4 05, 2020

Designer Spotlight: Jessica Davis of JL Design

2020-05-04T09:58:14-07:00

By Hollie Deese When Jessica Davis was a little girl, the most she knew about interiors design in a pre-HGTV world was what she saw on “Designing Women,” the 1980s-era sitcom centered around an Atlanta design firm. Even with a lack of real-life Sugarbakers aside, Davis still grew up hugely influence by woman in the arts. Her great-grandmother was

Designer Spotlight: Jessica Davis of JL Design2020-05-04T09:58:14-07:00
18 02, 2020

Nashville Design District: The Fabric House

2020-02-18T07:43:42-07:00

By Oliva McClure Photography by Pamela Monaghan For more than 50 years, the Fabric House has been a fixture in Nashville’s Design District, serving up some of the city’s greatest collections of fine fabrics for a wide variety of design needs. Originally opened in 1967 by Tavy Doty, native Nashvillian Lynda Mosley and her husband, Tim, became the store’s

Nashville Design District: The Fabric House2020-02-18T07:43:42-07:00
5 02, 2020

Nashville Design District: Nashville Lamp & Shade

2020-02-05T04:09:31-07:00

By Olivia McClure Photography by Pamela Monaghan When Brian Courtney decided to leave his corporate job at Nissan North America, he wrapped himself in the throes of a new business venture in the world of interior design. The “self-confessed lamp hoarder” opened Nashville Lamp & Shade last December. Realizing the significance of the Design District and the need for

Nashville Design District: Nashville Lamp & Shade2020-02-05T04:09:31-07:00
14 01, 2020

Nashville Design District: The Iron Gate

2020-01-14T04:28:37-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Chris Little Interior designer Rozanne Jackson and her shop The Iron Gate have been in downtown Franklin since 1996, but she opened a second location in the Design District in June 2018 out of a need to be closer to the designers she works with and their client base. “And the way Nashville is

Nashville Design District: The Iron Gate2020-01-14T04:28:37-07:00
5 12, 2019

Square Market owner’s ‘Plan B’

2019-12-06T15:15:40-07:00

Former customer service manager brings expertise to Lebanon’s home decor clients By Mary Bernard A fixture on the historic square in Lebanon, Paula McDonnell’s store (appropriately called Square Market) sells some of Middle Tennessee’s most unique pieces for the home. McDonnell offers one-of-a-kind custom upholstered furniture, lighting, gifts and accessories in a variety of styles. “I sell quality affordable

Square Market owner’s ‘Plan B’2019-12-06T15:15:40-07:00
20 08, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike

2019-08-20T05:42:10-07:00

By Olivia McClure When it comes to interior design, Margi Hargrove doesn’t like to follow the crowd. At her Green Hills store, Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike, Margi offers a variety of rugs, chairs, sofas and chandeliers, all of which are chosen to help customers “create a beautiful, unique, personal space.” “We strive to offer the unexpected,” Margi says.

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike2019-08-20T05:42:10-07:00
4 06, 2019

EClan Designs aims to connect art with designers

2019-06-04T05:13:45-07:00

Sometimes it takes an introduction, and that is what Lisa Oppenheimer hopes to do as EClan Design’s new sales and marketing director, connecting the art of folding screens and room dividers with interior designers, artisans and curated stores throughout the Southeast. "As a long-time art enthusiast, it is exciting seeing how art and the perfectly curated piece can make a

EClan Designs aims to connect art with designers2019-06-04T05:13:45-07:00
3 05, 2019

Shopping Spotlight: Chic Artique

2019-05-03T03:59:17-07:00

Family business thrives with rustic aesthetic, custom pieces By Hollie Deese While some people could never comprehend the thought of working with family, for others it is nothing but a dream come true. Like when Jenna Rummel’s son Xander came to her when he was 16 with the idea to create a custom headboard with lights. It was just

Shopping Spotlight: Chic Artique2019-05-03T03:59:17-07:00
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