CONTENTS MAY 2011
CITY CHIC | COUNTRY CALM Designer Jimmy Stanton renders a Westside pied-à-terre wondrous, while maintaining a humble escape in the Georgia countryside WRITTEN BY KATE ABNEY
80 LAKESIDE LEISURE Tempering an all-white
palette with natural wood and stone, designer Paige Sumblin Schnell creates a relaxing retreat on the shores of Lake Martin WRITTEN BY BRIAN DESARRO
SIMPLE SOPHISTICATION When it comes to getting away, Atlanta tastemaker Kay Douglass and her family answer the beck and call of their 1920s lodge-turned-vacation home on Lake Rabun WRITTEN BY CLINTON SMITH
DESTINATION INSPIRATION Accelerate your summer shopping with our abundant inspiration guides for capturing the signature styles of Atlantans’ favorite vacation spots and second home locales
CALENDAR Galleries and museums across the city salute the joys of spring with fresh color, lively textures and imaginative three-dimensional works 27 NAOMI Our dilettante-in-chief ponders the latest crazes in vacation home locations as well as the most stupendous events on the spring social circuit 28 FOOD NEWS Culinary extravaganzas from here to Highlands, and the fabulous debut of two new Italian eateries, including one from JCT’s Ford Fry 30 TABLETOP Spend a stylish afternoon in the garden with a whimsical tabletop inspired by the unfettered beauty of Atlanta’s natural surroundings 104 ETC. Marcia interviews an Atlanta original: the reigning champion of timeless yet brazen interior design, Manhattan-based maestro Miles Redd
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Easy Living With vacation homes as the focus of this month’s issue, I’ve started thinking about my own summertime plans, which have yet to be determined. For a little inspiration, I turned to some Atlanta tastemakers to see what they’ll be up to this year. “After six weeks of very unusual snow in Cashiers last winter, which caused a multitude of plants to bid us farewell, we will be working atop Big Sheep Mountain getting things back into shape.” —Winton Noah, co-owner, Ainsworth-Noah & Associates “Summer and vacation are now year-round for me. In April, my husband and I moved into our new lakefront home, just south of Atlanta. Boating and ﬁshing and sticking my toes in the water will take me to that place of peace, right in my own back yard. Every day will feel like a vacation day. And of course, summer also means hosting the televised ﬁreworks program at Lenox Square on the Fourth of July.” —Monica Pearson, anchor, WSB-TV “I look forward to spending as much time as possible riding my new horse, which I hope to be getting in the next couple of months. No exotic summer trips—just time in Cherokee County riding and spending lazy summer days with my ‘horse family’ Sandy and Allen on their beautiful horse farm!” —Nancy Solomon, owner, Solomon Projects “I will be spending some quiet vacation time—and escaping the Atlanta heat—in the Hudson River Valley. A little over an hour outside New York City, I will most certainly make a stop at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to ﬁnalize plans for the High’s next big exhibition, ‘Picasso to Warhol: Twelve Modern Masters,’ opening in October.” —Michael E. Shapiro, Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Director, High Museum of Art I’d love to know your plans, as well. Stay in touch with us this summer at facebook.com/atlantahomesmag. Clinton Smith Editorial Director twitter.com/clintonrsmith
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Vivre ONE OF ATLANTA’S LANDMARK HIGH-RISE RESIDENCES IS THE EMBODIMENT OF THE GOOD LIFE, COMPLIMENTS OF DESIGNER JOHN OETGEN
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For this home at The Mansion on Peachtree, designer John Oetgen created an elegant atmosphere, with a touch of his trademark “whimsy” thrown in. opposite Against the otherwise neutral scheme, a single red silk pillow grabs your attention. “I think there’s nothing better than a black suit with a big, ol’ brooch on it,” Oetgen explains. “You can change that brooch every day; it can be rubies and diamonds one day, sapphires and emeralds the next! That’s all a pillow is. It’s a brooch for the room.”
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“I’ve always been a fan of Atlanta designer John Oetgen. Somehow, he seems to know exactly how to strike the right balance when mixing the old and the new. It’s really a skill to be able to make it all seem so natural and so not forced, and John has obviously perfected this skill.” —Jennifer Boles, ThePeakOfChic.com From the post, “Decorating and Drinks,” March 17, 2010
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SEA ISLAND, GA Georgia’s poshest barrier island, this elegant getaway has been a favorite second home destination for well-heeled Atlantans for generations. WHAT TO DO Ride a bike under the tree-canopied streets, walk along the Atlantic shores, just relax. WHERE TO STAY The Cloister at Sea Island has been a mainstay for more than 80 years. Rates start at $349; seaisland.com. WHERE TO GO St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island and Little St. Simons are nearby and fun to explore. BEFORE YOU GO You can check out the local forecast and tide tables at comecoastawhile.com, and if you can’t get to the water fast enough, watch a video feed of the St. Simons Island Pier Cam at glynncounty.org.
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STYLE ( inspiration ) ALYS BEACH, FL Located along Scenic Highway 30A in the Florida panhandle, this traditional neighborhood development is one of the newest in the state. WHAT TO DO Homeowners and their guests can wile away the days at the Caliza Pool. Passersby pop into the The Fonville Press for a New York Times and iced latte. WHERE TO EAT George’s at Alys Beach is a family favorite; we love Señora Anna’s Fish Tacos and the grouper sandwich. WHAT THE LOCALS KNOW The master plan for the community was designed by Duany Plater-Zyberk, the same ﬁrm which designed Seaside, Florida. BEFORE YOU GO Interested in a vacation rental? Visit alysbeach.com for tours of homes as well as their availability.
DECORATIVE BATIK BLOCK-PRINT STAMPS, $13-$19 EACH. ANTHONY | WOLF, 56 EAST ANDREWS DR., ATLANTA 30305. (404) 261-7778; ANTHONYWOLFCOLLECTION.COM HERMÈS BICYCLE IN STAINLESS STEEL AND LEATHER, $4,525. HERMÈS, 273 BUCKHEAD AVE., ATLANTA 30305. (404) 233-1011; HERMES.COM “SAHARA” PENDANT, $2,490. REDEFINED HOME BOUTIQUE, 887 HOWELL MILL RD., ATLANTA 30318. (404) 815-7250; REDEFINEDHOMEBOUTIQUE.COM KUBA JAIPURI POUF, $425. CALYPSO ST. BARTH, (866) 422-5977; CALYPSOSTBARTH.COM HANDWOVEN BASKET, $59.95. CRATE & BARREL, LENOX SQUARE, 3393 PEACHTREE RD. NE, ATLANTA 30326. (404) 239-0008; CRATEANDBARREL.COM ETHANOLFUELED “UNI FLAME” FIREPLACE, $1,650. DESIGN WITHIN REACH, 2451 PEACHTREE RD. NE, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 841-2471; DWR.COM SILVER-TONE FANDOLIER, $475. NEIMAN MARCUS, (888) 888-4757; NEIMANMARCUS.COM BAKER STUDIO “MARRAKECH” SIDE TABLE. AVAILABLE TO THE TRADE ONLY THROUGH BAKER KNAPP & TUBBS, ADAC, 351 PEACHTREE HILLS AVE. NE, SUITE 206, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 266-0501; KOHLERINTERIORS.COM “TAJ MAHAL” BEADED NAPKIN RING, $52. AVAILABLE IN JUNE AT B.D. JEFFRIES, 3736 ROSWELL RD., SUITE B, ATLANTA 30342. (404) 231-3004; BDJEFFRIES.COM SET OF SIX BLEACHED WOOD DINING CHAIRS, $5,250. SOUTH OF MARKET, 345 PEACHTREE HILLS AVE. NE, SUITE 100, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 995-9399; SOUTHOFMARKET.BIZ INTERIOR PORTRAITS BY VICTORIA HAGAN, ($50, RIZZOLI) WHITE RESIN DOG BOWLS, $67-$79 EACH. HIGHLAND PET SUPPLY, 1186 N. HIGHLAND AVE. NE, SUITE G, ATLANTA 30306. (404) 892-5900; HIGHLANDPET.COM 12
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STYLE ( inspiration ) CASHIERS, NC Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, this idyllic village boasts an almost perfect climate, especially in the summer. WHERE TO STAY Since 1922, the High Hampton Inn & Country Club has offered simple and rustic accommodations. highhamptoninn.com. WHERE TO GO Stop at the Cashiers Farmer’s Market at the “crossroads” on Highway 64 for fresh produce and other locally sourced staples. cashiersfarmersmarket.com. WANT TO LIVE THERE? Check out cashiersnorthcarolina.com for a listing of local real estate companies. SAVE THE DATE The Cashiers Designer Showhouse is August 20-September 5. Visit cashiershistoricalsociety.org for details.
