As the founder of Colordrunk Designs, it’s no surprise she reaches for all things bright, bubbly, and fun. Here’s what’s inspiring her now.
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.
Ten years ago, no one would have expected a fusion of modern and industrial looks to thrive in a traditional house in Buckhead—particularly with the color black as a dominant theme. But the house that Anna Wooten Loggins (formerly with Amy Morris Interiors) designed for the Harrison family does just that.
Look around: Many of today’s stylish kitchens have swapped out upper cabinets for open shelving. But is it for you? We asked designer Lori May of Lori May Interiors, who’s created an open shelf or two herself, for the pros and cons of the trend.
Atlanta designer Amy Morris discovered a collection of works by British artist and architect Victor Pasmore. What stuck with her was a captivating gold hue that appeared in the midcentury abstract paintings, juxtaposed with crisp black and white. In early 2019, look for her new lighting collection with Charleston-based Avrett, available at ADAC’s R.Hughes.
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.
“When partygoers make it into a kitchen, they tend to never leave,” says interior designer Courtney Giles Decker. To route guests elsewhere in her own home, she turned a hallway into a bar, drawing people into a space fully stocked for cocktail hour.
“The dark color really envelops you and feels cozy,” says interior designer Nina Nash. When she and her Mathews Furniture partner Don Easterling created this sultry and sophisticated study in Ansley Park, they installed classic built-ins, then furnished the room in rich tones from both ends of the color spectrum
While budget, time, and ability are legitimate constraints on home improvement projects, often it’s a lack of creativity that limits the possibilities. Homeowners’ most common mistake is launching a project without having a full plan in place.