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2610, 2017

Fall’s Finest Things

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Interior Design & Storage, Tips & Trends|

A SWITCH IN THE SEASONS MEANS THE CHANGE TO DO SOME SHOPPING. THESE ARE A FEW THINGS WE HAVE ADDED TO OUR MUST-GET LIST. The company’s flagship product, Rebel Green Fruit and Veggie Clean ($6.99), is made with natural ingredients including grapefruit seed extract and organic extracts of lemon and lime.  It’s Kosher free and

2804, 2017

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay

By |April 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, Making Room, People, Tips & Trends|

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

2304, 2017

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau

By |April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, People, Tips & Trends|

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

703, 2017

Expertise: Bob Wright’s Art Installations

By |March 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Tips & Trends|

[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"]Put down the hammer. Call an expert. Call Bob.  Bob Wright portrait by Billy Weeks for Nashville Interiors. A painting by Nashville artist Ed Nash is in the background. Chattanooga. When Songbirds was ready to hang more than one hundred guitars on the wall in anticipation of the grand opening, they called Bob.

501, 2017

Design Challenge: A Gallery-like Expanse of Wall

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Tips & Trends|

A fine art commission is a meaningful holiday gift. CHATTANOOGA. Interior designer Cirsten Weldon completed the main living and dining rooms for her client in Collegedale, but faced one major design challenge that required a custom, imaginative solution.   Design team:  Interiors, Cirsten Weldon, Eurasian Designs Artist, Alex Loza Suárez, Loza Studio and Atelier   THE DESIGN CHALLENGE:

212, 2016

Wallpaper: Living with Texture and Pattern

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, Journal: Design Trends, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , , |

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

306, 2016

Taking Notes at the O'More College of Design Show House

By |June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Journal: Design Trends, Tips & Trends|

[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"] FRANKLIN. The 2016 O'More Show House featured a 1919 brick and stucco Craftsman-style bungalow on West Main Street in downtown Franklin. The 5,200 square-foot cottage highlighted the work of Middle Tennessee's finest design professionals, many of whom are graduates of O'More College of Design or serve as faculty and mentors. Designers included: Dana Goodman and Crysta Allsbrooks Parish

206, 2016

Field Notes: Ten Take-Aways from the Jr. League’s Missionary Ridge Showhouse

By |June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Events, Interior Design, Tips & Trends|

[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"] CHATTANOOGA. The Junior League of Chattanooga is hosting a Designer Showhouse series of tours and special events to raise funds for its vital community projects. 'A Gatsby Affair' is set for Friday, June 3, and a wine tasting will be a hit on Tuesday, June 14. If you live in Atlanta or Nashville the tour is worth the short

2004, 2016

Making Space

By |April 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Journal: Design Trends|Tags: |

Nashville Interiors knows that storage is design challenge, especially as we seek to simplify our lives and ‘rightsize’ our homes. Here are tips to optimize storage in every room in the house from some of our go-to Nashville area design pros.  BATHROOM “One of my favorite bathroom options is a pullout cabinet with an outlet in the back so you

2004, 2016

Getting the Light Just Right

By |April 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Journal: Design Trends|Tags: |

Nashville Interiors wants to shine a little light on the vocabulary and versatility of proper lighting. AMBIENT LIGHTING Ambient lighting requires layers of light to create a specific mood. “You want an even distribution of light throughout the room and you can accomplish that with a good placement of lamps,” says Clay Isaacs of Lumen Lamps. “Multiple light sources makes