“ANTLER” FABRIC BY ERIC COHLER FOR LEE JOFA. AVAILABLE TO THE TRADE THROUGH LEE JOFA, (404) 812-6995; LEEJOFA.COM CARVED WOOD-AND-BRASS OWL BOTTLE OPENER BY ROOST, $18. PIECES, 3234-A ROSWELL RD. NW, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 869-2476; PIECESINC.COM ANTIQUE FRENCH WINE BOTTLES, $75-$240 EACH. VINTAGE, 22-A EAST ANDREWS DR. NW, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 846-0907 HIVE MODERN BANDOO BOOKSHELF BY KENNETH COBONPUE, $830. SWITCH MODERN, 1193 HOWELL MILL RD., ATLANTA 30318. (404) 605-0196; SWITCHMODERN.COM OLIVEWOOD BRANCH SALAD SERVERS, $50 FOR THE PAIR. ERIKA READE, LTD., 3732 ROSWELL RD. NE, ATLANTA 30342. (404) 233-3857; ERIKAREADE.COM “PINUS AT THE HORSE FARM” (96” X 92”) ACRYLIC ON CANVAS BY ATLANTA ARTIST MICHAEL DINES, PRICE UPON REQUEST. (404) 522-9390; MICHAELDINES.COM ASPEN TABLE LAMP IN GILDED IRON, $273. AVAILABLE IN JUNE AT CIRCA LIGHTING, 22 EAST ANDREWS DR. NW, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 233-4131; CIRCALIGHTING.COM MR. BROWN “LUBERON” CHAIR. AVAILABLE TO THE TRADE THROUGH HOLLAND & COMPANY/MACRAE, ADAC, 351 PEACHTREE HILLS AVE. NE, SUITE 238, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 233-0233; HOLLANDANDCOMPANY.COM SIMON PEARCE ROSEMARY LEAF PEWTER NAPKIN RINGS, $65 FOR A SET OF FOUR. SIMONPEARCE.COM FOR RETAILERS PORCELAIN “MELON” PITCHER BY NORTH CAROLINA ARTIST BEN OWEN, $250. THE SIGNATURE SHOP & GALLERY, 3267 ROSWELL RD. NE, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 237-4426; THE SIGNATURESHOP.COM “FIM” AGATE BOOKENDS, $195 FOR THE PAIR. AVAILABLE AT THE MERCANTILE 14
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WHEN NOTHING COMPARES TO THE BREATHTAKING VIEWS IN THIS LOW-KEY NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY, WHY TRY? THESE ITEMS DRAW UPON THE AREA’S NATURAL BEAUTY, MAKING THEMSELVES RIGHT AT HOME. LATITUDE 35.1056 LONGITUDE -83.0965
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STYLE ( inspiration ) HIGHLANDS, NC Once you cross the Georgia/North Carolina border headed to this mountain hamlet, the temperature drops and the humidity all but disappears. WHAT TO DO Wander around the shops and galleries of downtown or take a hike up Whiteside Mountain, where you might spot a peregrine falcon or two. WHERE TO STAY The Old Edwards Inn and Spa was named the No. 1 Hotel Spa in North America by Condé Nast Traveler. Download the spa menu at oldedwardsinn.com.
-WHERE TO EAT Madison’s at Old Edwards Inn & Spa is a AAA Four-Diamond Award winner. We also love the food and the courtyard at Wild Thyme Gourmet Restaurant. Peruse the menu at wildthymegourmet.com.
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CHALK IT UP TO THE ELEVATION—3,832 FEET. YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND A TOUCH OF WHIMSY OR THE UNEXPECTED IN THE BEAUTIFUL HOMES OF THIS MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY. THESE FINDS CONVEY THE AREA’S FRESH TAKE ON TRADITION. LATITUDE 35.0526 LONGITUDE -83.1968
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“DUFOUR” TABLE LAMP MADE FROM RECYCLED PRINTING BLOCKS, $735. BEE, 26 EAST ANDREWS DR. NW, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 3659858; BEEATLANTA.COM AXEL VERVOORDT: WABI INSPIRATIONS, ($65, FLAMMARION) ETCHED BIRCH WINE GLASSES, $15 EACH. ANTHONY | WOLF, SET UPON “HEMINGWAY” NESTING TRAYS, $55-$95 EACH, B.D. JEFFRIES FAUX BOIS SILVER TABLE FROM CAROLYN MALONE, $950. AVAILABLE AT SCOUT HEARTH TOOL SET BY ROOST, $385 FOR THE SET. AVAILABLE AT SCOUT “SEYMOUR” HIGHBACK CHAIR IN CRUSHED VELVET, $1,975. BUNGALOW CLASSIC, 1197 HOWELL MILL RD. NW, ATLANTA 30318. (404) 367-8522; BUNGALOWCLASSIC.COM KELLY WEARSTLER FOR SFERRA “QUARTZ” PILLOW, $128. BELLE CHAMBRE, 1248 WEST PACES FERRY RD., ATLANTA 30327. (404) 816-5333; BELLECHAMBRE.COM; SFERRA.COM PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER SET, $25. AVAILABLE AT BEE MODERN WINDSOR CHAISE, $699. AVAILABLE AT WEST ELM, 260 18TH STREET NW, ATLANTA 30363. (404) 541-9310; WESTELM.COM SUZANNE KASLER FOR BALLARD DESIGNS ATELIER ANTLERS IN STYLE V, $49. BALLARD DESIGNS, (800) 536-7551; BALLARDDESIGNS.COM “CLAUDETTE” HEADBOARD WITH REMOVABLE BIRD ORNAMENT, $299-$599. AVAILABLE THROUGH BALLARD DESIGNS “RAINY DAY, MT. EVANS” MIXED-MEDIA PAINTING ON PANEL BY ATLANTA ARTIST TODD ALEXANDER, PRICE UPON REQUEST. PRYOR FINE ART, 22-F BENNETT ST., ATLANTA 30309. (404) 352-8775; PRYORFINEART.COM
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STYLE ( inspiration ) LAKE MARTIN, AL This central Alabama retreat features a variety of home styles, from rustic cabins to luxe waterfront homes within the The Ridge at Lake Martin. WHAT TO DO Don’t miss a meal at Spring House restaurant, where the menu is created by Chef Chris Hastings of the famed Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham. WHERE TO GO Catherine’s Market at Russell Crossroads offers more than standard provisions; this gourmet hub brings a Dean and Deluca-esque quality to the area. INSIDER TIP Before dinner, arrive at the Spring House restaurant in time for a cocktail to watch the sunset from the upper deck. MORE INFO Check out the scenery at russelllandsonlakemartin.com
“WOBBLE” WALNUT CHESS SET BY UMBRA, $275. W ATLANTA - MIDTOWN GIFT SHOP, 188 14TH ST. NE, ATLANTA 30361. (404) 892-6000 “LEO” FABRIC BY PHILIP GORRIVAN FOR HIGHLAND COURT. AVAILABLE TO THE TRADE THROUGH DURALEE, ADAC, (404) 467-8404; DURALEE.COM TEAK TWO-DOOR CABINET, $1,199. CRATE & BARREL “NARROWS” OIL ON CANVAS BY ELIZABETH STOCKTON. SIMILAR WORKS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MERCANTILE AND ELIZABETHSTOCKTON.COM IRON GARDEN CHAIR, $450. SIMPLY HOME, 4209 ROSWELL RD. NE, ATLANTA 30342. (404) 497-9781 FLOOR LAMP, $725. VERDE HOME, 1000 MARIETTA ST., SUITE 244, ATLANTA 30318. (678) 927-9113; VERDEHOMEINC.COM RIGAUD CANDLE IN CYPRESS, $90. OWENLAWRENCE, 1200 HOWELL MILL RD. NW, ATLANTA 30318. (404) 869-7360; OWENLAWRENCE.COM; RIGAUD-PARIS.COM HARDWOOD FLUTED CARVED STOOL, $299. ROOM & BOARD, 1170 HOWELL MILL RD. NW, ATLANTA 30318. (404) 682-5900; ROOMANDBOARD.COM “SANTORINI” LANTERNS IN POLISHED NICKEL, $25-139 EACH. RESTORATION HARDWARE, 120 PERIMETER CENTER WEST, SUITE 200, ATLANTA 30346. (770) 804-9040; RESTORATIONHARDWARE.COM BASKET WEAVE LEATHER PILLOW, STARTING AT $39. RESTORATION HARDWARE METAL LANTERN, $2,150. SOUTH OF MARKET, 345 PEACHTREE HILLS AVE. NE, SUITE 100, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 995-9399; SOUTHOFMARKET.BIZ FAUX SHAGREEN “CARA” COCKTAIL TABLE, $1,425. BUNGALOW CLASSIC HENRY HALL DESIGNS ZINC-AND-ALUMINUM CAST BENCH AND SIDE TABLE. AVAILABLE TO THE TRADE THROUGH LOGAN GARDENS, ADAC, (404) 231-4808; LOGANGARDENS.COM 18
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STYLE ( inspiration ) MADISON, GA Just an hour from Atlanta, this town (founded in 1809) is perfect for aﬁcianados of historic homes and architecture. WHERE TO STAY The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation is 30 miles away; ritzcarlton.com/reynolds. WHERE TO GO The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center is the the area’s hub for arts programming. WHEN TO GO The Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes is May 6-7. For details, visit mmcc-arts.org. INSIDER TIP An 1845 guide to Georgia proclaimed Madison “the most cultured and aristocratic town on the stagecoach route from Charleston to New Orleans.” REQUIRED READING Madison: A Classic Southern Town ($50, Golden Coast Books) by William R. Mitchell.
