Design Blog 2017-11-01T12:33:38+00:00

Blending Outdoor Beauty with Indoor Function

By | February 21st, 2018|

By Allie Myszka Photography by Alyssa Rosenheck After living in their Clarksville home for years, Melinda and Chad Byard decided the dark, cramped interior of the house didn't exactly match the open, beautiful land on which it was situated. So through an extensive renovation and incredible attention to detail, Principal Designer Connie Vernich of Vernich Interiors saw to it

Focus Builders wins Good Hood Award

By | February 18th, 2018|

In recognition for restoring and improving the built environment of the neighborhood, Seth Argo and Focus Builders were awarded the Good Hood Award by the Hillsboro-West End Neighborhood Association for their recent work building 204 Elmington. The award is one of two that was given, and the only one for residential in the area with a strict historic overlay. “You

Strengthening the City’s Core

By | February 7th, 2018|

Mark Deutschmann cares about Nashville. That much is obvious to anyone who has known the Village Real Estate founder a long time, or has just met him through the course of their day. In Nashville real estate since the late 1980s, the trained zoologist actually used to work with killer whales in British Columbia before moving into a house on

Inspiring Spaces: Libby Callaway’s Dining Room

By | January 4th, 2018|

Libby Callaway moved to East Nashville in 2010, and most days you can find her in one of her favorite rooms in her house: the dining room. It’s a good thing she likes the space so much – it’s where she entertains, eats and works running her business, The Callaway. The communication and media company works with creative brands

Pretty Page Turners

By | December 22nd, 2017|

Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes carefully crafted editions of works of fiction and nonfiction, offering affordable beauty for the nightstand. Here are some recent releases: The Gastronomical Me This food memoir is introduced by Ruth Reichl and features 12 pages of black and white photographs chronicling M.F.K. Fisher’s life. $57.95v

Build a Book Collection

By | December 22nd, 2017|

Tips to get started Michael Keever has always been a collector; he’s from a family of collectors that goes back generations. Step into Worthington Galleries, which he owns with his wife, Ashley, in Gallatin and there is ample evidence of that collecting gene. From art and sports memorabilia to historical relics and statues, the space is packed with pieces. But

Paddywax’s The Candle Bar Now Open

By | December 20th, 2017|

Need more reasons to shop? Local home fragrance company Paddywax, is offering visitors an interactive candle-pouring experience at their first brick-and-mortar location, The Candle Bar, when it opens today, December 20, at 2934 Sidco Drive. And to celebrate the grand opening on December 20, The Candle Bar is hosting three days of holiday events leading up to Christmas Eve.The Candle

Kathy Anderson’s Home Line for Eightmood

By | December 19th, 2017|

If you've always loved the designs of Nashville's resident celebrity interior designer Kathy Anderson, there is now an easier way to have access to the always in-demand visionary's bold and beautiful designs. Anderson has recently come out with a gorgeous collection of home decor items with Sweden’s design company Eightmood, the largest growing Scandinavian interior design brand, with partners around

Home Base

By | December 12th, 2017|

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

Modsy Makes it Real

By | November 25th, 2017|

Truly visualize your space with 3D app Ever stood in a room, wondering what piece of furniture will work in an odd space, or whether a certain sofa will go with a certain chair? Enter Modsy, an online personalized home design solution that allows users to see how furniture and decor will actually look in their homes before they purchase