A VISUAL ODYSSEY

Imagine a place of business where you are surrounded by scores of high-quality, contemporary works by regional, national and international artists who are continually evolving. For Mark Mason Karelson, he doesn’t have to imagine. As director, curator and owner of eponymous Mason Fine Art and Events in Atlanta’s Design District, Karelson is in his element. As an […]

CUSTOM(ER) SERVICE

In today’s world, it’s all about speed. fast fashion, overnight shipping, instant gratification—trends that are in today and out tomorrow. At Berkeley Architectural Interior Woodworking, they get that. Their large facility is outfitted with the most up-to-date machinery and computer programs, but that will never outpace customer service and the skills honed by generations of cabinetmakers. […]

MODERN MASTER

Pietro Piccoli’s painting Boats on the Beach in Badesi, Sardinia is not your typical seascape. Here, small wooden boats with multicolored hulls bob on a blue, pink and white sea. A thick lavender line serves as the horizon, with a pale pink and blue sky above. Piccoli’s signature style of slightly abstract geometric forms and vivid colors is […]

EUROPEAN FINESSE WITH TIME-HONORED SKILLS

Fashions will change, but traditional materials and superior craftsmanship remain the hallmarks of Architectural Accents. For Charles Nevinson, founder and owner, artisanal attention to detail and quality go hand in glove with old-world designs to create timeless accoutrements for the home—all with European charm. “From the very beginning, I wanted to have a reputation for having the […]

UNPARALLELED REPUTATION

Founded in 1744, Sotheby’s has enjoyed a reputation of excellence for nearly three centuries, and the brokerages created under the Sotheby’s banner maintain the same standard of superior service, luxury and distinction. Serving Metro Atlanta and the surrounding communities since 2007, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty is one such firm, boasting the number one brokerage […]

ART THAT ENDURES

All art is meant to evoke emotion. paintings, sculptures and other creative works serve to beautify a space, pique one’s curiosity or kindle the imagination. But there is a difference between art that is pleasing versus art that endures. Avery Gallery specializes in the latter, offering a world-class selection of paintings and limited edition prints […]

ROOMS THAT SHINE

Top fashion stylists can attest that accessories make an outfit. The right necklace, scarf or other adornment can elevate an attractive ensemble to next-level chic. The same holds true for light fixtures in the home, says Jack Prestia, co-owner of The Big Chandelier, a warehouse-size space on Atlanta’s Westside filled with European lighting from the […]

LE CHATEAU BRINGS AN OLD WORLD AMBIENCE TO DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

Owned and operated by a single family, Le Chateau has been showcasing beautifully curated French antiques for the past 40 years. With an inventory sourced from auctions, historic hotels, chateaus, liquidation sales and antiques stores and markets, Le Chateau, which translates to The Palace, is the undisputed go-to for exquisite French pieces, authentic heirlooms and true […]

BRIGHT IDEAS

Lighting Loft embodies the maxim “design around the light source.” According to owner Shuly Zion, selecting the right light source for the task at hand is the most important decision he will help you make. “The rest is just décor. This leitmotif guides the design process for all our projects,” he says. For over 23 […]

BEAUTIFULLY CURATED

Elsie de Wolfe famously once said, “I am going to make everything around me beautiful; that will be my life.” No one agrees with this principle more than artist Sara Anderson and her daughter, Sallie Anderson-Plessala, partners in the brand Sara Anderson. Anderson, a lifelong artist and art lover, was first inspired to bring her […]