If individual spec homes hint at economic recovery, then new builder design centers—a sign of large, growing communities—offer sure hope for the future. Last year Edward Andrews Homes and the Providence Group opened facilities in Alpharetta and Johns Creek, respectively.
Longer evenings are upon us, and as twilight creeps westward it brings the chill of autumn. With that nip in the air, crackling flames in a backyard fire pit are a primal comfort.“Fire pits are better than fireplaces,” says David Gatti, owner of P.O.P.S. Landscaping in Marietta and builder of some 900 fire pits (and countl
In May, Porsche opened its $100 million Experience Center in Hapeville—the company’s largest investment ever outside of its headquarters in Germany. But another German company, kitchen cabinet maker Poggenpohl, has also brought the auto manufacturer’s state-of-the-art technology to metro Atlanta.
HGTV is giving away another fully decorated and renovated home, and this year's prize is just a short drive away on St. Simons Island. Atlanta designer Brian Patrick Flynn describes his inspirations for the house.
Roche Bobois and fashion designer Mimi Plange team up to create a one-time furniture collection benefiting Horizons Atlanta. “Our design sensibilities are in line with each other,” says Plange. “Theirs is modernist but at the same time colorful and fresh, and they take chances. That’s the way we approach our brand.”