A builder and homeowner create a home that honors family — past, present and future By Hollie Deese Interior photography by Leslie Brown Exterior photography by Reed Brown Dionne Dewitte knew there was one element that had to be incorporated into the design of her Nashville dream home: the stone lion from her grandmother Marie’s garden, a heavy piece
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The shops, stops, nurseries and florists we are loving this season in Nashville Derrick Lachney of Foiled & Fern. Photos by Mary Craven. Foiled & Fern 1210 Second Ave. N. Suite 101 615-920-5141 In a shop twist we never knew we needed, owner Derrick Lachney has brought together hair and houseplants in Germantown for the kind of self-love
By Marq Burnett Photography by Keep3 Jamal “Jay” Jenkins, known artistically as Woke3, describes himself as a melanated muralist and mixed-media artist from “Norf” (North) Nashville. Jenkins was born outside of Los Angeles but left the West Coast at the age of 4. The “Norf” raised and made him into the man he is today, and he hasn’t forgotten
Hatch Master Printer takes textile art to interior tiles By Jennifer Chesak Photography by Michelle Morrow Master printmaker Jim Sherraden, who managed Nashville’s iconic Hatch Show Print for more than 30 years, has a new venture called jimjim and co. His artisan tile business is a collaboration with sculptor Jammie Williams and the crew at Nashville Tile & Interiors.
By Hollie Deese Photography by William DeShazer Ten years ago Anthony Fazio’s life was almost unbelievably different than it is today. A firefighter from New Jersey, he was more accustomed to going into burning buildings than buying art supplies. But a shoulder injury on the job forced him to reevaluate everything. “I had a few surgeries and had nerve
Historic Sylvan Park bungalow gets balance with bold colors and patternsBy Hollie DeesePhotography by Reagen TaylorWhen they needed someone to renovate their 1930s-era Sylvan Park cottage, a couple didn’t even have to look outside their neighborhoo.Erika Thompson, who then was a designer with the interior design firm JL Design, helped the homeowners work through their redesign room by room until
A high-end interior plant design company grows in Germantown post pandemic By Hollie Deese Portrait photography by Pamela Monaghan Interior photography by Erin Hines Alesha Sebie arrived in Nashville in 2015 from Wisconsin to get her master’s degree in social work. She finished, through the UT-Knoxville satellite campus, with a concentration in substance abuse, mental health and HIV, and
A 1960s ranch gets a total renovation in the suburbs By Hollie Deese Photography by Emily Followill Designer Mark Williams never intended to stay in Atlanta, much less put down roots in Nashville. Raised in Boston, he always assumed he would return after college. But after studying at Georgia Tech he leaned on the connections he had made in
A Green Hills home is renovated to grow with a family By Hollie Deese Photography by Allison Elefante When Leigh Hillenmeyer and her husband, Morgan, moved into their Green Hills home in 2012, she was pregnant with their son, Parks, and their daughter, Reiling, was 3. Drawn to the traditional feel of the house, they saw a home set