Introductory Offer… faux finish on an accent wall

This year’s show home, sponsored by Atlanta Home magazine, featured the transformation of a 1980s home into an updated treasure. Beginning with white walls throughout, the design team of Grayson Harris Interiors+ Design pushed the envelope of imagination.  At the end of a long catwalk overlooking the living area and resort-like backyard, was a vista […]

Beam Me Up . . . Refinished Aged Wood Beams

The French Country or Provence style is easily recognized in this keeping room by the way it marries provincial sophistication with lived-in charm. Like many styles today, it is inspired by nature and filled with hand crafted organic materials. But, what makes the provincial style stand out is that it is paired with refined hints of […]

Over the Top… faux stone finish on a vent hood

Converting to an open floor plan poses many design challenges.  Changing to wide-open spaces means that all of the elements must compliment the new scale and proportions of a large area while maintaining balance and symmetry.                 The Design Process: On the far side of the kitchen area […]

Heavy Metal… simulated aged steel on faux finished doors

Have you been to the new Moxy Hotel in Midtown Atlanta?  It is a boutique-hotel concept with the next-Gen traveler in mind. Toni Stoeckl of Distinctive Select Service Brands, Marriott International explained, “With Moxy, we threw out the hotel rulebook to create a bold new hotel experience geared toward guests who are looking for shareable, […]

Brick by Brick… a painted brick accent wall

If you are fortunate enough to have a brick wall in your home, you have hit the design jackpot!  The textural beauty and visual contrast of brick compliments any décor style adding warmth to a space and timeless charm.  A beautiful wall with exposed brick is a rich nostalgic expression of the past.  This is […]

Lighten up… Updating a Traditional Great Room

Color is a wonderful design tool. But too much of a dark hue can make a room feel closed in. When all of the wood surfaces and furnishings share the same tone, nothing stands out. Lightening up some of the details in these rooms can yield a fresh modern style.           […]

Hi Shine, High Design: High Gloss Lacquer Walls

A well placed accent wall will coax the eye to a focal point. But introducing high gloss lacquer will certainly attract attention. There is something magical about the lustrous look of glossy surfaces that shouts glamour and luxury. The drama of a high gloss shine on walls creates a stage for light to dance adding […]

Strokes of Genius… abstract wall finish

Large banquet-sized dining rooms pose significant design challenges.  Any room of this vast size requires that all elements are in correct scale and proportion.  In this case, that also includes the bold custom wall treatment. Atlanta interior designer, Heather Means, was inspired by the dynamic design style of Kelly Wearstler.  Known for her “maximalist design […]

By the Sea

There is nothing more serene than being in a setting right by the sea. When you have a large expanse of windows with a clear sight line to the beach, the goal is to blur the line between indoors and out.  But just because the beach is considered casual and relaxing doesn’t mean you need […]

Tossed and Found: Antiqued Ceiling Tile Backsplash

How do you add warmth and character to a new modern kitchen?  Add a touch of vintage to the mix via the art of salvaged artifacts.  The perfect focal point was created using this ceiling tin as a backsplash.  It offers a trash to treasure or “tossed and found” solution. What an unexpected and refreshing […]