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2015 Atlanta Symphony Showhouse

The Atlanta symphony showhouse sizzles with bold color and stunning interiors

Written by Clara Haneberg
  • Emily Jenkins Followill

    Radiating French aesthetic, Château Soleil—built in 1998 by William T. Baker and named for its golden exterior—served as the setting of the 46th annual Atlanta Symphony Showhouse. The area’s top designers employed their best decorating tricks to transform the 14,000-square-foot Georgia estate replete with exquisite architecture, including intricate millwork and marble mantels. Each room is a treasure of stylish ideas. 

    Photography: Emily Jenkins Followill  
    Produced by Lisa Mowry

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    Front Terrace by Chip Wade

    The front terrace by Chip Wade is furnished entirely by Frontgate. A curved sofa layered with plush pillows and a coordinating round ottoman form a relaxing retreat. “It’s perfect for intimate conversation and a morning cup of coffee,” Wade says. An all-weather rug and geometric planters introduce graphic pattern to the hardscape.

    Interior designer: Chip Wade and Alexandra Hernandez, Chip Wade Creative, 2710 Luberon Lane, Cumming, GA 30041, chipwade.com; theinnovationhouse.us.  

    Sofa (“Roma Curved Seating” #143257); ottoman (“Roma Round Ottoman” #143258); sofa-and-ottoman cushions (“Snow with Black Piping,” by Sunbrella); area rug (“Nouveau Outdoor Rug”/Black #144387); round table left of sofa (“Pisa Garden Stool”/Gold #144030); planter at right of sofa (“Madison 30-inch Planter” #144530); tray on ottoman (“Moorish Print Round Tray” #144670); black wine glasses (“Midnight Black Wine Glasses” #111568); pillow with leaf pattern (“Lanai Leaves Onyx Outdoor Pillow” #143622); black-and-white pillow (“Paradiso Leaves Onyx with Fringe Outdoor Pillow” #143464); orange-and-white pillow (“Espalier Coral 17-inch Outdoor Pillow” #143452); rectangular lumbar pillows (“Ogee Echo Onyx with Eyelash Fringe Pillow” #143408); black-and-white striped pillows (“Resort Stripe Black Pillows with Twisted Cording 20-inch Square” #143636): Frontgate, frontgate.com
    Greenery: Pike Nurseries, pikenursery.com.  

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    Grand Foyer by Loren Taylor

    The foyer by Loren Taylor greets guests with visual vibrancy. Stone urns mingle with a bronze statuette and colorful art atop the custom console. An oversize antiqued mirror acknowledges the entry’s grand scale while giving the impression of extra light. “A little greenery in a faux clamshell makes a space feel alive,” Taylor says. 

    Interior designers: Loren Audrey Taylor and Carolyn Abrams Taylor, Loren Taylor Interior Design, LLC, 14 Eureka Terr., Newnan, GA 30263-3031; 678/662-3010, lorenaudreytaylor.com.  

    Wall paint (custom mix of 2/5 “Albescent” #OC-40 and 3/5 “Stone Hearth” #984); trim paint (“Albescent” #OC-40); paint on base moldings (“Universal Black” #2118-10): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Console table  (“Leffew Console” with customized color, scale and architectural elements, by Loren Audrey Taylor): TritterFeefer, tritterfeefer.com.
    Console top (“Fantasy Brown Quartzite,” leathered): fabricated by Mega Granite, megagranite.com.
    Mirror above console (“Large Antiqued Mirror” #DM174); stone urns (“Abia”): Aidan Gray, aidangrayhome.com.
    Lamp (“Lynton Table Lamp”/White #6425): Currey & Co., curreycodealers.com.
    Lampshade (black silk drum shade with foil liner): Barbara Cosgrove Lamps, barbaracosgrovelamps.com.
    Art on console (Shadows of the Mess We Made, by Brian Coleman): Anne Irwin Fine Art, anneirwinfineart.com.
    Bronze figure (Warm Up, by Kevin Chambers, bronze composite): DK Gallery, dkgallery.us.
    Yellow vase (porcelain): Ainsworth-Noah, Ainsworth-noah.com.
    Tall vase holding flowers (vintage); ball of moss: Loren Taylor Interior Design, lorenaudreytaylor.com.
    Box (vintage one-of-a-kind decorative box); faux clam shell under console (vintage one-of-a-kind faux clam shell): Acanthus Studios, acanthusstudios.com.  

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    Living Room by Michel Smith Boyd

    The voluminous living room by Michel Smith Boyd creates an art-gallery aura. Donghia’s embroidered fabric cascades down the wall by the window. High-back armchairs upholstered in teal velvet and a mohair sofa supply plenty of seating and team with kidney-shape tables. Mirrors and minimalist lighting boost the glamour while antique candlesticks add flair to the existing marble fireplace. 

