Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Atlanta Magazine's HOME

Paper artist Laura Bell calls attention to vulnerable species

Laura Bell is fascinated by the fraught interactions between humans and other species. A cross-country road trip three years ago ignited Bell’s penchant for drawing and painting vulnerable species. Now she creates detailed, black-and-white drawings of animals, with a pop of paint to define their natural habitats.

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Room envy

Room Envy: Transforming this Poncey-Highland attic space into a master bath awash in light

Making the most of a 1920s Poncey-Highland house, architect Roger DeWeese tapped into unused attic space to create a spacious master bath. “Since the upstairs windows look directly into a tree canopy, we made it a modern ‘treehouse’ experience.”
Neel Reid Druid Hills home

Designed by Neel Reid, this circa-1914 Druid Hills abode is a vibrant family home

This stately Georgian-style house with the red door often attracts the eye of architecture fans—even if they don’t realize it was designed by historic architect Neel Reid. But this Druid Hills house also gets high praise from homeowner Donna Heilman for livability.
American Craft Show

The American Craft Council Show encourages everyone to be a collector

Some 60 percent of American Craft Council show attendees are longtime collectors who may be on a quest for a specific maker, style, material, or just pure discovery. The weekend-long artisan marketplace runs from March 15–17 at Cobb Galleria Centre.
Mountain Makeover

An Atlanta family crafts a rundown ranger station in Highlands into a creative, cozy cottage

Highlands, North Carolina, is well-known among Atlantans for its rustic mountain houses, but it was a modest office building that caught Laird Memory’s eye as a potential second home. The low-slung former ranger station and law office had ugly interiors, but that didn’t deter Laird and her husband, Matt Bunting, from transforming the building into their dream mountain getaway.
Star Metals

Under construction: 3 major developments going up across metro Atlanta

Midtown's colossus No.2 Opus Place tower is bringing 186 swanky condominiums in 2021, Grubb Properties’ Park at Perimeter Center East will be a 20-acre campus for offices, retail, and townhomes in Dunwoody, and Star Metals' Westside development will bring a 14-story, 155-key boutique hotel to Howell Mill Road.
Tom Dixon

Designer Tom Dixon chats about his new collection

Tom Dixon will be in town on the Atlanta leg of his Big Fat American tour on February 26, kicking off the release of his latest furniture collection, dubbed FAT.
Room Envy

Room Envy: This cozy kitchen moves the refrigerator and small appliances out of view

Bravo to kitchens that function well—without a predictable recipe of ingredients. For a clean look, builder and designer Pam Sessions located the refrigerator and small appliances in an adjacent pantry and forewent the ubiquitous barstools for a luxurious banquette.
142 Forest Avenue House Envy

House Envy: This historic cottage is about as close as it gets to Marietta Square

Once home to a traveling doctor and a law office, this more-than-100-year-old cottage has a storied history. Thanks to an extensive renovation over the past year, it has been restored to its original beauty as a single-family home.

New Oushak rugs offer a contemporary spin on an ancient style

With dreamy colors and traditional patterns, antique Oushak rugs have long been a staple of plush living rooms. But the Oushak style is popular anew—now with a modern refresh, according to Jason Moattar of ADAC’s Moattar Ltd. Here’s a 101 for buying your own.

For woodworker Skylar Morgan, every small detail matters

This fall, more than 15 years after launching his eponymous residential and commercial millwork and woodworking company, furniture maker Skylar Morgan moved his business, Skylar Morgan Furniture + Design, into a 44,000-square-foot warehouse in West Midtown, doubling his space.

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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Designed by Neel Reid, this circa-1914 Druid Hills abode is a vibrant family home

This stately Georgian-style house with the red door often attracts the eye of architecture fans—even if they don’t realize it was designed by historic architect Neel Reid. But this Druid Hills house also gets high praise from homeowner Donna Heilman for livability.

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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