Kara Adam Masters The Art of Layering

Text: Margaret Zainey Roux Photos: Michael Hunter It can often take weeks—even months—for an interior designer to accurately pinpoint a clients’ style and lifestyle. However, this wasn’t the case for Dallas-based interior designer Kara Adam when she embarked on the redesign of her clients’ new home in Houston’s tony Tanglewood neighborhood. The Art of Layering The Art of Layering The Art of Layering The Art...

A Lake House from Architect Robert DeFiore and Designer Whitney Durham’s Point of View

Text: Margaret Zainey Roux Photos: Laura Negri When Camille and Rodney Williams purchased land on Moccasin Creek Cove, they felt an immediate connection to it. The peninsula point property had been in the previous owner’s family for more than 50 years, so they felt an obligation to respect its legacy by building a new cabin with an old soul that melds...

Love. Joy. Bliss. Collection by Universal Furniture and Miranda Kerr Back in Stock

  Bring warm feelings into your home with the Love. Joy. Bliss. Collection by Universal Furniture and Miranda Kerr. The collection was designed to be both aesthetically pleasing and to promote positive and loving energy in the home. Miranda values fashion as form of self-expression and believes that the home can also speak to who you are. Her personal journey has...

Prepare Your Space for Fall with Cushion Pros

Prepare Your Patio for Fall with Cushion Pros
Buying American-made products is always in style, and Cushion Pros by American Mills Inc. has been manufacturing textiles in Georgia for more than 80 years. Under the American Mills, Inc., umbrella, Cushion Pros was founded in 2012 by Bill and Alisa Shapard. Propelled by industry knowledge, years of hard work, and an eye for design, Cushion Pros has since become...

Kathy Smith Designs Chic Interior in Charlotte, North Carolina

Text: Alice Welsh Doyle Photos: Brie Williams In decorating, good things often come to those who wait, especially when they wait for those defining qualities that make for a unique home. “After all, Rome wasn’t built in a day,” says Charlotte interior designer Kathy Smith. “We took the long view in the design and were in no hurry to have it...

Melanie Elston Brings The Best of Both Worlds to Virginia Countryside

Text: Tiffany Adams Photos: Gordon Beall Rolling hills and wildflower-dotted meadows are part of the idyllic allure of the Virginia countryside. For this young family, a piece of property on the outskirts of Charlottesville had both and more. “They purchased this land years ago and decided the time was right to build on it,” interior designer Melanie Elston says. Along with...

Antiques Obsession: Best in Show

Text: Jennifer Boles Design by Faith Jansen; Photography by John O'Hagan If the adage “every dog has his day” is anything to go by, it was inevitable that dogs would become as celebrated in the realm of decorative arts as they are in real life. From sporting pictures to needlepoint pillows, dogs have featured prominently in a variety of mediums, especially...

Designer Q&A: Jackye Lanham

Text: Karen Carroll Photos: Photography courtesy of Jackye Lanham Interiors Southern Home (SH): Would you begin by sharing a bit about your background? Jackye Lanham (JL): I’m what we used to call an army brat. We moved every couple of years, internationally and around the South. No matter where we were, a pair of twin beds and a steamer trunk full of...

Adam Gerndt Brings Tried and True Texas Style to Birmingham

Text: Jeanne de Lathouder Photos: Chris Luker When a Texas couple imagined building a new property that would provide a home base for their extended family, they set their sights on a rambling stretch of Alabama land called Wash Creek Farm. Located on 1,200 acres just 45 minutes south of Birmingham, the property is a scenic combination of pastureland with ponds...

Jolee Fennebresque Creates Grandeur on the Green

Grandeur on the Green
Text: Lauren Gentry Walker Photos: Dustin Peck Overlooking the fifteenth hole of the golf course at Quail Hollow Country Club, the traditional Georgian home of a young, active family evokes the feeling of being on vacation. “The homeowner and his children had been living in a small house filled with beautiful antiques,” says interior design Jolee Fennebresque. “The owner bought the...

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