Tastemaker Tuesday – Tish Mills

She’s an interior designer with an impeccable sense of style. But, she’s also an unbelievable artist, working with natural mediums in ways we’d never imagine. Tish Mills seems to be able to do it all, and we’re thrilled to have gotten … Continue reading

Sherwin Williams & the Cultural Influence of COLOR

Earlier this week, we hosted a great two-day seminar with local designers here at the steve mckenzie’s showroom and some fantastic folks from Sherwin Williams, who taught us all about the impact color has on cultures. It was an eye-opening and … Continue reading

Who you NEED to meet: Mary Catherine Folmar of Cotton+Quill

Bold, fresh, adventurous and brilliant. These are just a few words that come to mind when we think about the fabulous designs by our friend, Mary Catherine Folmar and her Cotton+Quill textile and wallpaper collections. Both Mary Catherine and her … Continue reading

Library Friday: Rex Ray Art + Design

This week, we’ve asked our newest steve mckenzie’s team member, Xavier Neuner, to share his thoughts on a favorite book for a “Library Friday” post, and he’s graciously obliged. Before we share his pick for this themed post, we’d like … Continue reading

Fantastic Finds for the Finicky Father

Are then men in your life tough to buy for? Join the club. “What should I buy for my father/husband/brother (etc.)?” is a frequent question we hear – especially this time of year, with Father’s Day right around the corner. … Continue reading

Steve McKenzie – Curating the Perfect Guest Room

Our friends at Matouk, purveyors of fine linens, reached out to our own Steve McKenzie to learn a bit from him about creating the most welcoming and comfortable guest suite possible for out-of-town visitors, and his responses were recently shared … Continue reading

Cheers – It’s National Iced Tea Day!

Bottoms up, it’s one of Jill’s (new) favorite holidays of the year, National Iced Tea Day! Jill is a self-proclaimed “tea snob.” She always asks if a tea is made in-house when dining out, and if it comes out tasting … Continue reading

Who you NEED to Meet: Kristen Ley of Thimblepress

Here in the steve mckenzie’s showroom, we’re currently in the midst of a fantastic art show, featuring Mississippi artist, Kristen Ley of Thimblepress! If you aren’t already following Kristen’s work and dynamic personality on social media, you should be. She’s a … Continue reading

It’s National Doughnut Day – what are you going to do about it?!?

That’s right, even our humble, sweet friend the doughnut has it’s own special day. To learn the history behind this special day (it’s actually pretty neat!) click here. Donuts, as a treat, have always held a special place in Jill’s heart… … Continue reading