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Restoration Hardware Revival

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Restoration Hardware reinvents itself once again with its largest showroom ever in Buckhead By Travis Neighbor Ward Published in The Atlantan Magazine Driving by Restoration Hardware’s new showroom on Peachtree Road, it’s easy to mistake it for a hotel. Six stories tall, charcoal gray and adorned with an endless series of balconies and 12-foot-tall French doors (there are 220 doors total), the …

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Ultimate Guide to Armchairs

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Loving Arms: An appreciation of the humble armchair, the most versatile piece of living room furniture. By Travis Neighbor Ward Published in Departures Magazine Tub, club, wing, bergere, beanbag, fauteuil, lounge: Few genres of furniture have bent themselves so willingly to the designer’s hand as the armchair. The profusion of armchair categories is proof positive that necessity–the need for a …

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Java Gems

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If you’re relying on a boring old coffee maker to get you going in the morning, try these stylish, Italian accessories on for size instead. Old-school addicts can grind beans with Capresso’s conical burr grinder, then brew the grounds in Alessi’s eight-cup French press designed by famed late architect/designer Aldo Rossi. Or, for ultra-fast service, opt for Illy’s FrancisFrancis! X1 or Gaggia’s titanium espresso machine—the …