26 01, 2021

Hometown Hero

2021-01-26T08:07:36-07:00

A New England Patriot invests in Columbia, with a new home and a foundation that gives back By Hollie Deese Photography by Reed Brown Shaq Mason knew his first home had to be in Columbia, Tennessee. His hometown, it’s where the New England Patriot first learned to play football, and where he now operates the Shaq Mason Foundation. The

Hometown Hero2021-01-26T08:07:36-07:00
23 01, 2021

Artist Spotlight: Maria D’Souza of Beaded Skull Art

2021-01-23T08:57:37-07:00

By Hollie Deese It all starts with a dream. Or maybe it’s more of an inspired vision. But the design for each animal skull Maria D’ Sauza hand-beads appears in her head before she begins to translate it to the piece. “I always have a book on my nightstand, and I capture everything,” she says. “That’s like my little

Artist Spotlight: Maria D’Souza of Beaded Skull Art2021-01-23T08:57:37-07:00
19 01, 2021

A&G Goes Virtual for Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew

2021-01-19T08:45:10-07:00

Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville Presents: A Virtual Conversation between Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew Little did we know that last year's Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville was going to be one of the last big events we attended in 2020. A favorite for its vendors and flowers and speakers - not to mention its fundraising

A&G Goes Virtual for Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew2021-01-19T08:45:10-07:00
4 01, 2021

From Concept to Completion

2021-01-04T08:07:51-07:00

Designer Amhad Freeman takes clients on a journey to their dream spaces By Hollie Deese Photography by Nicholas McGinn Amhad Freeman may be one of Nashville’s most sought-after designers right now—constantly being approached by bigger firms in Chicago and clients out of state—but it is not anything he could have imagined when he first arrived in Tennessee. Originally from

From Concept to Completion2021-01-04T08:07:51-07:00
29 12, 2020

Nashville, Take Note

2020-12-29T09:23:47-07:00

Katy Shah and India Mayer make moves to influence the influencers during a pandemic By Hollie Deese Photography by William DeShazer In the midst of Nashville’s exploding growth and rise as a national “It” city, Katy Shah and India Mayer had a great idea. Build a community around the area’s social media influencers by providing them a space to

Nashville, Take Note2020-12-29T09:23:47-07:00
24 12, 2020

Small and Sustainable

2020-12-24T05:48:18-07:00

Couple complete Cheatham County renovation just in time to hunker down By Hollie Deese Interior photography by Paige Rumore Portrait photography by Michelle Morrow Designer Anna Caro with MOTIV Interiors has a commitment to sustainable design, so when she and her husband, Zack, bought a 950-square-foot house in Ashland City, she knew that together they could build the home

Small and Sustainable2020-12-24T05:48:18-07:00
21 12, 2020

Creative Collaboration: Tony Perrin and Crystal Shade

2020-12-21T15:28:11-07:00

Crystal Shade started making pottery about 10 years ago, hooked after a continuing education class. Tony Perrin launched his Lock & Key jewelry line six years ago, a coalescence of all the creative professional pursuits he has had over the years, including a background in dance, fashion and costume design. Crystal Shade Both tenants of the 100

Creative Collaboration: Tony Perrin and Crystal Shade2020-12-21T15:28:11-07:00
20 12, 2020

A Very Glamorous Christmas

2020-12-20T06:37:54-07:00

Michelle Kraker, half of the style duo team of Interior Edit Nashville, has strong memories of her childhood Christmases and traditions that she remains faithful to today. Her mom would go all out for the holiday, cramming all the ornaments Kraker and her three siblings had made over the years onto the tree ringed with ’90s-era multicolored lights and

A Very Glamorous Christmas2020-12-20T06:37:54-07:00
5 11, 2020

Poverty and the Arts Boosts Sales of Art by Homeless Artists

2020-11-05T09:09:20-07:00

New website expands reach Despite a challenging year, the local social enterprise Poverty and the Arts (POVA) continues to expand their reach and build new capabilities with the launch of their new website, www.povanashville.org. Dedicated to providing people impacted by homelessness with access to creative resources and an artistic platform to enhance their quality of life. In response to

Poverty and the Arts Boosts Sales of Art by Homeless Artists2020-11-05T09:09:20-07:00
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