    Interior designer: Michel Boyd, SmithBoyd Interiors, 455 Glen Iris Drive, Suite G, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404/402-4224, smithboydinteriors.com.  

    Wall paint (“Plymouth Rock” #1543): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Drapery (“Effie”/Vintage Blue #10284-012); mirror over mantel (“Anjou” #08360-001); pillow with botanical pattern on sofa (“Cat’s Meow”/Cream #10288-010): Donghia, donghia.com.
    Drapery hardware: Duralee, duralee.com.
    Area rug (Sultanabad from the Laura Walker Ltd.Collection): Verde Home, verdehomeinc.com.
    Flooring; mantel: original to house.
    Chandelier (“Sofia” #5050): Fuse Lighting, fuselighting.com.
    Sconces flanking mirror (“Clemente Wall Light” #ARN2024, by Aerin for Visual Comfort); floor lamp (“Edwardian Boom-Arm Floor Lamp,” discontinued): Circa Lighting, circalighting.com.
    Small mirror on mantel; candlesticks in fireplace: Parc Monceau, parcmonceauatl.com.
    Round vase on mantel (“Robert Kuo Carnelian Grey Cocoon Vase”); tall vase on mantel (“Robert Kuo Carnelian Grey Cylindrical Vase”): Townhouse by Robert Brown, robertbrowninteriordesign.com.
    Pair of chairs: SmithBoyd Interiors, smithboydinteriors.com.
    Chair fabric (“Icaria”/Teal #232919, by Sanderson): Grizzel & Mann, grizzelandmann.com.
    Table between chairs; coffee tablesculpture on coffee table; brass bowl on desk: Mathews Furniture Galleries, mathewsfurniture.com.
    Gold tables (“Figaro Coffee Table”/Antiqued Brass, by Mr. Brown Home): Holland & Co., hollandandcompany.com.
    Sofa (“Vincent”); sofa fabric (“Beethoven” Mohair/Black Hawk): Bradley, bradley-usa.com.
    Lavender pillows on sofa; round glass vase on desk; box on desk: SmithBoyd Interiors, smithboydinteriors.com.
    Painting on easel (Blue Moon, by Elena Zolotnitsky); figure sculpture behind sofa (Terra II, by Sheila Ganch); paintings to right on mantel (top, Living Entities; bottom, Chances Are, by Stephanie Shank): Pryor Fine Art, pryorfineart.com.
    Easel (“Circa 1900 L’Ecole Artists Easel”): Restoration Hardware, rh.com.
    Dining table (“Concorde”): Switch Modern, switchmodern.com

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    Outdoor Terrace by Bill Hudgins

    Accessible through the living room, the outdoor terrace by Bill Hudgins is ideal for entertaining. A striped umbrella shades the cast-aluminum table and chairs, while a sitting area with an armchair and sofa accommodates overflow. Soft green cushions echo the lush surroundings and contrast with the home’s yellow exterior. 

    Interior designer: Bill Hudgins, Lush Life Home & Garden, 146 East Andrews Drive N.W., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404/841-9661, lushlifehomegarden.com.  

    Dining table (“Wilshire Rectangular Dining Table” #143215); side chairs (“Set of Two Wilshire Dining Side Chairs” #143592); host chairs (“Set of Two Wilshire Dining Arm Chairs” #143591); cushion fabric (“Sailcloth Gingko with Natural Piping”); umbrella (“11-inch Round Outdoor Market Umbrella” #43479 in Resort Stripe Black); sofa (“Wilshire Sofa with Cushions” #143192); sofa fabric (“Sailcloth Gingko with Natural Piping”); pillow (“Leopard Luxe Gingko Outdoor Pillow”#145233); pillow (“Scalamandré Zebra Skin Onyx Outdoor Pillow” #144831): Frontgate, frontgate.com.  

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    Powder Room by Beth Kooby

    Located just off the foyer, the powder room by Beth Kooby exudes luxury. Above the horizontal wainscoting, a gold floral wallcovering injects pattern and a grouping of antique mirrors reflects contemporary artwork in cool-blue hues. The custom, white-oak floating vanity with serpentine form and Calacatta marble top is finished with a polished-nickel faucet from Kohler. 

