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