French goes Modern: How interior designer Carole Carter Malloy designed her Atlanta condo

The bones of the Malloys’ dwelling area count on a minimalist style and design method and complex architectural touches, but lots of crucial features were influenced by Europe. The hand-carved marble fire was created by an artist in Spain, and the white-oak chevron flooring are from France. Low-slung Italian furnishings is from Context Gallery.

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“I get a lot of inspiration from professional jobs,” suggests inside designer Carole Carter Malloy. “I’m drawn to masculine textures like brick, steel, glass, and wood.” So, when she was finishing her raw-room condominium on the 15th floor of the St. Regis in 2018, she kept coming back to locations like Ponce Metropolis Current market, Barcelona Wine Bar, and Sid and Ann Mashburn’s suppliers. Right after a 12 months of browsing, she found out the similar individual, architect Mark Blair, experienced served structure them all. At the time, he wasn’t obtainable for household projects, but he related Carole with his architect spouse, Sarah. (The two Ga Tech grads now have their possess residential and business company, Curious Tasks.)

Carole Carter Malloy
Carole (proven in this article) and her school-age small children, Zoe and Scout, enjoy the St. Regis on a complete diverse amount than most site visitors. “Our children grew up in their teen many years in a lodge, which meant Nerf wars in the huge ballroom with pals, elevator races, and sleepovers listed here,” suggests Carole. “Zoe took her guitar lessons in the foyer, and Scout normally did his research on the fourth flooring.” Carole herself expended early years performing in five-star California accommodations like the Peninsula Beverly Hills and Shutters on the Beach, so she was thrilled to be on the obtaining finish of the business.

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Carole Carter Malloy
A covered porch off the kitchen area delivers al fresco possibilities for entertaining.

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Carole Carter Malloy
A metal hearth surround produced by artisan Andrew Crawford adds an industrial touch to the business office.

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Including an additional layer to that industrial appear, Sarah took a French Modernist solution. “We needed the apartment to truly feel like an previous Parisian apartment that experienced been up to date, with historic details like plaster partitions, intricate trim, and French oak chevron flooring,” she suggests. Touches like Louis XIV–inspired moulding and subtly rounded corners in which partitions and ceiling join helped soften the 5,000-additionally square foot house. Marble permeates the house, notably in the kitchen, loos, and bar spot.

Carole Carter Malloy
A brick-lined fireplace and Tv set specialized niche determine a corner of the main bedroom. Bedding from Peacock Alley is topped by a fringe toss from Dixon Rye. Bedside chests are from Stanton Residence Furnishings, and the bench is from Anthropologie, with artwork by Carrie Penley (by window) and Zoe Malloy (previously mentioned bed).

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Carole Carter Malloy
The major bath is located to enjoy a great view, so Carole makes use of hidden electronic shades—here and all through the home—for privateness when wanted. The home windows flood the space with purely natural mild. Floor-to-ceiling marble provides it a timeless glance.

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Carole Carter Malloy
A Serena & Lily bed is elegantly situated in an architectural area of interest in daughter Zoe’s bedroom. Classic midcentury lamps leading a custom made bedside upper body.

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Offsetting all this magnificence, iron doorways and home windows insert the sought after industrial contact. Italian sofas, sculptural light-weight fixtures, and artwork performed by Carole’s daughter, Zoe, or friends and spouse and children these types of as Bruce Bobick, Maddie Grace Maierhofer, Lyall Penley, Jerry Chappell, Steve Penley, Carrie Penley, Tim McClain, and Rob Matre end the seem. An antique gilded mirror in the dwelling place opens accordion-style for entry to a Television.

Carole Carter Malloy
“We actually do play a large amount of ping-pong as a family members,” says Carole, who commissioned a customized activity/eating table from Georgia artisans Venture Video games. “We realized living in a condo that we’d have to have a thing to do collectively.” Sliding doors—topped with summary paintings performed by Carole and her son, Scout—reveal the bar location or hold the glimpse uncluttered. The expansive mild fixture is from Lindsey Adelman.

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Carole Carter Malloy
Modern day traces demonstrate off white oak and calacatta gold marble in the kitchen. Furnishings artisan Skylar Morgan designed the cabinetry.

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A tailor made walnut eating desk, which doubles as a ping-pong tabletop, was picked out each for model and family members enjoyment. Powering it, retractable doors painted by Carole and her son, Scout, open to reveal the bar.

The Malloys appreciate the facilities of the St. Regis hotel, which include their beloved area assistance. “We have a very good time together, considering that we designed this with a community place and a personal region in a manner that sort of forces us to hold out,” suggests Carole.

Methods | Architect Sarah Blair, AIA, Curious Tasks, curious-tasks.com Inside design Carole Malloy and Michael Berzsenyi, Josephine Style and design House, josephinedesignhouse.com Contractor The Berndsen Business, berndsen.com Entry Steel doorways: RG Ironworks, rgironworks.com. Residing area Sofa and chairs: Context Gallery, contextgallery.com. Dining room Table/ping-pong desk: Enterprise Online games, ventureshuffleboard.com. Benches by desk: Jackson Builders, 770-712-1342. Mild fixture: Lindsey Adelman Studios, lindseyadelman.com. Kitchen Cabinets: Skylar Morgan Household furniture, skylarmorganfurniture.com. Owners’ bed room Bedside chests: Noir Furnishings, noirfurniturela.com. Mattress: RH, rh.com. Bedding: Peacock Alley, peacockalley.com. Fringe toss: Dixon Rye, dixonrye.com. Bench: Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. Rug: Eliko Rugs, elikorugs.com. Small art: Carrie Penley, carriepenleyart.com. Porch Chairs: West Elm, westelm.com. Powder space Mild: Arteriors, arteriors.com. Lobby Gate: Ironworks International Inc., ironworksintl.internet. Daughter’s bed room Mattress: Serena & Lily, serenaandlily.com. Bench: Stanton Dwelling Furnishings, stantonhomefurnishings.com.

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