When architect Bill Ingram was searching for a pied-à-terre in Atlanta, he sought a contrast with the countryside of his home in Alabama. He found an apartment in the modernist Colony Square apartment building, in a collected flat that sits high above the bustle of Midtown. Though the setting may be busy, the apartment feels like a quiet retreat with its large windows and neutral palette. Elegant shapes and sophisticated accents grace the simple living spaces in the flat, and you can find his traditional-elegant style infused throughout this inner-city getaway.
I think the casual dining area above is beautiful – the graceful curves of the silp-covered benches complement the table beautifully, and the Greek-key trim adds a classical reference and a bit of warmth to the space. I’m also in love with simple addition of the candle wall sconce above the table – it adds a simple yet ornate gesture to the vignette.
(via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, photography by Erica George Dines)
This intimate dining nook contrasts the rest of the apartment with the use of dark grey, but it feels very romantic, don’t you think?