“I embraced the formality of the dark-paneled study and brightened it with soft spring colors so that it would be welcoming to both men and women.”
Scotland's Homes and Interiors recently highlighted an epic Chad James project in Green Hills.
“It was still in amazingly good shape, having been built with the finest materials and technology of the time,” points out the designer. “But the interior style felt a bit over the top – it was incredibly opulent, with lots of gold and gilt detailing. Our goal was to edit the extravagance and bring the interiors up to date.”
Read more on HomesandInteriorsScotland.com, or in the May issue.
This year, Chad spoke with Editor at Large about his favorite finds at High Point Market.
“Currey & Company have totally out done themselves! What a surprise to not only find beautiful lighting but to also see, for the first time, their amazing collection of Faux Bois garden furniture. This drew me in because of its scale and size.”
Read more on EditoratLarge.com
"If your home is often the spot where friends and family gather for dinners, drinks and a good time, allow it to function in a way that works while your guests are there — and after they leave. 'After all, you never know who might stop by,' Chad James reminds us."
"Now in its fifth year and already highly regarded, interior firm Chad James Group is one of the American South’s most exciting studios and one which shows great promise of becoming a major player in the American interior design scene."
Read more on LuxDeco.com.
"Elliott sat down with architectural and interior designer Chad James, whose offices sat right over the original café. As they brainstormed, both realized that if they were going to change locations, they also needed to change the look and feel. Gone are the barn wood and rustic feel. In their place, you’ll find a sophisticated yet cozy space washed in grays and whites with modern touches throughout."
Read more on NashvilleLifestyles.com.
"Edgehill Cafe, a favorite neighborhood coffee shop and restaurant in Edgehill Village, opened in its new space on Monday, November 9, 2015 next door to its previous location at 1201 Villa Place. The new Edgehill provides an additional 500 square feet with room for 50 more seats and a full kitchen.
The new Edgehill location was designed by local interior design and architectural consulting firm Chad James Group. The atmosphere is welcoming and cozy but also elegant and contemporary. Highlights include the plush dark purple booth, the gorgeous painting, and thoughtful lighting throughout."
Read more at NashvilleGuru.com.
Chad James was invited to speak on a panel for ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center.) ADAC is a valuable resource to designers in the South East region. An invitation to speak is a recognition of excellence in the field. Congrats, Chad!
See a video compiled of the event at EditorAtLarge.com.
"This home is what pied-a-terre dreams are made of. Tucked inside is a subtle, elegant color palette reminiscent of the Chicago skyline, striking art, and a master bathroom that we could honestly live the rest of our days in."