19 07, 2018

Finishing Touch

2018-07-23T04:07:42+00:00

Designer doors complete a modern renovation Photography by Rachel Tenpenny Dr. Stephen Fesik took the interior of his decades-old, traditional Forest Hills house and transformed it into a clean-lined modern masterpiece. His style upgrade made his home the kind of place worthy of showing off, so next up was making it a hub of entertaining. The back patio and

Finishing Touch2018-07-23T04:07:42+00:00
1 07, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Jim Sherraden

2018-07-01T06:52:22+00:00

Master printmaker uses ‘that which falls to the floor’ to create mesmerizing quilts Photography by Connie Chornuk When Jim Sherraden moved to Nashville in 1977, it was because his lyric writing skills had caught the attention of Waylon Jennings. “When they called, I left the phone hanging in the air like a cartoon character,” he jokes. But along with

Artist Spotlight: Jim Sherraden2018-07-01T06:52:22+00:00
23 06, 2018

Graffiti Goes Inside

2018-06-23T06:21:50+00:00

Local street artists go big, and go home Troy Duff shot by Reeves Smith Nate Brown and Bryan Deese shot by Gabe Ford Hillsboro High School in Green Hills is a hotbed for street artists. Here are three alums who have been making names for themselves for years doing graffiti murals, and more recently, interior commissions. Troy Duff

Graffiti Goes Inside2018-06-23T06:21:50+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
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
10 05, 2018

Inspiring Spaces: Keb’ Mo’

2018-06-17T05:47:41+00:00

Mixing family and music at home in Middle Tennessee Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Robbie Brooks Moore was selling cell phones at an AT&T store in LA when Kevin Moore — blues musician Keb’ Mo’ — came in with his broken phone. He was tall and handsome, and they immediately hit it off; the fact that

Inspiring Spaces: Keb’ Mo’2018-06-17T05:47:41+00:00
7 05, 2018

The Golden Age

2018-05-07T17:42:20+00:00

Nashville creatives breathe new life into former Noel Place Hotel at Noelle By Hollie Deese Photography by Sanford Myers Before there was new Nashville, there was the Noel Place Hotel — an Art Deco lodging house in Printers Alley that originally opened in 1930 and has recently been reimagined as Noelle, a 224-room, 13-story boutique hotel. One of downtown

The Golden Age2018-05-07T17:42:20+00:00