An outdoor space provides ample space to relax and entertain. Photo: Andrea Hubbell

Full scale: Jennifer Greenhalgh works from big to small

As an interior architect, Jennifer Greenhalgh of local design firm Jackson + Park oversees multiple aspects of a home renovation project—from its structural design to its décor. Accordingly, the word “design” takes on a few different meanings as she approaches a new client; she and partner Kelly Carwile may be reinvisioning a room’s entire layout […]

Designer Nicole Fagerli says that, in general, her favorite room in a home is the kitchen, but in her own house, the living room takes top prize. "I have used my favorite colors, and it contains some of my most-treasured possessions," she says." Photo: Amy Jackson

On style: Nicole Fagerli’s favorite things

We asked Stedman House interior designer Nicole Fagerli to tell us about her design influences, her favorite room and growing up in the furniture business. Antique or modern? Antique for sure. I love the patina that antiques add to a room. City or country? Country. I just love the city life, but I am a […]

The Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center in Darden Towe Park draws inspiration from traditional boat forms and materials, a nod to the explorers' expedition. Photo: Christopher Hays

On the waterfront: Lewis & Clark center builds river connections

One can sometimes forget that Charlottesville is a river town, but Alexandria Searls keeps the Rivanna firmly in mind. As director of the Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center, she’s helped influence the choice of its location (overlooking the river in Darden Towe Park) and its mission (educating visitors, especially kids, about boatbuilding and nature-based aspects […]