Michele Gratch Brings The Wow Factor to Atlanta Home

Text: Alice Welsh Doyle Photography: Emily Jenkins Followill A home should reflect the personality of its owner, and when it does, the interior designer should be celebrated for a job well done. When stepping into Michele Gratch’s client’s historic home, visitors instantly get an inclination of who lives there—someone who loves color with an upbeat personality who is not afraid to...

Heidi Friedler Curates a Colorful Old Metairie Home

Text & Styling: Margaret Zainey Roux Photography: Sara Essex Bradley Dean Yount is a family man, but when the New Orleans cardiologist first met designer Heidi Friedler, he was a busy bachelor in the throes of building a home while also building a medical practice. Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation Colorful Curation “Dean’s house was...

Designer Louise Johnson Adds Modern Touches to a Traditional South Carolina Home

Text: Blake Miller Photography: Dustin Peck More than two decades ago, when David Johnson was caring for a Spartanburg, South Carolina, neighbor’s three-acre property, the then-22-year-old never imagined he’d ever actually live there himself. But as years passed and he continued to care for the home—at times even staying there while the homeowners were out of town—he began to envision what...

All in the Mix

Text: Tiffany Adams Photos: Chris Luker Sit down with Ann Wolf, and the Texas-based designer will tell you she was greatly influenced by her East Coast upbringing. Raised in Manhattan, she and her husband have lived in the Lone Star State for three decades, but her roots remain evident in her designs. “I think I bring an East Coast sensibility to...

Kate Hartmann Takes on a Renovation in Birmingham, Alabama

Kate Hartmann Takes on a Rescue Mission in Birmingham, Alabama
Built in the 1950s, a French-style home on a desirable street in Mountain Brook received an addition in the 1980s, and then it remained stuck in time until new owners bought the property in 2019. They tasked designer Kate Hartmann with composing rooms that integrated the owners’ antiques with fresh notes of contemporary elements. Rescue Mission Rescue Mission Rescue Mission Rescue Mission Rescue Mission The...

Destinations: Colony Hotel Palm Beach

Destinations: Colony Hotel Palm Beach
Known for its bold-colored brand of luxe, the Colony Hotel Palm Beach has been an iconic destination since 1947. What was once a smart second home for statesmen, movie stars, and the town’s chicest residents, Palm Beach’s pinkest hotel resides in the heart of the city and boasts its proximity to the world’s best restaurants and shopping. In 2016 Andrew...

Designer Advice for Lighting and Mirrors

Designer Advice for Lighting and Mirrors
It happens more often than you might think: A powder room or bathroom has only one exterior wall, and it’s the same wall where the sink and required cabinetry are best located. To complicate matters further, natural light is important in any room, and the need for mirrors is crucial. This was the initial challenge Nina Nash Long and...

Creating a Luxurious, Livable Home with Vern Yip’s InsideOut Performance Collection

Creating a Luxurious, Livable Home with Vern Yip’s InsideOut Performance Collection
“It was important for me to be able to do this collection specifically because it reflects how I live my life, how our family lives their lives.” In one of his latest collaborations with Trend, Vern Yip has curated a collection of performance fabrics that can be used both indoors and out. The collection boasts a variety of patterns, ranging...

Jewelry Box Sweepstakes 2022

Jewelry Box Sweepstakes 2022
Win a Jewelry Box from Dr. John E. Crews Antiques and Diamond Earrings from Van Atkins Jewelers With a sparkling reputation that spans more than four decades, Van Atkins Jewelers is an established name in exquisite fine jewelry and estate pieces. Let their expert team help you find the perfect piece for Valentine’s Day or anytime, whether it’s a custom design or exquisite...

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...

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