Home: Invested

Tufted velvet sofas provide seating in the two-sided living room with gold linen curtains, metal chairs, an animal hide rug and antique reproduction chandeliers added for a touch of Hollywood glam. Outside, Amanda Shaw’s Bywater cottage looks like much of…

A Different Kind of Treehouse

David and Debby Thornton’s Baton Rouge house could be described as a treehouse. Not the kind that sits high among the branches. Rather, it was built to coexist in harmony with the live oaks on the property and for its…

Direct Descendant

A Hammond house passes through four generations of one family and into a new era of design that incorporates its 119-year history

Updated Classic

Ty Larkins Interiors reinvigorates a circa-1940s Baton Rouge house for a family of four

Fleurty Girl’s Garden District Home

Ryan and Lauren Haydels’ Garden District residence is home to architectural character rooted in the past and a blended family growing toward the future

Tanga Winstead and the Bargeboard house redesign

The dining room walls are Venetian plaster; a new construction table made from old wood is paired with Oly chairs, buffet is a Swedish antique; abalone chandelier by Oly.   Time, neglect and hurricane Katrina conspired to make Tanga Winstead’s…

Home Again

Maureen and C.A. Miller reclaim the historic beauty of a 19th-century center hall cottage in Lake Charles

Kitchens & Baths

Contractor: David Boihem of Southern Builders Designer: Vikki Leftwich Cabinets: Custom full overlay flat panel wood cabinets Flooring: Pickled wood floors Backsplash: Glass mosaic tile Lighting: Bubble chandelier available at Villa Vici Door knobs: Cabinet hardware available through Nordic Kitchen…

No Reservations

Consider a festive restaurant party with all of the trimmings for your next hosted gathering

Big Easy Does It

Courtney and Mark Cangelosi transform a French Quarter pied a terre into a striking home away from home

Under Foot

The look and feel of artisan area rugs, the supple welcome of cozy throws and the luxurious calm of fine bed linens offer year-round comfort

Family Affair

Stylish storage solutions for the most shared space in your house

Ranch Redux

Aron Biedenharn Coates renews a Baton Rouge ranch style house with a midcentury modern vibe

Bon Appétit! Fête Fantastique

Well, hello. It’s so nice to see you. Here, let me take your coat and purse. I’ll put those in the back with the others. Gene is in the kitchen fixing everyone a cocktail. Feel free to head back there,…