30 10, 2017

Making a House a Home


Gil Schafer III shares tips on creating homemade memories through design Gil Schafer III is one of the world’s leading experts on contemporary classical architecture. A member of Architectural Digest’s AD 100 and a winner of Veranda’s “Art of Design Award,” Schafer is also the author of the bestselling book “The Great American House” and the newly released “A Place to Call

Making a House a Home2017-10-30T15:39:15+00:00
30 10, 2017

Creative Collaboration


The O’More Show House will be open to the public through Nov. 12, 2017. Show hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and noon – 4 p.m. on Sunday. The Show House will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays for private groups. Tickets are $20. All proceeds from the event will benefit O’More College of Design.

Creative Collaboration2017-11-01T11:34:50+00:00
26 10, 2017

Fall’s Finest Things


A SWITCH IN THE SEASONS MEANS THE CHANGE TO DO SOME SHOPPING. THESE ARE A FEW THINGS WE HAVE ADDED TO OUR MUST-GET LIST. The company’s flagship product, Rebel Green Fruit and Veggie Clean ($6.99), is made with natural ingredients including grapefruit seed extract and organic extracts of lemon and lime.  It’s Kosher free and

Fall’s Finest Things2017-11-13T12:52:23+00:00
28 04, 2017

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love


CHATTANOOGA. No one likes to hear or mention the word gentrification, yet most have observed its unintended consequences on many older neighborhoods of choice. Too often vulnerable members of a community, such as widows, are displaced by rapid change. Laney Carter with Laney Carter Interior Design shared her expertise on this project as a member of the steering committee. Her

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love2017-10-27T07:52:10+00:00
28 04, 2017

Boutique Shopping: Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike


NASHVILLE. Margi Hargrove’s Green Hills’ boutique offers much more than chairs. However, she knows that for a home to feel comfortable, each room needs to be inviting—and, nothing is more inviting than a well-placed, stylish chair. The eclectic offerings at Chair and Chair Alike offer a common denominator; they reflect her signature style—casual elegance. “My customers are searching for fresh, but

Boutique Shopping: Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
28 04, 2017

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay


A garden mural in Pompeii was the inspiration for this architecturally challenging barrel vault and groin ceiling in the private residence of Winnie and Edwin Sy. Ali Kay chose a distinct warm gold color palette for this ceiling that was recognized as Best Wall Treatment by the Texas Gulf Coast ASID. CHATTANOOGA. We’ve noticed a delightful trend that has

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00
28 04, 2017

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler


Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler in his studio at Artifact. Portrait by Billy Weeks CHATTANOOGA. Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler can look at a 20-foot length of raw blunt steel and envision an intricate art bicycle frame, or an elaborate chandelier. Someone can sketch a trellis or gate on paper, and slide it across a table and Conrad’s energies begin going beyond utility

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
28 04, 2017

Conrad Tengler Artifacts: Builder Blacksmith


Conrad Tengler pendant chandelier commissioned by Revival CHATTANOOGA. The demand for custom home fixtures has interior designers and architects partnering with artisans to enhance a home's style.  Revival, one of Tennessee's premiere design studios and furnishings shop, has been working with builder blacksmith Conrad Tengler and his design studio, Black Sheep Forge, for more than ten years.  One of

Conrad Tengler Artifacts: Builder Blacksmith2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
23 04, 2017

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau


NASHVILLE. Enjoy this conversation with Nashville-based interior designer and author Marcelle Guilbeau in her recent interview on Million Dollar Decorating (Episode 417) with award-winning designer and author James Swann. From the podcast: "I grew up in Louisiana and beautiful interior design is everywhere in that world—and beautiful living. I remember begging to go and visit New Orleans and studying the incredible hotels and restaurants that took

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau2017-11-03T12:14:37+00:00