Karla Aberdavis and her family pine for the ’50s and ’60s, when they believe good design was at its peak. Their style, a retro mashup that’s part practicality and part kitschy glam, touches every aspect of their lives, from furniture and clothes to music and kitchenware in their 1964 Stone Mountain ranch. For more of their throwback lifestyle, visit Karla’s Instagram, @mintkarla, where she has more than 200,000 followers.
Atlanta Magazine's HOME editor-in-chief Betsy Riley will welcome celebrity designer Kerry Joyce to ADAC for free presentation.
Maybe it’s their good-natured sibling rivalry, or the diplomatic way they disarm sensitive homeowners (Sorry, but your “eggs with legs” collection is not a charming selling point). But HGTV stars Drew and Jonathan Scott are, as The Daily Beast once put it, “reality television’s crack cocaine.”
From his days as an art student, when actress Joan Crawford presented him with a National Watercolor Show award, to his time spent working for New York design legend Billy Baldwin, who once entrusted his young protégé with hanging a client’s priceless Francisco Goya, Atlanta decorator Stan Topol has spent his life steeped in art.
Who wouldn’t be more productive in an office this striking? At this Columbus house, interior designer Chenault James created a multipurpose room to accommodate a mother and her two tween daughters, providing a spot for paying bills and doing homework.
Translated from Japanese, bonsai simply means a tree in a pot. However, the techniques used to grow such a plant are a bit more complex. “Bonsai is the art of making a tree look older,” says Rodney Clemons, a nationally respected bonsai master and teacher from Stone Mountain.
Vicki Bolick enjoys a day of salon pampering as much as the next person, but for her own master bathroom, she nixed the cliche of an all-white retreat.
The key to discovering treasures at Scott Antique Market is to use your imagination. At least, that seems to be the lesson as we explore the mammoth Atlanta market with Eddie Ross, who’s served as decorating editor for Better Homes & Gardens and Martha Stewart Living and recently published his first book.
This season's best design inspirations brings the wilderness inside.