22 12, 2017

Pretty Page Turners

2017-12-22T05:56:04+00:00

Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes carefully crafted editions of works of fiction and nonfiction, offering affordable beauty for the nightstand. Here are some recent releases: The Gastronomical Me This food memoir is introduced by Ruth Reichl and features 12 pages of black and white photographs chronicling M.F.K. Fisher’s life. $57.95v

Pretty Page Turners 2017-12-22T05:56:04+00:00
22 12, 2017

Build a Book Collection

2017-12-22T05:56:50+00:00

Tips to get started Michael Keever has always been a collector; he’s from a family of collectors that goes back generations. Step into Worthington Galleries, which he owns with his wife, Ashley, in Gallatin and there is ample evidence of that collecting gene. From art and sports memorabilia to historical relics and statues, the space is packed with pieces. But

Build a Book Collection 2017-12-22T05:56:50+00:00
20 12, 2017

Paddywax’s The Candle Bar Now Open

2017-12-22T04:16:12+00:00

Need more reasons to shop? Local home fragrance company Paddywax, is offering visitors an interactive candle-pouring experience at their first brick-and-mortar location, The Candle Bar, when it opens today, December 20, at 2934 Sidco Drive. And to celebrate the grand opening on December 20, The Candle Bar is hosting three days of holiday events leading up to Christmas Eve.The Candle

Paddywax’s The Candle Bar Now Open 2017-12-22T04:16:12+00:00
3 11, 2017

Artist Spotlight: Julia Martin

2017-11-13T11:32:25+00:00

Photography by Connie Chornuk for Nashville Interiors When Julia Martin works on a piece, she doesn’t ever sketch or plan ahead. “I very much work intuitively,” she says. “To ‘finish’ is very much a visual balance that I have to reach, where I can put it down and walk away.” She has to reach a personal satisfaction with a piece

Artist Spotlight: Julia Martin 2017-11-13T11:32:25+00:00
28 04, 2017

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love

2017-10-27T07:52:10+00:00

CHATTANOOGA. No one likes to hear or mention the word gentrification, yet most have observed its unintended consequences on many older neighborhoods of choice. Too often vulnerable members of a community, such as widows, are displaced by rapid change. Laney Carter with Laney Carter Interior Design shared her expertise on this project as a member of the steering committee. Her

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love 2017-10-27T07:52:10+00:00
28 04, 2017

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay

2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00

A garden mural in Pompeii was the inspiration for this architecturally challenging barrel vault and groin ceiling in the private residence of Winnie and Edwin Sy. Ali Kay chose a distinct warm gold color palette for this ceiling that was recognized as Best Wall Treatment by the Texas Gulf Coast ASID. CHATTANOOGA. We’ve noticed a delightful trend that has

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay 2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00
28 04, 2017

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler

2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00

Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler in his studio at Artifact. Portrait by Billy Weeks CHATTANOOGA. Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler can look at a 20-foot length of raw blunt steel and envision an intricate art bicycle frame, or an elaborate chandelier. Someone can sketch a trellis or gate on paper, and slide it across a table and Conrad’s energies begin going beyond utility

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
8 04, 2017

Fluid Threads: Visiting One of Thailand’s Last Remaining Silk Ateliers

2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00

Silk threads bundled for drying illuminate the dark teakwood studio. Lisa Thom, pictured, is a Tennessee interior design professional who now calls Thailand home. THAILAND. International photographer Roderick McDougall and interior designer Lisa Thom take us on a rare glimpse inside the teakwood walls of an original silk studio in Baan Krua Nua, a community in Bangkok.  "The nuances in

Fluid Threads: Visiting One of Thailand’s Last Remaining Silk Ateliers 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
27 03, 2017

RESTORATION: April 12 Premier of ‘Nashville Flipped’ Features Julie Couch & Historic Homes

2017-10-27T07:52:12+00:00

Interior Designer Julie Couch on set of popular DIY Network show 'Nashville Flipped' NASHVILLE. Julie Couch will focus on Nashville's historic homes when she teams up with Troy Dean Shafer for the DIY Network Premiere of 'Nashville Flipped.' The premiere of 'Nashville Flipped' with Julie Couch airs on the DIY Network April 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET "Reviving historic homes is as important

RESTORATION: April 12 Premier of ‘Nashville Flipped’ Features Julie Couch & Historic Homes 2017-10-27T07:52:12+00:00