    Wallpaper (“Petal Pusher”/Gold #J-002, by Oh Joy!): Hygge & West, hyggeandwest.com.
    Paint on lower wall (“Simply White” #2143-70): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Art (by Jennifer Rivera): dk Gallery, dkgallery.us.
    Wall light (“Large Ring Wall Sconce”/Alabaster with Natural Paper Shade #CHD2970): Circa Lighting, circalighting.com.
    Mirrors above vanity (vintage): 14th Street Antiques & Interiors, 14thstreetantiques.com.
    Vanity cabinet (custom, white oak): Beth Kooby Design, bethkoobydesign.com.
    Vanity fabrication: The Furniture Guild, thefurnitureguild.com.
    Countertop (Calcatta Vagli marble, honed): Seven Stone, sevenstone.com.
    Sink (“Ladena”/Dune #K-2214-NY); faucets (“Margaux”/Vibrant Polished Nickel #K-16232-4-SN): Kohler, kohler.com.
    Container and orchids: Lush Life, 404/841-9661.
    Flooring (“Helsinki”/Silver Dusk, marble, in chevron pattern): Walker Zanger, walkerzanger.com

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    Powder Room by Beth Kooby

    The ceiling wasn’t overlooked, either. A minimalist pendent by Circa Lighting with handsome brass detailing punctuates the robin’s egg blue painted ceiling. 

    Interior designer: Beth Kooby, Beth Kooby Design, 1308 Pasadena Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30306; 404/909-2338, bethkoobydesign.com.  

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    Den by Vern Yip

    To emphasize the den’s arched windows and soaring wood-beamed ceiling, Vern Yip coated the walls in Benjamin Moore’s “Newburyport Blue” and hung the draperies as high as possible. He then fashioned a functional sitting area around the fireplace with a sofa, a daybed, and a pair of spooled-wood armchairs. Starburst-shape accent tables double as seating. Chevron, Greek key, and floral fabrics inject personality while “pops of warm orange give a needed punch of surprise,” Yip says. The sconces, drum pendant, and lamps with blue, petal-shape shades are by Yip for Stonegate Designs. 

    Wall paint (“Newburyport Blue” #HC-155); ceiling paint (“Swiss Coffee” #OC-45): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Chandelier (“Sydney Drum Pendant”); sconces (“Sydney”): Vern Yip for Stonegate Designs, stonegatedesigns.com.
    Area rug (“Linkage”/custom color): Milliken Inspired Designer Series, millikencarpet.com.
    Art over mantel (Guest, 12.49 pm, 4th October, 2005, by Christopher Bucklow): Jackson Fine Art, jacksonfineart.com.
    Elephant on mantel: bronze from China.
    Vases on mantel (“Hand Dipped Glass Vase” #71393; “Hand Dipped Glass Vase” #71394; “Hand Dipped Glass Vase” #71395): Vern Yip for Boulevard Decor, blvddecor.com.
    Drapery, top (“Vasari”/Grey, by Vern Yip); drapery, bottom (“Emporio”/Navy, by Vern Yip); drapery tape (“Strasse”/Spice, by Vern Yip); ottoman in front of mantel (“Jupiter”); ottoman fabric (“Arina Metallic”/Pewter, by Vern Yip): Calico Corners, calicocorners.com.
    Table around ottoman  (“Jacqueline Scalloped Egg Shell Table” #110502): Frontgate, frontgate.com.
    Sofa, left of mantel (“Poe”); sofa fabric (“Anvers”/Grey, by Vern Yip); patterned pillows on sofa (“Sayan”/Spice, by Vern Yip); pillow flange (“Mahoney”/Charcoal, by Vern Yip); pillow, center (“Windom”/Grey, by Vern Yip); pillow cord (“Aerilyn”/ Poppy, by Vern Yip): Calico Corners, calicocorners.com.
    End table by sofa (“Shagreen End Table with Drawer” #110493): Frontgate, frontgate.com.
    Table lamps (“Petal Table Lamp,” Paris Collection): Vern Yip for Stonegate Designs, stonegatedesigns.com.
    Candles on end tables (“Glitter Swirl Candle” #71388); mirrored box on end table (“Mirror Box” #71561); white jars on commode (“White Ginger Jar” #71418); black stool beside commode (“Black Garden Stool” #71435): Vern Yip for Boulevard Decor, blvddecor.com.
    Commode behind sofa (“Tommy Bahama Palm Bay Dresser” #107667): Frontgate, frontgate.com.
    Photographs to left of commode (Praia Piquinia 11/08/12 12h45, and Praia Piquinia 11/06/11 15h16, by Christian Chaize): Jackson Fine Art, jacksonfineart.com.
    Daybed facing mantel (“Tolstoy”); daybed fabric (“Novello”/Grey, by Vern Yip); orange bolster pillow (“Emporio”/Spice, by Vern Yip): Calico Corners, calicocorners.com.
    Table to right of daybed (“Bone Veneer Nesting Tables” #113358): Frontgate, frontgate.com.
    Candles on table (“Hurricane” #71441; “Hurricane” #71461): Vern Yip for Boulevard Decor, blvddecor.com

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    Den by Vern Yip

    On top of the credenza, chinoiserie art injects a pop of pattern.  