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DUE EAST BETWEEN ATLANTA AND AUGUSTA, THIS HISTORIC VILLAGE FEATURES ANTEBELLUM ARCHITECTURE, BUCOLIC FARMS AND A WALKABLE DOWNTOWN SQUARE, ALL PERFECT FOR A SUNDAY DRIVE TO THE COUNTRY. LATITUDE 33.5957 LONGITUDE-83.4679
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STYLE ( inspiration ) ROSEMARY BEACH, FL This idyllic beach community has everything you need, all within a ten-minute walk. WHAT TO DO Rent a bike, relax by the ocean or meet friends at one of the two Village Greens. WHERE TO STAY The town offers an extensive cottage rental program; rosemarybeach.com. For something romantic, consider the 11-room Pensione Inn. WHERE TO GO Grab a sandwich or a bottle of sauvignon blanc at the gourmet Wild Olives Market. INSIDER TIP Delta
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“MARCHMONT” CHEST ADORNED WITH NATURAL SHELLS, $1,395. BEE SMALL PAINT PALETTE PILLOW, $35. CB2, 1080 PEACHTREE ST. NE, ATLANTA 30309. (404) 894-3763; CB2.COM DAVID MELLOR GLASS BOWLS, $25-$38 EACH. DESIGN WITHIN REACH PERFORATED MARAIS A CHAIR IN PLUM, $450. DESIGN WITHIN REACH WAINSCOTT PENDANT LIGHT BY RICHARD MISHAAN IN SUNFLOWER YELLOW, STARTING AT $1,515. THE URBAN ELECTRIC CO., (843) 723-8140; URBANELECTRICCO.COM STRAY DOG DESIGNS JENNY LYNN TABLE LAMP IN ANTIGUAN BLUE, $475. VERDE HOME COTTON BEACH BAGS IN PINK AND NAVY, $80 EACH. B.D. JEFFRIES ANGELA ADAMS HAND-TUFTED WOOL “OCEAN” RUG IN SEAGLASS, STARTING AT $450. AVAILABLE AT DESIGN WITHIN REACH AND THROUGH ANGELAADAMS.COM DIANE VON FURSTENBERG HOME “FLORAL BATIK” DESSERT PLATE, $18. BLOOMINGDALES, LENOX SQUARE, 3393 PEACHTREE RD. NE, ATLANTA 30326. (404) 495-2800; BLOOMINGDALES.COM “STUDENT PRESSURE” MIXEDMEDIA PAINTING BY SALLY KING BENEDICT, $3,600. SALLY KING BENEDICT, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. (843) 722-0697; SALLYBENEDICT.COM PILLOWS BY ATHENS, GEORGIABASED BLOCK & BRAYER, $80-$160 EACH. FABRICS, PRINT TO ORDER AT $85 PER YARD. ALLISON HARPER INTERIOR DESIGN, ADAC, 425 PEACHTREE HILLS AVE., SUITE 30A, ATLANTA 30305. (770) 366-4436; ALLISONHARPERDESIGN.COM LILLY PULITZER VAN DESSEL CRUISER IN STUFFED SHELLS PRINT, $450. MINT JULEP, 2353 PEACHTREE RD. NE, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 814-9155; MINTJULEPGA.COM; LILLYPULITZER.COM
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STYLE ( inspiration ) SOUTH GEORGIA Well-known for its hunting plantations, the area’s natural beauty lures visitors time and time again. WHERE TO GO Thomasville is a hot bed of activity; Jane Fonda performed there in April and its charming downtown is the epitome of Main Street USA. For the the adventuresome, try an overnight wilderness canoeing trip through the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Go to fws.gov/okefenokee for details. WHERE TO STAY Bedandbreakfast.com lists an array of cozy accommodations throughout the region. WHAT TO DO Jimmy Carter often teaches Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church; visit mbcplains.org for his upcoming schedule.
“BOLEYN” SKIRTED CHAIR, $1,790. BUNGALOW CLASSIC MILK BOTTLE MEASURING CUPS, $24 FOR THE SET OF FOUR. ANTHROPOLOGIE SIMPLE CUSHIONED STOOL, $385. SIMPLY HOME LA GRANDE VOLIERE PENDANT LIGHT, $950. THE CONRAN SHOP LOLL DESIGN “PICKET” 7-FOOT LOW-BACK BENCH IN LEAF, $1,502. KOLO COLLECTION, 1189 HOWELL MILL RD., ATLANTA 30318. (404) 355-1717; KOLOCOLLECTION.COM “STILL LIFE WITH PITCHER AND VASE” OIL ON CANVAS BY GIOVANNI CASADEI, $2,300. ANNE IRWIN FINE ART, 25-D BENNETT ST. NW, ATLANTA 30309. (404) 352-1855; ANNEIRWINFINEART.COM OLY STUDIO CAST RESIN MUSHROOM ORNAMENTS, $575 FOR THE PAIR. MRS. HOWARD AQUAOVO “OVOPUR” ECO-FRIENDLY PORCELAIN WATER FILTER WITH WOODEN BASE, $699. ABC CARPET & HOME, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. (212) 473-3000; ABCHOME.COM; AQUAOVO.COM CREAMED HONEY FROM HIDDEN SPRINGS FARM IN WILLIAMSON, GEORGIA, $12. BEE BEELINE HOME WOODAND-ANTIQUE SILVER “TWITTER” STATUE, $600. MRS. HOWARD “AMOUR” LINEN FABRIC BY ETAMINE PARIS, AVAILABLE TO THE TRADE THROUGH AINSWORTH-NOAH & ASSOCIATES RECYCLED GLASS “VALENCIA” BOTTLES, $20 FOR A SET OF THREE. THE SUNDANCE CATALOG, (800) 4222770; SUNDANCECATALOG.COM 24
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THE DYNAMIC FUSION WORKS OF SOUTH KOREAN ARTIST JUNG KWANG SIK ARE ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH AT BILL LOWE GALLERY. THE ARTIST MASTERFULLY PAINTS ON BEDS OF CARVED AND SCRATCHED GRANITE THAT HE GRINDS INTO HEXAGONAL PATTERNS, CREATING TRANQUIL YET PROVOKING RELIEF SCULPTURES REMINISCENT OF SWEEPING LANDSCAPES. THROUGH 6/17. 1555 PEACHTREE ST. NE, ATLANTA 30309. (404) 352-8114; LOWEGALLERY.COM
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ANNE IRWIN FINE ART, EXCLUSIVE ART SUPPLIER TO ERIKA READE, LTD., HOSTS ITS ANNUAL “SOUTHERN ARTISTS SHOW” EARLY THIS MONTH AT THE HOME ACCESSORIES BOUTIQUE. REPRESENTING A RANGE OF ARTISTIC STYLES AND PRICE POINTS, THIS YEAR’S SHOWCASE INCLUDES THE WORKS OF YVONNE MENDEZ, SCOTT HILL, SABRE ESLER AND GARY BODNER, PICTURED. 5/12, 2-5 P.M. 3732 ROSWELL RD., ATLANTA 30342. (404) 233-3857; ERIKAREADE.COM; ANNEIRWINFINEART.COM
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ARTISTS AND FREQUENT COLLABORATORS MATT KELLEHER AND SHOKO TERUYAMA TAKE PART IN A UNIQUE DUAL EXHIBITION AT THE SIGNATURE SHOP & GALLERY THIS MONTH. KELLEHER’S CERAMIC PIECES SPOTLIGHT SUBTLETY AND SIMPLICITY WHILE TERUYAMA’S WORK, PICTURED, TAKES A MORE COLORFUL APPROACH, INFLUENCED BY HER JAPANESE HERITAGE. THROUGH 5/21. 3267 ROSWELL RD. NW, ATLANTA 30305. (404) 237-4426; THESIGNATURESHOP.COM
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Looks like much of Atlanta is gearing up for next month’s mass exodus to vacation homes hither and yon. Of course, you have the usual suspects: Highlands, Cashiers, Sea Island and Lake Rabun. But have you heard that Thomasville is the new Aiken and Clayton is the new Tiger? Are you with me? Good, because the new hot spots are changing so fast that it’s making old Naomi’s head spin. I can’t even discern my Catoosa from Chattooga anymore. I’ve even heard a rumor that a certain well-known New York designer has bought a house in a small South Georgia town. Let’s just hope for the sake of his Yankee constitution that it’s air-conditioned. Which reminds me, did you know that Georgia has a vanity license plate for the Conditioned Air Association of Georgia? Well, they do. When I renew my tags, I’m going to get a Historic Preservation plate. After all, I’m old, and thanks to a nip here and a tuck there, I’m well preserved, too. There’s something about warm weather that makes me seek sultry destinations full of hot-blooded men. That used to mean the Club Med in Cancun, but today it’s more like my neighbor’s pool in Ansley. You should check out the biceps on some of his friends! Of course, it’s not all about fun in the sun. Some of our city’s more cultured cosmopolites will cross the pond this month as part of the Institute of Classical Architecture’s tour of the English country houses of Sir Edwin Lutyens. And speaking of England, last month’s wedding of William and Kate brought tears to my eyes. I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry over those cockamamie hats worn by some of the guests. And, finally, can we just say that Tony seems to be everywhere this month? There’s A Tony Evening on May 7, a gala to benefit the Alliance Theatre. Guess who’s the chair of the Décor Committee? That’s right, A Legendary Event’s Tony Conway. And the following week is the annual Beastly Feast at Zoo Atlanta with another Tony—Tony Brewer—designing the event. With all of that Tony talent, I can’t think of two, um, tonier events!
