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A house aficionado crafts his favorite one yet in Roswell, with elements past, present, and future

As the founder of Coastal Living magazine and the mastermind behind the first 20 HGTV Dream Homes, Jack Thomasson has helped form the tastes and wants of homeowners for decades. For his own house in Roswell, he made it personal. “Of every dream house I’ve done, I’m most proud of this,” Jack says.

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This city house makes the most of its idyllic lake setting

This city house makes the most of its idyllic Silver Lake setting

Some homes are worth playing the long game. “We had told a realtor friend that our dream was to find a house to renovate on Silver Lake, and nothing had really come available for over 10 years,” says Michelle Clery, who is a longtime Atlanta resident, along with her husband, Bob Roddewig. “He called us a year later about a home going up for sale the next day, so we jumped in the car to take a look right away.”
E. Lamb Studio

E. Lamb Studio creates moody and magical wallpapers, linens, and prints

Drawing inspiration from books, animals, art museums, and vintage book covers, Lamb’s whimsical designs reflect recurring themes of what she calls “magical realism”: moody landscapes in faded blues, animal menageries in warm terracottas, and playful rabbits in hues of melon and sage.
mountaintop retreat at Blackberry Farm

An Atlanta-based architect and furniture designer team up to create a floating glass mountaintop retreat

The key rule in creating this ridgetop guest house at Tennessee’s Blackberry Farm residences: Don’t impede the view. Architect Keith Summerour collaborated with furniture designer Skylar Morgan to create the wood, metal, and glass abode.
Room Envy

Room Envy: A Serenbe office with dreamy, gray-toned wallpaper

Thanks to its eye-catching wallcovering, this workspace in Patrick and Meghan Sharp’s Serenbe house is guaranteed to spark video-conference envy.
Design Galleria

Why design enthusiasts should visit Nashville and High Point

Tennessee and North Carolina have always offered fun, drivable getaways for Atlantans. For design enthusiasts, Nashville and High Point now offer new reasons to visit.
Melanie Turner

Why blue is such a versatile color for home decor

This spring, designer Melanie Turner released her first book, Inviting Interiors. We chatted with her about a color that appears in much of her work.
Room Envy

Room Envy: A classy crafting space in Brookhaven

Brookhaven homeowner Michelle Clery enjoys ladies nights spent making crafts like jewelry, soaps, and candles—so much so that she dedicated an upstairs hallway area to combining hobbies and socializing with friends.
Kitchens

Four new kitchen designs we love (from Atlanta Designers)

Kitchens invite guests again, laying out natural materials and rich colors as a welcome mat. Here, four new kitchens at the center of family life and festive gathering.
Ashley Dopson

Muralist Ashley Dopson unites communities one wall at a time

An autographed poster by painter Varnette Honeywood from the 1990 National Black Arts Festival hangs in muralist Ashley Dopson’s living room. Family visits to the festival inspired her own interest in art. “That era was a time when people were very aware of the legacy of Black art,” Dopson, 37, says. “For a little girl like me, I felt like I could do this and make a living at it.”
Jayme Armour

A designer’s East Lake cottage deftly combines her love of nature, color, and pattern

After first pondering a move to the country, interior designer Jayme Armour ended up buying a house a few miles from downtown Atlanta, but it turns out the two ideas weren’t that far apart. The 1950s cottage she discovered in East Lake came with a large, lush lot—including a banana palm tree in the back—and a leafy neighborhood.
Elizabeth Ingram and Alton Brown lake house

Inside Elizabeth Ingram and Alton Brown’s Alabama lake house

An intentionally minimalist lake house allows this high-profile couple to hang out in one big room—with a gorgeous view all around.
The surprising rewards of downsizing

The surprising rewards of downsizing

Whether you call it downsizing, rightsizing, aging-in-place, or  just retiring, more Baby Boomers are creating homes that will make life easier in future years. “What we’re seeing is people making a conscious decision before it’s too late to get their stuff in order,” says designer Beverly Baribault. “It’s the difference between having to do it and choosing to do it.”

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A house aficionado crafts his favorite one yet in Roswell, with elements past, present, and future

As the founder of Coastal Living magazine and the mastermind behind the first 20 HGTV Dream Homes, Jack Thomasson has helped form the tastes and wants of homeowners for decades. For his own house in Roswell, he made it personal. “Of every dream house I’ve done, I’m most proud of this,” Jack says.

Market to Table

Miller Union chef Steven Satterfield‘s cookbook is called Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons—and that’s precisely what he’s doing for Atlanta Magazine’s HOME in a series of videos. Satterfield’s cookbook is divided by season, and he offers recipes that are based on the bounty of each season.

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