A longtime art-lover left a larger family home on a quiet Buckhead street behind, eager to be part of the vibrant Midtown cultural scene, and filled her new 2,300-square-foot condo in One Museum Place with her most treasured pieces.
According to residential designer Rodolfo Castro, one of the most remarkable things about this historic English-style cottage in Poncey-Highland (right outside the entrance to the Freedom Park Trail) is that it was spared the bulldozer in the 1960s.
Star designer Elizabeth Ingram, known for creating stylish restaurant interiors, helped chef and Food Network personality Alton Brown design his Marietta loft. Then she married him and moved in.
In his new book, designer Vern Yip doles out tips and inspiration from his ski house in Park City.
That a 1980s contemporary house in Buckhead would be renovated instead of razed is notable, perhaps signaling a growing enthusiasm for the style in the city. It was with that energy that Atlanta Magazine’s HOME displayed its second annual Modern Style showhouse in June, joining in on the reimagination of a contemporary gem.
When Andrea and Jerry Freeman found an empty lot in Roswell overlooking the Chattahoochee River, they got their opportunity to give suburban living their own twist. The goal: build a modern but warm sanctuary embracing the wooded surroundings.
Of the many houses that have influenced architect Linda MacArthur, a circa-1921 Neel Reid home in Ansley Park stands out. “Being from a neighborhood where all of the houses were built in the same style at the same time, it was amazing,” she says. “It taught me a lot about how delightful architecture can be.”
When John and Greer Tirrill discovered a 1930s Buckhead estate by famed Southern architect Lewis Crook, they saw its beautiful bones and transformed it into a livable home that paid homage to its history and worked for modern living.
Anytime weather permits, the steel doors are open at Rachel Milling’s Milton house. Inside and outside are fluid here, with the resort-like pool, porch, living room, kitchen, and breakfast room all flowing together.
It’s no wonder interior designer Laura Walker Baird and her husband, rug guru Paul Baird (owners of Verde Home) have a “groovy ranch” in Morningside with a collection of new and old, custom and shoppable.