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WHAT CAN PATRONS EXPECT? LOCALLY SOURCED AND PREPARED FOOD, A COOL BUT RELAXED ENVIRONMENT, A HUMBLE YET KNOWLEDGEABLE STAFF, FUN MUSIC AND A CHARMING SECONDARY ELEMENT, LIKE THE BACK YARD, WHICH IS A HIDDEN SPACE OFF THE PATH FROM THE BRICKSTORE PUB AND LEON’S FULL SERVICE. IT’LL BE BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED AND HOLD PLENTY OF OUTDOOR SEATING, A SHUFFLEBOARD COURT AND A MASSIVE PECAN TREE.
Following the success of his Southern farmstead-inspired eatery, JCT Kitchen, acclaimed chef Ford Fry is partnering with chef Drew Belline to showcase the pair’s combined passion for locally sourced ingredients and wood-ﬁred cuisine at their new neighborhood Italian restaurant, No. 246, opening later this month. Chef Fry gives us the inside dish on this joint venture.
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WILL THE CUISINE HAVE A SOUTHERN SPIN? DREW’S STYLE IS VERY NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, WHICH NATURALLY LEANS ITALIAN, YET SOURCED LOCALLY. SO I WOULDN’T SAY THERE WILL BE A SOUTHERN SPIN, JUST A PASSION FOR SOURCING FROM THE SOUTH. WHY DECATUR? DECATUR IS AWESOME. IT’S TRULY THE “BERKELEY” OF THE SOUTH. THE PEOPLE ARE GREAT AND THE AREA IS DYING FOR ITALIAN-INSPIRED FOOD!
WHAT’S YOUR ADVICE FOR ATLANTANS DECIDING WHERE TO EAT? GO LOCAL! EAT AT LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED RESTAURANTS THAT SOURCE LOCALLY. AND IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHERE TO GO, ASK A CHEF! WHAT UNEXPECTED INGREDIENTS DO YOU LOVE TO USE? I LOVE USING MEAT STOCKS (REDUCTIONS) AND BROWNED BUTTER IN VINAIGRETTES. THEY ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF PUNCH TO THE FOOD. WHAT’S NEXT THIS SEASON? I’LL BE HOSTING THE THIRD ANNUAL JCT KITCHEN ATTACK OF THE KILLER TOMATO FESTIVAL. THIRTY OF THE BEST LOCAL CHEFS, TEN OF THE BEST LOCAL MIXOLOGISTS AND ALL OF OUR AMAZING LOCAL FARMS WILL BE PARTICIPATING THIS YEAR. BELIEVE ME, IT TAKES ALL OF OUR LOCAL FARMS TO SUPPLY THE AMOUNT OF TOMATOES NEEDED TO PULL OFF THIS FESTIVAL! NO246.COM
THE SCOOP CHEF DAVID STURGIS COMES FULL CIRCLE AS MUSS & TURNER’S NEWEST CHEF DE CUISINE, HAVING PREVIOUSLY HELD THE POST WHEN THE SMYRNA-BASED RESTAURANT FIRST OPENED ITS DOORS SIX YEARS AGO. ALSO BACK ON THE ATLANTA CULINARY SCENE IS SHEAN SUTER, WHO HAS RECENTLY BEEN NAMED SPICE MARKET’S EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF AFTER STINTS IN NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA. 1675 CUMBERLAND BLVD., SMYRNA 30080. (770) 434-1114; MUSSANDTURNERS.COM. 188 14TH ST. NE, ATLANTA 30361. (404) 724-2550; SPICEMARKETATLANTA.COM THE OWNERS OF THE IBERIAN PIG AND SUGO RECENTLY UNVEILED THEIR NEWEST VENTURE, UPSCALE ITALIAN EATERY DOUBLE ZERO NAPOLETANA, BRINGING THE FLAVORS OF THE PICTURESQUE CAMPANIA REGION TO NORTH ATLANTA WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS ON TRADITIONAL NEAPOLITAN PIZZAS AND AN EXTENSIVE SELECTION OF CURED MEATS AND CHEESES. CAP OFF DINNER WITH GELATO, ESPRESSO OR AUTHENTIC SOUTHERN ITALIAN PASTRIES FROM THE RESTAURANT’S CAFÉ. 5828 ROSWELL RD., ATLANTA 30328. (770) 8178000; DOUBLEZEROATL.COM NOW OPEN FOR THE SUMMER SEASON, THE LOCAL FARMSTAND AT STAR PROVISIONS OFFERS MOSTLY ORGANIC PRODUCE FRESHLY HARVESTED FROM GEORGIA FARMS. UNIQUE SEEDS AND HERBS, EGGS, AND GARDENING TOOLS AND KITCHEN CATCH-ALLS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. 1198 HOWELL MILL RD., ATLANTA 30318. (404) 356-0410; STARPROVISIONS.COM
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Hey, What’s Cooking? Join us at the “Living Kitchen” Cooking Stage Saturday, May 14th for an all-star lineup of chefs who will share their tips...from sourcing the freshest ingredients to planning delicious summer menus. The cooking fun begins at 11:00 a.m. and will continue throughout the day. You will have an opportunity to meet the chefs and sample their creations. Book signings will follow many of the presentations.
