In Little Rock, a new construction home honors the European architectural integrity and simplistic lifestyle of the old world, while incorporating eco-friendly elements
Some might think that a believable faux finish or the highest quality crown molding is going the extra mile in home design authenticity; if so, they would not be the owners of the arguably most true-to-period, French country-style abode in Little Rock’s Chenal Valley. A fondness of both the European residential aesthetic and a no-nonsense lifestyle led this couple to seek out experts with a similar style and approach when it came to implementing their home’s plan, its construction and the design of the interiors.
Starting with T. Douglas Enoch, a popular Memphis architect known for his Old World-inspired designs, the homeowners assembled a team who shared their passion and would remain true to their plan’s European-inspired aesthetic principles as well as the historical accuracy. And while they may have traveled across the Mississippi River to secure Enoch, the remaining three members of the team were just a stone’s throw away in their own city of Little Rock. Contractor Bill Parkinson of Parkinson Building Group and designers Mona Thompson and Talena Ray, who co-own Providence Design, were the missing pieces and driving force behind what Thompson calls the “decorated, but undecorated look,” the homeowners wanted to achieve….