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“The key piece that we put on Magen was this long, cashmere, tie-dye duster,” says Davis, who set off the ensemble with layered necklaces.
Fresh Start – WARDROBE RESET

How one Atlantan found solace—and a new style—in revamping her closet. “If you’re staring at…

A Cut Above – BEAUTY MAKEOVER

A beauty newcomer gets a hair and makeup upgrade. It takes a certain degree of…

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Modern Day Makeovers

FIVE LOCAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND EXPERT TIPS FOR LIFESTYLE UPGRADES. With the advent of every new…

A Delicious Makeover – NUTRITION MAKEOVER

How a Brookhaven company changed one man’s relationship with food. Cade Parian admits with a…

Jeanna McKnight is in the first phase of her new workout routine at Pinnacle Fitness, which will help her transform her body over the coming months.
The Journey Begins – FITNESS MAKEOVER

Pinnacle Fitness is helping a local resident put herself first for the first time. For…

Aesthetician Lauren Nee performed Alex Bayer’s first facial at the Buckhead location of Spa Sydell.
Fresh Face Forward – SKIN UPGRADE

How a med spa novice dove skin-deep into his first facial. To some, skincare comes…

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Focus on Kids

Star on and off the court. John Collins, the Atlanta Hawks’ dynamic forward/center, is widely…

Heather Schlesinger is helping lead the Atlanta Community Food Bank through one of its toughest challenges: COVID-19.
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Ramping up. When Dunwoody resident Heather Schlesinger worked for Krystal, her kids told their friends,…

Stroll vast Sonoma vineyards and taste the grapes during Jordan Winery's vineyard hike.
Have wine? Will Travel

Despite 2020’s Sonoma-area fires, centralized Healdsburg continues to draw grape enthusiasts. As my plane descended…

My Dad's Turkey Chili Bowl
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It’s that time of year again when vows for well-being are made, and the demand…

From left to right: One of Half-Mile's three historic cabins, cozying up in front of the fire pit and breakfast delights in the Main House.
A Couple’s Retreat

Highlands, North Carolina, provides the kid-less getaway of COVID-year dreams. Only the call of a…

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Crayons, pencils and books! Dunwoody cosmetic dentist Hugh Flax has a passion for education, and…

Chattanooga sits in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
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NEIGHBORHOOD GATHERING SPOT THE CHASTAIN TICKLES TASTEBUDS. When one door closes, another door opens” is…

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ANNE FRANK EXHIBIT ON THE MOVE Adding to its cultural and educational programming, City Springs…

Jack Sawyer of Cresset Asset Management and family friend Alex Mays at a 2019 Nsoro fundraiser.
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Focus on a few Jack Sawyer, managing director of Cresset Asset Management in Buckhead, had…

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Palmetto Bluff’s stand-alone accommodations and wide-open spaces are right on time This time last year…

Perspire Sauna Studios
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BROOKHAVEN WELCOMES FURNITURE GIANT Rooms To Go is moving to a new home in the…

Bre West, president of the Junior League of Atlanta, found creative ways for members to volunteer during the 2020 JLA Serves weekend.
Pandemic Pivot

Foundation offers hope More than 250 members of the Buckhead-based Junior League of Atlanta normally…

Elizabeth Castle has guarded the Jersey harbor for 400 years.
The Real Jersey Shore

Remote beauty and history make this Channel island a must-see My family has a thing…

Left to right: Vice President of Operations Hank Clark; Josh Jansma, Special Olympics athlete; Lori Barranon, 2019 chair and Marlow's Tavern co-founder John C. Metz celebrate the success of the 2020 Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic.
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Golf Classic raises money for Special Olympics Twenty-two years ago, when John C. Metz opened…

Jessica Smith's daughter, Bailey, snuggles with her King Charles Spaniel, King, who was reunited with her family, thanks to his microchip.
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Microchipping helps lost pets find their owners When Jessica Smith’s King Charles Spaniel went missing…

Kristin Klingshirn, co-host of “The Bert Show” and Bert’s Big Adventure board member; Sam Van Winkle, Bert's Big Adventure 2020 child; and Bert Weiss, host of “The Bert Show” and founder of Bert's Big Adventure.
Helping Hands

5 ideas to get the next generation involved in volunteering, donations and acts of kindness…

Agate vessels at Kimberly McDonald
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KIMBERLY MCDONALD OPENS BUCKHEAD BOUTIQUE Geodes and agates and gems, oh my! The Emerald City…

At Barnsley Gardens, a 3,000-acre resort at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the outdoors is the main attraction.
Outdoor Indulgence

A breath of fresh air for the whole family at Barnsley Resort The travel landscape…

Moveable Feast

The holidays are approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about how to decorate this…

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Springdale, Utah, commands attention in the fall The tiny town of Springdale in Southwest Utah…

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Little Spoon's healthful infant purees simplify daily life as a weary parent knows it.
Dinner Break

Easy meal deliveries for families with children One of the most time-consuming activities for parents…

No need to take a flight to enjoy this snowy panorama at Appalachian Ski Mountain.
Winter Primer

Boone, North Carolina, offers close to home snow for the budding skier The first time…

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CHOW DOWN

TIPS TO SELECT THE RIGHT NUTRITION FOR CATS AND CANINES Ninety-five percent of U.S. pet…

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Cooler weather is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and reconnect with nature. Consider…

