Inside of the November 2009 Issue

Decorating

CAROLE WEAKS In the dining room of the 2008 Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Christmas House (left and top left), Weaks eschewed traditional red and green décor; instead,...
Decorator Phoebe Howard is no stranger to elegant entertaining. Using her Peachtree Hills home décor shop as her laboratory, she shares with us her tried-and-true secrets...

Real Estate, Real Estate

  Designer Suzanne Kasler has had quite a year—jet-setting to projects across the country; designing collections for Visual Comfort, Hickory Chair and Safavieh; and,...
- EVENT -What is the secret to a successful party? Are e-vites replacing RSVPs? Learn the answers to these questions and more from design blogger Jennifer Boles, author of...

Tastemakers, Artist Profiles

  In this hurry-up, multi-tasking, mad-dash world, quiet moments are more precious than ever. But devote a few to Christine Eisner's new tome and you'll surely go forward in...

Featured Homes

The model residence that John Oetgen recently completed at The Brookwood is just that—a model of efficiency and elegance. “The space was so light and open and big—it’s such...

Food For Thought, Food Wine and Entertaining

It had the makings of forgotten pages from a Renoir sketchpad, a varied cast that included physician, chef, Wall Street Émigré, writer, designer and ballroom dancer—many who...

Marcia Sherrill, Columnists

When making a Christmas or Hanukkah wish list, it’s hard to pare down to one thing without sounding like a pageant queen begging for world peace. That said, we all have that...

Local Shopping, Shops and Showrooms

  Julia Reed After catching up with noted author, professed gourmand and style arbiter Julia Reed, we may have come away loving her newest enterprise, Taigan, just as...

Remodeling, Wine and Chef Secrets, Food Wine and Entertaining

This time of year we get excited about lots of different types of vegetables: fall root veggies like rutabagas, turnips and my favorite, parsnips; winter squashes like acorn...