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2 01, 2019

From Natchez to Nashville

2019-01-02T04:49:28-07:00

Feltus-Hawkins duo’s home blends the best of the south Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Sanford Myers When Marjorie Feltus met David Hawkins on a commercial design project, the pairing was just the beginning of a work relationship that turned into a marriage, a perfect blending of their contemporary and historical styles to make something truly special. And that

From Natchez to Nashville2019-01-02T04:49:28-07:00
28 12, 2018

Discover Hidden Lake Como

2018-12-28T08:59:44-07:00

Zeneba Bowers and Matt Walker are Nashville musicians and, as Little Roads Europe, travel consultants. The following is excerpted from the latest in their award-winning Little Roads Europe Travel Guide series, “Italy’s Alpine Lakes: Small-town Itineraries for the Foodie Traveler”. Lake Como is probably best known as a vacation home for various rich and famous glitterati - Clooney, Versace,

Discover Hidden Lake Como2018-12-28T08:59:44-07:00
27 12, 2018

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion

2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00

By Nicole Keiper In a washroom at Wedgewood-Houston’s Dozen Bakery. Along the shelves at East Nashville beauty hub Lemon Laine. Climbing the walls at historic downtown hotel Noelle. Even if you don’t know local art and design studio New Hat’s name, you’ve likely come across their work — bold, creative, custom wallpaper designs and interior installations — placed in

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00
23 12, 2018

Christmas trees a special tradition

2018-12-23T03:54:53-07:00

By Zoe Hendrick The weather gets colder, the leaves change colors and tree lots pop up everywhere. Suddenly, you know it’s Christmas time. Family traditions really come alive in the brisk winter air, and whether yours is going to grandma’s house or baking cookies with your dad, everyone has a Christmas tree tradition. Some families pack up and pick

Christmas trees a special tradition2018-12-23T03:54:53-07:00
20 12, 2018

Tour Alex Pall’s Hollywood Hills Home

2018-12-20T06:31:52-07:00

Alex Pall, half of the Grammy-winning DJ duo The Chainsmokers (Alex Taggert makes up the other half), bought his Hollywood Hills home two years ago. Built in the 1930s with renovations in the 80s and 90s, the home has a bit of industrial edge that appealed to Pall, but when it came to decorating he turned to designer Peti

Tour Alex Pall’s Hollywood Hills Home2018-12-20T06:31:52-07:00
19 12, 2018

Creatives at Home: Joana Magalhães of MixeDesigns Interiors

2018-12-19T07:29:33-07:00

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

Creatives at Home: Joana Magalhães of MixeDesigns Interiors2018-12-19T07:29:33-07:00
16 12, 2018

Nurturing New Talent

2018-12-16T15:38:45-07:00

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

Nurturing New Talent2018-12-16T15:38:45-07:00
15 12, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo

2018-12-15T11:04:35-07:00

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

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo2018-12-15T11:04:35-07:00
7 12, 2018

William Abranowicz’ showcases substance in personal style

2018-12-07T04:39:22-07:00

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

William Abranowicz’ showcases substance in personal style2018-12-07T04:39:22-07:00