18 04, 2016

All Inclusive Design

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Joanna Goodman is passionate about good design and knows that an ‘all inclusive’ approach results in a masterpiece. “I love what I do,” says the director Interiors for Nashville-based Christopher Architecture and Interiors. “Our approach translates into a cohesive and elegant product for our clients.” “What we offer is unique, because we design the entire property in-house,” Goodman adds. “We

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18 04, 2016

Refining Dreams

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Nashville area home builders know their best work becomes an intimate part of each family’s story from the moment they walk a property and look at the views, to the discussions about how to transition from a nuclear family to caring for an aging parent. Home builders help buyers refine their dreams by bringing the abstract concepts of architecture and

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17 04, 2016

Castle Homes: Elevating the Family Room

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Photo credit: Alyssa Rosenheck For 23 years, design-build firm Castle Homes has been expanding the idea of home as a comfort zone, a warm and welcoming gathering space for families, a place that serves as a sanctuary, and for others a resort experience. In the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area Castle Homes are recognized for their attention to design features

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17 04, 2016

Crossing Thresholds

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‘Threshold’ is a rather quaint word for a home’s entryway. The word perhaps better signifies the importance of transition from neighbor to invited guest, highlighting how first impressions are important and necessarily formal. Stepping across a threshold, a bride and groom traditionally began a new life, turning a house into a home. Stepping across a threshold we shed our many

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17 04, 2016

Sunscreen Protection for Your Home

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How to prolong the life of drapes, art, floors and furnishings [gdlr_divider type="solid" size="50%" ] The vision for the room is now complete: custom drapes, local art on the freshly-painted walls, new hardwood flooring, exquisite wool rugs. It’s perfect. But while you are focused on the interior space, it is important to recognize that natural light is a force of

Sunscreen Protection for Your Home 2017-10-27T07:52:26+00:00
17 04, 2016

Reframing Your Style

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Introducing an art collection into a freshly decorated room can be an intimidating process. However, it doesn’t have to be according to Evin Dransfield with Belle Meade Framers. The Nashville frame shop offers one of the area’s largest inventories and in-house design consultation. Introducing existing art into a new or redeveloped space can be a great time to reframe a

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17 04, 2016

Curate a Collection: Pro Tips

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Ron York of York & Friends Fine Art in Nashville has been buying art pieces for so long his collection has turned several times over the years. Yet he just can’t stop collecting. “I opened my first gallery nearly 30 years ago, and some of the artists I work with right now, I have been working with for over 25

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17 04, 2016

Jonathan Pierce Curates Cuban SUMMER

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Cuban Summer: A Night of Art and Culture, curated and hosted by Jonathan Pierce, was a unique art show and furniture display pop-up event Aug. 15, 2015. The setting was a new $2 million dollar home in the Green Hills section of Nashville. Senator Bill Frist and his wife Tracy co-hosted the evening that explored Cuban culture through art. Featured

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16 04, 2016

Cabinet Makers Build on College Connection

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Ian Hartert and Kevin Russell recognize that most homeowners dread a lengthy renovation. So the cabinet makers and construction experts pride themselves on turning around quality projects unusually fast. “One client called us ‘the Navy Seals of the construction world,’” says Hartert. “People would go on vacation for two weeks and hire us to get the renovation done before they

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