Modern Style


OPEN JUNE 2-24, 2018

Atlanta Magazine's HOME introduces Modern Style, a pair of contemporary showhouses alongside the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park. Showcasing the latest trends and new ideas in modern design, furnishings, and fixtures, these cutting-edge homes will spark inspiration from the city's top designers.

The tour is in partnership with the Atlanta Design Festival and MA! Architecture Tour, which celebrates Atlanta as the design hub of the Southeast. Now in its 11th year, the festival returns to venues across the city and region May 25-June 3, 2018.

Click here to purchase your tickets. Standard tickets ($65) and VIP tickets ($150) will get you access to both the full MA Architecture Tour and the Modern Style showhouses. Tickets for just the Modern Style showhouses are $25.

Modern Style

Sherwin-Williams  MA!  Mini  Sara Lee Parker
Xmetrical  Keller Williams  Intown Builders

About the designers

Mark Williams launched the architectural and interior design firm Mark Williams Design Associates ten years ago after a career with small and large firms. He and partner Niki Papadopoulos create luxurious, versatile living spaces—often from the ground up.

Michel Smith Boyd is known for a sumptuous, luxurious style. He lives and works in the Old Fourth Ward and brings a dose of glamour to residential and commercial interior design as well as collections of rugs, fabrics, trim, home accessories, and more.

James Wheeler founded boutique firm J. Wheeler Designs in 2012 and has since been known for a classic-meets-contemporary look. He is unveiling a tile collaboration this summer with Stonelluxe.

Julie Witzel of J. Witzel Interior Design specializes in modern-but-approachable designs. With a background in fine art, science, and botany, she brings a special eye to architecture, balance, scale, light, and color.

Husband-and-wife team Meghan and Patrick Sharp of Mister + Mrs Sharp are known for their clean, minimal style, epitomized by their luxe contemporary home at Serenbe.

Kate Hayes of Kate Hayes Design launched her own firm in 2009 in New York and brought her high style to Atlanta in 2013. She specializes in mixing modern and traditional pieces for a vibe that feels curated and collected.

Decatur-based Jenna Buck Gross founded Colordrunk Designs in 2013. Her signature look is punctuated with bright, playful layers of color and pattern.

Justin Q. Williams founded Trademark Design Co. in 2009 and has worked in residential and commercial design, set design, and photo styling, creating chic, modern spaces for living.

An expert with tile and known for her kitchen and bath renovations, Beth Kooby of Beth Kooby Design brings her bright, polished aesthetic to the houses.

Builder: Intown Builders, LLC
Intown Builders have built/renovated several hundred homes over their combined 50 years in the real estate industry. Their experience ranges from kitchen and basement renovations to complete subdivision develop­ment, all with a distinctive urban feel. Clients include home buyers, commercial property owners, not-for-profit organizations, and financial institutions. They are passion­ate about their primary objective for all Intown Builders' clients: to provide exceptional craftsmanship and value for those buyers who seek to live, work, play, and do business in Atlanta's urban neighborhoods.

Architect: Xmetrical
In early 2009, Jordache K. Avery founded Xmetrical, LLC on the belief that our cities are the museums of our culture and that in order tell the story of our lives, we need to build the architecture of our time. Because of this simple concept and where feasible and appropriate, Jordache has consistently pushed for a more progressive design approach. His modern homes have been featured on multiple home tours, and his work has been published extensively in print and digital media. Jordache is a registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Real estate firms: Keller Williams Intown and Sara Lee Parker & Associates

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