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
22 01, 2019

Screen Time

2019-01-22T03:47:02-07:00

Foldable, functional art is a beautiful solution for open spaces Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele When you think of folding screens, you might envision a plain, three- or four-panel divider stuck in a corner to offer some modicum of privacy for changing clothes. And while those surely exist, folding screens have a rich history of being

Screen Time2019-01-22T03:47:02-07:00
24 10, 2018

Creatives at Home: The Silvermans

2018-10-24T03:36:51-07:00

Outdoor studios provide space for art, music, writing Photography by Sanford Myers Wendy Silverman met her husband, Jack, when a friend finally convinced her in 2010, after years of trying, to go see his band play at the now-closed Flatrock Café. The two exchanged Facebook info, started messaging and scheduled a first date a week after that show —

Creatives at Home: The Silvermans2018-10-24T03:36:51-07:00
15 10, 2018

Creatives at Home: Vadis Turner

2018-10-19T04:10:23-07:00

Return to Nashville a colorful adventure By Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele Mixed-media artist Vadis Turner and her husband, Clay Ezell, co-owner of The Compost Company, are Nashville natives who both moved to New York. That’s where they met and made the connection that not only were they both from Nashville, they had gone to the same school.

Creatives at Home: Vadis Turner2018-10-19T04:10:23-07:00
13 10, 2018

Closets become custom, functional spaces

2018-10-13T07:50:51-07:00

By Emily Griffin Over 10 years ago, Betty Anne Mills, an interior designer, and her husband started a company called Inspired Closets. As an interior designer, Mills saw a need for closet revamping when she was helping her parents move into The Heritage at Brentwood, a retirement community. “I found a small dealership and got started in that way

Closets become custom, functional spaces2018-10-13T07:50:51-07:00
12 10, 2018

Future Heirlooms

2018-10-12T03:21:11-07:00

Royal Circus stocks soulful pieces to make a house a home By Hollie Deese Photography by Danielle Atkins It may have all started with an unrealized dream, but the end result is something that seems meant to be for the growing arts-and-creatives community of Wedgewood-Houston. Open since August, Royal Circus is the collaboration between Michael Dukes, 59, and Geoffrey

Future Heirlooms2018-10-12T03:21:11-07:00
23 09, 2018

Designer Spotlight: Erika Thompson of JL Design

2018-09-24T01:55:28-07:00

By Emily Griffin Photography by Showcase Photography Erika Thompson, interior designer at JL Design and mom of two, has conquered creating gorgeous, clean spaces that are suitable for anyone – even her busy clients and their growing families. Design was not Thompson’s first career, but when she realized she was passionate about it, she dove in head first to

Designer Spotlight: Erika Thompson of JL Design2018-09-24T01:55:28-07:00
1 09, 2018

Designer Spotlight: Tanya Hembree

2018-09-01T17:09:34-07:00

By Emily Griffin Photography by Daniel C. White and Social House Photography From California to Tennessee, interior designer Tanya Hembree has been creating spaces for clients across the country, and her unique palate of “vibes” has brought her success everywhere she goes. Originally a SoCal girl, Hembree has lived in four different states - California, Texas, Colorado and Tennessee

Designer Spotlight: Tanya Hembree2018-09-01T17:09:34-07:00