It’s approaching the season for curling up by the fire and soaking up cozy vibes. Here are three properties we sussed out that suit the mood, from a vintage cabin near Roswell to a stone rambler with architectural pedigree in Athens.
Midcentury design and architecture remains in demand in decor and real estate. We scoped out three glam options at three price points, from an accessible ranch in Decatur to a Palm Springs–like dream retreat in Ansley Park.
Atlanta Braves star Tom Glavine and his family loved their Alys Beach vacation home so much that they moved there full-time
After a Fourth of July weekend in 2019, Tom and Chris Glavine were on their deck at Alys Beach, enjoying a last view of the Gulf before heading back to Atlanta, and he said, "Why are we leaving here, exactly?" The family of seven soon started pondering how to make life on 30A a year-round thing. In 2020, they switched to full-time coastal life.
At this Lake Martin vacation home, a bunk room and bath accommodate extra guests. “In lake houses, a camp-style bath allows multiple people to use the bathroom at the same time,” says Atlanta architect Bryan Jones of Jones Pierce Studios.
If your Ring camera caught somebody loading your brown paper bags of yard leaves off the sidewalk and into a hatchback, it might have been me, and I’m not sorry.
Atlanta’s real estate market is slowing, but prices are still sky-high: Here’s the climate for buyers and sellers
After a two-year pandemic boom that saw metro Atlanta homebuyers tripping over themselves to line the pockets of sellers, rising interest rates are finally pumping the brakes on the frenzy—more than a typical end-of-summer slowdown. As the market cools off but rates rise, what does a slower climate mean for you if you’re looking to buy or sell?
Gardens can get a bad rap in late summer—with wilting flowers and fewer blooms than in spring—but interior designer and author James Farmer added architecture and heat-tolerant plants so that his backyard excels even in August.
How the Asian American Pacific Islander Design Alliance is advocating for more inclusivity in the interior design industry
Founded in 2021, the Asian American Pacific Islander Design Alliance engages, promotes, and empowers Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders working within the home and design industries. We talked with Jessica Davis, co-founder and owner of Atlanta-based Atelier Davis (who was also just named to Elle Decor’s A-List for 2022) about how AAPIDA came to be.
Working within the footprint of a former bungalow in Virginia-Highland, architectural designer Eric Rothman created a new house with this outdoor-oriented rear exterior, going for a Scandinavian-inspired look with an oversize wood gable.
It all started with a sofa—a ships-straight-to-your-door, easy-to-assemble, modular sofa to be exact. When Stephen Kuhl and Kabeer Chopra, co-founders of direct-to-consumer furniture brand Burrow, realized that buying furniture had its pain points, they set out to create an easier way to shop for and build furniture. In 2017, they began distributing their first sofa that came in easily moveable boxes and could be assembled without any tools. Since then, they’ve created timeless, no-fuss pieces of furniture for nearly every room in a house from bedrooms to offices.