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Bennett Hollberg, Executive Chef Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
Noted nutrition expert and television personality CAROLYN O'NEIL shares her refreshing food philosophy—“The More You Know, The More You Can Eat!” She is a registered dietitian and awardwinning author and journalist who reported on food and health at CNN for nearly 20 years. Carolyn is the co-author of The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous! (Simon & Schuster, Atria Books)—Winner “Best Health and Nutrition Book” at the World Food Media awards. Carolyn is an AOL Diet & Fitness Coach with online weight control workshops, writes a weekly column for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Healthy Eating Out” and appears on the Food Network as “The Lady of the Refrigerator” on Alton Brown’s Food Network show “Good Eats.” Carolyn’s CNN TV reporting on food, nutrition and cuisine earned numerous awards, including three James Beard Foundation Awards—she was the first dietitian to be inducted into the James Beard Who’s Who in Food and Beverage. dishdivas.com
South Louisiana native and executive chef Scott Serpas has a knack for carving out a style all his own, and his culinary charisma has culled attention from adoring diners and critics alike. From the prestigious James Beard Foundation to Gourmet, GQ and Food & Wine, this chef has garnered attention for his honest approach to Southern food with Louisiana flair. At his first restaurant venture, Serpas True Food, located in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, Serpas is known for its “true food” approach to cuisine with an edge. Scott caught the restaurant bug when he worked at restaurants in New Orleans. He eventually pursued a career in culinary arts by attending Delgado’s Culinary Institute in New Orleans. After graduating, he worked under executive chef Kevin Rathbun at the popular Baby Routh’s in Dallas, which introduced him to Southwestern cooking techniques and flavors. Serpas has also worked in the kitchen at Nava, Sia’s in Alpharetta and as executive chef at Atlanta’s popular TWO Urban Licks, where he created and executed a menu of wood-fired meats, fish and barbecue in a high-energy environment. serpasrestaurant.com
Atlanta native Bennett Hollberg brings over 10 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to the kitchen of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, located in Phipps Plaza. Hollberg began his culinary training at The Art Institute of Seattle, where he graduated with an associate’s degree in Applied Arts in 2000. Hollberg then went on to work in some of Seattle’s finest restaurants including Campagne and The Hunt Club, inside the Sorrento Hotel. In 2002, he moved home to Atlanta and took a position at The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead. A year later, Hollberg was promoted to chef de partie and soon became the restaurant’s sous chef. In 2006, he began working as the chef de cuisine for The Atlanta Grill located inside the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Atlanta. During his time there, Atlanta Grill was named “Best Restaurant Downtown” by Zagat for 2008-2009 and Hollberg’s cuisine was recognized for excellence by both local and regional publications. He was also named one of Atlanta Magazine’s “Rising Star Chefs” in 2008. www.davios.com
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Rebecca Lang, Cooking instructor, Author and Food Writer
Chef Marvin Woods Television Host, TV Chef and Author
Virginia Willis, Producer, Author, Editor and Food Stylist
Rebecca Lang is the author of Quick-Fix Southern (Andrews McMeel, March 2011), Southern Entertaining for a New Generation (Cumberland House 2004) and Mary Mac’s Tea Room (Looking Glass Books 2005). As a Contributing Editor for Southern Living, Rebecca is featured in cooking segments on the nationally syndicated show “Daytime.” She is a Contributing Editor for myrecipes.com and is the author of the popular column,“Girls’ Night In,” on the site. Her food writing has appeared in local and regional magazines and newspapers and her blog has been featured on the James Beard Foundation’s blog as well as the Food News Journal. Rebecca teaches cooking at various locations in Atlanta and travels the country teaching classes in cooking schools and to groups as large as 1,200 students. She has edited 8 cookbooks and directed food photos on assigned projects. rebeccalangcooks.com
Chef Marvin Woods is an Emmy® Award-nominated television host (Turner South’s Home Plate), celebrity chef and author of cookbooks, Home Plate Cooking and The New Low Country. He is recognized by fans and peers alike for his infectious personality, signature bandana and wildly inventive take on food rooted in northern Africa, South America, the Caribbean and the Low Country of the U.S. His healthy approach to simple, affordable cooking has been regularly featured in national publications, including O Magazine, Food & Wine, Southern Living and more. Chef Marvin was recently chosen as the first chef to kick off Michelle Obama's Let's Move! cooking series to help busy families create nutritious and affordable meals. For more than seven years, Chef Marvin has been traveling the country educating and motivating kids and parents through his program, “Droppin' Knowledge with Chef Marvin Woods.” Chef Marvin recently opened a new fast-casual restaurant, FunXion, in Washington, DC. He has served as guest chef at the James Beard House in New York City, been featured as a celebrity chef at many national events. chefmarvinwoods.com
Virginia Willis is the author of the acclaimed cookbook, Bon Appétit, Y’all! Three Generations of Southern Cooking (Ten Speed Press, 2008). A graduate of L'Academie de Cuisine and Ecole de Cuisine LaVarenne, Virginia produced Turner South’s Home Plate and the DVD Shirley Corriher’s Kitchen Secrets Revealed! Previously she honed her attention to detail as the Kitchen Director for Martha Stewart Living Television where she supervised the food segments for the Emmy-award winning television show. With MSLTV, Virginia was also responsible for preparing private meals and events for Martha and her guests—including among others, President Clinton, Aretha Franklin, and Julia Child. As Executive Producer for Epicurious on The Discovery Channel, she traveled the world taping fantastic stories about food. Virginia has appeared on numerous TV shows and her various articles and recipes have been published in a vast number of local, regional and national press. virginiawillis.com
THE DESIGNERS MICHAEL BELL
Inspirations Kitchen & Bath Michael Bell serves as vice president of Bell Custom Cabinetry and principal manager of Inspirations Kitchen & Bath design studio. After earning degrees in science at Texas A&M University and Baylor College of Medicine, Bell enjoyed a successful career as a business consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies around the country. In 2003, he returned to Atlanta to join his father’s company, and together they have grown Bell Custom Cabinetry into one of the premier custom cabinetry ﬁrms in Atlanta. By combining his passion for architecture and woodworking with a strong business background, Bell has had the privilege of not only designing outstanding kitchens, baths, entertainment centers and pubs, but also working with an extremely talented group of craftsmen to produce the ﬁnest cabinetry for homes throughout Atlanta and across the Southeast. Most recently, he co-founded Inspirations Kitchen and Bath, a unique studio concept that allows designers to work with clients on selecting all of the elements for their kitchen and bath projects. During his free time, Bell enjoys the best of Atlanta with his wife Christine, daughter Emily and twin sons Carson and Chase. His hobbies include coaching his children’s sports, along with playing tennis and club soccer with friends.
PAUL L. CASTELL
Inspirations Kitchen & Bath Paul L. Castell is an independent business consultant based in Atlanta. He holds a B.A. in sales and marketing from Georgia State University and is ﬂuent in French. After a series of successful stints at companies such as Ashford International, Inc., Georgia Paciﬁc and Microsoft, Castell joined his family contracting company in 1998. He helped transform it into a thriving eight-million-dollar construction and remodeling business. Additionally, Castell started another company called Elements, A Home Design Studio. Elements was a retail turnkey interior home business with a 5,500 square-foot showroom. The business was sold in 2006, at which point Castell took took a two-year sabbatical and traveled with his family. Currently, Castell consults for SCORE and is on their International Trade Counsel. He is also on the SBSC board for 8
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Liz Williams, left; Michael Bell and Paul Castell, above.
Forsyth County Georgia. Castell’s consulting ﬁrm, Golden Rulers, which focuses on business growth coaching, is currently working with Bell Custom Cabinetry where he helped create a full-service home center known as Inspirations Kitchen & Bath. His areas of expertise include marketing, branding, sales force hiring and contract relationships. Castel has traveled extensively throughout the world. He has also served on several boards and has been active in coaching several chess and athletic teams.
LIZ WILLIAMS Liz Williams Interiors
Liz Williams is an Atlanta native and a graduate of the College of Charleston. She holds a BFA in interior design from Georgia State University. After working for the Atlanta design ﬁrm Carter Kay Interiors for ﬁve years, Williams started her own design ﬁrm in 1998. Since then, she has participated in the 2000-2002 Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators’ Show Houses, the 2003 and 2008 Alliance Children’s Theater Christmas Houses, the 2004 Brookhaven Tour of Homes beneﬁting Ronald McDonald Houses, and Elle Decor’s “Dining by Design” beneﬁting DIFFA. In January 2000, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles named Williams one of “Six Young Designers Worth Watching.” The magazine’s March 2007 issue also listed in “20 Under 40 – The Next Wave of Local Talent.” Williams has also been published in Better Homes and Gardens, Cottage Style, Décor, Decorating Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Window and Wall, Bedroom and Bath and Baby Decor. Her work can be seen in Atlanta, St. Simons Island, MacRae, Lake Oconee, Amelia Island, Highlands and Raleigh, North Carolina and Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
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Preserving the classical tradition of mosaic design, the rustic Tessera mosaics are at once enduring and hypnotic. Born in ﬁre and offered in over three dozen shimmering colors and four different shapes, these mosaics are also available in custom blends and form the foundation from which a multitude of elegant patterns emerge. This handcrafted product is made primarily from silica sand, an abundant natural resource, with many colors also containing recycled content that may include pre-consumer, post-industrial, and/or post-consumer recycled bottle glass from curbside recycling programs. (800) 906-5523; traditionsintile.com
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Nothing cooks like steam. And no one does steam like Thermador. Our Steam Plus Convection oven combines the superior cooking power of steam with the browning power of convection. It can cook a 14-lb turkey in 90 minutes. Plus, foods stay moist and maintain more essential nutrients. It’s the ideal addition for the most luxurious kitchens. thermador.com
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Elkay simpliﬁes the shopping experience and reduces buyers’ stress by offering new lines of coordinating faucets within several of its top-selling sink families. Combining sinks and faucets with similar design characteristics into style families makes it easier for homeowners to ﬁnd the perfect sink and faucet pair. (404) 495-9919; elkay.com
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Playing off of nature’s incredible aesthetic, the technique of book matching is a growing trend among designers for both classic and contemporary residential design. The technique of book matching with natural stone is a reﬂection of stone veining patterns across a joint so that adjacent panels appear as mirror images. As displayed here in Calacatta Viola Marble (left) and Honey Onyx (right), this technique works well as focal points such as backsplashes, wall art, grand entrances and staircases. (770) 921-7601; marmistone.com 16
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Silestone, the world leader in quartz surfacing, launches White Zeus Extreme, the whitest white for the ultimate contemporary designer look. This new pure white color is an extension of the number one best-selling Silestone color, White Zeus. silestoneusa.com
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Award-winning Chefs and Sommeliers. Fry Cooks and Barbecue Pitmasters. If it’s Southern, it’s at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. Enjoy close to 200 ways to sip, savor and celebrate the rich food and beverage traditions of the South at the inaugural Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 19 – 22, 2011. Visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com for a full listing of Festival talent and activities and to purchase tickets.
