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Southern Home May/June 2020

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Southern Home showcases beautiful homes that will appeal to every design aesthetic. We canvas the Southern states to bring you some of the area’s most inviting and interesting homes, as well as the talented architects, designers, and homeowners behind them. Tour the South’s finest homes filled with art, antiques, collections, and family heirlooms.

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United States
Hoffman Media
6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
from the editor

As the days get longer and the nights get warmer, we feel called to open up our spaces and let in the glow of summer. From lush greenery and manicured lawns to friends and family gathering for pool parties and iced tea on the front porch, this time of year inspires us to create happiness within our own homes. In our May/June issue, we’re featuring bright and happy houses shared by families across the South. In Nashville (page 65), a designer dressed an elegant home in a crisp, classic palette for a busy mother of three. A transitional New England-style residence is given a modern update to match its tranquil setting in Wilmington, North Carolina (page 29). A colorful haven with island flair comes together in Jupiter, Florida for a…

1 min.
the great outdoors

1 MAGNOLIA COLLECTION FROM LLOYD FLANDERS; Virgin vinyl with an aluminum frame; dining chair, $800; lounge chair, $1,280; Sofa, $2,642; lloydflanders.com 2 ZONA COLLECTION FROM KINGSLEY BATE; Merging midcentury style with outdoor durability, all-weather wicker seats sit atop sleek, angular bases of solid teak wood; ottoman $485; lounge chair $990; sofa $1,970; kingsleybate.com 3 HOLLY HUNT OUTDOOR COLLECTION; Inspired by the Sonoran Desert and constructed with a double weave vertical wrapping technique that forms the light and airy structure for the pieces; to the trade; hollyhunt.com 4 CAPISTRANO HANGING CHAIR & STAND BY SERENA & LILY; Graceful curves and an airy design bring relaxed glamour to outdoor spaces; $1,298; serenaandlily.com 5 OTTI CHAISE LOUNGE BY VINCENT VAN DUYSEN FOR SUTHERLAND; Slender aluminum frame combined with Perennials high-performance solution-dyed acrylic roping; to the trade; sutherlandfurniture.com 6…

6 min.
tammy connor

Southern Home (SH): When did you know you wanted to be a designer? Tammy Connor (TC): I pinpoint it to the 4th grade. Somehow, I figured out there were templates you could use to make furniture plans, and I asked for them for Christmas. Yes, I was that kid who was always rearranging my room. Years later in college, when it came time to declare a major, I was encouraged to pursue engineering rather than interior design because I was too “smart”…can you believe that? It didn’t take me long to realize I didn’t want to be designing and crawling under bridges. I wanted to be creating homes, so I eventually switched to studio art and art history and then got an interior design degree from what was formerly the American…

1 min.
splendid collection

In the follow-up to his best-selling Interior Design Master Class, Carl Dellatore’s new book, Garden Design Master Class, brings together essays by top garden designers and experts that will benefit professional and amateur gardeners alike. From Nancy Goslee Power on sunlight and Arabella Lennox-Boyd on borders to acclaimed tastemakers like Carolyne Roehm on vegetable gardens, this new collection spans styles, genres, and principles. Each designer’s work is complete with accompanying images along with their own brands of advice and philosophy. The essays are grouped within six categories—theory, process, style, structure, elements, and inspiration—and address issues such as seedlings, pathways, asymmetry, and rhythm. Readers will experience the magic of cultivating the natural beauty of plants as this book becomes their new comprehensive study guide to garden design.…

1 min.
past meets present

In her first book, Soul of the Home: Designing with Antiques, designer and antiques dealer Tara Shaw helps readers understand how to select the best antiques and how to use them in a variety of decor schemes. The book presents never-before-published spaces from Shaw’s own portfolio and reveals her favorite antiques-haunts throughout Europe. Along with exciting anecdotes from years of searching for treasures are accompanying images of rare and precious finds. Text that explains just how to choose the right pieces and display them in a contemporary interior is also included, and readers will be able to look at each space and take away ideas they can apply to their own homes. Creating personalized rooms full of provenance and beauty is given an approachable lens through this stunning book.…

1 min.
cohesive curation

Creating a gallery or salon wall in your home is a dynamic way to elevate any room while adding a personal touch to your space that gives guests insight into your unique aesthetic. Updating your gallery wall by incorporating new artwork into your collection is also a simple way to refresh your interiors each season. The first step in this process is to evaluate your space and create a narrative for your wall. While building your collection of pieces, you shouldn’t be afraid of combining mediums. Mixing different styles, sizes, and artists will help build your signature look. Combining like color palettes will also unite your wall into one cohesive installation. Next, begin selecting frames that complement the works, as this is another opportunity to elevate your collection. The right frames can…