Atlanta Magazine's HOME

This courtyard in Vern Yip’s Rosemary Beach vacation house is his favorite getaway

Vacation homes should be about fun, not chores, so celebrity interior designer and TV host Vern Yip created a low-maintenance courtyard at his family’s Rosemary Beach house, an escape from daily life in Atlanta.

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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.

Laundry room, study room, art room—this farmhouse “family studio” does it all

More than just a room for the washer and dryer, this multipurpose area was dubbed “the family studio” by homeowner Alea Moore, her husband, and four children.
Quarry Yards in Westside Atlanta

These 3 new metro Atlanta developments embrace the outdoors

Westside Atlanta’s 70-acre Quarry Yards, Forsyth County forthcoming mini-city Halcyon, Serenbe's health-and-wellness–focused “hamlet” called Mado—these metro Atlanta developments are focusing on the outdoors.

Houseplants have become the latest must-have accessory

No green thumb? Master gardener? There are houseplants for everyone. From bold foliage patterns to macrame hangers, the design world is inspiring us to embrace our inner gardener. Every room needs a touch of something organic—even the most minimalist spaces.
Outdoor rooms

An insider’s guide to creating garden rooms perfect for entertaining

When Carey Pickard and Chris Howard throw a party—which is often—guests spill across nearly an acre of garden rooms behind their Macon home, a mid-19th-century waterworks structure. Here's some inspiration so you can get back yard like theirs.
King of Pops summer picnic recipes

Throw a laid-back summer picnic with these King of Pops recipes

Everyone in Atlanta knows King of Pops, the now-iconic local ice pop company founded by Steven and Nick Carse in 2010—but what about King of Crops? It’s the 67-acre, bucolic farm the pair bought in 2014 to grow the fruits and herbs for their pops, and it makes a great spot for a community gathering.
Summer bed

It’s hot. Here’s how to keep your bed cool so you can sleep better this summer.

As we throw open the curtain of summer, your bed should be high priority on your list of seasonal switch-outs. However, bedding and all its many layers can be tricky. What makes a comfortable (and chic) summer sleep? Here’s what the experts say—and where to find the goods.
Mableton horse farm

This idyllic farm just outside the Perimeter is a haven for humans and horses alike

A new horse farm doesn't happen overnight—especially in the city. Kate Larimer wanted 15 acres of land with a pond, close to the Vinings-Smyrna area. Luckily, they found a parcel slated for a subdivision that fell through—and it happened to include 14 acres.

This historical West Wesley house inspires whimsy and mystery

Its fanciful turret is apparent from the street, but up close, romantic details appear, including dogwood flowers pressed onto original gutters, custom slate roof tiles, and perfectly patinaed painted brick. “It would be nearly impossible to replicate today,” says architect Brandon Ingram.

Give your house an earthy, organic vibe with this Atlanta designer’s decor picks

Known for a classic style with a dose of glam, Atlanta designer Erika Hollinshead Ward is currently taking cues from the natural world. Here’s what’s inspiring her now.

This penthouse patio has breathtaking views of downtown and west Atlanta

Homeowner Matthew Quinn had to catch his breath when he first walked into this empty penthouse. The lush rooftop rooms are decked out for entertaining and provide incredible views of downtown and west Atlanta.

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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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.

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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