Monday, July 23, 2018

Atlanta’s Vern Yip weighs in on the reboot of TLC’s Trading Spaces

Nine years after the groundbreaking reality show Trading Spaces stopped production, TLC has announced a return of the series in 2018. We caught up with local cast member and designer Vern Yip on the set of the new show.

Support a worthy cause and nab design bargains at the Thrift Studio Pop-up Shop

The show will remain open, Mondays to Saturdays, through October 20. The event benefits Dwell with Dignity, which identifies deserving families in need and entirely furnishes new homes for them, right down to stocking the refrigerator.
YOO on the Park

“Yoo” might want to live at this new luxury high-rise in Midtown

Stylish, whimsical features at YOO on the Park include a six-story living wall on the 13th Street facade, Marcel Wanders–designed papier-mâché chandeliers, and a giant chess set on the amenity deck.
Yoo on the Park

Here’s a first look at YOO on the Park’s luxury model apartments

The new high-rise YOO on the Park, a luxury apartment community in Midtown, reveals model units designed by Cantoni.
Modern Atlanta

Modern Atlanta, reimagined: What’s next for the popular architecture tour

This year’s Modern Atlanta festival (with a brand new name—Atlanta Design Festival) runs June 2 to 11, with the popular Atlanta architecture tour on the second weekend. We talked with founders Elayne DeLeo and Bernard McCoy about the new name and how their mission has evolved.
Kudzu and Company

7 things to know about kantha quilts

With their whimsical fabrics and uneven stitching, kantha throws are fun, colorful accessories. Yet like other quilting traditions, the art form has rich cultural roots. And it starts in India and Bangladesh.
DWR Riley

A sneak peek inside as Design Within Reach prepares to open at Westside Provisions

Design Within Reach's new store is three times larger than its old location, and the eye-popping displays make it fun to visit even when you're not shopping.
Design Samaritan

When you buy, Design Samaritan donates furniture to families in need

“We give these families something that could be a new heirloom piece,” founder Paul Bowman says. “It’s like a metaphor that symbolizes their own transformation.”
Dwell with Dignity

Dwell with Dignity—which furnishes homes for struggling families—opens an official chapter in Atlanta

The Texas nonprofit hires a full-time managing director here, completes its tenth metro-area project, and plans to serve more Georgia families.
#TinyLab

Nationwide tiny house tour comes to Atlanta

The world's most efficient tiny home, owned by YouTube celebrities Grace and Corbett Lunsford, completes its nationwide tour at Atlantic Station starting January 21.

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