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2 09, 2019

Design for the People

2019-09-02T14:45:29-07:00

At Becky Rose Design, interior design isn’t just about properties — it’s about people By Olivia McClureTricia Photography by Tricia Shay For Becky Rose Grinwald, interior design is as much about her clients as it is about calculating measurements and choosing patterns. Grinwald grew up in a house her parents built in a small town in farm-country Wisconsin. She

Design for the People2019-09-02T14:45:29-07:00
23 08, 2019

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show

2019-08-23T10:45:32-07:00

Nashville’s newest designer takes the stage to help inject some soul into your space By Hollie Deese Tennessee’s longest-running home event, the 36th Nashville Home Show, heads back to the Music City Center September 6-8 with TLC’s “Trading Spaces” designer Laurie Smith as the headliner. Smith, one of design television’s first stars, will be giving a visual walkthrough of

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show2019-08-23T10:45:32-07:00
20 08, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike

2019-08-20T05:42:10-07:00

By Olivia McClure When it comes to interior design, Margi Hargrove doesn’t like to follow the crowd. At her Green Hills store, Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike, Margi offers a variety of rugs, chairs, sofas and chandeliers, all of which are chosen to help customers “create a beautiful, unique, personal space.” “We strive to offer the unexpected,” Margi says.

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike2019-08-20T05:42:10-07:00
27 07, 2019

Business Spotlight: Foster’s Rug Gallery

2019-07-27T06:11:52-07:00

At Foster’s Rug Gallery, a father and son share their passions for rug designBy Olivia McClureBefore Michael Foster broke into the rug business, he was involved in rotogravure — a high-impression printing process used to make magazines. But when the arrival of computers during the 1980s rendered his job obsolete, he and a friend decided to dabble in rug

Business Spotlight: Foster’s Rug Gallery2019-07-27T06:11:52-07:00
23 04, 2019

Making Space

2019-04-23T07:15:31-07:00

Baker family finds its place in a Brentwood renovation Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Anthony Masterson Photography Rob Baker was born and raised in Nashville. His wife, Jenny, was born in Chattanooga but moved here young enough for them to attend high school together. After they got married they moved into a little ranch house in Green Hills,

Making Space2019-04-23T07:15:31-07:00
1 03, 2019

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years

2019-03-01T06:14:18-07:00

Changing city inspires this year’s theme This weekend the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates its 30th anniversary with the theme Changing Times, Changing Gardens, which will focus on the evolving realities of modern cityscapes, suburban and rural gardens, community initiatives, container and waterwise gardens, organic foods and sustainability. Todd Breyer, landscape architect and president of the foundation, has

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years2019-03-01T06:14:18-07:00
12 02, 2019

Houseplants Help Beat Winter Blues

2019-02-12T06:20:56-07:00

Feeling blue? It's easy to infuse new life into spaces by decorating with easy-to-care-for houseplants, giving rooms, from bedrooms to bathrooms and even kitchens, a small pick-me-up during winter months. “Give your house a quick style update by incorporating houseplants,” says Justin Hancock, garden expert at Costa Farms. “Just about every room of your home can be home to a

Houseplants Help Beat Winter Blues2019-02-12T06:20:56-07:00
29 01, 2019

Master Collaboration

2019-01-29T08:23:13-07:00

Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer share tips for couples building their dream home Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Eric Piasecki Getting through a new build is not typically an easy feat for couples, especially when they each have strong design aesthetic and even stronger opinions. But somehow interior designer and architect power couple Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer

Master Collaboration2019-01-29T08:23:13-07:00
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