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Crosby Design Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary in New Year

Crosby Design Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary in New YearInterior design firm Crosby Design Group excited to announce that in 2020 it is celebrating 20 years in the interior design industry across the Southeast. Established by Jennifer Crosby in 2000, Crosby Design Group is a full-service interior design firm that focuses on commercial, multi-family and residential projects.

The firm’s mission has grown to include a range of services for both residential and commercial interior furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) merchandising. Over the years, Crosby Design Group has earned a reputation for crafting inventive, energy-driven spaces that successfully reach the target demographic while also reflecting today’s interior design trends.

Crosby Design Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary in New Year“I still love design as much today if not more,” Crosby Design Group President and CEO Jennifer Crosby said. “As a boutique design firm with a portfolio of repeat clients, our upcoming project goals include more multifamily projects including 55+ and student housing opportunities throughout the country in our commercial studio and bringing in more builder groups to our residential studio.”

Additionally, Jennifer Crosby founded Crosby Décor Solutions in 2015 as a full-service merchandising procurement company that provides FF&E for projects anywhere in the country, regardless if it is a Crosby Design Group project or not.

Notable milestones of Crosby Design Group include designing its first of four high rises back in 2004 and a restaurant bar last year. Additional projects include being selected as the multifamily design firm for Phase I and II at Avalon in Alpharetta, currently renovating the common areas at Colony Square in Midtown Atlanta and in Crosby Design Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary in New Year2016 designing the parent sleep rooms at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

Crosby Design Group also has a long history of philanthropic projects including working for the last 7 years with Sunshine on a Ranney Day, a nonprofit organization that renovates homes for children with special needs of any kind to include wheelchair accessible bathrooms, dream bedrooms and in-home therapy spaces. Jennifer Crosby also serves on the Sunshine on a Ranney Day Board of Directors.

Additionally, Crosby currently serves on the 55+ Council Board for the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA).

Currently, Crosby Design Group is a part of the following organizations:

  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
  • Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA)
  • Greater Atlanta HBA

To learn more about Crosby Design Group including the firm’s available services and latest projects, visit www.CrosbyDesignGroup.com.

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel Penthouse

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel PenthouseFull-service interior design firm Crosby Design Group recently completed the full renovation design of the penthouse suite at Loews Atlanta Hotel, a sleek Midtown Atlanta skyscraper. Notable appointments of the 2,800-square-foot penthouse include a 12-foot scalloped brick ceilings, concrete and stone, two-sided water vapor fireplace,

Additional features include a steam shower in the owner’s suite, full morning bar with ice maker in owner’s closet, 18th-century, 8-foot solid walnut double doors with custom HVAC grills to hide hallway access to HVAC closet, electric vapor added on glass owner’s suite door to shift between transparent and opaque for privacy, a private office with glazed glass wall and glass barn doors that all lead to floor-to-ceiling windows with an amazing panoramic view that a piece of the skyline as an extension to this home!

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel Penthouse“Plenty of penthouses have city views but this $3M penthouse offers stunning views both inside and out,” Crosby Design Group President & CEO Jennifer Crosby said.

Located on the top 37th floor of Loews Atlanta Hotel, the penthouse suite features three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths all with custom vanities. The living room and private office share a see-through water vapor fireplace, the owner’s suite boasts a custom, reclaimed wood wall and concrete and brick ceilings with reclaimed beams add to the Manhattan Soho vibe throughout.

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel PenthouseThe gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry that extends to the concrete ceiling with custom two-sided glass cabinets on either side of the stainless vent hood, marble backsplash with stainless steel grout, 4-foot single-bowl sink with dual faucets, restaurant-level wine dispenser, built-in coffee service with direct water line to extra beverage undercounter glass cooler, subzero refrigerator and freezer with cabinet panels to a Wolf 48-inch slide-in range with grilling options, waterfall quartzite countertop with 4-foot laminated edge details and fully integrated smart home technology, Lutron lighting and shade system through-out and all-controlled PH on glass wall panels in each room.

To further complement the combination of textures and materials, all structural columns, the kitchen ceiling and the fireplace are topped with skim-coat concrete to look as part of the original structure masking the sheetrock. For finishing touches, the firm shopped for the client to curate all furniture and the art collection well over $1 million. The Crosby Design Group team also added client family photos, favorite foods and magazines to truly complete the home.

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel Penthouse“Jennifer [Crosby] was born with a remarkable talent, an eye for high-end design and décor,” penthouse homeowner and Rocklyn Homes President and Owner David Jenkins said. “The detail in my condo, every square inch, is amazing.

