8 10, 2019

Challenging Misconceptions

2019-10-08T04:20:49-07:00

Photographer Anouk Krantz comes to Nashville for Artclectic By Hollie Deese Photographer Anouk Krantz was raised in France by a Dutch mom. She lives in New York and travels to remote areas of the world for work, but she has yet to make it to Nashville. That will change when she speaks at this year’s Artclectic — the annual

Challenging Misconceptions2019-10-08T04:20:49-07:00
26 08, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Summar

2019-08-26T05:23:02-07:00

Liz’s Barn Quilts offers a fun, joyful alternative to ordinary design By Olivia McClure For Elizabeth Summar, the road trips she took up and down the East Coast growing up proved to be more than just a summertime diversion. In truth, it was during these car rides with her mother that Summar was first introduced to barn quilts —

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Summar2019-08-26T05:23:02-07:00
23 08, 2019

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show

2019-08-23T10:45:32-07:00

Nashville’s newest designer takes the stage to help inject some soul into your space By Hollie Deese Tennessee’s longest-running home event, the 36th Nashville Home Show, heads back to the Music City Center September 6-8 with TLC’s “Trading Spaces” designer Laurie Smith as the headliner. Smith, one of design television’s first stars, will be giving a visual walkthrough of

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show2019-08-23T10:45:32-07:00
27 07, 2019

Business Spotlight: Foster’s Rug Gallery

2019-07-27T06:11:52-07:00

At Foster’s Rug Gallery, a father and son share their passions for rug designBy Olivia McClureBefore Michael Foster broke into the rug business, he was involved in rotogravure — a high-impression printing process used to make magazines. But when the arrival of computers during the 1980s rendered his job obsolete, he and a friend decided to dabble in rug

Business Spotlight: Foster’s Rug Gallery2019-07-27T06:11:52-07:00
22 07, 2019

Ranch Redo

2019-07-22T06:42:15-07:00

EOA architect transforms a midcentury mainstay into a modern masterpiece By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith and Julia Steele Not everyone can look at a ranch house and see how such an innocuous shape could be transformed into something magnificent, but then again, not everyone is an architect. So when EOA Architects partner Michael Murdock and his wife,

Ranch Redo2019-07-22T06:42:15-07:00
3 05, 2019

Shopping Spotlight: Chic Artique

2019-05-03T03:59:17-07:00

Family business thrives with rustic aesthetic, custom pieces By Hollie Deese While some people could never comprehend the thought of working with family, for others it is nothing but a dream come true. Like when Jenna Rummel’s son Xander came to her when he was 16 with the idea to create a custom headboard with lights. It was just

Shopping Spotlight: Chic Artique2019-05-03T03:59:17-07:00
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
21 01, 2019

Creating on The Hill

2019-01-21T13:32:20-07:00

By Nicole Keiper Photography by Julia Steele From the outside, the 20,000-square-foot building at 2100 Dunn Ave. near the fairgrounds looks a like any other Nashville warehouse. Inside, though, The Hill collective buzzes with creative color as 16 local businesses dig into the day’s work — stitching sleek jackets, printing band posters, designing custom light fixtures and fabricating stylish

Creating on The Hill2019-01-21T13:32:20-07:00
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