Roy Otwell, cofounder of the contemporary home furnishings and furniture haven Switch Modern, takes us through his favorite current trends from colors to lighting.
Blue cabinetry’s a “thing?” We’re seeing the sultry hue in kitchens everywhere, from the palest turquoise to deep indigo. In Kathryn and Matt Purselle’s remodeled Decatur kitchen, Terracotta Design Build’s Nicole Jui picked classic elements like Shaker-style cabinetry and marble countertops to fit the 1930s house—but added a jolt of blue for fun.
Floral artist Ashley Woodson Bailey uses fresh flowers and nontraditional colors like black, gold, and hot pink. She decorates the tree with white silk roses, carnation balls, and camellia blossoms.
Shayelyn Woodbery takes an intuitive, holistic approach to life—and design. The Atlanta native established Shayelyn Woodbery Interiors in 2008 and is known for a layered, elegant look. Her inspiration, reinvigorated by a recent trip to Bali, looks to positive energy and balance.
Nothing beats the patina of an authentic loft. John Cugasi’s condo in Fulton Cotton Mill Lofts (built in 1881) has 19-foot ceilings; 10-foot windows; and brick that has weathered a brush with the 2008 tornado, a dramatic fire in 1999, and decades of textile manufacturing. Kohl Sudnikovich, a design consultant with Cantoni, created a kitchen redo that marries modern furnishings with historical bones.
Michael Habachy was presented with a clean slate when a pair of empty-nesters asked him to help them transition from a spacious Morningside house to a Midtown condominium. The freedom that came with this project meant Habachy was able to create numerous custom pieces to anchor spaces throughout the home, recently opened 44-unit One Museum Place.
HGTV's "Cousins" Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri visit Atlanta to talk about their new reality show, "America's Most Desperate Kitchens."
If you fancy becoming one of those hammer-swinging, do-it-yourself home renovators on television, you’re in luck. The metro Atlanta area is coveted by producers for its rich variety of housing styles and neighborhoods.