Carter M McGuyer talks football saturdays {high southern style}

Carter & Co. Carter McGuyerCarter McGuyer and his wife Brandi own the full service industrial design firm Carter McGuyer Design Group . They bring products to life from the initial idea or sketch all the way through selling in a retail store. They design for some of the top US brands that are sold in stores like Williams-Sonoma, Crate & Barrel, and Target.

the 411

Hometown: Tuscumbia, Alabama
Southern Football Allegiance: Auburn
Loves: Family {especially his beautiful wife Brandi & their daughter}

1. Who are you pulling for come football season…

We are huge Auburn fans.  We never miss a home game.

2. What is the most memorable game day you’ve been a part of?

I would have to say the entire 2010 season.  As we continued to win, each game day got more and more exciting at our tailgate spot and in our section in the stadium.  We have had the same seats for the last 15 years.  So we were among family and friends while watching the national championship season unfold.  We were able to attend both the SEC and National Championship making this the most memorable season ever.

3. Given your background, if you were asked to deck out a tailgate tent for a game day Saturday, what would you do to give it the style it deserves?

I would transform the tent into a modern bourbon bar.  Full length bar stocked, tons of wood, and great vintage lighting mixed in with classic furnishings.  It would look carefully curated with Auburn memorabilia both old and new.  And of course there would be live music.

4. What is your signature cocktail on game day Saturdays?

Bourbon with a small splash of coke.  It’s quick and easy.  I’m a firm believer that a cocktail only needs two ingredients.

Carter & Co Carter McGuyer Brandi McGuyerStyle Meets Function
{your kitchen drawer is more than likely filled w/ CMDG products}

music to his ears
{this tune from a fave local Muscle Shoals based band}

download it
“Something New” The Pollies

The Pollies – Something New (Official Music Video)

{watch the video on YouTube… uploaded by the pollies}

Socialize with Carter
facebook: Carter McGuyer Design
twitter: Carter McGuyer @cartermdesign
web site: Carter McGuyer Design Group

Be sweet.

About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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