Sunday, December 9, 2018

Atlanta Magazine's HOME

Embracing my inner “wintrovert”

Wintroversion takes many years of faithful practice. It is a meditation, a seasonal discipline. It is a time that spans the end of an old year and beginning of the new, which invites metamorphosis. Things slow down, and your body is given the grace to catch up with your life.

Latest Stories

For the home

There’s something special about knowing the person who actually made the jewelry you’re wearing, the handbag you’re carrying, or the food you’re serving. With Atlanta’s cleverly curated galleries and online sources, it’s easier than ever to shop local. These are the best indie makers who create handmade goods for your home.

Room Envy: A retro dining room gets a midcentury remodel

Loving all things midcentury, Laird Memory and her husband, Matt Bunting, updated their circa-1951 ranch off Collier Road while keeping the era’s cool vibe. The remodeled dining room (which was once a porch) features 11-foot-tall ceilings, oversized windows, and some sassy decor.
House Envy: 2086 North Ponce De Leon Avenue

House Envy: This Mediterranean-style house in Druid Hills was designed by one of Georgia’s first female architects

The Historic Druid Hills house is one of several Atlanta homes designed by one of Georgia’s first female architects, Leila Ross Wilburn. During Deana Kingsbury's ownership, the house was extensively renovated to suit a 21st-century family, but its history wasn’t forgotten in the process.
Tile style

Where to buy chic tile in Atlanta, according to designer Beth Kooby

Beth Kooby gets excited just talking about tile. With style that ranges from bold and geometric to soft and organic, Kooby is an expert at mixing and matching the colors, textures, and patterns that tile injects into a room. She gave us a tour of her favorite showrooms for chic surfaces in Atlanta.

How the co-owners of the General Muir renovated their stunning Virginia-Highland home

It took 18 years for Jennifer Johnson and her husband, Ben, to determine exactly how they should update their historic Virginia-Highland house. They both started their careers as attorneys, and, according to Jennifer, the decision to open restaurants (which include the General Muir, West Egg Cafe, the Canteen, Fred’s Meat & Bread, and Yalla) was just as carefully considered.

Elements of Style: Jewel tones and faceted shapes bring a dose of rich glam this fall

From gem side tables to emerald lamps to "What a Gem" fabrics, jewel tones and faceted shapes are bringing rich glam to Atlanta this fall.
House Beautiful Whole Home Concept House

House Beautiful launches its first concept house in Brookhaven with an all-star Atlanta design team

House Beautiful’s Whole Home Concept House, which opens tomorrow in Brookhaven, is the first custom house the media brand has ever built, accomplished it with local talent of Atlanta builder Michael Ladisic, architect Linda MacArthur, interior designer Sherry Hart, and kitchen and bath designer Matthew Quinn. The house also marks the end of the Sophie Dow Donelson era of the magazine.
Little By Little

How moving to the South taught me it’s okay to ease in slowly

When I moved to my 1,800-square-foot loft in Atlanta two years ago, my furniture looked better suited to a dollhouse. I needed to fill this big white box with stuff. Every day, returning to my bare home felt excruciatingly lonely. Finally, I set up an appointment with an interior designer through an online service called Homepolish.
Chef's kitchen Asha Gomez

3 acclaimed Atlanta chefs dish on the details of their home kitchens

We spoke to famous Atlanta chefs—Asha Gomez, formerly of Cardamom Hill and Spice to Table, Justin Anthony of True Story Brands, and Ford Fry of the Optimist, Superica, St. Cecilia, and more—about their favorite room in the house: the kitchen.
Room envy

Room Envy: A green splash flipped this kitchen from plain to bold and funky

Light and understated was never the personality of this loft—or its owner—says interior designer Gina Sims, who amped up this plain kitchen with layers of bold features. Homeowner Cati Teague specified “awesome and green,” which sent Sims on a hunt for the perfect backsplash tile.
Vinings European House

This Vinings cottage is the perfect portrayal of Southern-European design

When Cathy Groome was asked to describe the style of house she wanted, “Southern-European” was the best she could come up with. But architects Craig Dixon and Todd Pritchett got it right away. The house is tucked into a wooded enclave of cottage-style homes in Vinings that Chip developed on a 2.5-acre piece of property, all with a European sensibility.
530 Lakeshore

House Envy: This one-of-a-kind home in Lake Claire is surrounded by nature

Cherie Restler says one of her favorite comments that she’s heard about her unique Lake Claire house was from a delivery man who said he felt like he was in Game of Thrones. After all, it’s not every day you approach a house via iron-spike-lined footbridge and knock on a windowless steel door.

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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How the co-owners of the General Muir renovated their stunning Virginia-Highland home

It took 18 years for Jennifer Johnson and her husband, Ben, to determine exactly how they should update their historic Virginia-Highland house. They both started their careers as attorneys, and, according to Jennifer, the decision to open restaurants (which include the General Muir, West Egg Cafe, the Canteen, Fred’s Meat & Bread, and Yalla) was just as carefully considered.

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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