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Wilmington Magazine, November/December 2018
"Each detail in the tablescape adds to the elegant yet modern look for the holidays from red roses to Chinese motifs to cheetah print."
Wilmington Magazine, November/December 2018
Wilmington Magazine, July/August 2018
"Big Sky's personal and unique approach pushes aesthetic boundaries while honoring a home’s history"
Wilmington Magazine, July/August 2018
Cape Fear Living, February 2018
"Big Sky is known for magnetizing clients who entertain big ideas."
Cape Fear Living, February 2018
Wilmington Magazine, November/December 2017
"A great holiday design from Big Sky team members... is a festive holiday mantle in a client’s home. They used tall accessories on the hearth to balance the tall height of the mantle, and they also played with scale by mixing in candlesticks at varying heights."
Wilmington Magazine, November/December 2017
Greater Wilmington Business Journal, September 2017
"Jennifer Kraner founded the company in 1997, and in the time since collaborated [...] on hundreds of projects throughout southeastern North Carolina."
Greater Wilmington Business Journal, September 2017
Wilmington Magazine, July/August 2017
"[Triemstra] also worked with Jo Howell at Big Sky Design to achieve a modern, yet comfortable environment for her team and her patients. “We couldn't be happier with the finished result,” she says."
Wilmington Magazine, July/August 2017
Star News, June 2017
"The firm is best known for a creative, organic and sustainable approach to designing interiors. Jennifer Kraner founded the the firm in 1997."
Star News, June 2017
Wilmington Magazine, May/June 2017
"The Secret to Good Business Is: Enjoying each day and the people we work with, and our clients we have the honor to work with."
Wilmington Magazine, May/June 2017
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2017
"'With the island wrapping around edges, you see what you want to see. No matter where you stand, the island offers interest,' Schares says."
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2017
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2017
"'The kitchen is the perfect example of Jessica's sensibility of light and color,' Kraner says, 'She knew how she wanted the space to feel."
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2017
WILMA Magazine, March 2017 [Cover Story]
"Inside this renovatved 1969 Shasta camper, home furnishings abound in a decor complementing the retro camper milieu, with carefully chosen glass tile, light fixtures, and wallper accents to amplify the space."
WILMA Magazine, March 2017 [Cover Story]
Focus on the Coast, November 2016
"From pet groomers to fashionistas, the mobile unit is a new way to do business and it’s time to welcome NC’s first mobile design boutique, Bea, to the streets."
Focus on the Coast, November 2016
WILMA Magazine, July 2016
"'It saves a lot of time and expense, because there isn't the labor and repair of removing an old backsplash,' Schares says."
WILMA Magazine, July 2016
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2016
"'I wanted light, white, natural, and organic. We came from traditional, but this is what we always wanted.'"
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2016
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, June 2015
"'I would call Jennifer with crazy ideas and she was fantastic about taking the ideas and making them come into life.'"
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, June 2015
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2015
"With updated cabinets, the couple decided to choose some new and bolder finishes -- linen cabinets with pewter glaze and a multi-colored iridescent backsplash behind the beverage bar."
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2015
Better Living Magazine, January/February 2015
"While Pantone always makes swaves with its perennial annoucement about the color of the year, [Jennifer] believes more people can relate to a full scheme."
Better Living Magazine, January/February 2015
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, October 2014
"'Half the people call it the treehouse, the other half call it the boathouse,' Stonestreet says. The living room floasts in the space once reserved for hanging out, equipped with a pingpong table and kitchenette."
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, October 2014
Wilmington Magazine, July/August 2014
"The Petrilla's wanted the living space to accommodate as many family and friends as possible. Howell used soft, cleanable and luxurious outdoor fabrics, giving consideration to their day-to-day beach going use and for a high-end look."
Wilmington Magazine, July/August 2014
Star News, April 2014
"'We were lucky because the pieces from Habitat had great lines and we were ale to refinish them to show our company's commercial and residential interior design capabilities.'"
Star News, April 2014
Wilmington Magazine, January/February 2014
"The couple was impressed with the work Big Sky Design had done on the interiors initially, especially the collaborative nature of the work."
Wilmington Magazine, January/February 2014
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2012
"Step into this Figure 8 Island kitchen and you might expect the lights to go up, the sound boom to lower and a camera to zoom in on a TV production set."
Wrightsville Beach Magazine, April 2012
WILMA Magazine, September 2009 [Cover Story]
"When Jennifer France first came to Wilmington in 1994, full-time interior design positions were few. It wasn't long, though, before she decided to create her own opportunities."
WILMA Magazine, September 2009 [Cover Story]
WILMA Magazine, November 2008
"'Light in spaces offers different opportunities... We try to accentuate how a person would interact with the view, or how they would perceive light and shadows spilling into a space, by the careful selection of colors and materials so that people can best experience those elements."
WILMA Magazine, November 2008