9 08, 2019

Leisurely Pursuits

2019-08-09T05:40:35-07:00

Generations of friends, family enjoy life with help from Nashville Billiard & Patio By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Doug and Tamela Swanson moved to Middle Tennessee in 2006 when Doug took a job with HCA. They originally lived in Laurelbrook but always wanted to live in Westhaven. They would drive around it occasionally, and on one of

Leisurely Pursuits2019-08-09T05:40:35-07:00
5 08, 2019

Perfect Placement

2019-08-05T06:40:57-07:00

Architect Wade Weissmann draws from past for future projectsBy Hollie DeesePhotography by Doug Edmunds and David BaderArchitect Wade Weissmann became enamored of buildings and their place in the world as a child when his parents bought a hobby farm with another family in Door County, Wisconsin. He was just shy of 7, and from that moment on his weekends were

Perfect Placement2019-08-05T06:40:57-07:00
2 08, 2019

Water’s Edge

2019-08-02T06:31:40-07:00

Rondo creates the right pools for the space By Hollie Deese Photography by Reed Brown Dana Rondeau had a bad experience one time putting in a pool, but that was before she met her husband, Steve. In 1985, Steve’s father had started a pool design business out of his garage in Arizona, and today that part of the business

Water’s Edge2019-08-02T06:31:40-07:00
30 07, 2019

A Toast to Mom

2019-07-30T06:18:28-07:00

An exclusive amenity pays homage to a developer’s mother By Hollie Deese Photos by Shocase Photography When developer Tony Giarratana first conceptualized the wine cellar space at his luxury downtown condo building, it was sleek and modern with a standing table down the middle. And it wasn’t right at all for a room meant to honor his mother, Carmen.

A Toast to Mom2019-07-30T06:18:28-07:00
29 07, 2019

Pushing Boundaries

2019-07-29T03:50:28-07:00

A daughter helps her mother brighten up Belle Meade home Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Paige Rumore Cynthia Hickerson and her husband were looking for a refresh on the five-bedroom Belle Meade home they had lived in for 17 years – no drastic changes to the bones of the house, just some mixing in of new colors and

Pushing Boundaries2019-07-29T03:50:28-07:00
26 07, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Mark Hobley

2019-07-26T04:54:35-07:00

Travel South: Outside artist moves from Venice Beach to Hendersonville By Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele Despite his vintage Western vibe, Mark Hobley doesn’t exactly look like he’s from around here. But if you’ve never met him before, and he says that you’ll know who he is you see him, believe him. Though he has been creative since

Artist Spotlight: Mark Hobley2019-07-26T04:54:35-07:00
25 07, 2019

An Artist’s Retreat

2019-07-25T06:29:28-07:00

When he’s not in studio, Ed Nash makes the most of his family time By Hollie Deese Photography by William DeShazer The work of artist Ed Nash graces the walls of some of the toniest homes in Nashville, plus prestigious new builds like the Hilton in Green Hills. But before his art was everywhere, the Letchworth Garden City, England,

An Artist’s Retreat2019-07-25T06:29:28-07:00
23 07, 2019

Catching A Breeze

2019-07-24T03:58:37-07:00

Outdoor fans greatly upgrade a patio’s pleasantness By Hollie Deese Outdoor living isn’t something we look forward to a couple weeks here and there in Nashville – it’s basically a part of how we live every single day. That’s why ceiling fans are just as ubiquitous outside in the south as they are inside. Patrick O’Connell, design director for

Catching A Breeze2019-07-24T03:58:37-07:00
22 07, 2019

Ranch Redo

2019-07-22T06:42:15-07:00

EOA architect transforms a midcentury mainstay into a modern masterpiece By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith and Julia Steele Not everyone can look at a ranch house and see how such an innocuous shape could be transformed into something magnificent, but then again, not everyone is an architect. So when EOA Architects partner Michael Murdock and his wife,

Ranch Redo2019-07-22T06:42:15-07:00