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
25 02, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Claire Roberts of Nashty Threads

2019-02-25T05:59:39-07:00

Story by Kathleen Boyle Photography by Connie Chornuk When Claire Roberts developed a serious back injury, she needed to take time off from her dance career. A teacher, choreographer and dancer who had worked most recently with the Found Movement Group, Roberts has studied a range of dance disciplines. Dance was an outlet for exploring and cultivating her creative

Artist Spotlight: Claire Roberts of Nashty Threads2019-02-25T05:59:39-07:00
22 02, 2019

Spotlight: Music City Fire Company

2019-02-22T07:37:06-07:00

Success has not been an overnight story for Steven Paladino, though it may look like one. His firepit-music system company Music City Fire is having quite a moment — picked up by Costco, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Hayneedle and Wayfair, the systems are also available at Nashville Billiards. The reality is Paladino started his business nearly five years ago after watching

Spotlight: Music City Fire Company2019-02-22T07:37:06-07:00
20 02, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Ashley Middlebrooks of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

2019-02-20T11:29:50-07:00

By Hollie Deese When Ashley Middlebrooks moved to Nashville four years ago, it was a coming home for the native who had lived in Knoxville for 16 years after graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in psychology before moving to High Point, North Carolina, with her husband for his job. And it was there, at the mecca

Designer Spotlight: Ashley Middlebrooks of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams2019-02-20T11:29:50-07:00
19 02, 2019

Above the Clouds

2019-02-19T10:54:59-07:00

High-rise living at 505 just right for many Nashvillians Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Sanford Myers It wasn’t very long ago that the ability to live 40 floors up in Nashville was even an option. But in 2019 it’s here, it’s accessible and it’s attracting every kind of homeowner Middle Tennessee has to offer. Here we get to know three different people,

Above the Clouds2019-02-19T10:54:59-07:00
12 02, 2019

Houseplants Help Beat Winter Blues

2019-02-12T06:20:56-07:00

Feeling blue? It's easy to infuse new life into spaces by decorating with easy-to-care-for houseplants, giving rooms, from bedrooms to bathrooms and even kitchens, a small pick-me-up during winter months. “Give your house a quick style update by incorporating houseplants,” says Justin Hancock, garden expert at Costa Farms. “Just about every room of your home can be home to a

Houseplants Help Beat Winter Blues2019-02-12T06:20:56-07:00
1 02, 2019

Simple Elegance

2019-02-01T05:08:19-07:00

Ray Booth brings meaningful simplicity to Belle Meade home Story by Hollie Deese Photos by Eric Piasecki Ray Booth is a master at making a house a home — a very elegant, well-appointed home, at that. One of his “rules” that brings that about is that nothing is ever untouchable. By mixing antiques and modern pieces with light and

Simple Elegance2019-02-01T05:08:19-07:00
29 01, 2019

Master Collaboration

2019-01-29T08:23:13-07:00

Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer share tips for couples building their dream home Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Eric Piasecki Getting through a new build is not typically an easy feat for couples, especially when they each have strong design aesthetic and even stronger opinions. But somehow interior designer and architect power couple Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer

Master Collaboration2019-01-29T08:23:13-07:00
21 01, 2019

Creating on The Hill

2019-01-21T13:32:20-07:00

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 Hill2019-01-21T13:32:20-07:00