Author: Haylei Smith

A Sweet Retreat

Patout feels his grandmother’s presence in the airy kitchen. Original features include a Chambers stove and porcelain sink flanked by glass-door cabinets, which Patout rescued from a family member who planned to tear them out. Heart…

STOCK THE BAR

For a long time, I didn’t have a dining room table. A bar was more important. - Ross Fontenot One of the coolest features of Ross Fontenot’s home bar is that he can stand behind it, mixing craft cocktails for…

Home: Retro Renovation

When one thinks of saving an architectural treasure in southwest Louisiana, plantation houses with wide porches and sweeping staircases or quaint Acadian cottages encircled with moss-draped oaks come to mind. Not so in the case of Alice and Richard Roth’s…