12 12, 2017

Home Base

2018-07-20T03:59:12+00:00

Nashville’s chefs show us where they recharge at home Story by Jim Myers Photography by Pam Monaghan Professional restaurant kitchens are epicenters of nightly battles. What looks like chaos is really a well-trained team executing the orders of a general, the executive chef. At least that’s how it’s supposed to work. Sometimes the chaos is real, the scars from flames

Home Base2018-07-20T03:59:12+00:00
21 11, 2017

Boscobel Beauty

2018-02-07T04:37:12+00:00

East Nashville renovation makes things light and bright Photography by Reagen Taylor Hannah Crowell grew up in a family of performers, each more talented than the next, to the point where it seemed weird if you weren’t a musician. Daughter of Roseanne Cash and Rodney Crowell, granddaughter to Johnny Cash, music was certainly in her blood. But that didn’t

Boscobel Beauty2018-02-07T04:37:12+00:00
7 11, 2017

Builder Spotlight: Seth Argo with Focus Builders

2017-11-07T17:26:33+00:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Nick McGuinn, Garett Buell and Paige Rumore Nashville has changed just a little bit since Seth Argo moved here from Memphis in 2003. He was in commercial development for 12 years before he made the switch to residential, a shift that has helped him appreciate all the moving pieces and personal touches that go into

Builder Spotlight: Seth Argo with Focus Builders2017-11-07T17:26:33+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 Martin2017-11-13T11:32:25+00:00
26 10, 2017

Inspiring Spaces: Scott Hamilton’s Drum Room

2017-11-07T10:28:08+00:00

In the eleven years that Olympic gold medal champion Scott Hamilton has lived in Franklin with his wife, Tracie and four kids ages 16, 14, 13 and 9, he has managed to keep himself just a bit busy, whether it’s coaching at his Skating Academy in Antioch or traveling the world for his many speaking engagements. And he’s always

Inspiring Spaces: Scott Hamilton’s Drum Room2017-11-07T10:28:08+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 Kay2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00
23 04, 2017

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau

2017-11-03T12:14:37+00:00

NASHVILLE. Enjoy this conversation with Nashville-based interior designer and author Marcelle Guilbeau in her recent interview on Million Dollar Decorating (Episode 417) with award-winning designer and author James Swann. From the podcast: "I grew up in Louisiana and beautiful interior design is everywhere in that world—and beautiful living. I remember begging to go and visit New Orleans and studying the incredible hotels and restaurants that took

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau2017-11-03T12:14:37+00:00
2 12, 2016

Wallpaper: Living with Texture and Pattern

2018-06-05T09:52:30+00:00

We asked two designers to share rooms they’ve wrapped in paper—and we were not talking a mere accent wall, stairwell, or tucked away powder room. Paper, not paint, transformed the two large spaces into rooms that balance their vitality with an invitation to kick back and relax. Both designers defied the stereotypes of wallflowers to bring pattern and pulse to

Wallpaper: Living with Texture and Pattern2018-06-05T09:52:30+00:00