Design Experts

Aug 11

Kate Singer’s Great Room in the 2016 Hampton Designer Showhouse

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Each year, we look forward to sponsoring the Traditional Home Hampton Designer Showhouse. It’s the closest we Atlantans get to experiencing the ultimate summer in such an iconic coastal locale. This year’s team of renowned designers created the quintessential beach house, complete with seaside style and an invitingly serene vibe. Designer Kate Singer decorated the great room using Ballard Designs product, and we’re thrilled to share it with you. We got a chance to chat with Kate, who gave us a few insider tips.

 
Jul 29

Video: Decorating a Classic Southern Porch & Patio

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Every year, we look forward to the unveiling of the Southern Living Idea House, and this one was no exception. Of course we were delighted to see our outdoor furniture on the porch and patio, so we sat down with Margaret Kirkland to hear all about her inspiration for the space. She used pieces from Suzanne Kasler’s Directoire Collection, as well as our Sunday Porch Swing. In the video above she shares her inspiration!

 
Jul 25

Tour the 2016 Southern Living Idea House in Mt. Laurel, Alabama

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2016 Southern Living Idea House in Mt. Laurel outside of Birmingham, Alabama

Each year, Southern Living pulls together an all-star team of designers to design, build and decorate the ultimate southern home against the awe-inspiring backdrop of an iconic locale, from South Carolina’s Lowcountry to the farmlands of Nashville.

 
Jul 25

Architect Bill Ingram Shares His Inspiration for the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

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Architect Bill Ingram in his space designed for the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

This year’s 2016 Southern Living Idea House is a celebration of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Set in Southern Living’s hometown of Birmingham, AL, and built from the ground up by a team of designers with roots in the south, this year’s house celebrates traditional southern design with modern detail.

We chatted with the mastermind behind the home, architect Bill Ingram, to find out how the history of the iconic magazine inspired his designs.

 
Jul 25

Mark D. Sikes’ Living Room at the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

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Interior Designer Mark D. Sikes in his living room designed for the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

This year’s 2016 Southern Living Idea House is a celebration of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Set in Southern Living’s hometown of Birmingham, AL, and built from the ground up by a team of designers with roots in the south, this year’s house celebrates traditional southern design with modern detail.

We chatted with interior designer, Mark D. Sikes, to find out how the history of the iconic magazine inspired his designs.

 
Jul 25

Margaret Kirkland’s Dining Room and Patio at the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

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Interior designer Margaret Kirkland's dining room in the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

This year’s 2016 Southern Living Idea House is a celebration of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Set in Southern Living’s hometown of Birmingham, AL, and built from the ground up by a team of designers with roots in the south, this year’s house celebrates traditional southern design with modern detail.

We talked with Atlanta interior designer, Margaret Kirkland, to find out how the history of the iconic magazine inspired her designs.

 
Jul 25

Lauren Liess’ Master Suite in the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

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Virginia-based interior designer Lauren Liess in her master suite designed for the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

This year’s 2016 Southern Living Idea House is a celebration of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Set in Southern Living’s hometown of Birmingham, AL, and built from the ground up by a team of designers with roots in the south, this year’s house celebrates traditional southern design with modern detail.

We chatted with interior designer and blogger of Pure Style Home, Lauren Liess, to find out how the history of the iconic magazine inspired her designs.