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Gather picnic

This Atlanta company can help you throw a picture-perfect picnic

When married couple Emily and Drew Hecht dreamed up their entertaining company late last year, they had no idea that small outdoor gatherings would be all but the rule for seeing friends in 2020.
Room envy game room

Room Envy: A groovy game room designed for energetic breaks

A ping-pong match provides an energetic break in the day, so Atlanta-based real-estate company MountainSeed hired interior designer Kristen Fountain Wilson of KFD Designs to transform its game room into a winning destination.
Lillian Blades

Atlanta artist Lillian Blades’s three-dimensional “quilts” tell the story of her life

Lillian Blades’s colorful creations have a way of making you feel like you’re under the sea, rolling in the grass, and viewing a desert sunset all at once.
Atlanta Motorsports Park condos

How a racetrack north of Atlanta sold $8M worth of condos in two months

At Atlanta Motorsports Park, a growing Dawsonville complex, the pandemic hasn’t dented appetites for trackside homes, billed as the ultimate trophy cases for car fanatics.
Alpharetta

There’s more to the Alpharetta’s explosive mixed-use growth than Avalon

The metamorphosis of Alpharetta’s formerly sleepy downtown was no accident, albeit a few years behind the rest of metro Atlanta’s post–Great Recession construction boom.

An office and retreat in an airplane hangar gives a nod to the golden age of aviation

After years living in London and designing high-end hotels and restaurants all over the world, Summer Williams returned home to Rome, Georgia, to design an airplane hangar for her pilot father, Mick, who wanted a home for his Cessna T206 airplane at Russell Field—and a place to relax. Here’s how the design took off.

Views of home: 4 metro Atlanta photographers share their backyard escapes

During a season of sheltering at home, four photographers turned the lens on their own outdoor spaces and shared the ways they enjoy them.
breakfast room addition

This lively breakfast room plays with plenty of patterns

This lively breakfast room addition by Atlanta architect Norman Askins and interior designer/author James Farmer fits nicely in a 19th-century house.
Brookwood Hills pavillion

After a tree knocked down their freestanding garage, this Atlanta homeowner made a fine garden folly

When a tree knocked down the freestanding garage in this Brookwood Hills backyard, the homeowners created a charming pavilion—a type of outbuilding sometimes called a garden folly.
Atlanta affordability

3 tips for buying and selling homes in 2020

The world of residential real estate as we know it is changing, thanks to erratic markets, interest-rate cuts, and stymied home showings. Here, three agents tell us how that disruption may affect Atlanta’s real estate market for the longer term.
Gullah Geechee reunion brunch

A Gullah Geechee reunion brunch at the Herndon Home

Many African American families in Georgia have roots in the Sea Islands, often expressed through food that revolves around seafood and rice and okra, which were introduced to the Americas from West Africa during the slave trade.

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Atlanta Magazine’s HOME is a quarterly home-and-garden publication dedicated to life in the South’s capital city. We cover design, architecture, art, gardening, home furnishings, and real estate. We also tap our parent magazine’s heritage of storytelling to provide a rich perspective on our region. AMH is not just about decorating a house, it’s about being at home.

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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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