23 08, 2019

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show

2019-08-23T10:45:32-07:00

Nashville’s newest designer takes the stage to help inject some soul into your space By Hollie Deese Tennessee’s longest-running home event, the 36th Nashville Home Show, heads back to the Music City Center September 6-8 with TLC’s “Trading Spaces” designer Laurie Smith as the headliner. Smith, one of design television’s first stars, will be giving a visual walkthrough of

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show2019-08-23T10:45:32-07:00
6 08, 2019

An Etch Above the Rest

2019-08-06T05:18:14-07:00

At Nashville’s Class Glass, the art of sandblasting and etching takes on hew heightsBy Olivia McClureKaren Martin knew how to turn her design dream into a reality — and with her company, Class Glass, she helps other people do the same.Hailing from the Northeast, Martin lived out West for ten years, where she worked in America’s national parks system. After

An Etch Above the Rest2019-08-06T05:18:14-07:00
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
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
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
13 03, 2019

Future Farmhouses

2019-03-13T05:28:33-07:00

New neighborhood brings large lots minutes from downtown Franklin Renderings by Ben Johnson As land to develop keeps getting harder and harder to come by, a new boutique neighborhood near downtown Franklin was announced by Carbine & Associates at the end of 2018, with construction to begin immediately. Home prices will begin in the $800,000s. With 16 acres of

Future Farmhouses2019-03-13T05:28:33-07:00
4 03, 2019

Designer uses psychology, science to lay out hospitals

2019-03-04T05:01:53-07:00

By Elliott Wenzler When most people show up to the hospital, the last thing on their mind is how the subtle angles, colors, lights and fabrics are affecting their mental state. But for Rebecca Donner, healthcare facilities are a canvas meant for just that. The patterns, textures and colors that Donner and her team at Inner Design Studio select

Designer uses psychology, science to lay out hospitals2019-03-04T05:01:53-07:00
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
18 02, 2019

A Dream Realized

2019-02-18T09:18:26-07:00

Tony Giarratana imagined a walkable downtown. Then he made it happen. Story by Hollie Deese When people talk about the “new Nashville,” nowhere is that more physically evident than at 505 – the tallest residential building in the state, right in the heart of downtown. Of course those who are actually new to the new Nashville might not know how

A Dream Realized2019-02-18T09:18:26-07:00