MA! Talks: The Smart City Model Panel Discussion

Atlanta Beltline with Ryan Gravel with MA!

Modern Atlanta (MA!) Design is Human, a 13 day conference celebrating Atlanta as a locus of modern design, continues through the end of the week.

A highlight of 2016’s offerings of talks, tours, and workshops, is a panel discussion on The Smart City Model, a sustainable urban methodology that focuses on social, economic, environmental, and cultural values.

The Atlanta BeltLine, one of the City’s most dramatic revitalization projects.

Moderated by Susan Szenasy of Metropolis Magazine, it features Ryan Gravel of Sixpitch and City of Atlanta Design Initiative, Amy Chester of Rebuild by Design, and Jarel Portman of Founding Principal/JPX Works.

Modern design has had an impact on the changing landscape of urban planning.  Specifically, the urban planning process is informed by similar values within modern design, particularly ones regarding connections: to other humans, to the environment, and to our sense of place. Continue reading

The Interior Design Team of CG Creative

Together for 15 years, principal designer Caryn Grossman, Associate ASID, and senior designer Chris Buxbaum of CG Creative in Atlanta, GA have led the way in creating avant-garde design. CG Creative creates a transitional display of unparalleled design by the delightful fusion of interior design styles; never afraid of blending nuances to allow the element of design to flourish. Their many awards and client reviews affirm an encompassing array of interior design and decorative service opportunities. Please allow us to introduce Caryn and Chris:

D: When did your interest in interior design first develop? Continue reading