Marcelle Guilbeau: Top 200 Influencer in the Interior Design Industry 2021
From becoming experts on design theories ranging from minimalism to mid-century modern to intimately understanding the wide breadth of available color palettes and construction materials, interior designers help make our dream homes a reality. They guide us into the latest industry trends and provide endless creativity to enhance people's/our lives. In addition, some exceptional interior designers have built a more influential platform to move the industry forward.
Before & After: A Must-See Renovated 1903 Victorian Home
A historic home that has been well-preserved in its original architectural state is a rare find, indeed. Largely untouched by modern conveniences, it offers a glimpse into a bygone era and a beautiful foundation from which design inspiration flows. Such is the case with a former bed and breakfast in Murfreesboro, TN, just a few blocks off the main square.
Delighted by its charming historic feel and luscious garden surrounding, Marcelle Guilbeau’s client chose this Belle Meade home as her family’s first in Nashville. And while it was perfect for the previous owners, it needed to be totally transformed to channel the passions, dreams and lifestyle of its new occupants. Enter, Marcelle.
The kitchen remains the heart of the home. It’s where we gather over breakfast with kids before school or roommates before work, where we end the day with a glass of wine, and where guests inevitably hover over hors d’oeuvres at a party. We asked some of Nashville’s most talented designers, builders, handymen and architects to share some of their favorite farmhouse kitchen projects — to provide both inspiration and a little eye candy for you today.
It seems simple in theory – head to the furniture store, find a sofa that’s comfortable and that matches your décor, and you’re good to go, right? Wrong! Today we talk to Nashville interior designer Marcelle Guilbeau, who not only offers furniture selection as a service, but also has a book in the works called The Soulful Home that’s filled with advice about discovering your style and making selections for your home that reflect your authentic self.
Big design statements begin at the front door.
When the three partners of Wagon Wheel Title and Escrow decided to build a new office next door to their East Nashville bungalow, they wanted it to look like it belonged there — a commercial project that fit right in with its residential neighbors.
And Angie Lawless, Brandon Miller and Steven Morris knew just who to turn to — architect David Baird with Building Ideas, with interior design done by his wife, Marcelle Guilbeau.