    Interior designer: Vern Yip, Vern Yip Designs, Atlanta, GA; vernyip.com.  

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    Butler’s Pantry by Stuart Pliner

    The butler’s pantry by Stuart Pliner proves tiny spaces can have a big impact. To make the small room sing, he gave walls the star treatment with a richly hued wallcovering from Lee Jofa that features an exotic peacock motif. “It adds beautiful color under the cabinets—a place that’s commonly filled with tile,” he says. The cabinets—equipped with dimmable interior lighting—feature Shaker-style doors with seeded-glass panels that let stemware shine. Circa Lighting’s crystal chandelier lends sparkle above. 

    Interior designer: Stuart Pliner, Stuart Pliner Design, 3223 Paces Ferry Pl., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404/231-1267, stuartplinerdesign.com.  

    Cabinetry (Shaker-style doors with seeded glass panels): custom by Rich Francati, Carpentry Works, carpentryworks.com.
    Cabinetry finish and trim paint (“Antique Pewter” #1560, satin finish): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Cabinetry hardware (“Acanthus Knob”/Bright Bronze & Lapis): Matthew Quinn Collection, matthewquinncollection.com.
    Wallpaper (“Byron”/Teal and Pewter #94/7037.CS, by Cole & Son): Lee Jofa, leejofa.com.
    Countertop (“Verde Imperiale,” Guatemala marble with honed finish): James L. Stack Inc., 404/633-2122.
    Backsplash: seeded glass covering wallpaper.
    Chandelier (“Mia 14 Small Pendant” #SR5110, by John Rosselli): Circa Lighting, circalighting.com.
    Glassware with gold base in cabinet (fez cut gold leaf glassware): Erika Reade Ltd., erikareade.com.
    Glassware, second shelf, left (“Florence”); remaining glassware in cabinet (“Amalia”): by Juliska, through Erika Reade, erikareade.com.
    Vase holding flowers (“Nowlan Rose Bowl, Large,” by Simon Pearce); tray on counter (Molten Collection, by Michael Aram): Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com.
    Glasses on tray (colored brandy glasses, Austrian): vintage.

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    Dining Room by Randy Korando & Dan Belman

    To contemporize the dining room’s ornate architecture and give the illusion of aged plaster, Randy Korando and Dan Belman coated walls and millwork in the same matte paint. An antique bronze chandelier dazzles above the transitional table, appointed with twin host chairs upholstered in a flame-stitch fabric by Schumacher. The antique French commode—discovered during a buying trip to France—provides a perch for flowers and dessert. Underfoot, a wool rug introduces sumptuous texture. 

    Venetian plaster (“Palace White” #956); wall and trim paint (“Feather Down” #OC-6): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Area rug (sheared lambs wool): Flokati, flokati.com.
    Drapery: linen.
    Drapery trim (“Paisley Empire”/Indigo #32809.516): Kravet, kravet.com.
    Drapery hardware (custom); wall bracket by window; wall sconce; wing chairs; side chairs: Boxwoods, boxwoodsonline.com.
    Urn on wall bracket: antique.
    Chandelier: existing.
    Dining table (“Art Deco Dining Table “ 1571): Martin Nash, martinnash.com.
    Wing-chair fabric, exterior (“Shock Wave”/Midnight #54862): Schumacher, fschumacher.com.
    Wing-chair fabric, interior: linen.
    Side-chair fabric: velvet.
    Commode (antique French, with custom finish); lamp on commode; white vase; brass-and-glass wall shelf: Boxwoods, boxwoodsonline.com.
    Cake stand: antique.
    Bird on shelf: antique Lalique.

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    Dining Room by Randy Korando & Dan Belman

    The Ombré effect of the blue zig-zag fabric is mimiced on the table. The cool tablescape boasts bird accents and rock-crystal vases. 

    Interior designers: Randy Korando and Dan Belman, Boxwoods Gardens & Gifts, 100 East Andrews Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404/233-3400, boxwoodsonline.com.  

    Centerpiece (custom quartz planter); selenite place card holder; square vases; pewter charger; dinnerware; napkins; square napkin holder; flatware; stemware: Boxwoods, boxwoodsonline.com.
    Frosted glass bird: antique Lalique. 

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    Pool Terrace by Hannah Seaton & Ed Castro

    Just outside, the pool terrace by Hannah Seaton and Ed Castro encourages lounging and evening swims. Frontgate’s armchairs and striped sofa shape a sitting area under the pergola. Ferns and potted plants thrive in the Atlanta sun. 

