Photo: Amy Jackson

Checking in with: Designer Laurie Holladay

Having grown up in the family business—a furniture and lamp store founded by her father in Nassau, New Jersey, 70 years ago—Laurie Holladay comes by her talents naturally. She started Gordonsville-based Laurie Holladay Interiors in 2007 and sees it as a continuation of what her family built. “Beautiful lamps and lampshades have always been a […]

Recycled lath boards from the previous house show up in every room—from under the center kitchen counter to a wall in the living room. Photo: Isaac Miller

November ABODE! In this month’s issue…

The November issue of Abode is on stands now… Here’s what you’ll find inside this month. A Charlottesville native, Anne Gibson Mark took over her father’s business in 1985 and never left. Why colored cabinets still aren’t Charlottesville homeowners’ top pick. Violet Crown Cinema‘s layered look. This month’s featured designer, Kathy Donovan, shares her favorite things. […]