Our Style Review of Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine

In his new book, Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine, published by Rizzoli, architect Bobby McAlpine transports readers through time and around the globe, translating influences and creating fresh takes on classic styles. The renowned architect has written two other books (The Home Within Us, 2010; Art of the House, 2014), and in this volume,...

11 Statement Ceilings You’re Going to Love

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Ceilings, also known as the fifth wall, are equally as important as the other four or more that make up a room. The professionals know that for maximum impact in any space, the ceiling is a wonderful canvas for wood beams, lacquer, or even wallpaper. Take a look at some of our favorite statement ceilings created by top interior...

Here’s What The Experts Say About Remodeling Your Bathroom

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Amanda Webb Furlow, Showroom Consultant at Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery tells all there is to know about making informed decisions when remodeling your bathroom. From do's and don'ts to the latest trends, she shares it all and more in this Q&A session. What should every homeowner bring to a showroom to make an informed decision on plumbing? We encourage...

10 Modern Chandeliers That You’re Going to Fall In Love With

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Lighting is vital to creating ambience and depth in a room. It is the ultimate determinant of mood in any space both small and large. Most designers advise that this is not an area of design to skimp on, so we have put together a list of 10 unique chandeliers that will take your home to the next level. LYMINGTON...

This La Cornue Range Is Right at Home in An Exquisite French-Style Chateau

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Text by Tiffany Adams | Photography by Erik Kvalsvik Everyone knows the adage “location, location, location.” But what if, for a host of reasons, that idyllic place where that would be a dream to live in is just that—a dream? For these homeowners, they conclusively solved this conundrum by creating their own version of Shangri-la much closer to home. Fashioned after...

Enhancing Interior Design with Eco-Friendly Windows

By Karoline Gore In 2006 there were only 296 certified green building projects in the United States, but that number rose to 65,000 in 2017 according to a report published on The Statistics Portal. You don’t have to have the biggest solar panels on your roof to be inducted into the “eco-friendly design hall of fame”. Something as simple as...

Ask The Expert: All Your Tile Questions Answered by Daltile’s Chris Hevey

When undertaking a renovation or for new construction, a homeowner is going to have to make tile selections. We caught up with Chris Hevey, the Daltile showroom manager in Dallas, for her insights into how to make this process go as seamlessly as possible. Southern Home, SH: What is the most important consideration in selecting tile? Chris Hevey, CH: There are...

Five Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

1. Spartina 449 Siren Top Handle Crossbody with Beaded Tassel Bag Charm This premium leather handbag designed by Spartina 449 is for the style maven who is uncompromising on function and quality. It features a removable, adjustable crossbody strap with pockets and compartments to keep everything organized. spartina449.com 2. Juliska Emerson Pewter Stoneware Collection Let your culinary triumphs shine when you set your holiday...

SNEAK PEEK: See Inside Our May/June Issue!

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As we approach the summer months, the line between indoors and outdoors begins to blur and we find ourselves spending more time on back patios and screened porches. These extensions of our homes become our main living spaces where we linger well into the evening hours, enjoying conversation, cocktails, and alfresco meals. In the May/June 2019 issue of Southern...

Ask The Expert: Caroline McDonald from Ballard Designs on Creating the Perfect Outdoor Table

Whether you are hosting a sunny brunch or a more formal evening soiree, there's no question that the outdoors is the perfect place to entertain during early summer months. Caroline McDonald from the Ballard Designs team is sharing her tried-and-true tips for creating an enchanting outdoor table that will draw your guests in. Caroline manages the inspirational content for...

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