Jeremy Carter brings a thoughtful mix of new and old to the renovation of his historic downtown Little Rock residence
When designer Jeremy Carter decided to buy a house in downtown Little Rock, he first had his eye on the Villa Marre. “I have always wanted to live there, ever since I was a little boy and watched Designing Women,” he says. “It came up for sale, and I almost did it. But there are so many restrictions with it being a historic property—you can’t paint the woodwork, you can’t change out the lighting. I was like, I’m a decorator! I’m not going to live with someone else’s things,” he laughs….