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3 04, 2019

Traditional Made Over

2019-04-03T08:16:38-07:00

Homeowners make updates to stay in longtime family home By Hollie Deese Photography by Leslee Mitchell When Bard and Nancy Quillman hired designer Kimberly Kelly of K7 Interior Design to help them decide whether to age in place or sell their longtime residence to buy something more manageable, Kelly knew there were many things to consider — practicality, emotions,

Traditional Made Over2019-04-03T08:16:38-07:00
15 03, 2019

An Artistic Expression

2019-03-15T03:23:16-07:00

Small space fosters big ideas for Germantown arts business Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele Robert Jones is ready to prove you don’t need a lot of space to make a big impact. His Overton Arts framing workshop is carved into the 100 Taylor Arts Collective in Germantown. “Because it's so small, and it’s just me, I'm

An Artistic Expression2019-03-15T03:23:16-07:00
13 03, 2019

Future Farmhouses

2019-03-13T05:28:33-07:00

New neighborhood brings large lots minutes from downtown Franklin Renderings by Ben Johnson As land to develop keeps getting harder and harder to come by, a new boutique neighborhood near downtown Franklin was announced by Carbine & Associates at the end of 2018, with construction to begin immediately. Home prices will begin in the $800,000s. With 16 acres of

Future Farmhouses2019-03-13T05:28:33-07:00
6 03, 2019

Supporting the Arts

2019-03-06T06:14:18-07:00

Rowanne McKnight helps nurture local artists with the Nashville Artist Collective By Kathleen Boyle Photography by Kiki Morton Rowanne McKnight understood it was a risk to begin and lead the Nashville Artist Collective. Not that her hometown wasn’t ready for it; on the contrary, an organization like the collective seemed overdue in Music City. The risk involved, rather, was

Supporting the Arts2019-03-06T06:14:18-07:00
4 03, 2019

Designer uses psychology, science to lay out hospitals

2019-03-04T05:01:53-07:00

By Elliott Wenzler When most people show up to the hospital, the last thing on their mind is how the subtle angles, colors, lights and fabrics are affecting their mental state. But for Rebecca Donner, healthcare facilities are a canvas meant for just that. The patterns, textures and colors that Donner and her team at Inner Design Studio select

Designer uses psychology, science to lay out hospitals2019-03-04T05:01:53-07:00
1 03, 2019

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years

2019-03-01T06:14:18-07:00

Changing city inspires this year’s theme This weekend the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates its 30th anniversary with the theme Changing Times, Changing Gardens, which will focus on the evolving realities of modern cityscapes, suburban and rural gardens, community initiatives, container and waterwise gardens, organic foods and sustainability. Todd Breyer, landscape architect and president of the foundation, has

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years2019-03-01T06:14:18-07:00
25 02, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Claire Roberts of Nashty Threads

2019-02-25T05:59:39-07:00

Story by Kathleen Boyle Photography by Connie Chornuk When Claire Roberts developed a serious back injury, she needed to take time off from her dance career. A teacher, choreographer and dancer who had worked most recently with the Found Movement Group, Roberts has studied a range of dance disciplines. Dance was an outlet for exploring and cultivating her creative

Artist Spotlight: Claire Roberts of Nashty Threads2019-02-25T05:59:39-07:00
22 02, 2019

Spotlight: Music City Fire Company

2019-02-22T07:37:06-07:00

Success has not been an overnight story for Steven Paladino, though it may look like one. His firepit-music system company Music City Fire is having quite a moment — picked up by Costco, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Hayneedle and Wayfair, the systems are also available at Nashville Billiards. The reality is Paladino started his business nearly five years ago after watching

Spotlight: Music City Fire Company2019-02-22T07:37:06-07:00
20 02, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Ashley Middlebrooks of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

2019-02-20T11:29:50-07:00

By Hollie Deese When Ashley Middlebrooks moved to Nashville four years ago, it was a coming home for the native who had lived in Knoxville for 16 years after graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in psychology before moving to High Point, North Carolina, with her husband for his job. And it was there, at the mecca

Designer Spotlight: Ashley Middlebrooks of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams2019-02-20T11:29:50-07:00