Shutters in a just-right shade of blue-green punctuate the brick facade of a grand suburban manor, where each thoughtful detail reflects the esprit de corps among the owners and the design team.
The unique symbiosis between a decorator and a client is a crucial component in the design process—one that spells the difference between a house and a home. An ideal brick-and-mortar illustration of a successful collaboration can be seen in a beautiful Georgian-style residence in Brookhaven, Georgia.
Left: A paneled arch leads from the formal foyer into the public spaces of this stunning home. Right: The eye-catching wood carving near the doorway was found in Boston. The ethereal shade of blue paint lends a peaceful ambience to the living room.
Walls with just a whisper of lavender offer the perfect backdrop for the master bedroom’s Sheraton-style furniture.
The family enjoys meals in this sunny breakfast room.
A regal colonnade connects the outdoor areas.
Text Karen Callaway
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
To read more about the interior designer of the home, Patricia McLean, see “A Home in Harmony” on page 61 of the March/April 2016 issue of Victoria.