    Interior designers: Hannah Seaton and Ed Castro, Ed Castro Landscape Inc., 1125 Old Ellis Rd., Roswell, GA 30076; 770/998-8444, edcastro.com.  

    Sofa (“Grayson” #68070); sofa cushions (“Melrose Stripe Onyx with Black Piping” #144996); zebra pillow (“Scalamandré Zebras Print Emerald Outdoor Pillow” #144833); X-patterned pillow (“Myrina Onyx Outdoor Pillow” #143630); fern-patterned pillow (“Everette Frame Onyx Outdoor Pillow” #143453); striped pillow (“Resort Stripe Black”); lounge chairs (“Donatella” #48813); lounge-chair fabric (“Fair Haven Onyx”); side tables (“Eden” #143355); coffee table (“Eden” #144269); area rug (“Greek Key Outdoor Rug” #144515); pair of stools by pillars (“Cadiz Stool” #69300); large planters (“Madison 36-inch Planter” #144531): Frontgate, frontgate.com

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    Study by Lance Jackson & David Ecton

    The study by Lance Jackson and David Ecton introduces vibrant bursts of color. “We wanted the space to be fresh and young, and not look like an old plantation house,” Jackson says. The blue chinoiserie wallcovering by Fromental influenced the rest of the room’s scheme—including abstract art, bold upholstery fabrics, and a painted ceiling. 

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    Study by Lance Jackson & David Ecton

    An antique library table encircled by armchairs acts as focal point, topped by an orchid in a brass planter. Oriental accents embellish the shelves flanking the fireplace.

    Wallpaper (“Bambois”/Bermuda #x002-05c): Fromental, fromental.co.uk.
    Ceiling paint (“Vine Green” #2034-20); trim paint (“Collingwood” #OC-28): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Area rug (Oushak, Pakistan): Moattar, moattar.com.
    Mantel:  custom, built by owner.
    Art above mantel: Design Legacy by Kelly O’Neal, koneal.com.
    Sconces flanking mantel (“Primo Wall Sconce” with Cream Shades #5121): Currey & Co., curreycodealers.com.
    Pedestal table (19th-Century English Library Table): William Word Fine Antiques, williamwordantiques.com.
    Chairs around pedestal table (“Philip Chair,’’ custom painted): Taylor Burke Home, taylorburkehome.com.
    Chair fabric (“Cornfield Maze”/Leaf); pillows on chairs (“Malakos”/Ultramarine, Dwell Studio Collection): Robert Allen, robertallendesign.com.
    Bust on table; hand on table: John Bossard, bossarddesign.com.
    Brass container holding orchids (vintage brass planter): Parker Kennedy Living.
    Oriental items in bookshelves (vintage): mixture from Parker Kennedy Living and John Bossard. 

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    Study by Lance Jackson & David Ecton

    The grass green ceiling and pink-infused abstract art insert bursts of bright color. By the desk, low-profile étagères offer storage but don’t cover up the wall design.

    Interior designers: Lance Jackson and David Ecton, Parker Kennedy Living, 2129 Northwest Pkwy., Suite 109, Atlanta, GA 30067; 770/272-7800, parkerkennedyliving.com.  

    Chandelier (“Falconwood” #9502): Currey & Co., curreycodealers.com.
    Table/desk (vintage fretwork table); porcelain vases on desk (antique Chinoiserie vases): Parker Kennedy Living, parkerkennedyliving.com.
    Wing chair (“Gavin” #L1285); leather (“Echo”/Marigold, Grade 11): CR Laine, crlaine.com.
    Ottomans under desk (vintage): Parker Kennedy Living, parkerkennedyliving.com.
    Ottoman fabric: Robert Allen, robertallendesign.com.
    Art behind chair: Design Legacy by Kelly O’Neal, koneal.com.
    Étagères (“Delano Étagère Narrow” #4131): Currey & Co., curreycodealers.com.
    Urn on top self of étagère (vintage); Buddha figures on étagères (vintage): Parker Kennedy Living, parkerkennedyliving.com.

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    Powder Room by Ann Wisniewski

    Opting for the unexpected, Ann Wisniewski wrapped the powder room walls in a cheetah-pattern metallic wallcovering by Thibaut. “From a distance, it looks like a very traditional pattern,” Wisniewski says of the whimsical design. To complement the warm-gray vanity cabinet with quartz countertop, she refinished an existing brass mirror in antiqued nickel. Contemporary art and an alpaca bench serve as finishing touches.

    Interior designer: Ann Wisniewski, AJW Designs, Inc., 885 Woodstock Rd., Suite 430-181, Roswell, GA 30075; 770/650-0751, ajwdesignsinc.com.  

