23 04, 2019

Making Space

2019-04-23T07:15:31-07:00

Baker family finds its place in a Brentwood renovation Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Anthony Masterson Photography Rob Baker was born and raised in Nashville. His wife, Jenny, was born in Chattanooga but moved here young enough for them to attend high school together. After they got married they moved into a little ranch house in Green Hills,

Making Space2019-04-23T07:15:31-07:00
10 04, 2019

Beautiful Friendship

2019-04-10T06:34:38-07:00

O’More grads open Modern Remains design studio in The Nations By Hollie Deese Photography by Quinn Ballard and Allison Elefante When Evan Millard, Lauren Moore and Betsy Trabue met in their Intro to Interior Design class at O’More, the three bonded during late nights in the studio working on class projects, like reconfiguring Dave’s Barber Shop at the Factory

Beautiful Friendship2019-04-10T06:34:38-07:00
8 04, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Shaun D. of SDI Interiors

2019-04-08T04:41:19-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photo by Shawn Cordon Chattanooga native Shaun Dougherty, Shaun D. of SDI, used to run off the school bus and head straight to the living room to rearrange furniture every day, some not-so-subtle foreshadowing of what her design-minded future would be. “My room changed every month,” she says. These days her personal style is more comfortable and

Designer Spotlight: Shaun D. of SDI Interiors2019-04-08T04:41:19-07:00
5 04, 2019

Uncommon Beauty

2019-04-05T07:01:45-07:00

Liberty Common enters Nashville’s design-forward dining scene By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Terrell Raley knows his way around designing a restaurant or two — not by trade, but by practice. His latest offering, Liberty Common from his Amaranth Hospitality Group, is an effortlessly stylish, modern Southern brasserie that honors Old World café tradition. “We really wanted to

Uncommon Beauty2019-04-05T07:01:45-07:00
3 04, 2019

Traditional Made Over

2019-04-03T08:16:38-07:00

Homeowners make updates to stay in longtime family home By Hollie Deese Photography by Leslee Mitchell When Bard and Nancy Quillman hired designer Kimberly Kelly of K7 Interior Design to help them decide whether to age in place or sell their longtime residence to buy something more manageable, Kelly knew there were many things to consider — practicality, emotions,

Traditional Made Over2019-04-03T08:16:38-07:00
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