Depending on how it’s used, green can be either soothing or energizing, according to Stephanie Andrews, founder of Balance Design Atlanta.
Ditch the lucite, curate your kids' spaces (but don't leave their voices out!), and don't feel like you have to spend a fortune, says designer and TV personality Jeremiah Brent.
“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
“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.
Pink and green in a historic Druid Hills kitchen? Bring it on, says homeowner Katie Newsom, who has always loved preppy colors but didn’t expect to use them in her kitchen.
Light and understated was never the personality of this loft—or its owner—says interior designer Gina Sims, who amped up this plain kitchen with layers of bold features. Homeowner Cati Teague specified “awesome and green,” which sent Sims on a hunt for the perfect backsplash tile.
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.
Gone are the dark and dreary basements of 1970s sitcoms. Today’s terrace levels are no longer afterthoughts full of used furniture.
This year, Clary launched her own eponymous firm after 10 years working with her mother, interior designer Margaret Bosbyshell of Margaux Interiors Limited. A recent Traditional Home New Trad, she is known for a classic, feminine aesthetic. Here’s what’s inspiring her now.
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.