11 10, 2019

Taking Inspiration

2019-10-11T07:10:35-07:00

Southern Living’s custom builder program showcases home modeled after Grassmere estate By Hollie Deese Photography by Greg Smit When Southern Living magazine was looking for the right place to build their next Showcase Home, it was hard to ignore the pull of Middle Tennessee. They were thrilled at the opportunity to be a part of the 2019 James Hardie

Taking Inspiration2019-10-11T07:10:35-07:00
9 10, 2019

Phoenix on Fatherland

2019-10-09T04:39:12-07:00

By Maria Meyer Photography by Tonda McKay It started with a pop. The lights dimmed. Soon campfire size flames were emanating from behind the dryer and smoke began to fill the closet and storage room. Tracey Ford, dressed in T-shirt, grabbed her purse and a pair of pants and walked outside to call 911 — thinking that the small

Phoenix on Fatherland2019-10-09T04:39:12-07:00
8 10, 2019

Challenging Misconceptions

2019-10-08T04:20:49-07:00

Photographer Anouk Krantz comes to Nashville for Artclectic By Hollie Deese Photographer Anouk Krantz was raised in France by a Dutch mom. She lives in New York and travels to remote areas of the world for work, but she has yet to make it to Nashville. That will change when she speaks at this year’s Artclectic — the annual

Challenging Misconceptions2019-10-08T04:20:49-07:00
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