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New Orleans Homes April 2005

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Arthur Roger

A passion for art drives this astute gallery owner. by PAUL GREENBERG His dad, a New Orleans streetcar driver, died when he was 16 years old. His mother mortgaged her Ninth Ward home to enable him to open his first business—an art gallery on Magazine Street—in 1978. That was when Magazine Street was not yet […]

Bywater Beauty

The Best of April by LISA TUDOR Setting the style for spring—that’s what this issue is all about, whether it is fashion in “Bywater Beauty,” or in home design, as seen in the fabulously decorated rooms in the Junior League of Greater Covington’s Northshore Designer Showhouse VI. Imagine a Victorian cottage in the Bywater filled […]

Pot Luck

Wallowing in mud is just another day at the office for potter Craig McMillin. by FAITH DAWSON Funny thing how Mudflap Pottery of Folsom got its name. Years ago, the owner and artist behind the name, Craig McMillin, was working as a pottery trainee in Texas when he tried to attach the handle to a […]

Style April 2005

Clear and Present Make a shining statement with this glass square lamp. Its simple design won’t overpower the décor of a room, but the shaped base adds a little something extra. Probst Decorating, 3300 Magazine St., 895-2094. Deck the Walls Don’t just cover your walls, make them a work of art with these hand-printed wallpapers. […]

Foreign Affairs

Give your house an air of worldly sophistication — with items found at local stores. by LEE CUTRONE You don’t have to speak a country’s mother tongue in order to be able to express yourself in a way that any of its natives would understand. Every country has a decorative language uniquely its own —and […]

La Vieille Maison and Lighting, Inc.

HAL WILLIAMSON | La Vieille Maison by HILLARY GOLDEN Each morning Hal Williamson feels as if he is in a quaint European shop, as he steps through the front door of his serene French Quarter antique shop. “La Vieille Maison is slanted very much toward French antiques and styles of furniture because of the location […]

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