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2022 DESIGNERS

Dillard-Jones Builders

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Meet The Designers

DOUGLAS HILTON

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DWH Interiors

Atlanta, GA 

404-550-5484

douglas@dwhinteriors.com

FRONT PORCH, FOYER, POWDER ROOM

DWH Interiors opening offices in the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) is the latest milestone for founder Douglas Hilton’s 30 plus year career in the Atlanta Design Community. DWH Interiors is a boutique firm founded on personal service and attention to detail. Douglas brings his experience in running a wholesale showroom, logistics, and Interior Design to each of his projects whether the project is a high-rise condo, a primary residence, or a vacation home outside the country. Douglas is known for his use of art and color. He loves to use large over scaled pieces in rooms to add a focal point and interest to a room. Creating gallery walls is also one of his signature looks intricately mixing varied sizes and styles of art together to form a display which creates conversation and visual pleasure. While art is definitely part of his style he works with each client to help them create their personal signature look–whether that look is English Regency, Transitional, Contemporary, or Eclectic. In the end, it is the client’s vision for their home not Douglas’s which is important and DWH Interior’s job to make the client’s vision a reality.He has been quoted in the Atlanta Journal and the Northside Neighbor, given talks at theADAC and spoke at the 2018 Cashiers Showhouse. His work has been published in Atlanta Homes &Lifestyles, Modern Luxury, Elegant Homes, The Atlanta Journal and The New York Times Magazine

BLACKBERRY FARM DESIGN

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Blackberry Farm Design

Tennessee

865-273-8596

designinfo@blackberryfarm.com

MASTER BEDROOM

Blackberry Farm Design is a full-service, world-class, award-winning interior design firm focused on residential and hospitality design. They help clients realize their personal style and create targeted designs that showcase their vision. Each Blackberry Farm Design project is a captivating mix of timeless influence, modern style, expressive art and cleverly paired textures, patterns and finishes. With a versatile team of design specialists, the firm is committed to distinguishing each project with unmistakable quality and originality. Uniquely built on renowned principles of hospitality, they form relationships with clients that make each project authentic and specific to the client’s own extraordinary story.

STEPHANIE JARVIS

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Stephanie Jarvis Inc.

Jacksonville, FL

904-388-9633

stephaniejarvisinc@gmail.com

MASTER BATH & CLOSETS

Stephanie Jarvis Inc. is a full-service bespoke residential interior design firm that focuses on creating homes reflecting each client’s individuality and interests. Particularly care is given to highlighting a meaningful connection between the art, architecture, landscape and interiors. Designing for both clean modern luxury and a strong sense of heritage keeps each project feeling fresh, effortless and timeless.

Jarvis attended the University of Virginia School of Architecture holding degrees in both Architectural History and Art History. She learned design under the formidable guidance of Bunny Williams. Southern heritage is consistently reflected in her life and work with unexpected

pairings of antique and contemporary furnishings and art along with an abiding love of family,

architecture, gardens, dogs and horses. 

HOLLY LAUGHRIDGE 

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Old Edwards Inn and Spa
Highlands, NC

828-301-8961

hmorris@oldedwardsinn.com

GREAT ROOM

Acorns Boutique Director of Retail, Holly Laughridge has received much of her design experience helping Old Edwards Inn & Spa owner Angela Williams design and decorate many parts of the Inn, Half Mile Farm, 200 Main, and the OldEdwards Club Renovation.Holly has a passion for mixing new and old design elements, creating timeless spaces. As the buyer for Acorns in Highlands, she selects pieces that can “make a room”, as well as more subtle elements to fill empty space in a nearly finished room. Her focus is always finding the perfect balance between quality, design, function, and price

JOAN ANDERSON

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Joan Anderson Interiors
Cashiers, NC

828-747-0836

joan@joanandersoninteriors.com

CAROLINA ROOM

Focusing primarily on residential design, Joan believes the home should reflect the lifestyle of the owner and be livable, transitional and classic. After moving to Cashiers from Florence, SC fourteen years ago, Joan opened a small retail design studio and continued her passion for unusual and timeless design pieces. Four years ago, Joan Anderson Interiors expanded into a large retail space between Vivace and Wells Fargo in Cashiers. Joan is pleased to support The Cashiers Historical Society and the Designer Showhouse for the sixth time. Specializing in unusual and elegant lamps, vintage rugs, original art and jewelry, furniture, and many accessories that make a lasting impression. Whether it’s new construction or any size remodel, we are always happy to help. Follow us on Instagram for the latest arrivals.

SUSAN PEACE-VERNON

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Tribus Interior Design,

Cashiers, NC & Greenville, SC

(864) 729-4148

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DINING ROOM & KITCHEN

When Susan is not spending time with her family or at the lake, you can find her in our office, diligently supporting client relationships. An interior designer raised in a home-building family, Susan understands the valuable connection between architecture, space planning, and interior design. As the Vice President and Design Director at Tribus Interior Design, she uses her vast experience and knowledge to continually surpass our clients' expectations. Susan is also the Vice President of Dillard-Jones Builders and serves on the Southern Living Custom Builder Program's board.

