Design couple razes, rebuilds in Midtown

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A white modern box of a home dropped into a Midtown neighborhood with more traditional bungalows. Who’s responsible for such edgy design? The gays, of course.

imageThe 3,300-square-foot home of life and business partners Lee Bryan and Joe Keller was recently profiled in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, showing once again why gay men get a reputation for exquisite taste when it comes to interior design.

Drive by at night, and you’d see a party inside: the majestic sparkle of a Da Vinci chandelier, a 24-inch crystal ball, illuminates one section; and a rotating array of LED lights bathe another, where a horse lamp (yes, a lampshade atop a life-size equine replica) peers out the front window.

Bryan and Keller razed the existing house for a new building that would embody their contemporary vision. Painted white outside and inside, the 3,300-square-foot home exudes a sense of openness.

Large, curtainless windows draw Atlanta into the great room. Even the steel stairs are enclosed in glass so as not to disturb a clean picture.

View a photo gallery of the Midtown home.

Photos: Sean Drakes, Atlanta-Journal Constitution

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