Designer Mark Kennamer Designs a Sweet Home in Alabama

Text: Lydia Somerville Photos: John O’Hagan When PJ and Winn Harris decided to build their dream house, they didn’t have to look far for a designer. Lifelong friend Mark Kennamer stepped up to the task, which wasn’t much of a challenge at all. “PJ and Winn didn’t really give much guidance,” says Kennamer. “They just wanted it done.” The friends grew...

Ease Into the Best of Summer on Louisiana’s Northshore

Ease Into the Best of Summer on Louisiana’s Northshore
Since the 1800s, the north shore of Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain has beckoned visitors from New Orleans and surrounding areas seeking a summer respite. The allure of the Louisiana Northshore remains strong with a delectable culinary scene and verdant expanses of the great outdoors ready for exploring—from tubing the Bogue Chitto River to biking the Tammany Trace.  You’ll also love...

9 Gifts to Give from Southern Marsh Collection

We understand that everyone wants to give a gift that is full of just as much character as the recipient. And that’s exactly what each timeless item from Southern Marsh Collection promises. With Southern culture at the heart of their products, you can be sure that each one is made of the highest-quality materials and packaged up to bring...

Southern Home Autumn Giveaway

Autumn is coming and at Southern Home we're celebrating with a giveaway! Enter below to win a one-year subscription to Southern Home, and an autographed copy of James Farmer's newest book, Arriving Home. Take a peek inside James' book here. The giveaway ends September 1, so enter now!     ​​​​​​​

On Trend: Desks

Whether you are setting up a new home office or a niche for writing notes, these desks are sure to fit your needs. JENNA DESK BY CENTURY FURNITURE Ivory finish Acacia solids with eglomise top & trim; three drawers and pull-out tray on each end; 60″W × 30″D × 30″H; $3,750; centuryfurniture.com ALIX DESK BY BUNNY WILLIAMS HOME A luscious lacquered finish with...

Interior Designer Lucie Patton Embraces the Unexpected

Text: Lauren Gentry Walker Photos: Michael Blevins When interior designer Lucie Patton takes on a new client, she always begins the process by asking them the same question: What are three words that describe what you want your home to be and three words that describe what you do not want your home to be? For homeowners Lee and Gerald Evans,...

SMEG Launches Professional Style Range Collection for Home Cooks

SMEG, a kitchen appliance manufacturer known for its Italian heritage and popular products that merge unique style with superior functionality, recently launched a reinvigorated Professional Style range collection, “SPR,” built specifically for passionate culinary enthusiasts and novice home cooks alike! The new series is designed to deliver superior meal results, from the perfect sear, to a crispy edge. Available in...

Sally Williams Designs Serene Home on on the Wilmington Sound

Text: Tiffany Adams Photos: Dustin Peck Across-country trip with her husband led Sally Williams to rethink her accounting background for interior design. “I had always been artistic as a kid,” she says. “In California, I fell in love with a gallery that left me feeling calm and inspired.” After the couple returned home to Raleigh, North Carolina, Williams found herself wanting...

Our Spring 2019 Color Crush: The Real Teal

Proust in Emeraude, by Manuel Canovas. Osmunda in Aqua, by Colefax and Fowler. Alcantara in Aqua and Black, by Thibaut. Patsi Table Lamp, by Currey & Company. Stingray in Jade, by Cowtan & Tout. Byzantium in Turquoise, by Schumacher. Montecito Stripe in Robin’s Egg, by Anna French. Parada in Aqua, by Thibault. Farina in Teal, by Colefax and...

Farah Merhi’s Tips for an On-trend Home in 2021

After spending much of 2020 at home, people are seeking ways to refresh their spaces for the new year.  Farah Merhi (@farahjmerhi), American Signature Furniture’s Designer Looks Style Expert and founder of Inspire Me! Home Décor, offers these tips based on 2021’s hottest home décor trends.  1. Go monochromatic Soft, warm tones are in, but keep it all in the same...

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