A 22-acre lake is one of the jewels in Vogel State Park, one of Georgia's oldest.
Head for the Hills

Autumn brings out the best of bucolic Blairsville To those who hail from colder climes,…

NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2020

SUITE STAYS ON THE WAY Buckhead Village District will soon have a posh new place…

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DESIGN NEWS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2021

Mill Creek Residential’s Modera Prominence Apartment Community is now open in Buckhead. Located at the…

Design Decadence

Florida natives transform a traditional Buckhead home into their modern dream. Ron Yung loves ultra-modern…

SO FRESH AND SO CLEAN

Lindsey Johnson, co-founder of Weezie, is helping upgrade bath time. For some, baths and showers…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2021

This Cyan Design Brighton Wine Holder offers a stylish way to display the many wine…

Designer Divya Vaswani says closets and hallway nooks can be converted to a workspace.
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4 DESIGN PROFESSIONALS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE IN-HOME TRICKS. Lauren Davenport DAVENPORT DESIGNS davenportdesignsltd.com “If you…

The Marsh Bench/Cocktail Table by Beth Webb is available for $2,600.
DESIGN NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Congratulations to the winners of ADAC’s 2020 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards:…

Lindsey Beville, Chrissie Henritze and Lane Beatty, founders of Oushak Chic.
TURKISH TEXTILES

Importing authentic hand-knotted rugs from Turkey, Oushak Chic is the creation of three Georgia friends…

Elegant, but not too fussy, the Kolbers’ dining room sums up the feel of their Collier Hills abode.
Into the Hills

A fun-loving family tweaks a Collier Hills dwelling to fit their chic-casual vibe After living…

Alanna accent table
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Mother of pearl adds extra dazzle to any interior decor, and this Alanna accent table…

Bauble Stockings’ Haitibased partner, Good Threads Needlepoint, is a Certified B Corporation. The business is independently vetted to confirm it is working in a socially responsible, sustainable way.
A Stitch in Time

Kate Stewart’s family tradition becomes her flourishing decor company Buckhead resident Kate Stewart grew up…

Jason Feldman
LIFE BY DESIGN

Sandy Springs resident Jason Feldman turned his passion into a paycheck A touch of serendipity…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – OCTOBER 2020

These eye catching hand towels are made by Atlanta-based French Graffiti, a company founded by…

The living room, lit by an orb chandelier from Gabby, features a strategically placed console table behind the sofa to prevent the boys from flipping over the back of the furniture.
Balancing Act

The Brookhaven home of Moms on Call CEO puts family first Creating a functional, family-friendly…

DESIGN NEWS – OCTOBER 2020

Innovative framing company Framebridge has opened two brick-and-mortar locations in Buckhead and the Westside Provisions…

INDIE COOL

AN OPPORTUNE OFFICE SPACE OPENS IN EAST BUCKHEAD This fall, east Buckhead welcomes Indie Studios,…

Morris’ fashioninspired lighting line, The Facet Collection, finds a home at the R Hughes showroom at ADAC. - David Christensen Photography
A WORLD OF STYLE

Local interior and lighting designer Amy Morris gains inspiration from Europe’s chicest cities Buckhead-based interior…

Nearly every surface of the home was refreshed in some way, including the stone fireplace, which features ledger stone and a statementmaking mirror.
Writing a New Chapter

Simply Buckhead’s publisher is living her best intown life in a renovated Morningside abode. After…

Discover ADAC
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The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center is taking its semiannual market, Discover ADAC, virtual. Set for…

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POOL POPULARITY

Social distancing may have you taking a second look at your home amenities— and wishing…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – SEPTEMBER 2020

Art and photos bring life to a blank wall, but if you can’t find the…

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GARDENING GUIDELINES

As people spend more time at home, even non-gardeners may be thinking about incorporating potager…

Monet Masters and Tavia Forbes design interiors for clients around Atlanta and the U.S.
Designing Women

How Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters formed an unlikely— and winning—partnership Interior designers Monet Masters’…

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R HUGHES TURNS 10 When Ryan Hughes launched his convention- defying showroom in 2010, the…

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT JULY / AUGUST 2020

There’s never been a better time to dust off your board game skills—and now you…

Lake Oconee’s easy-going lake lifestyle brings water pursuits to the doorstep.
No Place Like Home

LAKE AND MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE IS A HOT COMMODITY FOR NEARBY VACATIONS If vacations to…

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Old Soul, New Style

Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara dishes on design At 22 years old, Buckhead native…

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2020

Take your earthy aesthetic up a notch with this Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass…

5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME ECO-FRIENDLY
Earthy Dwelling

5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME ECO-FRIENDLY 1. Veg out. Indoor plants spruce your…

DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2020

Celebrating 10 years in the metro area, Nandina Home & Design in Sandy Springs is…

The airy living room is decorated with refurbished family pieces and sleek new furnishings.
FAMILY FIRST

A young couple transforms a 1940s Springlake residence into a chic first nest Seven months…

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Make Mine a Mule

VARIATIONS ON THE CLASSIC COPPER MUG COCKTAIL. The Moscow Mule is inextricably linked to the copper mug in which it is presented. As adorable as the spicy, effervescent drink is when served…

Lucky Lotus offers refreshing, colorful smoothie bowls.
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This two-day fine arts fest features works by local, regional and national artists, as well as musical entertainment and food offerings on a colorful streetscape.
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