Home Design/Decor

May the Fourth Be With You

  The LTEC team is taking a hiatus Thursday and Friday to celebrate our country’s independence, but before we go, we wanted to offer advice on those potentially tying in the nation’s celebration with wedding festivities. Putting a theme to…

Design Masters

Now in its ninth year, New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles’ Design Masters feature is always a bumper crop of creative professionals. A dozen standouts in nine categories comprise our 2017 group. Interior designer Maria Barcelona receives the honors for kitchen…

Culinary Antiques

For all of my adult life, I have loved to cook. It is in those quiet times of chopping mountains of onions, celery and bell peppers that I work out the issues that weigh on my heart. I’m not a…

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What's Hot in Home Furnishings

  The perfect combination of modern and antique, New Orleans is a cosmopolitan spirit surrounded by an historic frame. These interior decorations range from recently created pieces to treasures as old as the city itself, but all can add to…

Holiday Gift Guide

  Annieglass footed serving bowl with gold trim Judy at the Rink 504/891-7018 The “Lucite Box Clutch” is clear with a metal hinge frame, snap clasp, and has a removable metal chain strap. Feet First 504/899-6800 The Aqua Universalis forte by…

Fashion Fixtures

Stylish décor echoes runway trends with designer accessories fabricated in sophisticated skins, fabulous textures, classic patterns and neutral palettes.

38th Annual Holiday Home Tour

Now that Preservation Resource Center is approaching its 40th birthday, it’s safe to say we have fully grown into our role of preserving, restoring and revitalizing New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods.   PRC works tirelessly to sustain New Orleans’…

A 'Stay-cation' Residence in Lake Charles

Inspired by the 1974 film, The Great Gatsby starring Robert Redford, this Lake Charles homeowner envisioned balmy evenings with soft breezes blowing in through open French doors, rippling across gauzy curtains in the house of her dreams. There would be…

Ashley Hall Interiors

Ashley Hall Interiors is a full-service interior design firm. Since 1967, it’s been creating luxury interiors for homes and businesses, nationally and internationally. With one of the largest interior design resource libraries in the South, it’s a great place to…

Trendwatch: The Finish Line

A unique architectural warehouse, local showrooms, second-hand stores and yard-sale finds provide the jumping-off point for the hands-on decorator with a penchant for that Old World look of decayed elegance. Other notable trends in furnishings are nail head trim accenting…

A Magnificent Home in New Iberia

If only walls could talk. In 1886, a flamboyant New Iberia landowner built a unique, four-story columned mansion that was inspired by the fanciful steamboats of the era. With a grand entrance hall, thick curving walls, soaring French windows, two-story-high…

Bringing Early American Style to the University Area

Located in the University Area of New Orleans, the circa 1920s Federal-style home of Timothy “Tim” Fields is a study in simplicity. “I have always admired all things in the Federal style, from architecture to furnishings,” Fields says. “The architecture…

A Home's Fast Turnaround

Heidi Schirrmann took her new home from a gutted mess to a masterpiece in just a few short months while never sacrificing her sense of style.

New Vistas

Donna and Tom Russell’s Lakefront home brings a fresh approach to modern design.

Summer Style Ideas for the Home

Red, White and Brut With its trendy, nautical red, white and blue design, Chandon’s Limited Edition American Summer sparkling wine is the perfect addition to any summer soiree. Filled with brut classic, this limited edition bottle is bursting with complex…