Dianne Davant
& Associates
Interior Design
FL Lic.# IB0000766
Stuart, FL : 772-781-1400
Banner Elk, NC : 828-963-7500

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There are a total of 23 articles in the category News

"A Family Affair" as featured in Mountain Homes Southern Style, written by Norma Lugar

When Allen and Delores Lastinger decided to invest in a summer home, they started small.  Their place in North Carolina's Linville Ridge was ample for the twosome, their grown son and two daughters.  But in the past decade, things have changed.  Including an 8,500-square-foot home and the birth of 10... click here for more

"Power of 10" as featured in Stuart Magazine, January 2012, written by Jennifer Tormo

These local interior designers turn houses into homes. Dianne Davant, Dianne Davant and Associates:  "I designed a home for a woman who was confined to her house for some length of time.  She told me she didn't mind as she was so happy with her surroundings and it made her recovery... click here for more

"The Secret of the River" as featured in Stuart Magazine, March 2016, written by Wendy Dwyer

     When Dianne Davant was a little girl, she rearranged her furniture so often that her mom was afraid to enter the room without turning on the lights.  It seems the only person surprised when Davant found her way through a series of college majors to a career in interior... click here for more

A Dash of Sizzle

As written by Kate O'Connor and featured in Carolina Home & Garden Magazine, Spring 2013, www.carolinahg.com. One hears a great deal about creativity in the kitchen, but, generally speaking, that refers to culinary delights. It’s not entirely the case in the home of Bob and Julie Levine, set high on the... click here for more

A Perfect Place

"A Perfect Place" written by Kate O'Connor, as printed in Carolina Home + Garden, Fall 2012, www.carolinahg.com They could have settled anywhere. Ben Bethell, who is British, and his lovely, Russian-born wife, Valia, have traveled the world. They have owned homes in Europe and in U.S. cities ranging from Cincinnati, Ohio... click here for more

A Relaxing Retreat

"A Relaxing Retreat" written by Peter Lioubin, reprinted from Florida Architecture Magazine, www.FloridaArchitecture.com   Worth Avenue, Palm Beach's legendary shopping street, is an idyllic location for a second home.  Not only does it provide access to some the world's best shopping and dining in a pedestrian setting, it also is flanked by... click here for more

Before & After featuring Dianne Davant, Stuart Magazine, March 2014

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Best of Houzz 2106

We are so pleased to be awarded Best of Houzz Design 2016 and Best of Houzz Service 2016!! Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and... click here for more

Bringing the West Home

"Bringing the West Home" written by Carter G. Walker, as printed in Western Art & Architecture, Fall/Winter 2011, www.westernartandarchitecture.com Back in the 1970s, Charles Weber made a point of traveling out West each winter in order to ski to his heart's content.  Somewhere along the way, he fell in love with... click here for more


Congratulations to the Award Winning design team of Dianne Davant, Margaret Handley and Pamela McKay!  Dianne Davant & Associates was the recipient of the 2013 ASID Carolinas First and Third Place Excellence in Design Awards for Vacation/Secondary Homes.  You can view photos of our award winning projects in our Photo Gallery:  Mountain Castle... click here for more

Dinner with Friends

"Dinner with Friends" written by Suzanne Wentley, as printed in Stuart Magazine, April 2013, http://www.mirabelsmagazinecentral.com/digitaledition/index.html?id=b7735ebf-86b7-44ed-b2bc-2a1ba9a5e0f2   ... click here for more

Elegant Cabin Style for a High Country Mountain Home, featured Houzz Tour 11-7-16

This couple from Raleigh, North Carolina, love having a second home close to their alma mater, Appalachian State University, where they can cheer on their beloved Mountaineers during football season. Interior designer Margaret Handley helped them embrace the mountain house aesthetic by choosing traditional furniture while elevating the rustic architecture... click here for more

From Sunrise to Sunset, Florida Design, Volume 24#3, www.floridadesign.com

One executive couple embraces their love for tradition in a waterfront condominium with panoramic views fo the sea and sky.... The homeowners knew exactly what they wanted for their Fort Lauderdale, Fla., condominium that has glorious wraparound water views. The Chairman and CEO of Auto Nation, the largest retailer of vehicles in the... click here for more

Home School featuring Dianne Davant, Stuart Magazine, March 2014 "DESIGN STYLE: I like to create my clients' interior spaces to reflect...

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Houzz Tour: Roughing Up a Fancy Mountain Home by Becky Harris

Overstuffed furniture, bright color, local artwork and eclectic details help a couple cozy up their home away from home. This opulent mountain home in North Carolina needed a good dressing down.  Interior designer Pam McKay quickly learned that her clients were full of fun spirit and had eclectic taste and a... click here for more

January 4, 2016

Dear Pam...could not be happier in our condo.  It is beautiful and your work continues to be perfect for us.  You have an amazing gift of knowing our taste, honoring it and helping us (guiding us!) to just the right things.... ... click here for more

Making a House a Home as featured in Stuart Magazine April 2015

Interior designer Dianne Davant 
continues to earn top honors for her 
refreshing design aesthetics showcased in 
projects from Palm City to Miami to Dallas. If you’ve ever been inspired by the fresh, warm interior design looks by Dianne Davant and her team, you’re in good company. In January, Dianne Davant & Associates... click here for more

Mountain Modern

“Mountain Modern” written by Linda Kramer, reprinted from High Country Magazine, June 2010, http://www.highcountrypress.com George Carlin once said “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the ones that take our breath away.” The home of Denny and Paul Feinsilver at Linville Ridge takes your breath... click here for more

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