New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Fall 2013 08/30/2013 Site Staff FacebookTwitter An Ode To BrowniesThere's always a reason to indulge in this classic treat. Modern Market - M2 StudioCharles J. Neyrey and Sherrie Hope combined their strengths and talents to establish two complementary businesses that work seamlessly together. Hope, a member of the National Council for Interior Design, founded Modern Market. The 1,500-square-foot boutique showroom provides a curated… Counter Fit6 Stylish Kitchens and Bathrooms Ashley Hall InteriorsAshley 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… 2013 Design MastersSee who made this year's list of the best of the best in New Orleans home design. 5 Styles to Consider for the GardenBeyond the sliding glass doors of a rear bedroom, my backyard offers a quiet, unused space. A corner palm offers shade, and vines meander along the surface of the fence. Other than that, it’s a blank slate. There is little… Editor's Note - Fall FreshnessI have this wonderful albeit clichéd fantasy of a Southern summer where I’m sprawled out on a chaise lounge, surrounded by tropical plants, with a dog-eared Flannery O’Connor book, pausing only to fan myself or sip a mint julep. It’s… StyleCroc-tail Hour World-renowned for fashionable yet functional décor, L’Objet launches its newest collection, Cabinet of Curiosités, this September in anticipation of the company’s 10th anniversary. Among the 63 new pieces are hand-crafted brass coasters that integrate sophisticated design, artistic integrity… The Art of Hannah ChalewThe local artist finds beauty in ordinary New Orleans spaces. Recipe: Just Beet ItBeets: They’re just as rich in flavor as they are in color. Roast ’em and toss ’em with zesty oranges, savory onions and crunchy hazelnuts, and the nutrient-heavy root takes center stage in a light yet hearty salad. So if… The Benefits of Being OutsideGardeners have known it for the longest time: Communing with nature is a beneficial and healthy endeavor. Now there’s research to back it up. According to a recent study at Virginia Tech University, “A view of trees may reduce the… Garden DecorPeek into any beautiful garden, and you will find lush greenery, colorful flowers or a pattern of hedges that delights the eye. You might find towering trees, thick vines that seem to dance across an arbor or a fountain that… Raegan Robinson’s Lucky CharmsRaegan Robinson of Lucky NOLA creates wall hangings, plates and jewelry out of unlikely materials. Trendwatch: The Finish LineA 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 Couple's First HomeThe home of Amber and Jacob Donnes comes together with help from some local experts.