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DESIGNER JIMMY STANTON RENDERS A WESTSIDE PIED-À-TERRE WONDROUS, WHILE MAINTAINING A HUMBLE ESCAPE IN THE GEORGIA COUNTRYSIDE
Jimmy Stanton’s country and city dwellings are more alike than one might expect for homes with such disparate purposes. Namely, both are outﬁtted entirely in neutrals— mostly rich, warm grays and khakis—shades that Stanton describes as comfortable colors. “I like all neutrals with pops of color,” he explains. “It’s modern, but it still has that really relaxed feel.” Still, each home has its unique grace notes. Where his Madison, Georgia, house leans soft and traditional, his condo at Westside Provisions is much more graphic and modern, with wellplaced punches of bright color. For the living room mantel in Madison, opposite, Stanton selected a circa-1880 oil portrait— coincidentally, from the same era as the home’s ﬁrst addition. In Atlanta, a Helen Durant painting over the roomy leather club sofa, part of the artist’s new wolf series, adds whimsy to the living space.
The Madison house caught ﬁre in the late ’60s and the back of it burned, causing the wood to petrify and, counter-intuitively, rendering it an even stronger structure than before. Stanton’s renovations to the exterior included the addition of a tin roof, as well as an old-style white picket fence surrounding the property. In true small town form, every exterior change made to a home in Madison—no matter how inconspicuous—must go through the approval of the local historical society.
In the Atlanta home, colorful pillows and art add pop, while an accessible terrace leads the way to amazing city views, especially at night. In Madison, a fully stocked bar, inspired by that of an old ship and built from reclaimed wood, is prime for entertaining—or just wiling away a lazy spring evening. Apothecary bottles line the mantels and ample references to nature, such as a vintage bird study chart, abound. opposite In Madison, a spacious hallway connects the home’s main rooms. 64
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left Stanton warmed up a bare entry wall in his Westside condominium by installing a free-standing ﬁreplace, sourced from Direct Furniture in Atlanta. The equine photography is by artist Ray Hartl, represented at Stanton’s shop. right The designer keeps hundreds of magazines stowed in an old trunk in Madison, but back in Atlanta, most of his books have found a permanent home thanks to roomy shelving in the living room. “We looked at a larger unit, considering all my books—because I have to have them—but they ended up ﬁtting perfectly here,” he says.
In a city where commutes can stretch into hours and schedules are appointed to the minute, it’s easy to get lost in the flurry of daily life. But among the here, there and everywhere, for many, remains a constant craving: the clean, quiet, soul-replenishing respite of a small town’s charms. Jimmy Stanton is one such man constantly on the move, managing his shop, design clients and frequent showhouses with remarkable finesse. Those familiar with the designer’s enormously successful Westside boutique, Stanton Home Furnishings, recognize his knack for re-imagining cast-off objects while curating an inventory that comprises the best of the old and new. So it may come as no surprise that the country house he and Patrick Greco share in Madison, Georgia, was just as much a labor of love. They bought the home three years ago and have put in as much time fixing it up—rewiring the electrical system, overhauling the kitchen and exploring its many forgotten nooks and crannies—as they have fashioning a classic and comfortable scheme that honors the home’s splendid
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sense of history. “We kept finding things like the window above the front door, which was completely painted over,” Stanton recalls. “We just started scraping and, once we punched through, everything instantly looked so much bigger and brighter.” Built in 1818, the home is the oldest brick structure in town, and comes with a long and checkered history of owners, additions and mishaps, including a fire in the late 1960s. But it has withstood the test of time, and its many unique architectural features—such as staggered ceiling heights and intricate mantels—are proof positive. And the living room, with its soaring 11-foot ceiling, deep khaki walls and bountiful textures, is inherently calming. “There’s just something about this room,” Stanton says. “You get here and you sit down, and you instantly relax. It’s wonderful.” Located just an hour’s drive from the big city, Madison is not too far off the beaten path, but remote enough to make it a wonderful discovery. “My parents live on Lake Oconee at Reynolds Plantation,” explains
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Stanton, “and on the way to visit them one weekend, we drove through Madison. We immediately thought, ‘this is incredible.’” With Athens and Reynolds Plantation—and, in turn, The National and The RitzCarlton—a convenient 30 minutes away, it was easy to fall head over heels. And because neither Stanton nor Greco work on Mondays, Madison is their favorite place to spend long weekends—their Chihuahua pup, Terry, ever in tow. In fact, Stanton describes it as a place where time stands still. “Our cell phones don’t work well, and since we’re right on the square, we can walk to all the restaurants, shop at the interiors market and pass by the old graveyard. There are so many wonderful old things to see; we sort of just get up and have our coffee and go.” The slow pace of things is a nice contrast to their life back in Atlanta, one that couldn’t be more urbane. The two live, work and play in the burgeoning Westside, walking to many of their favorite restaurants—among them Abattoir, JCT Kitchen and West Egg Café—and arriving at work in as few as five minutes. And though their Madison
home is the perfect embodiment of the Stanton aesthetic—cozy, intimate and replete with meaningful objects—the couple’s two-bedroom condominium at Westside Provisions, which they moved into just six months ago, demonstrates how the same items can skew sleek and modern. Here, Stanton’s telltale pieces and palette gain an edge thanks to cool touches like a mod freestanding fireplace in the entryway, a rich black guest bathroom, and a vibrantly colored Hudson’s Bay blanket tempering the dark gray walls of the master bedroom. A smart floor plan and sleek kitchen are just a few of the perks their city space offers, but without all the surplus of their former Atlanta home. Even the master bath, outfitted with subway tiled marble and espresso-toned cabinets, was a breath of fresh air. “We had just finished doing the bathrooms in Madison, and it can be a nightmare working on old houses,” says Stanton. “When we walked in and saw how nice it was, we said, ‘This is perfect, we’re ready to move in.’” And so it happened; in just one week, they did. SEE RESOURCES, BACK OF BOOK.
Expertly arranged art groupings are found in both of Stantonâ€™s homes. In the hallway of the country house, a moody assortment of pressed botanicals, set on black paper and framed by Soho Myriad, pay tribute to the natural world just outside. All furnishings, artwork and accessories, Stanton Home Furnishings.
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While the objects Stanton selected for his Madison home reﬂect the weathered, untamed surroundings, those in his Atlanta condominium read as clean and crisp. Yet nearly all of them were sourced through Stanton Home Furnishings, revealing the versatility of this talented designer’s eye for style. In Atlanta, he painted everything in the kitchen—cabinets, walls, ceiling included—one soft, serene shade of gray.
left “I have so many collections, and considering our limited space in the city, it was nice to have a place to put all of them in Madison,” Stanton notes. “I have two cabinets full of black-and-white pottery, porcelain and pewter.” below In the master bathroom in the city, a repurposed scientiﬁc scale serves as a clever container for a pair of succulents. Meanwhile, the condominium’s den, above and below, earned the curious addition of a Sinclair Dino sign.
opposite The only thing left intact to the original kitchen were the already-gorgeous wood ﬂoors. For the rest of the design transformation, Stanton called upon the expertise of Atlanta designer Jamie McPherson, of Hearth & Home Interiors, who helped select elements such as a strong iron window, Viking appliances and the wood paneling spanning the walls. Stanton added rustic submarine lights as unexpected ceiling ﬁxtures, their crackly patina playing up the room’s other rich textures. “We’ve got the superfancy kitchen, but we don't cook,” Stanton laughs. “We tell people it makes the best Digiornos!” An antique hutch, at right, stores kitchen essentials. 71
The dining room is one of the most traditional spaces in the Madison home. Its mix of rustic textures and classic lines pays tribute to the sense of history evident throughout, and preserved so avidly in this storied Southern town.
Although Stanton had a treasure trove of inventory available to furnish both homes, he took the opportunity to incorporate a few unique heirlooms into the scheme, as well. In Madison, some of the special pieces inherited from his grandmother include an oval mirror over the bed in the master bedroom, Sheraton-style chairs with original crewelwork fabric and a drop-leaf table in the dining room. Throughout the house, he has created stylish vignettes and groupings of collections.
opposite The colors of the blanket on the master bed in the city may look straight out of the groovy â€™70s, but they harken back to a couple centuries before that. In the 1770s, Stanton explains, ďŹ shermen would trade these traditional wool blankets to Native Americans in exchange for furs and other goods. Here, its vivid stripes help temper the deep gray walls and the rustic touches found throughout the space. Rugged platform bed, Stanton Home Furnishings. 75
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Pebble stone ﬂoors in the heavily used kitchen are extremely durable, and they’re also comfortable against bare feet. Cabinet doors and drawers feature slategray painted panels and insets. Towels are neatly folded behind glass doors of a painted cabinet from Mrs. Howard; pool toys, goggles, ﬂip-ﬂops and games are stowed underneath. opposite In the great room, a bird motif on F. Schumacher’s “Chenonceau” fabric alludes to the forest beyond without distracting from the view. A Hickory Chair sofa is upholstered in outdoor fabric by Nobilis. The wicker chair and two Baker occasional chairs don Pierre Frey acrylic outdoor fabrics, which are available through Travis & Company. Driftwood lamps, bird prints and all other accessories availgles, ﬂip-ﬂops and games are stowed underneath. opposite In the great room, a bird motif on F. Schumacher’s “Chenonceau” fabric alludes to the forest beyond without distracting from the view. A Hickory Chair sofa is upholstered in outdoor fabric by Nobilis. The wicker chair and two Baker occasional chairs don Pierre Frey acrylic outdoor fabrics, which are available through Travis & Company. Driftwood lamps, bird prints and all other accessories avail
clockwise from top left The master bedroom in Madison is classically simple, just as you’d expect for a space that Stanton describes as a “forever home.” The old tub was original to the Madison house when the couple purchased it, but that’s all that remains intact in the master bath. Several pieces culled from Stanton Home Furnishings, from pressed botanicals to a handwoven rug, help to warm up the space, taking it from basic to brilliant. In Atlanta, the guest bathroom packs maximum impact thanks to inky black walls, submarine-light sconces and artwork by Todd Murphy, available through Astolﬁ Art. In the same unit, the master bathroom is at once sleek and cozy, an inviting hide bench helping to enhance this effect. The accents Stanton selected for his master bedroom in Madison give the impression that he’s lived there much longer than his three years.
left At Westside Provisions, an intimate terrace has more than enough space for soaking up the spring weather. “We formerly had such a big house in Atlanta, and it was just the two of us,” Stanton says. “Both of us work so late, and we wanted a comfortable space to come home to.”
Readers can see Stanton’s home in person this spring, when it joins the Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes May 6-7, along with that of Boxwoods Gardens & Gifts proprietors Dan Belman and Randy Korando. Advance tickets are just $25 each. Learn more at mmcc-arts.org or madisonga.org.
opposite Speakers were installed in every room of the house, including the bathrooms and outdoor spaces, where they are built onto the porch and into the trees—one of their trunks outﬁtted with a tiny remote. “If you’re listening to music or watching a show, the sound carries throughout the house, and it’s so nice,” says Stanton above Their eightyear-old Chihuaha, Terry, gets the run of both stomping grounds. right At the back of the Madison house, where there once stood only a window, Stanton and Greco added French doors, now leading to a welcoming deck. This helped to visually expand the living spaces and, in the process, created a fabulous spot to visit with friends. The landscaping is the handiwork of designers Brooks Garcia, past, and Tripp Pickles, present. 79
TEMPERING AN ALL-WHITE PALETTE WITH NATURAL WOOD AND STONE, DESIGNER PAIGE SUMBLIN SCHNELL CREATES A RELAXING RETREAT ON THE SHORES OF LAKE MARTIN
WRITTEN BY BRIAN DESARRO PHOTOGRAPHED BY ERICA GEORGE DINES
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The large main living space, deﬁned by reclaimed wood beams that frame the windows overlooking Lake Martin, is divided into smaller, more intimate seating and dining areas by the towering ﬁreplace. “The homeowners wanted to have areas to do different activities and for different people in the family,” explains designer Paige Sumblin Schnell, principal of Tracery Interiors.
MODERN TOUCHES OF LINEN AND GALVANIZED METAL SOFTEN STATELY FRENCH ANTIQUES, WHILE DIVIDING THE LIVING ROOM INTO INTIMATE SEATING AREAS MAKES IT FEEL AT ONCE COZY AND GRAND. 82
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A ﬁve-foot-wide table, perfect for entertaining large groups, serves as a strong anchor in the dining area. The spacious pantry provides extra storage, allowing the all-white kitchen to remain airy and elegant. opposite The kitchen’s two islands serve multiple purposes; one is used as a food preparation and storage area while the other can accommodate six for a casual meal.
When a young couple first approached Paige Sumblin Schnell about the design of their dream lake house, they had a few requests. Their Alabama home, situated on a stunning point in The Ridge on Lake Martin, had to be versatile enough for their family of six. It also had to be comfortable and, most importantly, all white. “The client likes lots of white, and you can see that in the space,” says Sumblin Schnell, a principal designer with Tracery Interiors. “It is a marriage of more rustic wood and stone with crisp white, with a little bit of French influence, but not too much.” Juxtaposing natural materials like reclaimed wood beams and floors—harvested from barns in Vermont and Georgia—with planked
walls swathed in Benjamin Moore’s China White, Sumblin Schnell and assistant Anna Kay Porch created a soothing color palette that didn’t deter from the main attraction: the view. “When a home is on a lake like this, you want every room to face the lake. You want to make sure that you capture the views,” says Sumblin Schnell, describing how she planned the space to embrace the surrounding scenery. But the most challenging aspect of the home’s design was keeping it from becoming too formal for a family with four children. Modern touches of linen and galvanized metal soften stately French antiques, while dividing the living room into intimate seating areas makes it
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From a cheerful guest bedroom overlooking the lake to a bathroom with a view, Sumblin Schnell said there is no sheetrock in the house at all. Rather, natural materials were used to draw the outside in. opposite To balance out the hard lines of the planked walls in the master bedroom, the designers added softer, feminine touches: An upholstered headboard, mirrored side table and crystal chandelier give the room an air of laidback luxury.
feel at once cozy and grand. Moored by striking architectural details like the substantial fireplace and natural stone pillars, the space also has playful touches, like graceful chandeliers in unexpected places, keeping it light and unconventional. The casual vibe continues into the kitchen, where small appliances and plenty of extra storage are tucked away in a back pantry. “It relieves the kitchen of some of the stress of being utilitarian, allowing you to do more beautiful architectural elements in the kitchen,” says the designer. “It really opens up your possibilities.” Offset by the natural wood and white color palette, these possibilities include modern details, like two marble-topped islands anchoring the room, a large farmhouse sink and open shelving
—the perfect place to display vintage stoneware. As outdoor living space is essential to any lake house, large French doors lead from the living room onto a Beaumaniere limestone porch, continuing the neutral palette. And to further encourage the indoor-outdoor lifestyle, a dock features a stone fireplace, grill and dining area, providing a place to unwind by the water. Because the space is large enough for entertaining and family gatherings, the home sees no shortage of use. And as visitors to this resplendent getaway can attest, relaxation is unavoidable. “It really resonates with people,” says Sumblin Schnell. “They instantly like it. The space just feels great.” SEE RESOURCES, BACK OF BOOK. 85
SIMPLE SOPHISTICATION WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING AWAY, ATLANTA TASTEMAKER KAY DOUGLASS AND HER FAMILY ANSWER THE BECK AND CALL OF THEIR 1920S LODGE-TURNEDVACATION HOME ON LAKE RABUN
INTERVIEW BY CLINTON SMITH PRODUCED AND STYLED BY CLINTON SMITH PHOTOGRAPHED BY MALI AZIMA
Connected to three spaces—the living room, kitchen and a balcony that overlooks Lake Rabun—the dining room of Kay Douglass’ vacation house is the veritable heart of the home. The felt curtain fabric is Pollack’s Vilano, available through Donghia. Table, chairs and stools, South of Market.
The kitchen’s dining area includes a pair of IKEA tables and a slipcovered Verellen banquette. An antique wood cog from MacRae holds ﬁrewood. Twig wall installations and pendant light, South of Market.
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below When the house formerly served as a lodge in the early 20th century, the sleeping porch contained rows of bunk beds. The space now dons chic orange chaises from CB2.
above Vintage wooden Chris Craft boats are popular on Lake Rabun, and the Douglass’ dock is an ideal perch for watching them pass by. Curtains made of an outdoor fabric allow for shade and privacy.
CLINTON SMITH: YOU FORMERLY HAD A VACATION HOUSE AT ROSEMARY BEACH, WHICH YOU HAVE SINCE SOLD. HOW’D YOU END UP AT LAKE RABUN? Kay Douglass: “Funny enough, my husband, Jim, went to the lake for the first time last year while I was on a buying trip to France. He went up on an invite from a friend and came back saying that he had found the perfect lake, and it was only one-anda-half hours away from Atlanta. We didn’t discuss it again until one hot, sultry June day, when we called Lakemont real estate agent Michael McGaughey on a whim and asked if we could come up— in two hours! He laughed, said ‘yes,’ and just a few weeks later we knew that we had found the perfect house!”
than going up and walking into those light and bright rooms with striking colors. It’s kind of like when you walk into a great hotel— a happy surprise! At home, my house is much more toned down, all very white with only pops of yellow.” HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN SLEEP OVER? “We can have up to 12 people sleeping comfortably, but when we went house hunting we had no intention of having as many bedrooms. Since the house was a former lodge, there are just so many little rooms. Now, each bedroom has its own bright color palette—citron, cobalt, orange and verde.” YOUR USE OF COLOR IS GENIUS. BOTH YOUR CITY AND COUNTRY HOUSES IMPLORE LOTS AND LOTS OF WHITE AS A BACKDROP, BUT POPS
YOU’VE HAD THE LAKE HOUSE FOR LESS THAN A YEAR NOW. HOW HAVE
OF COLOR ALWAYS SEEM STRATEGICALLY PLACED, NEVER HAPHAZARD.
