DOMESTIC DWELLING

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

Jason and Lindsey Palangio’s formal living room is a perfect blend of old and new.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Jason, Cecilia and Lindsey Palangio love to host friends and family at their revamped home

Lindsey and Jason Palangio […]

ADD OLD-SCHOOL BRAVADO TO YOUR BAR

Entertain much? Then you need to know about HipStir Vintage Barware & Glassware, a newly formed company that sells refurbished antique barware and curates vintage-style bar carts and bars for clients.

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

Wendy Shannon puts together customized bars and bar carts for her drink-happy clients.

Here, company founder and former Southern Living magazine staffer Wendy […]

SETTING THE STAGE

STEPHANIE JACOBS GETS HOMES ABOUT TO SELL READY FOR THEIR CLOSE-UPS

When staging a home, Stephanie Jacobs fills its spaces with tastefully appointed furniture in a way that allows the architectural details to shine.

STORY: Lia Picard
MIDDLE PHOTO: Shayna Image

Sandy Springs resident Stephanie Jacobs always had an eye for design but hit a couple of detours before […]

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

Lamps infuse an understated design statement that cannot be overlooked. As the weather cools, a lamp refresh for those evenings spent indoors might be just what you need. This antique brass arched lamp with a white marble foundation features a rectangular shade in ivory linen, making it a simple yet elegant choice.

Available for $870 at Pieces in Buckhead. piecesinc.com

DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

Baker Interiors Group recently reopened its Atlanta showroom after a massive renovation. The newly unveiled space at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) clocks in at 10,868 square feet, more than enough real estate to showcase a selection of furniture, textiles and design solutions from legacy brands Baker and McGuire, as well as designers such as Thomas Pheasant, Laura Kirar, Jonathan Browning and […]

KID STUFF

5 KEY ELEMENTS FOR A FUN YET PRACTICAL PLAYROOM

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

1. Pint-sized seating: Whether it’s a small table and chairs or a comfy bean bag chair by Atlanta-based Jaxx (above), have a place for little ones to lounge or curl up with their favorite picture book.

2. Activity nooks: Create “centers” for endeavors such as arts and crafts, dress-up, […]

FITNESS EXCLUSIVE

Ex-NFL player Bryan Jean-Pierre trains a select Atlanta crowd

STORY: Nicole Letts

Owned and operated by Buckhead resident and former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Jean-Pierre, MiscFit is arguably the most exclusive club in Atlanta. After all, you need an invitation to be a part of the private fitness studio. Once selected, you’re privy to group classes led by Jean-Pierre and his hand-selected training, boxing and yoga experts.

It comes […]

BESPOKE IN BROOKHAVEN

Steven and Brie Prediletto add modern, global flair to a Craftsman-style home

At the top of the stairs in the Prediletto home, Heart by Kara Nicole awakens the senses.

At the top of the stairs in the Prediletto home, Heart by Kara Nicole awakens the senses.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Steven and Brie Prediletto have put their [...]
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CHARTING HER OWN PATH

Meet up-and-coming designer Susie Prince

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

Susie Prince’s colorful background runs the gamut from working in visual merchandising and packaging design for Home Depot corporate to serving as the graphics lead and stylist in season four of HGTV’s Emmy-winning series Elbow Room. In 2015, she and then-boyfriend now husband, Victor Prince, participated on Fox’s show Home Free, competing in design and build challenges for the […]

PAINTING THE TOWN

MIGUEL CASTILLO OF CASTLE PAINTING TELLS US WHAT’S HOT AND NOT IN PAINT RIGHT NOW

STORY: Karina Antenucci
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Miguel Castillo moved his family from Venezuela to Atlanta in 1998, right after controversial former president Hugo Chávez was elected. He chose Atlanta because of the hypergrowth the city was experiencing after the 1996 Summer Olympics. A professional basketball player in his native country, Castillo turned his sights […]