer Photography by William DeShazer Tucked into the rolling hillsides north of the Cumberland River is the neighborhood of Bordeaux. It's a storied area of the city steeped in history—once home to Native Americans, then farmers. It’s the location of the American Baptist College attended