    Wallpaper (“Cheetah”/Metallic Silver #T4936): Thibaut, thibautdesign.com.
    Art (by Jay Scott): Jay Scott Studios, jayscottstudios.com. Through Chic Evolution In Art Gallery, chic-art.net.
    Vanity: existing.
    Vanity paint (“Chelsea Gray” #HC-168): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Vanity hardware (“Classic Metal Knob” #BP92830195): Richelieu Hardware, richelieu.com.
    Mirror: existing with brass finish.
    Decorative finishing (antique pewter, by Dena Stormer): through AJW Designs, ajwdesignsinc.com.
    Sconce (“Ruhlmann Single Sconce” #CHD2460): Circa Lighting, circalighting.com.
    Countertop (“Viatera Quartz”/Intermezzo); sink (porcelain): Oldcastle Architectural, oldcastleapg.com.
    Vanity faucet (“Ava”/Stainless Steel): KWC, kwcamerica.com.
    Container and orchid: Faith Flowers, faithflowers.com.
    Tray on counter, box on tray, cup on tray (“Waylande Gregory Grey Iron Gate Bath Accessories): Bloomingdales, bloomingdales.com.
    Towel ring (French Collection #55638): Nystrom, thenystromgroup.com.
    Bench (“Trojan Bench” with sheepskin covered top on 18K gold leaf frame): Moss Studio, mossstudio.com.
    Pillow on bench, front (“Ambre”/Rouge Mars, Coussin Collection, by Elitis); pillow on bench, back (“Sixtine”/Eté, Coussin Collection, by Elitis): Donghia, donghia.com

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    Master bedroom by Robert Brown

    “It’s my fantasy room of the moment,” says Robert Brown of the airy master bedroom. Wood tones counter the winter white and pearl-gray palette. A canopy bed anchors the sprawling space, while antiques infuse authenticity (Brown bought the bergère at auction and discovered the leather-top writing desk in Paris). Suspended from the 16-foot ceiling, a hammered-bronze lantern by Thomas Pheasant for Baker lures eyes upward.  

    Wall and trim paint (“Seapearl” #OC-19): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Chandelier (“Grande Venetian Lantern” #PH001, by Thomas Pheasant): Baker, bakerfurniture.com.
    Area rug (Antique Reproduction Turkish Oushak #AN-110073): Keivan Woven Arts, keivanwovenarts.com.
    Drapery (#DE70020): Holland & Sherry, hollandandsherry.com.
    Drapery fabrication and hardware: Drapery Threads, 678/324-0986.
    Mirror above mantel (“Jumbo 19th-century Biedermeier Mirror” #14-M-028): Parc Monceau, parcmonceauatl.com.
    Art on mantel (Figure II, by Ursula O’Farrell): Ursula O’Farrell Fine Art, ursulafineart.com.
    Desk (“1940 Directoire Style Desk with Inset Leather Top”); sculpture on desk (Portrait in Mixed Media, by Auguste Garufi): Townhouse by Robert Brown, robertbrowninteriordesign.com.
    Desk chair (“Sydney Accent Chair”/Black Lacquer #331, Robert Brown Collection): Macrae, macraedesigns.com.
    Bed (“19th C. French Iron Four-Posted Bed”): Restoration Hardware, rh.com.
    Headboard, bed-skirt and bed drapery fabric (#DE70020); trim on bed drapery (“Clara Chainstitch” #DE042, Embroidery); gray duvet and pillow (“Ropa”/Pumice #DE11398); gray-and-white pillow (“Leonardo” #EMB886): Holland & Sherry, hollandandsherry.com.
    Fabrication: Drapery Threads, 678/324-0986.
    Bed cover (“Angelina Coverlet”/Pearl); bed linens (“Boutique Flat Sheet”/Platinum Stitch): Peacock Alley, peacockalley.com.
    Mirror behind bed (“Pimlico Bullseye Mirror”); bench (“Allen,” Bespoke Upholstery by D. Joel); chair beside bed (“French Bergère” in Light Grey Wool); bedside chest (“Black French Commode with Marble Top”): Townhouse by Robert Brown.
    Bench fabric (“Valparaiso”/White #DE10937); chair fabric (“Ropa”/Pumice #DE11398): Holland & Sherry, hollandandsherry.com.
    Table lamp on bedside chest (“Bottle Form Ceramic lamp No. 41): Stephen Gerould, stephengerould.com

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    Master bedroom by Robert Brown

    The opposite side of the bedroom goes wild, with a sprawling sectional adorned with animal print pillows.

    Interior designer: Robert Brown, Robert Brown Interior Design, 425 Peachtree Hills Ave. N.E., Suite 32, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404/917-1333, robertbrowninteriordesign.com.  

