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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GARDENING GUIDELINES - King Landscaping
GARDENING GUIDELINES

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

R Hughes
Decade of Design

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

JAIME FOSTER
JAIME FOSTER

Georgia Grinders’ founder was inspired by family roots The entrepreneurial spirit is ingrained in Jaime…

Shagreen Mahjong Set
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT JULY / AUGUST 2020

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

Brad Stevens
BRAD STEVENS

This entrepreneur is on a mission to help small and medium-sized businesses prosper When serial…

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…

Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass Pouf.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2020

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

Serenbe offers a variety of accommodations to fit your style, from the rustic guest house (pictured) to the modern loft.
Searching for Solace

For a tranquil trip, Serenbe offers a close-to-home option More and more, my idea of…

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…

outdoor dish company Relish.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MAY 2020

Alfresco spring entertaining doesn’t have to mean uninspiring disposable dinnerware. These eye-catching melamine dishes are…

LAVATORY LOOKS TO LOVE

From funky patterns to industrial materials, the washroom has seen numerous trends over the years.…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MARCH / APRIL 2020

Take your fire-keeping up a notch with bespoke fire tools from Brookhavenbased Southern Andiron &…

5 DECLUTTERING TIPS TO BEGIN THE SEASON ANEW
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

5 DECLUTTERING TIPS TO BEGIN THE SEASON ANEW 1. Go room by room: If you…

DESIGN NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2020

Welcome to the neighborhood, Lazzoni. This new high-end furniture store recently took over the Buckhead…

In place of a formal dining room, the Vaswanis have a smart lounge space ideal for happy hour or after-dinner drinks
FIT FOR FAMILY

Sandy Springs interior stylist Divya Vaswani’s home is both child-friendly and chic Divya Vaswani has…

THE PERFECT ONE-MATCH FIRE

Nothing gets us through the dark, cold winter like a warm, crackling fire. BY: Giannina…

The formal living room, once clad in gold moldings, features clean white walls and some sparkle.
TONY TONE DOWN

Florida transplants aim for less conspicuous decor in their palatial Buckhead home STORY: Giannina S.…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – January / February 2020

BY: Giannina S. Bedford The holidays might be behind us, but the gift of a…

A BLUEPRINT FOR PLAY

As the father of a 5-year-old, Drew Panayiotou knows firsthand the power of play in…

DOMESTIC DWELLING

With help from a designer friend, a couple updates a 1940s home to meet family…

HIGH-STANDARD SKIING

A vacation on the slopes at Park City’s Stein Eriksen Lodge offers the ultimate spoiling…

ADD OLD-SCHOOL BRAVADO TO YOUR BAR

Entertain much? Then you need to know about HipStir Vintage Barware & Glassware, a newly…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford Lamps infuse an understated design statement that cannot be overlooked. As…

DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford Baker Interiors Group recently reopened its Atlanta showroom after a massive…

DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford Baker Interiors Group recently reopened its Atlanta showroom after a massive…

KID STUFF

5 KEY ELEMENTS FOR A FUN YET PRACTICAL PLAYROOM BY: Giannina S. Bedford 1. Pint-sized…

The front desk at The Scott Resort & Spa hints at the hotel's one-of-a-kind decor.
DESERT DISCOVERY

Scottsdale is a prominent part of Arizona’s allure STORY: Giannina S. Bedford Photos courtesy of…

The recently redone master bedroom combines sleek furnishings from Bernhardt, West Elm and more.
BESPOKE IN BROOKHAVEN

Steven and Brie Prediletto add modern, global flair to a Craftsman-style home STORY: Giannina S.…