20 02, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Ashley Middlebrooks of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

2019-02-20T11:29:50-07:00

By Hollie Deese When Ashley Middlebrooks moved to Nashville four years ago, it was a coming home for the native who had lived in Knoxville for 16 years after graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in psychology before moving to High Point, North Carolina, with her husband for his job. And it was there, at the mecca

Designer Spotlight: Ashley Middlebrooks of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams2019-02-20T11:29:50-07:00
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
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
23 12, 2018

Christmas trees a special tradition

2018-12-23T03:54:53-07:00

By Zoe Hendrick The weather gets colder, the leaves change colors and tree lots pop up everywhere. Suddenly, you know it’s Christmas time. Family traditions really come alive in the brisk winter air, and whether yours is going to grandma’s house or baking cookies with your dad, everyone has a Christmas tree tradition. Some families pack up and pick

Christmas trees a special tradition2018-12-23T03:54:53-07:00
20 12, 2018

Tour Alex Pall’s Hollywood Hills Home

2018-12-20T06:31:52-07:00

Alex Pall, half of the Grammy-winning DJ duo The Chainsmokers (Alex Taggert makes up the other half), bought his Hollywood Hills home two years ago. Built in the 1930s with renovations in the 80s and 90s, the home has a bit of industrial edge that appealed to Pall, but when it came to decorating he turned to designer Peti

Tour Alex Pall’s Hollywood Hills Home2018-12-20T06:31:52-07:00
19 12, 2018

Creatives at Home: Joana Magalhães of MixeDesigns Interiors

2018-12-19T07:29:33-07:00

International family makes inspiring stop in Hendersonville By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Designer Joana Magalhães and her husband, Pedro, both grew up in Porto, Portugal, but never met until they were both in Italy for school — she was studying architecture while he finished his engineering degree. They ended up renting rooms in the same house, and

Creatives at Home: Joana Magalhães of MixeDesigns Interiors2018-12-19T07:29:33-07:00
16 12, 2018

Nurturing New Talent

2018-12-16T15:38:45-07:00

Design Within Reach’s Gulch studio filled with thoughtful designs Photography by Mark Seelen, Peter Hapak and Jim Bastardo Furniture retailer Design Within Reach has one goal — to make modern design accessible to everyone. And they don’t mean reproductions, but authentic pieces like the storied Eames chair from Herman Miller. In 1999, when DWR was founded, such things just

Nurturing New Talent2018-12-16T15:38:45-07:00
7 12, 2018

William Abranowicz’ showcases substance in personal style

2018-12-07T04:39:22-07:00

During the inaugural Nashville Design Week, photographer William Abranowicz came to Design Within Reach to speak about his new book, American Originals (Vendome, September, $65), which is a visceral look into the private worlds of some pretty authentic individuals with incredible personal style, including Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, John Mellencamp, Robert Couturier, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Bette Midler and Martin

William Abranowicz’ showcases substance in personal style2018-12-07T04:39:22-07:00