Atlanta-based interior designer William Peace of Peace Design knows something about jaw-dropping landscapes. This house in the foothills of the Tetons in Jackson Hole appears as if it’s been there 100 years, mimicking the look of small, historic trapper cabins on the 10-acre property.
Homeowners gave this Atlanta architect and designer, Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, a challenge: Design a spacious house for a family of five that still “reads” as a cottage and fits all the requirements of a historic Decatur neighborhood. This popular modern farmhouse style fit the bill.
After buying a unit in the Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Sally and Trav Paulk enlisted interior designer Tiffany Hinton of Lola Interiors in Fernandina Beach to bring in rich color, cool furnishings, and clever architectural features.
Interior designer Michelle Workman's clients have included John Travolta and Kirstie Alley, but now she left Hollywood so her family could experience small-town life on a 13-acre farm on Lookout Mountain, Georgia.
She used to live in the Hogwarts castle. Now, Lady Melissa Percy brings British country style to Georgia.
Lady Melissa Percy grew up in a 20-bedroom, 11th-century castle that stood in for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. She was once married to a best friend of Prince William. Now, she's moved to the U.S. and launched her line of women’s sporting sweaters, Mistamina.
James Farmer says it made his day when the cable TV technician asked, “Has this house been in your family for years?” The abode in question was actually brand new but carefully designed to look vintage.
Three families, three locations, and three beautiful lakeside summer homes. Take a tour inside.
In 2008, architect Frank Neely’s clients called him with bad news. They’d decided not to go ahead with the renovation he’d drafted of the 1940s-era Buckhead home where they’d lived for more than 15 years. But three years later, the couple came calling again: They wanted him to create a completely new house—a grand English Tudor.
Antimodern sentiment has practically vanished as the region’s attitude toward unconventional architecture has finally begun to shift. Although Atlanta is stocked with ranch-style, midcentury modern homes, locally the modern trend experienced a long lull beginning in the 1980s.
It’s no secret that midcentury-modern furniture is back in vogue. But now, the era’s ranch-style and split-level homes are selling better than ever, according to Vanessa Reilly of Atlanta boutique real estate firm DOMO Realty. Although midcentury modern homes can be found throughout Atlanta, she notes that the majority are close to I-285, with the highest concentrations in the neighborhoods of Amberwood, Collier Heights, Northcrest, and Northwoods.