Home and Style

Pour la Maison: Hang Time

When it comes to art for your home, Lafayette interior designer Justine Hebert recommends collecting meaningful pieces over time, rather than shopping in bulk to fill a space. “I tell my clients to look for pieces that evoke a memory,”…

A la Mode: Stone Gorgeous

Gabrie’l Gonzalez, who creates under the moniker A Rolling Stone Jewels, has felt “an insatiable need” to make things her entire life.  “As a youngster I was always dabbling with little hemp ropes and beads, braiding and stringing little bracelet…

La Maison: Downsizing Simplified

Family ties and an inclination for country living within a city motivated Drs. Johnette and Gary Frentz to build a custom home in Lafayette’s scenic Audubon Plantation development. The retired physicians decided to dramatically downsize from their sprawling residence in…

Rooms with a View

When planning her new home, a Lafayette businesswoman nearing retirement decided she wanted more than just a great kitchen and a pretty dining room for family gatherings. A consummate hostess and a gifted cook, she envisioned a dining room with…

Planter Like a Pro

The right planters can boost your home’s curb appeal or add a wow factor to your garden. But what’s the difference between a planter that pops and one that flops? Horticulturist Brooke Inzerella says it’s all about the prep work.…

Improved Optics

We are blessed with long days of light that extend well into nighttime and well into the later months. Protect your eyes and frame your face in retro sunglasses at all price points for late summer nostalgia at its finest.…

Pottery: A Love Story

Emily and David Wortman create a tourist destination of their out-of-the-way pottery store in Duson

About Time

Watches with texture, clean lines and classic details for the perfect finishing touch

Dream Spaces

Serene elements and muted fields of color bring relaxed elegance to a soigné country home near Breaux Bridge

Island Inspiration

A cookbook author’s residence is designed for gourmet adventures in a resort setting

Stormy Weather

Gray is the laidback neutral you’ll want to wrap up in all winter

a tale of two farms

An architectural restoration in Opelousas harkens back to region’s early settlers

desert dreams

Toss pillows with Southwestern flair ease the transition from summer to autumn

Artful Outdoors

Entertaining rituals are amplified by summer’s full spectrum at a sprawling country estate

artfully refined spaces

A continually evolving Lafayette home reflects classic modern sensibilities and a designer’s global appeal