A collection of articles that we just had to share.

14 05, 2016

Rock, Paper, Scissors…Typewriters

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This Hermes 3000 typewriter made in Switzerland in 1958 is available for purchase at Rock Paper Scissors in downtown Franklin, 317 North Main. [gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"] A reminder from Rock Paper Scissors in Franklin, whose website also says, "Paper is a lifestyle." FRANKLIN, TENN. On my way to the O’More Designer's Show House opening reception

Rock, Paper, Scissors…Typewriters2017-10-27T07:52:24+00:00
14 05, 2016

Century-old Mercantile Mosaic Floor Saved for Tea Savoring Shop

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Sunlight highlights 1423 Market St. in Chattanooga where the vintage mercantile setting will become Wild Flower Tea Shop & Apothecary when it opens this summer. The mosaic floor is a rare find, and worthy of care. [gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"] CHATTANOOGA. Sometimes you are in the right place at the right time. Take Saturday morning, for

Century-old Mercantile Mosaic Floor Saved for Tea Savoring Shop2017-10-27T07:52:24+00:00
9 05, 2016

Atlanta’s Historic Fox Theater was also a Home

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ATLANTA. Joe Patten lived in a movie palace. The longtime caretaker and advocate for The Fox in Atlanta made his home among the stunning Moorish architecture. The Fox is a performing arts venue located in Atlanta’s Midtown. Originally planned as a Shriner’s Temple, it was ultimately developed as a movie theater that opened in 1929. The principle architect was Olivier

Atlanta’s Historic Fox Theater was also a Home2017-10-27T07:52:24+00:00
9 05, 2016

In Praise of Heart Pine

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Heart pine flooring is beautiful and refinishing and repairing its surface adds value to older homes. When reclaimed wood is added to new structures, the sense of place and warmth is immediate. So, in a restoration project, keep the heart pine and honor it. The next generation will thank you. Ever wonder more about the broader context to heart pine’s

In Praise of Heart Pine2017-10-27T07:52:24+00:00
9 05, 2016

Songbirds at Landmark Chattanooga Choo-Choo to feature vintage guitars

2017-10-27T07:52:24+00:00

Architectural firm Cogent Studios has an active portfolio of landmark projects underway in Tennessee. They designed the popular eatery and bar Clydes on Church that opened in March in downtown Nashville. We wanted to share another project of Cogent’s that caught our eye, or maybe our ear. Songbirds will be a new performance space and lounge inside the Chattanooga Choo-Choo, a

Songbirds at Landmark Chattanooga Choo-Choo to feature vintage guitars2017-10-27T07:52:24+00:00
9 05, 2016

Vintage Wallpaper Block-Printing, c. 1960

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We are noticing wallpaper, both paper and fabric material, is having a resurgence, adding that custom touch of drama and texture to foyers and accent walls. We loved this look back at the 1960s vintage block-printing process filmed in England. We had to share this link!

Vintage Wallpaper Block-Printing, c. 19602017-10-27T07:52:25+00:00