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
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
18 01, 2019

A Lifestyle Leap in Leiper’s Fork

2019-01-18T05:32:20-07:00

Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Jay Winter Portrait by Anthony Scarlati It’s your typical story of boy meets girl, boy marries girl, boy and girl move to a place they pinned on a map. Or something like that. Samantha and Eric Coghlan met at gemology school in San Diego 14 years ago, and their connection was instant and

A Lifestyle Leap in Leiper’s Fork2019-01-18T05:32:20-07:00
17 01, 2019

Technical Artistry

2019-01-17T04:26:41-07:00

Architects ditch computers and add personal touch with sketches by hand There is something so special and intimate about a drawing, and when it is of a house you are building from the ground up it can become a part of your family’s documented history. Kevin Coffey Franklin-based architect Kevin Coffey began drawing houses when he was 7

Technical Artistry2019-01-17T04:26:41-07:00
2 01, 2019

From Natchez to Nashville

2019-01-02T04:49:28-07:00

Feltus-Hawkins duo’s home blends the best of the south Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Sanford Myers When Marjorie Feltus met David Hawkins on a commercial design project, the pairing was just the beginning of a work relationship that turned into a marriage, a perfect blending of their contemporary and historical styles to make something truly special. And that

From Natchez to Nashville2019-01-02T04:49:28-07:00
28 12, 2018

Discover Hidden Lake Como

2018-12-28T08:59:44-07:00

Zeneba Bowers and Matt Walker are Nashville musicians and, as Little Roads Europe, travel consultants. The following is excerpted from the latest in their award-winning Little Roads Europe Travel Guide series, “Italy’s Alpine Lakes: Small-town Itineraries for the Foodie Traveler”. Lake Como is probably best known as a vacation home for various rich and famous glitterati - Clooney, Versace,

Discover Hidden Lake Como2018-12-28T08:59:44-07:00
27 12, 2018

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion

2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00

By Nicole Keiper In a washroom at Wedgewood-Houston’s Dozen Bakery. Along the shelves at East Nashville beauty hub Lemon Laine. Climbing the walls at historic downtown hotel Noelle. Even if you don’t know local art and design studio New Hat’s name, you’ve likely come across their work — bold, creative, custom wallpaper designs and interior installations — placed in

Students, New Hat, bring a new look to Belmont Mansion2018-12-27T07:33:16-07:00