WAC Lighting Sol OLED Chandelier As energy-saving LED technology is entering the mainstream, WAC Lighting has taken a giant leap forward with the release of its Sol Organic LED Chandelier. The pioneering chandelier features an array of seven thin circular LED panels in place of traditional bulbs, which can be directed upward or downward fo… Read more...
Imagine the features of a perfect kitchen or bath: serene and sparkling clean. Every surface is both durable and beautiful. Sound impossible? There’s a clear solution that might surprise—glass. Glass is a timeless natural material, yet it is at the forefront of current home trends and more dynamic than ever. Using glass instead of other common kitchen and bath materials such as granite, cerami… Read more...
Thinking of updating your kitchen or bath in the near future? This questionnaire will help you understand your wants and needs. Fill it out and take it to your designer or contractor, they will thank you! Also find cutting-edge products, budget information, layouts and measurements, kitchen & bath resources and more. Click here to flip thru the Digital Editon. The Planner begins on page 43.… Read more...
Few living spaces make more of an impact in the home than kitchens and baths. These well-used areas present huge opportunities for remodeling projects, breathing new life into tired spaces and increasing enjoyment of the home. With Atlanta area homeowners staying put longer, many are turning to highly personalized kitchen and bath remodels to get more out of their current living space. … Read more...
What started out as a dated and closed-off kitchen is now an open and inviting gathering space for the Rollins family. Some of the features the family wanted in the new kitchen included more seating, better traffic flow, a dedicated food prep area and additional entertaining and storage space. Magnet Construction tackled these objectives by removing a section of an existing wall, rel… Read more...
When you’re confronted with a small space, it just takes a little more creativity to achieve the results you want. This dated powder room was located in a house that was built in the late 1960s. The L-shaped space didn’t function well with the toilet tucked off to the side. It’s now updated, more contemporary and fits the style of the house. The wall-mounted faucet and countert… Read more...
This 20-year-old kitchen was small and narrow with outdated appliances and limited possibility for movement and flow. The client wanted an updated, open and airy space to accommodate the entire seven-member family, and that’s just what they got from Atlanta Design & Build. The new setup includes a keeping room, enlarged kitchen, walk-in pantry and office space that better suits… Read more...
The owners of this Sandy Springs home wanted to update their builder-grade kitchen to open space for their busy family of five and bring more light into the room. The team at Kitchen Transitions Atlanta moved the breakfast table into the dining room, making it the new breakfast space, and moved the dining room into the former living room. To allow more light and open up the space, th… Read more...
Through the years, the basement has undergone a dramatic transformation. Gone are the days when it was simply viewed as an on-site storage space to stash old and unwanted items. Instead, today’s basements are an extension of the rest of the home, creating additional living and entertaining space. Although many first attempts at claiming this subterranean space witnessed the birth of the beloved… Read more...
“Wireless monitoring has been available for over a decade, but only recently has it become affordable for the common security user,” says Mike Collard, sales manager for Ackerman Security Systems in Atlanta. “Today’s wireless systems and devices are totally supervised and offer flexibility as to their location that often enhances the security they afford.” When you make the transit… Read more...
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