The annual design extravaganza Modern Atlanta (MA) returns this week. Since Bernard McCoy and Elayne DeLeo founded MA in 2008, they have focused on the idea that “Design Is Human.” They explore this conceptually loaded phrase through handpicked designer…

To many, the idea of historic preservation in Atlanta is a contradiction. First, even an introductory knowledge of the Civil War includes William T. Sherman’s March to the Sea, which was epitomized by the decimation of the city of…