in the living room, Kilaberidze created two seating areas, one revolving around three chairs and a large
white sofa by india Mahdavi. “it’s a designer’s trick to put together compositions within a space,” she says,
“but when you have these gorgeous pieces to work with, it’s much more fun.” andrée putman’s crescent-shaped seating set, upholstered with a rich black velvet, offers a second grouping, and in a nod to the clients'
new town, Kilaberidze worked with federica tondato of fedora design on a custom rug pattern inspired by
the atlanta skyline. two show-stopping patrick naggar cabinets stand against the walls, while a large light
fixture by hervé Van der straeten is suspended overhead. “the ceiling was so high,” she notes, “i needed
the drama continues as Kilaberidze appointed the rest of the rooms with pieces of equal presence. eileen
gray’s Bibendum chairs outfit the study, while a sculptural Van der straeten bronze-base table is paired with
Cassina chairs in the dining room. “the chairs don’t take away from the interest of the table because they’re
wrapped in leather,” says the designer. in the master suite, Kilaberidze tempered the modern lines with a
shimmering swarovski chandelier and an unexpected plum palette. “i wanted there to be masculine and
feminine touches,” says the designer, noting the wife’s fondness for bright colors. “this brings in her character.”
an antique Belgian tapestry and an armoire from Versailles in the guest rooms further set off the overall
Kilaberidze designed it with a sense of permanence. “i don’t think of interiors as theatrical spaces,” she says.
“i like everything to be used long-term. this was a new chapter for my clients, an adventure, and now these
pieces will become part of their lives.” n Tinatin Kilaberidze, tinatin.com