One on One with Brooks Logan

One on One with Brooks Logan

I love photography | Intially wanted to be an artist | My namesake was a midwife and delivered Abraham Lincoln My motto is… where there’s a will, there’s a way! When I road trip I always… take along magazines and tear our recipes and inspirational photographs of interiors, art, and gardens. Your style in words… simple, tailored, attention to small details in the furnishings, lighting, interior architecture, and use of color and texture. What is your favorite college town? Lexington, Kentucky! Go Cats! Antique or modern? I prefer modern and transitional but I have family antiques that mean the world to me; especially a bed that belonged to my fifth great grandmother and my namesake. What’s in your perfect picnic basket? Country ham and biscuits, fresh fruit, cheese grits, and bourbon chocolate brownies.  My dream vacation is… to have a month to tour Italy without being rushed to be anywhere at a certain time or date. Movie set you’d love to live in? Diane Keaton’s beach home in “Something’s Got to Give”. What four-legged friends share your home? Lily, our black and tan miniature dachshund. Favorite place to get inspired on 30a? I love Alys Beach. When I first visted, I was still living in Lexington, KY. When I returned there, I was so invigorated and anxious to begin my next design project. I love the attention to detail and the simplicity of the Alys Beach architecture. Who is your design Idol? Barbara Barry What are your favorite colors? Spring time and watery colors: aqua, pink, blue, yellow-greens, and yellow. Favorite Materials/Textures: silk, linen, and quality chenilles I can’t...
Florals Galore

Florals Galore

By Brooke Williams As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers! And so will be true for the Interior Design world as well. Florals are a huge hit right now! High Point Market is currently underway and I suspect many vendors will have implemented florals into their design or inspiration. Of course our fabric vendors have beat them to it! This spring, we are seeing great new florals textiles and wall coverings. Some may think it’s a little dated to go back to the floral decor, but some may like this modern approach to the traditional florals. Take a look at some of the bold, large scale florals that are making a scene. Where could you use a touch of these in your home? Powder baths, guest bedrooms, sun rooms, and kitchens are rooms that can always have a little...