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 many more.
Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta owner and CEO Shirley Gary has been named to the 14th annual The Thousand List of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams.
Gary was honored in the “Individual Agent-Sales Volume” and “Individual Agent-Transaction Sides” categories. Gary is no stranger to accolades— last year she was honored internationally by Engel & Völkers as the highest-ranked real estate advisor for selling the greatest number of homes annually worldwide.
Gary, who is also the owner and CEO of Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton, has worked in real estate and new construction sales management throughout metro Atlanta for more than 30 years.
It’s wreath season, and Pike Nurseries is offering to teach you how to make your own through its “Make & Take: Williamsburg Wreath” workshop on Nov. 30. The event takes place at all of its Atlanta stores, including the two locations in Buckhead. Inspired by Colonial Williamsburg, the DIY wreath you’ll construct is a holiday classic adorned with real fruit and nuts. The event begins at 9 a.m. and is $35 per person, which includes all supplies.
Attendees must pre-register at pikenursery.com.
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.