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    “Her” Bath & Dressing Room by Danielle Rollins & Bill Ingram

    To give the capacious dressing room and bath a cocoon-like feel, Danielle Rollins and Bill Ingram used the same large-scale navy floral print on walls and draperies. The design technique “brings the room down and adds a cosseting effect,” Rollins explains. 

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    “Her” Bath & Dressing Room by Danielle Rollins & Bill Ingram

    An armless chair and tufted ottoman provide comfortable seating. Complementary artwork and ceramics round out the blue-and-white sanctuary. A white chandelier with pleated shades quietly complements the scheme.

    Interior designers: Danielle Rollins and Bill Ingram, Rollins Ingram, 351 Peachtree Hills Ave., Suite 503L, Atlanta, GA 30305; 800/282-0578, danielledrollins.com; billingramarchitect.com.  

    Wallpaper (“Helena” #T4103); drapery and ottoman fabric (“Helena” #F94103): Thibaut, thibautdesign.com.
    Drapery trim (“1/8-inch Harbour Cord with Tape”/Navy #981-56503-09): Samuel & Sons, samuelandsons.com.
    Ottoman (custom): Westside Story, westsidestoryatlanta.com.
    Ceiling paint (“White Chocolate” #OC-127); trim paint (“Deep Royal” #2061-10): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Fooring; tub deck: existing.
    Chandelier (“Oslo”): Circa Lighting, circalighting.com.
    Chandelier shades (5-inch cream knife-pleat silk shade): Edgar-Reeves, edgar-reeves.com.
    Window shades (“Waterfall Woven Wood Shades”): The Shade Store, theshadestore.com.
    Bathtub (“Underscore VibrAcoustic Bath” #K-1174-VBW-0); bath spout (“Artifacts Deck-Mount Bath Spout” #K-72777-SN); bath handles (“Artifacts Deck-Mount Bath Lever Handle Trim” #K-T98071-4-SN); towel bar (“Artifacts”): Kohler, kohler.com.
    Blue-and-white container on tub, at left (“Chinese Export Blue-and-White Round Jardinière with Saucer Dish”): Jane Marsden Antiques and Interiors, marsdenantiques.com.
    Chair to left of tub: designer’s collection.
    Fabric (“Sumatra”/Navy #W74355): Thibaut, thibautdesign.com.
    Painting of vase above chair (gouache): by John Matthew Moore, johnmatthewmoore.com.
    Towels (“Sarma”): Sferra, sferra.com.  

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    Guest bedroom by Melanie Turner

    “Work with what you have, but make it fresh and relevant,” says Melanie Turner of the guest room’s existing wallcovering. Following her own advice, she dressed the French doors in emerald-velvet valances and draperies to offer a textural, jewel-tone contrast to the classic toile. A skirted settee sits at the foot of the canopy bed. Blue-and-white ceramics and a leopard area rug complete the feminine escape.

    Interior designer: Melanie Turner, Melanie Turner Interiors, 425 Peachtree Hills Ave., Suite 31A, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404/250-0134, melanieturnerinteriors.com.  

    Wallpaper: existing.
    Ceiling and trim paint (“Mayonnaise” #OC-85): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Drapery (“Como Velvet”/Emerald #6693955, by Latimer Alexander): Decorative Fabrics Direct, decorativefabricsdirect.com.
    Area rug (“Felix”/True Leopard #8095, by Stanton): Designer Carpets, designer-carpets.net.
    Bed (“Diego Bed”): Oly, olystudio.com.
    Bed-skirt fabric (“Rio Bedskirt”): Peacock Alley, peacockalley.com.
    Duvet and matching shams (“Darby”/black trim, sateen): Traditions Linens, traditionslinens.com.
    Green lumbar pillow (“Como Velvet”/Emerald #6693955, by Latimer Alexander): Decorative Fabrics Direct, decorativefabricsdirect.com.
    Gold shams (“Isolde Cotton Weave”/Pear #64383): Schumacher, fschumacher.com.
    Plate on wall above bed (“B/W Bird and Flower Plate” #9042): Avala & Summerour Lamps, avalainc.com.
    Bench at end of bed (custom): Bradley, bradley-usa.com.
    Bench fabric (“Como Velvet”/Wasabi, colorway discontinued, by Latimer Alexander): Decorative Fabrics Direct, decorativefabricsdirect.com.
    Trim on bench pillow (“Petit Galon Athenee Noir”): Clarence House, clarencehouse.com.
    Ceramic stool (“B/W Canton Garden Seat” #1242): Avala & Summerour Lamps, avalainc.com.
    Bedside table (“Ming Large 4-Drawer”/Natural #MNG-225-64): Bungalow 5, bungalow5.com.
    Lamp on bedside table (“Caribbean Cove”): Bradburn Gallery, bradburngallery.com.
    Mirror above bedside table (vintage): designer’s collection. 

