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

Boscobel Beauty

By | November 21st, 2017|

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

Building on History

By | November 15th, 2017|

Estate community offers natural beauty, classic architecture and exceptional amenities Photography by Marty Paoletta Exclusive luxury is the goal of Brentwood’s new Witherspoon development thanks to extraordinary architecture, exquisite attention to detail and lush landscaping. Highlighted by a stately entrance with pond and European-inspired roundabout, miles of paved and natural walking and bike paths even connect homeowners to Brentwood’s Crockett

Voice of the Land

By | November 15th, 2017|

Voce´ community honors the deep-rooted legacy of Nashville crooner Eddy Arnold Story by Nancy Henderson Photography by Reed Brown and Garett Buell Clover the rescued Australian cattle dog excitedly watches squirrels from the cargo space as Shannon Pollard’s four-wheel-drive Ford Explorer hugs the curved roads of Voce´. Driving through the new Brentwood neighborhood he’s developing near Radnor Lake, past

Trend: Outdoor String Lights

By | November 13th, 2017|

Sometimes all you need is a little twinkle to make the evenings outside special, and there’s nothing that delivers better than some simple string lights. From Edison bulbs to mini Mason jars, light up the night with some subtle sparkle.   The Aurora Copper String Lights are battery operated, making the delicate wire lights easy to

Trend: Freestanding Bathtubs

By | November 13th, 2017|

Stansell Dye, area showroom manager for the Mid-South for Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery, says today’s bathroom design is all about making an oasis where homeowners can escape to after a day full of reality. “Today’s master bathrooms have transformed into a getaway for busy homeowners, a visit to the spa within the confines of your own home,” Dye

Saving Place

By | November 13th, 2017|

Rolling Tennessee hills to remain a part of the landscape Photography by Nancy Rhoda Nashville cattle farmer Karen Guy used to lie awake at night worrying about what would happen to her land, Hunter’s Hill Farm, after she was gone. A working farm today, it was once a working plantation owned by Andrew Jackson — so she knew it was

Reinventing the Past

By | November 7th, 2017|

Train rails get new life as custom furniture creations Photography by Reeves Smith Robert Hendrick is a serial tech entrepreneur. He just can’t help having a hand in the early stages of making a company a success, then moving on to the next promising venture. And the Nashville native and Montgomery Bell Academy grad has some impressive credits on

Builder Spotlight: Seth Argo with Focus Builders

By | November 7th, 2017|

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

Pray to Love Exhibit at Monthaven Nov.11-Jan.5

By | November 3rd, 2017|

HENDERSONVILLE - For most of her life, Sister Margarite Marie lived as a cloistered nun at a monastery in Southeastern France. It was a simple existence devoted to prayer and she owned nothing. Yet, she had it all - the love of her fellow nuns, a sense of spiritual purpose and contentment. Tennessee-based artist Anne Goetze has documented the life

Hidden Treasures

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Boutique neighborhoods offer privacy in prime locations Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Peyton Hoge and Sam Carbine A large, private lot in one of Middle Tennessee’s hottest neighborhoods may sound too good to be true, but a new trend in home building offers just that to hungry homebuyers holding out for a near impossibility these days. Boutique neighborhoods are