1 03, 2019

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years

2019-03-01T06:14:18-07:00

Changing city inspires this year’s theme This weekend the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates its 30th anniversary with the theme Changing Times, Changing Gardens, which will focus on the evolving realities of modern cityscapes, suburban and rural gardens, community initiatives, container and waterwise gardens, organic foods and sustainability. Todd Breyer, landscape architect and president of the foundation, has

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years2019-03-01T06:14:18-07:00
11 02, 2019

Castle Homes partners with House Beautiful for Whole Home Concept House

2019-02-11T06:27:42-07:00

Show House Devoted to Wellness and Better Living Through Design Williamson County builders Castle Homes recently announced a partnership with House Beautiful for the publication’s second annual Whole Home Concept House to be built in Belle Meade. Devoted to designs and ideas to create a home that promotes wellness and better living, the home will be open for tour

Castle Homes partners with House Beautiful for Whole Home Concept House2019-02-11T06:27:42-07:00
2 02, 2019

Get to Know Cococo

2019-02-02T06:09:45-07:00

By Hollie Deese Steve and Danielle Sechrest make aspirational furniture. Beautiful, custom pieces in classic styles in materials that scream luxury. They know what they provide is not inexpensive, and in many cases people have been dreaming about a piece for years before finally pulling the trigger. “We respect that,” Steve says. “That's important.” Most likely because the couple built

Get to Know Cococo2019-02-02T06:09:45-07:00
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
27 12, 2018

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion

2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00

By Nicole Keiper In a washroom at Wedgewood-Houston’s Dozen Bakery. Along the shelves at East Nashville beauty hub Lemon Laine. Climbing the walls at historic downtown hotel Noelle. Even if you don’t know local art and design studio New Hat’s name, you’ve likely come across their work — bold, creative, custom wallpaper designs and interior installations — placed in

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00
15 12, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo

2018-12-15T11:04:35-07:00

Dina D’argo has always painted, at least on the side, until a severe horse-riding accident prevented her from going back to work full time. She sold her house in California and moved to Hawaii to recover. After that, she got married and moved to Tennessee. That relationship didn’t work out, but she is remarried now to her best friend

Artist Spotlight: Dina D’Argo2018-12-15T11:04:35-07:00
12 11, 2018

Lily Hansen interviews Lawrence Azerrad about Concorde

2018-11-12T04:52:44-07:00

During a one-night special event Lily Hansen, author of Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations, will interview Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of the Concorde as part of Nashville Design Week. Lawrence Azerrad is a Grammy award-winning, Los Angeles–based graphic designer and creative director. Azerrad founded LADdesign, a graphic design studio specializing in music, culture and

Lily Hansen interviews Lawrence Azerrad about Concorde2018-11-12T04:52:44-07:00
2 11, 2018

Parthenon Gala a Celebration of Nashville

2018-11-02T09:42:44-07:00

Sylvia Rapoport loves the Parthenon. A Nashville native, she still remembers the first time walking into the Parthenon decades ago, where her mother also volunteered in the gift shop. “We all have to come on our fifth or sixth grade field trip to the Parthenon. That's where we learn about Tennessee history. The only ‘high-rise’ in Nashville was the

Parthenon Gala a Celebration of Nashville2018-11-02T09:42:44-07:00