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    Guest Bedroom by Patricia McLean

    Lovely details fill the guest bedroom by Patricia McLean. Painted door panels and a damask-papered ceiling draw attention, but a teal-bordered floral fabric by Duralee steals the show. Napoleon III chairs in aqua lacquer flank a bookshelf crowned by original art in hand-painted frames. Atop the Oushak-reproduction rug, a gilt bench ornaments the foot of the bed. 

    Interior designer: Patricia McLean, Patricia McLean Interiors Inc., 3179 Maple Drive N.E., Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404/266-9772, mcleaninteriors.com.  

    Wall and trim paint (“Linen White” #912); green door paint (“Maidenhair Fern” #500); blue door paint (“Bali” #702): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Ceiling wallpaper (“Allison”/Green #T1824): Thibaut, thibautdesign.com.
    Chandelier (vintage): Patricia McLean Interiors, mcleaninteriors.com.
    Area rug (wool, Indo Oushak reproduction): Moattar, moattar.com.
    Bed (“Queen Upholstered Bed” #795-16 with canopy component/finish “Washed Linen” #34): Hickory White, hickorywhite.com.
    Headboard, footstool, and bench fabric (“Torino”/Kiwi #190235H-554, linen velvet, by Highland Court); fabric on drapery, bed drapery, duvet and lounge chairs (“Canton Rose”/Aegean #200015H-246, by Bailey & Griffin); trim (border of “Canton Rose”/Aegean); lounge chairs (“Madison Lounge Chairs” #OS1611-019); coverlet on bed (“Paloma Matelasse”/Creme #190240H-143, by Bailey & Griffin); trim on monogrammed pillow (#32594-188 in Willow, Marion Sateen Collection): Duralee, duralee.com.
    Scalloped pillow shams on bed: Peacock Alley, peacockalley.com.
    Monogrammed pillow (custom): Patricia McLean Interiors, mcleaninteriors.com.
    Bedside lamp (antique Murano glass candlestick converted into lamp); floor lamp by chair: Edgar Reeves, edgar-reeves.com.
    Ceramic garden stool (“Classic Garden Seat” #MT149): Ballard Designs, ballarddesigns.com
    Footstool (custom); bench (custom); commode between lounge chairs; bookshelf; books (custom): Patricia McLean Interiors, mcleaninteriors.com.
    Chairs against wall (“Napoleon III Chair” #OA026); chair paint (Aqua lacquer): Grange Furniture, grange.fr/en-US.
    Art (by Allen Mason); frames: Patricia McLean Interiors, mcleaninteriors.com

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    Terrace Landing by Cathy Rhodes

    Cathy Rhodes wanted the terrace landing to “welcome and wow.” A custom console centered on the long wall jump-started the design. An orb chandelier and curvy table lamps reiterate the grass-cloth wallcovering’s geometric design. Pattern continues on the area rug, armchairs, and spooled benches. Abstract art and plate displays add intrigue.

    Interior designer: Cathy Rhodes, Cathy Rhodes Interiors, 68 West Brookhaven Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319; 404/307-0616, cathyrhodesinteriors.com.  

    Wallpaper (“Arches”/Chocolate Brown #5111): Phillip Jeffries, phillipjeffries.com.
    Ceiling and trim paint (“Grand Teton White” #AC-42): Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
    Chandelier (“Galaxy”): Mr. Brown, mrbrownhome.com.
    Flooring (limestone): original to house.
    Rug (Oushak): Designer Carpets, designer-carpets.net.
    Console table (design by Cathy Rhodes); benches by console (antique): Holland & Co., hollandandcompany.com.
    Bench fabric (“Tulip”): Galbraith & Paul, galbraithandpaul.com.
    Lamps (“Anita Table Lamp” #AH3063, by Alexa Hampton for Visual Comfort): Circa Lighting, circalighting.com.
    Bowl on console (“Darci” ): Made Goods, madegoods.com.
    Art (by Stephanie Q. Wheeler): Webb Marsteller, webbmarsteller.com.
    Chairs flanking console (“Marcy Arm Chair” #DS302A): Kravet, kravet.com.
    Chair fabric (“Perseus Print”/Sepia #2009145.6): Lee Jofa, leejofa.com.
    Pillows (“Malibu”/Ocean): Katerina Tana Collection, katerinatanacollection.com.
    Trim (“Harbour Serpentine Braid”/Kelp #977-56507-07): Samuel & Sons, samuelandsons.com.
    Wall brackets (“Suzanne Kasler Jacque Bracket” #WS765): Ballard Designs, ballarddesigns.com.
    Plates on wall brackets (“Casa Mia”/Celery): Fortunata, fortunatainc.com.

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