21 01, 2019

Creating on The Hill

2019-01-21T13:32:20+00:00

By Nicole Keiper Photography by Julia Steele From the outside, the 20,000-square-foot building at 2100 Dunn Ave. near the fairgrounds looks a like any other Nashville warehouse. Inside, though, The Hill collective buzzes with creative color as 16 local businesses dig into the day’s work — stitching sleek jackets, printing band posters, designing custom light fixtures and fabricating stylish

Creating on The Hill2019-01-21T13:32:20+00:00
18 01, 2019

A Lifestyle Leap in Leiper’s Fork

2019-01-18T05:32:20+00:00

Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Jay Winter Portrait by Anthony Scarlati It’s your typical story of boy meets girl, boy marries girl, boy and girl move to a place they pinned on a map. Or something like that. Samantha and Eric Coghlan met at gemology school in San Diego 14 years ago, and their connection was instant and

A Lifestyle Leap in Leiper’s Fork2019-01-18T05:32:20+00:00
19 12, 2018

Creatives at Home: Joana Magalhães of MixeDesigns Interiors

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

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+00:00
16 12, 2018

Nurturing New Talent

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

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+00:00
24 10, 2018

Creatives at Home: The Silvermans

2018-10-24T03:36:51+00:00

Outdoor studios provide space for art, music, writing Photography by Sanford Myers Wendy Silverman met her husband, Jack, when a friend finally convinced her in 2010, after years of trying, to go see his band play at the now-closed Flatrock Café. The two exchanged Facebook info, started messaging and scheduled a first date a week after that show —

Creatives at Home: The Silvermans2018-10-24T03:36:51+00:00
12 10, 2018

Future Heirlooms

2018-10-12T03:21:11+00:00

Royal Circus stocks soulful pieces to make a house a home By Hollie Deese Photography by Danielle Atkins It may have all started with an unrealized dream, but the end result is something that seems meant to be for the growing arts-and-creatives community of Wedgewood-Houston. Open since August, Royal Circus is the collaboration between Michael Dukes, 59, and Geoffrey

Future Heirlooms2018-10-12T03:21:11+00:00
11 10, 2018

Designing a Discourse

2018-10-11T05:12:00+00:00

Four women kick off a conversation about design, growth and inclusion By Hollie Deese Photography by Connie Chornuk What started as a random thought on a Tuesday has snowballed into something much more — the idea that disparate design communities could come together to change the discourse around what a new and improving Nashville can be and could open the

Designing a Discourse2018-10-11T05:12:00+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
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