High design meets lakefront living in Hendersonville By Hollie Deese Photography by Caroline Sharpnack For a family of five building their dream home in Hendersonville, the most important aspect to them was that the design reflected what was important to them — spending time together as a family, with plenty of room for everyone to be themselves. Aimee Lee
Tile company takes creative risks with unusual designs that put flooring firstBy Marq BurnettPhotography by Michelle MorrowAs they analyzed the tile industry, Kristin Ortiz and Lindsay Sheets noticed that there wasn’t a ton of creativity.“We would love to do a floor tile and really push the narrative on what people are putting in their floors,” Ortiz said. “We’ve all kind
After the reemergence, going out to eat inside anywhere was a treat we all looked forward to, and one place seemed to call to us more than it ever did pre-Covid. Now it draws us inside often — a most beautiful, elegant and somewhat indulgent way to pass an afternoon after months and months of looking at our own walls.
Historic Sylvan Park bungalow gets balance with bold colors and patternsBy Hollie DeesePhotography by Reagen TaylorWhen they needed someone to renovate their 1930s-era Sylvan Park cottage, a couple didn’t even have to look outside their neighborhoo.Erika Thompson, who then was a designer with the interior design firm JL Design, helped the homeowners work through their redesign room by room until
A high-end interior plant design company grows in Germantown post pandemic By Hollie Deese Portrait photography by Pamela Monaghan Interior photography by Erin Hines Alesha Sebie arrived in Nashville in 2015 from Wisconsin to get her master’s degree in social work. She finished, through the UT-Knoxville satellite campus, with a concentration in substance abuse, mental health and HIV, and
A 1960s ranch gets a total renovation in the suburbs By Hollie Deese Photography by Emily Followill Designer Mark Williams never intended to stay in Atlanta, much less put down roots in Nashville. Raised in Boston, he always assumed he would return after college. But after studying at Georgia Tech he leaned on the connections he had made in
A Green Hills home is renovated to grow with a family By Hollie Deese Photography by Allison Elefante When Leigh Hillenmeyer and her husband, Morgan, moved into their Green Hills home in 2012, she was pregnant with their son, Parks, and their daughter, Reiling, was 3. Drawn to the traditional feel of the house, they saw a home set
Nashville Design Collective aims to be a community center for the design-minded By Hollie Deese Photography by Nathan Kirkman When you first walk into the two-story Nashville Design Collective building in Wedgewood-Houston, it is hard to envision it as the mop factory that it once was — until you look up and see large-scale art inspired by the textile.
A New England Patriot invests in Columbia, with a new home and a foundation that gives back By Hollie Deese Photography by Reed Brown Shaq Mason knew his first home had to be in Columbia, Tennessee. His hometown, it’s where the New England Patriot first learned to play football, and where he now operates the Shaq Mason Foundation. The