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When we asked a few local designers and architects to discuss the roles mentors played in shaping their careers, we noted an abundance of gratitude in their responses. Yet these feelings of admiration do not seem to be one-sided. When we turned to the mentors themselves, seeking a few sage words about design, we were struck by the great sense of pride they feel in their students’ success.
Now in its 18th year, the Junior League of Atlanta’s annual Tour of Kitchens (March 28–29) has raised more than $1 million for JLA programs benefiting at-risk women and children. Take a self-guided tour of 14 kitchens—seven open each day—and meet the designers who planned the spaces.
When modern design goes bad, it goes really bad, says interior designer Jo Rabaut. “You can get away with a poorly designed traditional room and it can still look okay,” she says. “Good modern is more of a challenge.”
What sets these two zig-zag patterns apart?
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After moving back to Marietta following seven years in New York, Dana and Hicks Poor couldn’t find the right house and were starting to consider new construction. Then one day Dana went for a walk near the square and spotted a foreclosure notice on a midcentury-era house that the two native Mariettans had long admired.
Decorator Jennifer Healey had an “aha” moment when she decided to convert a small former dining area into a home office for her family of four. Because the space opens to both the kitchen and family room, it needed to be attractive as well as efficient.
Local illustrator and graphic designer Hannah Cross recently debuted her collection of fine scarves, and we haven't been this dazzled by silk since Hermes opened at Buckhead Atlanta.