In the rarefied world of passementerie—the decorative fabric trim, tape, tassels, and cords that adorn draperies, furniture skirts, and more—Georgia’s Fringe Market has the high-end niche cornered.
Last year Atlanta joined the dozen or so cities served by Homepolish, a New York–based interior design firm that charges by the hour. Its revolutionary fee structure (from $50) is designed “to make the luxury of having a personal interior designer accessible to a larger market,” says cofounder and CEO Noa Santos.
PulteGroup has built an entire paper village inside a Norcross warehouse to test new house plans.
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.”
When Atlantans buy local art, everyone wins. The work is often less expensive, it fosters the city’s creative culture, and it helps artists stay in business.
In town to open his new Buckhead Atlanta store, the ceramicist and designer dishes on today's trends and why everyone needs a dash of vulgarity.
Now in its 18th year, the Junior League of Atlanta’s annual Tour of Kitchens (March 28–29) has raised more than $1 million for JLA programs benefiting at-risk women and children. Take a self-guided tour of 14 kitchens—seven open each day—and meet the designers who planned the spaces.
Nine years after the groundbreaking reality show Trading Spaces stopped production, TLC has announced a return of the series in 2018. We caught up with local cast member and designer Vern Yip on the set of the new show.