During the inaugural Nashville Design Week, photographer William Abranowicz came to Design Within Reach to speak about his new book, American Originals (Vendome, September, $65), which is a visceral look into the private worlds of some pretty authentic individuals with incredible personal style, including Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, John Mellencamp, Robert Couturier, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Bette Midler and Martin
Middle Tennesseans make the most of outdoor space Photography by Ruby and Peach Photography and Paige Rumore Photography When fall means mostly mild weather peppered with the occasional 90-degree day, enjoying time outdoors is a big part of how Middle Tennesseans spend their time. And you don’t need that much space to make outdoor magic happen. Seth Argo with
Tennessee’s largest home event, the 35th Nashville Home Show, hits the Music City Center September 21-23 with PBS’ “This Old House” host Kevin O’Connor headlining and more than 200 home industry experts including remodeling contractors, kitchen and bath and designers to inspiring ideas for outdoor living, pool and spa. One of the year’s top home resource events, Eric Udler,
By Allie Myszka Photography by Reed Brown Mark Botsko For Mark Botsko, owner of Hendersonville-based Botsko Builders, construction has always been a way of life. Botsko’s father sold and installed Andersen windows all throughout his childhood, and although he doesn’t have any formal education in design or construction, Botsko learned everything he needed to be successful—and more—from being
When Trading Spaces premiered on TLC on October 13, 2000, the world of design TV was a fairly new place, and the show’s instant popularity is credited with sparking the nation’s now-obsession with home design programming. The formula of the reboot is the same as the original - two sets of neighbors get two days and $2,000 to transform two
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
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1. Furniture Be most cost-conscious of your pieces that require the most fabric like a big couch or large window. Choose heavy duty, comfortable and affordable fabric on these items and choose a more expensive fabric for the pillows. It’s the same idea as taking an inexpensive black skirt with a great cut and pairing it with an expensive blouse.