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19 06, 2018

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue

2018-06-19T04:20:23+00:00

By Allie Myszka Photography by Gabe Ford Nashville’s 8th Avenue is full of life and bustling with constant change. Now densely lined with local restaurants, residential buildings, and shops, the street has become a well-loved neighborhood for locals and tourists alike. Among the best of 8th Avenue’s offerings are several businesses that are full of treasures for those in

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue2018-06-19T04:20:23+00:00
18 06, 2018

Restoration Hardware Opens in Green Hills

2018-06-18T09:48:51+00:00

RH officially opened its latest design gallery, RH Nashville, The Gallery at Green Hills, with a grand opening ceremony on Friday, June 15, following a star-studded event the night before. Matt Wiltshire, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development said a few words before RH Chairman and CEO Gary Friedman addressed the crowd. “This gallery here

Restoration Hardware Opens in Green Hills2018-06-18T09:48:51+00:00
12 06, 2018

American Artisan Festival Brings Art to Community

2018-06-12T10:38:46+00:00

Could there be a more perfect Father's Day gift than some original art? This weekend the American Artisan Festival returns to the front lawn of Nashville’s Centennial Park June 15-17 for its 44th year. The festival is free, family-friendly, and open to the public. There will be 150 artists from across America, fun kid-friendly art projects, an amazing range of

American Artisan Festival Brings Art to Community2018-06-12T10:38:46+00:00
5 06, 2018

Artisan Spotlight: Keith Merry

2018-06-05T13:04:32+00:00

Balancing family legacy with creative reinvention By Allie Myszka Keith Merry inherited two things from his father: a family business, and an insatiable creative bent. Merry’s father, Bill Merry, Sr., was a cofounder of Nashville-based ornamental iron business Herndon & Merry, and as such, Keith Merry has been around metalworking for most of his life. He began working alongside

Artisan Spotlight: Keith Merry2018-06-05T13:04:32+00:00
4 06, 2018

Farm to Home

2018-06-04T09:56:33+00:00

Father and daughter grow, cultivate and create Photography by Gary Clark and Emily Dorio Anna Yeager Brakefield, 28, is a third-generation cotton farmer. Though it’s not what she ever thought she would be doing, it is precisely where she wants to be. With a background in design and a degree from Auburn University, Brakefield left the country of North

Farm to Home2018-06-04T09:56:33+00:00
30 05, 2018

Trisha Yearwood Launches Collection With Kirkland’s

2018-05-30T07:53:22+00:00

Country star Trisha Yearwood's Southern style inspires home accent pieces The Trisha Yearwood Collection, a line of affordable home accent pieces personally curated by the country music star and lifestyle expert, recently launched in Kirkland's stores and online for $9.99-$299.99. The collection of 23 pieces includes art, decorative accessories and accent furniture that showcase Yearwood’s sophisticated style inspired by her

Trisha Yearwood Launches Collection With Kirkland’s2018-05-30T07:53:22+00:00
29 05, 2018

A 12South Transformation

2018-05-29T12:31:04+00:00

Photography by Leslee Mitchell Jessica Davis, principal designer of JL Design, is a Hendersonville native whose mother and grandmother both worked in Nashville. Like any Middle Tennessee native, she’s just as impressed by the recent boom of Nashville’s neighborhoods and wishes her grandmother was alive to see how much it has changed. “She would just be blown away,” Davis

A 12South Transformation2018-05-29T12:31:04+00:00
28 05, 2018

Trend: Accessory Buildings

2018-05-28T07:29:08+00:00

Photography by Marcelle Guilbeau and Janin Otwell Need more space than your current square footage allows? A solution could be right outside your back door, thanks to the rise in accessory buildings that are so much more than your the typical detached garage or storage shed. Today, people are building pool houses, private music studios, workout spaces, greenhouses, playhouses

Trend: Accessory Buildings2018-05-28T07:29:08+00:00
24 05, 2018

Designer Spotlight: Tim Riffle

2018-05-24T12:00:23+00:00

Photography by Gabe FordLike so many creative people in Nashville, Tim Riffle moved here 10 years ago with one dream in mind — music. Instead, the Southern California native has succeeded in a career that is totally different but no less inspiring.One day Riffle, who was then working in the Sony Music office, wanted to give a friend flowers. He

Designer Spotlight: Tim Riffle2018-05-24T12:00:23+00:00