Renovated Cobb abode serves up contemporary style, eclectic art collection

Renovated Cobb abode serves up contemporary style, eclectic art collection

Anna Logan Fast Copy News Service
5:40 p.m Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

It’s a confluence of eras and styles in Thomas Drew’s Marietta home.

When Drew, a licensed contractor, purchased the contemporary cedar abode in 1997, he was excited to update the space while staying true to its 1976 roots.

“I like the fact that I can see beyond the ’70s look,” he said.

Now, the expanded Cobb County residence offers additional gathering spaces, like the family room and screened porch. The art-filled home includes paintings, such as the bright work of artist Peter Max, that match the architectural time period.

From one-of-a-kind credenzas to antique Indonesian ceremonial pieces, the home is a mixture of east meets west and old meets new.

Renovations add function, storage in breezy Peachtree Hills Craftsman

Renovations add function, storage in breezy Peachtree Hills Craftsman

Lori Johnston Fast Copy News Service
5:35 p.m Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Classic trimmings like blocky dentil molding around the ceilings and original features, such as a clawfoot tub, charmed Aaron and Amanda Clark into purchasing a Peachtree Hills home.

“That molding really set it off, I feel like, when you walked in the door,” Amanda said.

To avoid outgrowing the home, they recently expanded the bedrooms and gained more storage by taking part of the back deck, a sunroom and a closet to make the best use of the odd-shaped, narrow lot. Amanda decorated the existing and new spaces with floral prints and a variety of furniture, including cane-back chairs, collected over the years to avoid being matchy-matchy...

Christopher Oquendo Photography