“Not very many people can see that extreme detail in their head, much less pull it off, have it installed and have it be as close to perfect as you can get it! I am very happy and very proud to have worked with Jennifer on my penthouse. No one walks in here that is not totally blown away and that’s what I wanted!”

To assist with the design-build of the renovated space, Crosby Design Group created full construction documents.

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel Penthouse“We literally gutted the existing penthouse to achieve our new design,” Crosby said. “We took out existing dropped sheetrock ceilings to extend to maximum ceiling height and then add 10-inch black matte exposed ductwork to run HVAC throughout the main living areas that reinforced our design concept of a renovated Manhattan-style penthouse.

“We inset all door casings in the hallway 6 inches to eliminate obstructing the view down the gallery hallway to the owner’s suite’s focal glass door. We also removed the foyer coat closet to add a custom tree hall bench, removed the wall between the living room and office to add a two-sided, see-through water vapor fireplace creating a true architectural element in the heart of the space.

Crosby Design Group Celebrates Completion of Loews Atlanta Hotel Penthouse“Our drawings detailed all the framing needed to build including the scalloped brick living room ceiling and reclaimed beam locations and how they related to the adjacent concrete ceilings,” Crosby said.

The owner’s suite serves as the ultimate retreat with brick ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows,  a spa-like bath with walk-in steam shower featuring dual shower heads, body sprayers, two rain showerheads and two benches, a separate soaking tub and dual custom vanities that float on a reclaimed wood wall overlooking Downtown Atlanta and an expansive walk-in custom closet complete with coffee/wine bar with ice machine and custom storage with built-in watch safe.

Set in the midst of thriving Midtown Atlanta, the newly renovated penthouse blends perfectly with the latest makeover of Loews Atlanta Hotel. With its focus on commercial, multifamily/mixed-use and residential developments, Crosby Design Group created an updated space that effortlessly combines with the surrounding urban landscape.

To learn more about Crosby Design Group including the firm’s available services and latest projects, visit www.CrosbyDesignGroup.com. See the before and after pictures here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tq0nbb5lzms2azk/AAASGC4MTcCJfaNgLHPWzQN3a?dl=0.

About Crosby Design Group
Crosby Design Group is a full-service interior design firm specializing in commercial, mixed-use, multifamily, 55+, student housing and large residential development projects. Established in 2000, the firm has remained loyal to its mission of creating inspired interiors on every project. With two office studios located in Atlanta, Crosby Design Group serves local and regional clients from initial conception, construction document production to executing their turn-key furniture procurement services. The name Crosby Design Group has become synonymous with producing creative, fresh and energy-driven interior spaces. For more information, call 404-872-9777 or visit www.CrosbyDesignGroup.com.

Crosby Design Group is looking for commercial and residential designers. If you are interested in exploring career opportunities, contact Crosby Design Group at CDG@CrosbyDesignGroup.com.

Sovereign Unveils New Westbrook Model

Sovereign Wesbrook ModelAtlanta’s finest luxury high-rise condominium
Sovereign just premiered their newest model home designed by award winning designer Barbara Westbrook of
Westbrook interiors.

Finding inspiration in the designs of French Interior designer, Jean Michael Frank and Belgian collector and antiques dealer, Axel Vervoodt, Westbrook combined cleaned lined upholstery with casual antiques when designing the 4,000 square foot home. The space includes 12-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, natural stone countertops and floor to ceiling windows. Westbook took advantage of the amazing views and combined them with an extensive modern artwork collection to create various focal points throughout the space.

Located on the 43rd story of the building, the spacious home is fitted with 3 gracious bedrooms and 3 spa-style bathrooms in addition to the den and half bath. The home also features large living room, formal dining room and a European-style gourmet kitchen all which combine to create a dynamic yet personal feeling throughout the space.

Pieces, a Popular Buckhead Boutique, to Design the Model at Sovereign

Sovereign

Sovereign, the luxury Buckhead high-rise, will enlist help of the famous Buckhead boutique Pieces to design its new model home.

Pieces is known for its unique furnishings and acessories. Owner Lee Kleinhelter describes Pieces’ style as sophisticated yet youthful, stylish yet unexpected. She founded the boutique in 2004 when she saw a gap between the high-end antiques and mass produced items available in Atlanta. Experienced in interior design, her eye for unique compositions has made Pieces a regular with national and local outlets including Elle Decor, House Beautiful, InStyle, Lucky and Architectural Digest.

The home she will be designing is a 33rd floor, 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath, 2,500 square foot condominium in Sovereign’s luxurious residential space. Lee says she is excited to bring unexpected items to this luxury, high-rise setting. The home has floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, natural stone countertops and 11-foot ceilings. A den, large living room, formal dining room and European-style gourmet kitchen round out the space.