Giannina Bedford

Giannina S. Bedford is multi-faceted writer and editor. Her work covers design, travel, food and business. She’s penned Simply Buckhead’s home feature since inception and held a variety of editorial roles at the magazine. Her freelance work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, USA Today, Virtuoso Life, Hemispheres and TravelandLeisure.com. She also contributes regularly Atlanta Business Chronicle. Fluent in Spanish, Giannina was born in Miami and grew up in Brazil, Chile, Hawaii and Australia. She currently lives in Dunwoody with her two kids and husband.

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The Lovesac Company
DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

Known for its adaptable modular couches, The Lovesac Company recently took up residence in West…

EXPERT ADVICE TO HELP KIDS ADJUST TO A NEW SIBLING
BABY BUMPS

EXPERT ADVICE TO HELP KIDS ADJUST TO A NEW SIBLING. Adding a new baby to…

Reverence's chef-driven menu pays homage to seasonal, local produce. Photos: Brandon LaJoie
Gastronomic GETAWAY

The new Epicurean Atlanta offers a chic, culinary-focused hotel stay! Hotels combine all of my…

STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING Simply Buckhead Xmas
STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

The holidays have arrived, which means it’s time to get into the entertaining spirit. If…

Originally designed to be a second bedroom, this space was opened up to create an open floor plan with a spacious dining area.
A New Frontier

Nancy Conrad puts her artistic stamp on a Peachtree Hills condo. Nancy Conrad has lived…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021

Cover up that Kleenex box’s lackluster exterior with this Weezie tissue box cover. Made in…

Habachy Designs was recognized as Best-in-Show for its work on the Icon Buckhead.
Drumroll Please…

Design Excellence Awards The American Society of Interior Designers Georgia Chapter (ASID GA) has announced…

Raising Art Aficionados
Raising Art Aficionados

THREE LOCAL ART EXPERTS SHARE HOW TO NURTURE YOUR CHILD’S ART APPRECIATION. Before kids learn…

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties
DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – OCTOBER 2021

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has opened a new office in Buckhead. The Chastain office…

Laura Hunter and Natalie Carney help parents reclaim their sleep.
Slumber Specialists

LOCAL EXPERTS OFFER WISE WORDS ON ESTABLISHING HEALTHY SLEEP HABITS FOR KIDS. Expectant parents often…

Tartufo Coco Shell Chandelier by Currey & Company
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – October 2021

Elevate your lighting game with the Tartufo Coco Shell Chandelier by Currey & Company. Arranged…

Modern Moment

Jordache K. Avery has been designing cutting-edge, modern homes for more than 10 years. The…

When it comes to eradicating lice, there is no getting around a thorough, manual comb-out.
Lousy Lice

LOCAL LICE EXPERT TRACEY FUDGE SHARES HER BEST PEST PRACTICES. Mention lice, and my head…

The living room’s 22- foot ceilings give this Buckhead bungalow a majestic feel.
HIDDEN JEWEL

An enchanting Peachtree Hills cottage mixes salvaged materials, modern industrial flair and romantic European touches……

Harrison Design Leadership

Atlanta-based Harrison Design recently announced a new management structure and shareholders. Appointments include Greg Palmer,…

AERIN Champagne Bucket
Product Spotlight – September 2021

Dress up your bottle presentation with this AERIN Champagne Bucket. The hand-thrown porcelain vessel is…

Happy 60th, ADAC!

Since opening its doors in 1961, the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center has evolved to become…

KING AND PRINCE BEACH & GOLF RESORT
Heritage Hotel

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort embodies St. Simon’s historical beauty. Mention the…

An interior design project by Nina Nash Long, senior interior designer with Mathews Design Group.
MATHEWS MAKEOVER

For Buckhead’s Mathews Furniture + Design, the pandemic turned out to be the perfect time…

DESIGN NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2021

Miami Circle gallery Maune Contemporary is showcasing a group exhibition titled Love Always Wins through…

The homeowners opted for The Frame TV by Samsung to blend into their comfortably posh living space.
Design Dreams

A couple’s polished Dunwoody townhouse becomes a launching pad for a new creative endeavor. Ashan…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JULY / AUGUST 2021

Bring the coast to your summer soiree with this hand-painted and hand-carved oyster platter from…

Update your home with a neutral palette and you’ll be one step ahead when it’s time to sell.
Home updates that pay you back

A homeowner’s renovation “dream list” is often long. One way to prioritize home improvements is…

Jessica Ma
DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2021

Congratulations to SCAD Atlanta’s 2020 Valedictorian, Jessica Ma (B.F.A. Interior Design, 2020), who was recently…

Georgia State Parks
CAMPING WITH KIDS

Tips for your first family camping adventure. Camping can be challenging, but it also offers…

Brookhaven new build home
BIGGER AND BETTER

Texas transplants make a Brookhaven new build home sweet home. When William and Natalie Brooks…

Colored cabinets are just one way to elevate the design of a laundry room, says Danielle Stanley, design coordinator at Renew Properties.
Laundry Room Love

Laundry may not be fun, but the space you do it in can be. Tucked…

Ballard Designs’ Solar LED Lanterns
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2021

Bring a romantic glow to your garden pathway, porch or patio with Ballard Designs’ Solar…

DESIGN NEWS – MAY 2021

Buckhead-based interior designer Melanie Turner has released her first book, Inviting Interiors: A Fresh Take…

Making a Masterpiece

Lara Carter traded her family-friendly Brookhaven residence for a modern, art-inspired Buckhead townhome. At heart,…