YOU FOUND THAT YOUR CITY AND COUNTRY HOUSES DIFFER? “I have colors at the lake that I probably could not live with everyday— the orange and that crazy fuschia. However, I like nothing more
WHAT’S YOUR PHILOSOPHY? “I think most environments dictate their color palette. At the lake, the color of the floors takes on a big role. In this particular house, the pine floors have an orange 89
Against a backdrop of white, Douglass introduced bold and graphic pops of orange, purple and fuschia in the living room. Basket light, pillows and Verellen sofas and chairs, South of Market. The leather chaise was bought in France.
UPON RETURNING TO ATLANTA AFTER A WEEKEND IN THE AREA, HOMEOWNER JIM DOUGLASS TOLD HIS WIFE, KAY, THAT HE HAD FOUND “THE PERFECT LAKE” FOR THEM. SOON THEREAFTER, THEY DISCOVERED THE PERFECT HOUSE.
Craig Kettles of C Designs in Lakemont, Georgia, designed the kitchen as part of an extensive renovation before the Douglass’ bought the home. Counter bench, Lee Industries through South of Market. Oven and range, Wolf. Refrigerator, Viking. Sconces, Circa Lighting.
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below Twin beds placed foot-to-foot maximize every inch of space in one of the guest rooms. Curtain fabric, Donghia. Metal console table, Room & Board.
above Son Jack’s room is awash in blue and white. Pillow fabric, Victoria Hagain though AinsworthNoah & Associates. Oars, South of Market.
undertone, so that led first to choosing orange accents, which is not such a departure for me. So, I had to add a surprise to the space as well, which, in the living room, was the fuschia-colored chairs.” WHAT’S INSPIRING YOU AT THIS VERY MOMENT? “Right now, I’m about pushing the limits of design with crazy, unexpected color combinations! I’m also about using bright and happy rugs. When I was in Paris for my last buying trip for my shop, South of Market, we found these really fun rugs in bright colors to help spice up our neutral spaces.” YOU MUST BE TALKING ABOUT THOSE COWHIDE RUGS IN THE BEDROOMS—THE ONES IN CITRON AND VERDE. NOW THAT’S SOME KIND OF
“I found these amazing hand-dyed rugs and couldn’t get enough of them, so I bought them for myself to add a little extra oomph to the bedrooms. I love doing houses for myself because I’m never hesitant to experiment! I’m hoping to get more soon for COLOR!
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my store to spread the love!” YOUR INTERIORS ALWAYS MAKE POWERFUL STATEMENTS WHILE USING VERY FEW OBJECTS, YET THEY NEVER FEEL EMPTY OR COLD. HOW DO YOU DO THAT? “This is my favorite part of design and how my shop
originally began. I love finding unusual things and giving them new life. It only takes a few really special items to give a house that feeling. When it comes to clients, this part is always interesting. Convincing the client that the crazy object we’re proposing is a must-have to complete their room is sometimes a challenge, but it almost always becomes their favorite and most talked about thing in the house!” Jim and Kay Douglass’ primary residence in Atlanta was featured in our May 2009 issue and has since been published in the Italian edition of Architectural Digest, as well as the Brazilian, Russian and French versions of Elle Decor. SEE RESOURCES, BACK OF BOOK.
Touches of verde here and there, including underfoot, add ďŹ‚air to the master bedroom without overpowering the space. Curtain fabric, Elitis through Donghia. Chandelier, IKEA. Rug, South of Market.
With pops of sunshine yellow and views of the lake, this bedroomâ€™s cheery disposition makes it a favorite of overnight guests. Painting by Cynthia Packard.
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PAGES 30-31: (back to nature) Star Provisions, (404) 365-0410; starprovisions.com. B.D. Jeffries, (404) 231-3004; bdjeffries.com. Duralee Fabrics, ADAC (to the trade only), (404) 467-8404; duralee.com. Max & Company, (404) 816-3831; phoebehoward.net. Interiors Market, (404) 352-0055; interiorsmarket.com. Henri’s Bakery, (404) 237-0202; henrisbakery.com PAGES 62-79: (city chic | country calm) ALL RESOURCES AND INTERIOR DESIGN Stanton Home Furnishings, 1194 Huff Rd. NW, Atlanta 30318. (404) 351-3890; stantonhomefurnishings.com ART INSTALLATION Taylor Herbik, Design Accents Unlimited Inc., 2792 Benson Dr., Marietta 30062. (770) 565-4237 LANDSCAPE DESIGN (ORIGINAL/PREVIOUS): Brooks Garcia, Atlanta Fine Gardens, 3540 East Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale 30079. (404) 499-1779; atlantaﬁnegardens.com LANDSCAPE DESIGN (CURRENT) Tripp Pickles, Southern Landscape & Design, (706) 474-6175; email@example.com KITCHEN DESIGN Jamie McPherson, Hearth & Home Interiors, 1194 Huff Rd., Atlanta 30318. (770) 2512803; hearthandhomeinteriors.com CONTRACTOR Watkins Builders, P.O. Box 253, Madison 30650. (706) 474-1064; firstname.lastname@example.org PAGES 80-85: (lakeside leisure) Tracery Interiors, 2814 Petticoat Ln., Mountain Brook, Alabama 35223. (205) 414-6026. 72 Main St., Rosemary Beach, Florida 32461. (850) 231-6755; traceryinteriors.com PAGES 86-97: (simple sophistication) Kay Douglass, South of Market, 345 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE, Suite 100, Atlanta 30305. (404) 995-9399. 173 King St., Charleston, South Carolina 29401. (843) 723-1114; southofmarket.biz
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Miles Redd Marcia Sherrill chats with the New York design superstar who’s originally from the ATL MILES, YOU ARE AN ATLANTA NATIVE. WHAT LED
I came to New York for college. I started at Parsons, but ultimately graduated from NYU with a degree in film.
YOU TO THE BIG CITY?
YOU LOOK ABOUT 16. ISN’T THERE A LAW AGAINST CHILD LABOR? HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU
Thanks for the compliment. After graduating from college, I went to work for John Rosselli and then for Bunny Williams. I was 21 at the time, so I started right out of the gate. IN THIS ISSUE, WE
ARE RANTING AND RAVING ABOUT SECOND
RAISED IN ATLANTA, MILES REDD, BELOW, IS WELL-KNOWN FOR HIS ABILITY TO INCORPORATE BOLD COLORS INTO TRADITIONAL INTERIORS, AS EVIDENCED BY THE LIVING ROOM AND HALLWAY EXAMPLES SHOWN HERE. IN ADDITION TO HIS INTERIOR DESIGN WORK, REDD WAS NAMED THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF OSCAR DE LA RENTA HOME IN 2003. HIS WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED IN TOWN & COUNTRY, VOGUE, HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, ELLE DECOR, HOUSE & GARDEN, W AND COUNTRY LIFE.
HOMES—ANY ADVICE? I think a second home can be great. Since it is not a primary residence, people will often be a bit more creative. I say treat it like a hotel and enjoy yourself. YOUR PARENTS STILL LIVE IN ATLANTA. WHAT INSPIRED YOUR DESIGN FOR YOUR FAMILY’S
We jokingly call it Country Deco. I was very much inspired by Henri Samuel’s Paris apartment, which is sort of hysterical for a mountain house, but I dumbed it down and I think it works. YOUR DESIGNS ARE SO YOU. VACATION HOUSE IN NORTH CAROLINA?
YOU ARE ONE OF THE FEW WORKING DESIGNERS TO HAVE A “LOOK,” YET IT NEVER OVERWHELMS YOUR CLIENTS’ VISIONS. HOW DOES IT FEEL TO HAVE LESSLY—TO KEEP YOUR DESIGNS IN LOCK-STEP WITH YOUR CLIENTS? I really have had the luck of having great clients with strong opinions. This gives each job a unique feeling, and that’s what you are sensing. YOU ARE SO GLAMOROUS AND YOUR STYLE IS SO POLISHED. IS THERE ANYTHING FROM YOUR SOUTHERN CHILDHOOD THAT INFLUENCES YOU?
Absolutely! I always say ‘the South has the taste.’ The thing that I take away most is that we enjoy life—and isn’t that the point of everything? YOU’VE LONG BEEN THE DARLING OF THE DESIGN PRESS. WHAT’S NEXT FOR ATLANTA’S VERY OWN WUNDERKIND? I hope just more good decoration and good times!
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Actual Photog raphy of Residences 41A, 41B and 42A
Tw o B e d r o o m , T h r e e B e d r o o m a n d F u l l F l o o r R e s i d e n c e s Star ting on the 32nd Floor Pr iced from $2,000,000.
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Residences EXCLUSIVE SALES & MARKETING This is not an offer to sell, or solicitation of offers to buy, the condominium units in states where prohibited by law. Prices, plans and speciďŹ cations are subject to change without notice. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for achievement of Equal Housing Opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an afďŹ rmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin. Photographs are for representational purposes only. All information is believed to be accurate but is not warranted.