Grand Design | Southeastern Designer Showhouse 2017

Page stopping, jaw dropping inspired interior design describes my first reaction to this years Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The remarkable collaboration of architect Yong Pak, builder Michael Ladisic and a very talented interior design team produced stunning results in this historic renovation and “spectacular display of forward-thinking, traditional-minded design,” according to Atlanta Homes […]

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Inspired Design | Restored to Life

foyer trends, classic design 2018

This inspiring design project deserves a shout out. A historical treasure in the Atlanta area (Buckhead), it was nearly destroyed by fire, razed to its foundation in 2014 according to its owner, Gerry Hull. Originally designed by architect Neel Reid, the restoration was placed into the hands of D. Stanley Dixon Architect firm who would […]

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New Home Trends 2017 | Natural Light

new home trends 2017

Did you know that Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas now leads the new residential construction in the U.S. according to Builder magazines annual ranking of the top 50 new-home markets by closings? Actually the South, Southwest dominates the list of top 50 including Atlanta, my hometown. Other than strong population growth driving residential construction in the Southwest […]

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Florida Room | Sun Room Design Trends

In the old days the Florida Room or Sun Room (for those who live outside the state of Florida) was referred to as the Sun Porch or Sun Parlor. It was a room that set out to the back of the house, designed to admit a large amount of sunlight through a glass-enclosed wall of […]

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Designer Accessory Trends: Tray Chic

Trays are chic and retailers are paying attention to this trend. Originally designed for functional purposes used for carrying, holding or displaying articles, trays have taken on an entirely new look and feel. They have become an inspiring design element that easily adorns a room with a finishing touch, like jewelry, the last piece added […]

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Color Trends: Color Forecast 2015

Calm. Bold. Happy. Celebrate. Four words that describe Sherwin Williams Color Forecast 2015 and I am excited to present a sampling on this post to inspire you and to encourage you to consider choosing a color that “speaks to you.” Loving the theme for 2015 choices as even the professionals recognize that color preferences are […]

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