Whole-home resource Universal Furniture and renowned lighting and décor company Regina Andrew Detroit, two sponsors of RUE Showhome magazine in Serenbe, recently hosted interior designers for a series of events in the southern community from Georgia. Combined with social events featuring editors from RUE magazine, the invite-only events allowed designers to access the show home and experience the wellness-focused lifestyle of the Serenbe community.
Universal Furniture provided an extensive selection of furniture for the interior and exterior settings of the show home, including designs for the patio, living room, bedrooms, and office. Plus, Regina Andrew Detroit’s portable lighting is featured throughout the home. Located in the Mado neighborhood of Serenbe, the hillside home was built by 10/23 Construction of Atlanta.
“We are always inspired by the many ways designers bring a show home vision to life using Universal Furniture,” said Neil MacKenzie, vice president of marketing for Universal Furniture. “Our recent events in Serenbe have allowed us to develop these relationships with designers with one-on-one interaction and the opportunity to show our designs in a real home environment.”
Held June 1-2 in Serenbe, the interior design event began with a tour of the RUE Showhome, which was designed by Patrick and Meghan Sharp of design studio Mr. & Mrs. Sharp. Known for their beautiful interiors that combine comfort and style, the Sharps’ interiors are regularly featured in print and online media, including the extensive work they carried out at Serenbe. The duo created a simple, serene design for the RUE Showhouse that allows the furniture and lighting in the rooms to tell a story of comfort and relaxed living.
“Light is an essential part of the design of any home and the RUE Showhouse design communicates this concept with a special elegance,” said Carla Regina, co-founder of Regina Andrew Detroit. “We were thrilled that our event allowed guests to experience the home first-hand and see how the lighting really puts the finishing touch on each room.”
The interior design event continued with a happy hour and book signing with Kelli Lamb, Editorial Director of RUE Magazine and author of “Home with RUE: Style for Everyone” which was published May 31. The guests then dined at the Serenbe Farmhouse restaurant. same evening. In addition to activities related to the design of the event, participants had the chance to participate in a Serenbe Goat Yoga class with Nigerian pygmy goats, one of the community’s many wellness offerings for residents. and the guests.
The RUE Showhome will be featured in the magazine’s summer issue, which hits newsstands June 29.