Author: Peter Reichard


Is opportunity knocking in the suburbs?

House Fluent

Learning the language of your home to achieve the right look

I, Bingle

Confessions of a department store snowman

5 Styles to Consider for the Garden

Beyond the sliding glass doors of a rear bedroom, my backyard offers a quiet, unused space. A corner palm offers shade, and vines meander along the surface of the fence. Other than that, it’s a blank slate. There is little…

Outdoor Sheds Get a Makeover

The possibilities for outdoor storage sheds have increased tremendously in recent years. From small but functional to lavish and pricey, there are many options to explore.

Bringing Home the Romanticism of Modernism

Because I was born in the early 1970s, it’s difficult for me and others of my age to grasp the optimism that preceded us. We were born in the shadow of the assassinations and strife of the 1960s, grew up…

Spiffing Up

De-cluttering your home on an everyday basis can make it so much more comfortable and livable.

Built to Last

New Orleans is a city of old housing stock. Here are some tips to keep your house – and your family – healthy.

not-so-simple addition

Adding on to your home is one of the most rewarding things you can do –– and one of the most challenging.