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Fay Gold House Feature

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Pure Gold: Fay and Donald Gold have created, along with interior designer Stan Topol, one of Altanta’s only Modernist houses around one of the city’s most intriguing contemporary art collections: their own.  By Travis Neighbor Ward and Brian Jay Ward Published in Atlanta Magazine’s HOME   Seated in the expansive living room of Fay and Donald Gold’s home, you do …

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Smythson of Bond Street

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British Invasion: Smythson of Bond Street infiltrates Atlanta’s party scene By Travis Neighbor Ward Published in Atlanta Magazine’s HOME Leave it to the British to think of everything when it comes to etiquette and entertaining. Like this Entertaining Set from Smythson of Bond Street, England’s stationer to the stars. (The company has been known to custom match note cards to the …

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Stuart Pliner Home Feature

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Grand Revival: Interior designer Stuart Pliner uses his versatile style to convert a dimly lit 1980s house into a sophisticated retreat By Travis Neighbor Ward Published in Modern Luxury’s Interiors Atlanta In the world of interior design, the best projects are often the least expected. Those words certainly rang true for designer Stuart Pliner, who, while at a dinner party, …

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Antique Mandarin Badges

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Peking Order: Collecting Mandarin badges affords a rare glimpse into the obsessively hierarchical world of the Chinese imperial court. Published in Departures magazine   Like other experts in his field, James B. Godfrey, senior vice president and director of the Chinese Works of Art Department at Sotheby’s New York, is surprised. “Considering that the Chinese culture has always fascinated the West, it’s …

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This Old House Weather-Proofing

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With new windows, siding, and roof shingles, This Old House‘s Timeless Home takes cover from the weather. Published in This Old House magazine At the Timeless Home job site in Atlanta, the air is clacking and buzzing with the sounds of staple guns and electric drills as general contractor Jason Yowell eagerly unwraps the latest delivery: a 500-pound cardboard package wrapped …

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Keith Robinson Home Feature

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Living Gloriously: Keith Robinson, owner of the events firm Gloriosa, brings 18th-century Paris to his Old Fourth Ward loft.  Published in Atlanta magazine.    Walking into the Old Fourth Ward loft where Keith Robinson has lived for the past nine years is entering another world. On the outside, the building is a typical turn-of-the-century warehouse (it was once The Highland Bakery). …