11 06, 2019

45th American Artisan Festival at Centennial Park

2019-06-28T09:40:28-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photo by Theodore Lillie This Father's Day weekend, June 14-16, more than 100 handmade art vendors, local food and drink trucks will be present at Centennial Park for the 45th Annual American Artisan Festival. Festival director and Nashville-native, Samantha Saturn moved back to Music City from NYC after 20 years to revive the festival as a

45th American Artisan Festival at Centennial Park2019-06-28T09:40:28-07:00
31 05, 2019

Fountains to be added to Musica sculpture

2019-05-31T12:46:15-07:00

Campaign underway for Boudleaux & Felice Bryant Fountains of Musica This week The Fountains of Musica Foundation announced the naming of the iconic Music Row sculpture, a community-wide fundraising campaign launch and construction plans for the three-fountain, Music Row project. The inclusive campaign engages community-wide support to complete the projected $12 million project, which will provide an official entry to historic

Fountains to be added to Musica sculpture2019-05-31T12:46:15-07:00
12 04, 2019

A Collected Life

2019-04-12T04:10:27-07:00

Couple embrace the finer aspects of downtown living By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith When an architect falls in love with a building — even when it isn’t theirs — they have a tendency to get ideas and make plans. Usually they don’t get an opportunity to make those plans happen. But sometimes they do. Ron Gobbell had

A Collected Life2019-04-12T04:10:27-07:00
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