How She Rolls

How She Rolls

Tessa Eaton spent part of her childhood in her father’s native Denmark, a country practically synonymous with a fresh-and-simple aesthetic. But the interior designer…

Forever Plants

Forever Plants

She’s a jewelry designer who grew bored with what she calls “the whole natural-gemstones thing.” Raised in tiny Newton, NC, by an assemblage-artist mother…

Jumping the Velvet Rope

Jumping the Velvet Rope

A collector curates, a hoarder merely acquires. There’s a big difference between the two, insists Bruce Johnson. And, he adds, “Arts and Crafts collectors…

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

“Every piece at Silver Fox [Gallery] reflects our focus on mountain beauty,” says Carol Basile. However, she also insists that “we’re the farthest thing…

It Takes Two

“Work wives” is what Melissa Ness and Martha Rutherford have dubbed one another. The creative professionals make a tight team representing Four Corners Home…

Conversion Experience

Conversion Experience

Eclectic and customized is what event planning’s all about these days, according to Nikki Witherspoon-Whited, owner of East West Vintage. Her Asheville-based business provides…

Don’t Fear the Reaper

Don’t Fear the Reaper

Rachel Strivelli earned a Masters degree in Soil Science from the renowned University of British Columbia — but her friendly, open approach gets just…

A Pattern of Hard Work

Joe Deaton used to blast mines for a living. Work doesn’t get much more straightforward than that — so when he took up his…

Betsy Edwards: It’s the Little Things

Betsy Edwards: It’s the Little Things

Interior architectural designer Betsy Edwards approaches her work like an anthropologist — unearthing a client’s lifestyle, tastes, and preferences — and creates beautiful spaces…