This summer, the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center added two new showrooms: Paris-founded Pierre Frey and lighting and automation shop Simply Wired PRO.
In other recent moves, the Scalamandré showroom, which spent 30 years on ADAC’s fourth floor, recently relocated to the first floor, and HA Modern expanded into the adjacent 2,200-square-foot showroom at the end of 2021.
Congratulations to Harrison Design for being selected as winners in ADAC’s 2022 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards. The Atlanta firm won in both the Architect and Contract Design categories and was selected from a group of 38 finalists from throughout the Southeast. A full list of finalists and winners is available online.
The School of Fashion at Savannah College of Art and Design is celebrating record scholarship wins. Nineteen students received awards from the 2022 Fashion Scholarship Fund, the most of any university. SCAD Atlanta junior Naecia Dixon was named the 2022 FSF Grand Prize scholarship winner, receiving $25,000. Dixon and three other SCAD Atlanta Fashion students were also selected as recipients of the 2022 Virgil Abloh “Post Modern” FSF Scholarship, receiving $7,500 each.
Atlanta-based Harry Norman, REALTORS recently announced a new partnership with the High Museum of Art. As an Exhibition Series Sponsor, the firm will help bring national and international exhibitions to the museum, including The Obama Portraits that kicked off the sponsorship when it debuted in January. Harry Norman will also help sponsor other community endeavors, such as the High’s Wine Auction.
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.