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...
By Wouter Boer Traditional architecture is always a great source of inspiration, and we are fortunate to have such a rich diversity of architectural precedents from ages past scattered throughout our cities and countryside. I am particularly drawn to simple...
Text by Karen Carroll Southern Home (SH): Who first encouraged your creative talents? Leta Austin Foster (LAF): I was fortunate to grow up in Florida close to my grandmother, and I used to redecorate her house all the time in my mind. Now,...
By Rick Spitzmiller After the Second World War, deliberate, well-thought-out detailing just vanished from the residential design stage. Service men, returning from the war, needed houses for their new families, and they needed them fast. Builders began putting up very...
A barometer is a scientific instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure, but to Patricia McLean, founder of Patricia McLean Interiors, barometers are much more than a weather forecasting tool. Patricia calls these unique antiques “pure gold in the design...
SwatchPop! is paving the way to a new method of delivering quality interior design advice. Their virtual service brings a fast yet highly personal approach to professional design work, without compromising one bit of refinement and selectivity. For more...
Interior designer Denise McGaha appeared in our latest holiday issue. And now you get a chance to read all her best tips on creating an edited and beautiful mantel in this exclusive Q&A. Keep reading for her insight, and...
by Lynn Nesmith | Photography by Jean Allsopp Morning arrives effortlessly on St. Simons at the vacation home of LeeAnn and Walter Muller. The sky gradually changes from a soft pink to a golden glow, and the freshwater pond glistens...
Designer: Betsy Barmat Stires, Interior Designer, Frog Hill Designs LLC, Allied ASID. Professional Interior Designer, Betsy Barmat Stires is an expert on bringing a fresh perspective to classic style. And her personal home is no exception. We chatted with Betsy...
Text by Andrea Fanning Birmingham-based architect Bill Ingram has a portfolio that spans the South and features a range of styles, yet each structure bears his trademark: subtle sophistication. And perhaps nowhere does this polished practicality shine more brightly than...

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