LISA WESTER

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Lisa Wester Interiors

Birmingham, Al

205-966-8346

lisaswester@icloud.com

UTILITY & PANTRY

An Oneonta native, Lisa Wester embraces timeless Southern design to create spaces with a sense of history, passion, story and substance. Lisa’s signature is a haven which represents the owner. After working many years indesign, Lisa created Lisa Wester Interiors in 2016. She specializes in new construction and renovation projects as well as interior and exterior concepts. A home that evokes thought and feeling through carefully curated design is a hallmark of her work. She works with clients to blend their family heirlooms with updated fabrics and finishes to make each project truly one of a kind.

LYNN MONDAY

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Lynn Monday Home

Cashiers, NC

828-743-2094

mondayshouse@gmail.com

OFFICE

Owner of Lynn Monday Home and Mondays House of Design, Cashiers, NC.
Lynn has been a designer for over 40 years, and with her eye for beauty and sense of scale, her design style is truly distinctive. She is an award-winning interior designer of both residential and commercial spaces, and is the author of the book "Southern Mountain Living

FRANCIE HARGROVE

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Francie Hargrove Interior Design 

Cashiers, NC

478-256-8088

francie@franciehargrove.com

BEDROOM #2 & BATH

A profound sense of style has always been innate in Interior Designer Francie Hargrove who, even as a young child, saw her love affair with interiors take root. Upon graduating from Brenau Women’s College with a Fine Arts degree inInterior Design. Francie began her design career in Atlanta apprenticing with Bettye Fincher Interiors of Atlanta, GA and Naples, FL. Several years later she launched her own design firm, Francie Hargrove Interior Design in Perry, GA. That same year, Francie was selected by Brunschwig & Filsas their Residential Designer of the Year for the Southeastern United States. With a blossoming career underway, Francie joined forces with her husband, Shannon, and founded a design and build firm. Their projects together can be found throughout the South including many in the Cashiers-Highlands area of Western NC, as well as the Georgia coast and Florida panhandle. For over twenty-five years Francie’s love for creating beautiful spaces has enabled her to expand her business and provide a true lifestyle experience for all her customers.

MELANIE COUCH & NANCY DYLESKI

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Spruce Interiors 

Highlands, NC

770-532-4800

Melanie@spruce4118.com

LOFT & LOOKOUT

Melanie Couch and Nancy Dyleski developed a lasting friendship while finding shared interests when attending The University of Georgia. Couch perfected her knowledge of textiles and design while Dyleski found her passion in Studio Art. Each pursued the field of design during their post graduate years—Couch with House Dressing Interior Design of Gainesville, Georgia, and Dyleski with Cullen & Company Interior Design of Athens, Georgia. The two were reunited years later when their families moved to the mountains of Highlands, North Carolina. Both Couch and Dyleski realized the need for an “understated-elegance” interior design group in the area and conceived Spruce Interiors. They share a love for blue and white, updated traditional spaces, and the majestic landscape and climate of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

LINDA PRYOR &
LAUREE LEATH

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Atelier Maison

Asheville, NC

828-743-8138

linda@ateliermaisonco.com

BEDROOM 3 & BATH

With studios in the Asheville Design District and Cashiers, Atelier Maison & Co. is a home furnishings destination offering design-forward furniture, accessories, and our own exclusive line of green, envy-worthy pieces. We believe living green is not only better for the environment but essential in building a happier, healthier home. Whether you live in Atlanta, Knoxville, Greenville, or Charlotte, we invite you to come experience home furnishings studios dedicated to helping you live healthier in your home.

LOUISE JOHNSON

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Louise Johnson Interior Design

Spartanburg, SC

864-680-2815

louise@louisejohnsoninteriors.com

BACK PATIO

Louise Johnson has over 20 years of experience as an interior designer and is a professional member of ASID. Her full-service design firm, Louise Johnson Interior Design, is located in Spartanburg, SC and specializes in high-end residential and commercial design. Louise started her business in 2003 and has since been combining her love of both art and interiors for her clients all over the south. Known for her clean lines and timeless design, her spaces are filled with color, texture, antiques and contemporary art. Her projects are creative and unique in meeting the design goals for each client.

Nellie Howard Ossi

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With Mrs. Howard

Jacksonville, FL

904-710-1421

nellie@jmhoward.net

BEDROOM #4 & BATH 

Jacksonville native Nellie Jane Howard Ossi grew up immersed in her parents design world. She joined James and Phoebe at their firm in 2012. She now manages and buys for their Jacksonville Beach retail store, and also manages decorating projects across the country. As a child, family trips were often centered around antique stores, which instilled a lifelong passion for the thrill of the hunt for unique pieces. Her style is a reflection of her coastal Southern upbringing, with a fresh take on classics and timeless design.

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