International family makes inspiring stop in Hendersonville By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Designer Joana Magalhães and her husband, Pedro, both grew up in Porto, Portugal, but never met until they were both in Italy for school — she was studying architecture while he finished his engineering degree. They ended up renting rooms in the same house, and
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Design Within Reach’s Gulch studio filled with thoughtful designs Photography by Mark Seelen, Peter Hapak and Jim Bastardo Furniture retailer Design Within Reach has one goal — to make modern design accessible to everyone. And they don’t mean reproductions, but authentic pieces like the storied Eames chair from Herman Miller. In 1999, when DWR was founded, such things just
Dina D’argo has always painted, at least on the side, until a severe horse-riding accident prevented her from going back to work full time. She sold her house in California and moved to Hawaii to recover. After that, she got married and moved to Tennessee. That relationship didn’t work out, but she is remarried now to her best friend
During the inaugural Nashville Design Week, photographer William Abranowicz came to Design Within Reach to speak about his new book, American Originals (Vendome, September, $65), which is a visceral look into the private worlds of some pretty authentic individuals with incredible personal style, including Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, John Mellencamp, Robert Couturier, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Bette Midler and Martin
New build reflects neighborhood’s past Photography by Gieves Anderson When the three partners of Wagon Wheel Title and Escrow decided to build a new office next door to their East Nashville bungalow, they wanted it to look like it belonged there — a commercial project that fit right in with its residential neighbors. And Angie Lawless, Brandon Miller and
Middle Tennesseans make the most of outdoor space Photography by Ruby and Peach Photography and Paige Rumore Photography When fall means mostly mild weather peppered with the occasional 90-degree day, enjoying time outdoors is a big part of how Middle Tennesseans spend their time. And you don’t need that much space to make outdoor magic happen. Seth Argo with
During a one-night special event Lily Hansen, author of Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations, will interview Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of the Concorde as part of Nashville Design Week. Lawrence Azerrad is a Grammy award-winning, Los Angeles–based graphic designer and creative director. Azerrad founded LADdesign, a graphic design studio specializing in music, culture and
By Emily Griffin An artist for as long as he can remember, Will Rhodarmer is changing the interior decorating game with his innovative, decorative folding screens. As a trained artist with multiple art degrees, he built on this foundation by pursuing additional studies and expertise from oil and acrylics to Sumi-e drawing, print-making and other unique painting techniques. With his
Sylvia Rapoport loves the Parthenon. A Nashville native, she still remembers the first time walking into the Parthenon decades ago, where her mother also volunteered in the gift shop. “We all have to come on our fifth or sixth grade field trip to the Parthenon. That's where we learn about Tennessee history. The only ‘high-rise’ in Nashville was the