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Ask the Experts: The Great Outdoors

While a stay-at-home attitude doesn’t typically describe the New Orleans way, it’s fair to say that recent events and recommendations for social distancing have given locals a new way to experience their homes, neighborhoods and community. Thank goodness for the beautiful weather that provided a pleasant backdrop for getting reacquainted with our outdoor spaces — […]

Poolside Service

Relaxing by the pool is a favorite summertime activity. But what to do when happy hour rolls around? Who wants to bring the party inside? We’ve searched and found the most stylish acrylic cocktail glasses in classic shapes and cool colors so that you can keep the party going, poolside.     $15.96 set of […]

Last Indulgence: Plush Perch

In addition to providing additional (and movable) seating options, the versatile pouf also can act as a foot rest or a side table. Even better, poufs add softness and a certain sense of coziness to a space that might otherwise be overwhelmed by visible angles and straight lines. They come in an array of styles, […]

Home Grown: The Real Dill

1. Through the ages Ancient Romans considered dill weed a good luck symbol and ancient Egyptians used it to ward off witches. Many cultures cultivated it for its medicinal qualities, particularly its ability to calm a queasy stomach.   2. In the kitchen Dill is also a classic taste of summer. It’s used in everything […]

Designer’s Own

It’s not unusual for a designer’s surroundings to be beautiful — and Nomita Joshi Gupta’s are no exception. Since Nomita and her husband Shammi (a physician) first purchased their 1920s house in 2011, it has been the place for Nomita to put some of her favorite ideas to work. “I love the access to everything […]

Style: GLOBAL VIEW

1. Cockpit desk clock by Pendulux National World War II Museum Store, 945 Magazine St., 528-1944 (Ext.244), pendulux.com   2. Travel Home by Caitlin Flemming and Julie Goebel Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., 899-READ, octaviabooks.com   3. Cape Town candle by Niven Morgan, Little Miss Muffin 766 Harrison Ave., 482-8200, nivenmorgan.com.   4. Santorini tub […]

Get Organized: Porch Perfect

Whether they’re wraparound, screened in or versatile verandas, New Orleanians’ porches are the perfect place to peruse the morning newspaper, unwind after a hectic day or gather for an impromptu serenade. Sipping sweet tea or a glass of chardonnay while leisurely swinging on a wide pillow-clad porch swing is the height of Southern gentility. Keeping […]

Design Diary

Fine Furnishings A new offering of custom upholstery furnishings allows total customization Eclectic Home, a 7,000-square-foot showroom and design center, recently debuted its EH Collection — a custom upholstery line for furnishings ranging from traditional to modern styles. The carefully designed and curated line reflects Eclectic Home’s innovative yet timeless design aesthetic. In addition, Eclectic […]

For the Garden: Serenity Now

After more than 1,300 years, Japanese gardens continue to provide peace and tranquility. They are studies in balance and harmony, gracefully combining natural beauty with serenity. They can be spacious with large waterfalls, huge boulders, elegant red bridges and stone paths or small, soothing gardens in backyards, patios or courtyards. The key to designing your […]

Masters of Their Craft: Joyful Light

“I was always fascinated by the beauty of stained glass,” says Cynthia Courage, owner of Attenhofer’s Stained Glass, a full-service art glass studio. Years ago, she needed stained glass for her home. Ken Attenhofer, the studio owner, suggested that she take a stained glass class to make her own project. “This was a six-week class […]

Home Renewal: Master Plan

If you are thinking about home renovations, there are a number things to consider before spending time and money on a project. The more homework you do in advance, the more money and headaches you will spare yourself down the road. Once you begin the process, expect it to be time-consuming and arm yourself with […]

Inspiration Board: Home Retreat

Vert Coffee Table Sunday Shop, sundayshop.co   Sheepskin Wool Rug in Taupe Arhaus, arhaus.com   Rust Linen Lumbar Pillow Sunday Shop, sundayshop.co   Filmore Sofa in Theater Granite Arhaus, arhaus.com   Pink Stairway Framed Print Arhaus, arhaus.com   Ivory Ceramic Glaze Lamp Accented in Gilded Gold Base and Neck Eclectic Home, eclectichome.net

Parade of Homes

July 11 & 12 and 18 & 19 1-5pm 3D Virtual Tours hbagno.org/poh Download the mobile app today! Win this house! St. Jude Dream Home Builder: Hyman L. Bartolo Contractors Lakeview 6446 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans, 70124   [gtx_gallery]  

Inside Out

For Nathan Fell, founder and principle of Nathan Fell Architecture, long and narrow site constraints — those typical of New Orleans — informed a unique solution when designing his personal home in Mid-City. He decided to create space below the second story of the home, effectively situating a heated pool and hot tub alongside the […]

Editor’s Note: Cozy Comfort

Much like every aspect of navigating life through a global pandemic, creating magazines during one is a surreal experience. It of course can seem a bit unimportant or frivolous to cover lifestyle when so many are suffering all around us, particularly in New Orleans, with its celebrated hospitality, events and retail industries. Our home design […]

Gatherings: Big Easy Cheesy

Roasted Garlic Mac and Cheese Ingredients 1 pound macaroni noodles salt, to taste 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup minced garlic 2 tablespoons flour 1 pint milk 1 pound shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 pound shredded American cheese 1 teaspoon hot sauce 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder Directions 1. Boil macaroni […]

Bon Vivant: Hot Water

The abrupt transition into social distancing and self-isolation since the COVID-19 outbreak has many of us seeking creature comforts, distractions, tips and simply a sense of normalcy. I’ve certainly begun clinging to small daily rituals, such as meditation and journaling, cultivated to stay balanced and resumed those that fell to the wayside, such as afternoon tea. Making a […]

Artist Profile: Annie Moran

[gtx_gallery] After years as a designer in New York, Cane River native and LSU College of Art & Design graduate Annie Moran returned to her Louisiana roots. Today, the artist, illustrator and designer lives in New Orleans, where she produces art, fashion and home goods that reflect her love of nature and local culture. Moran […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM