New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Fall 2014

Embracing It All

With this fall issue, we present four features that complement each other. One is a tribute to the prestigious Preservation Resource Center (pg. 63) as it celebrates its 40th anniversary of keeping New Orleans beautiful and full of integrity. We…


Totally T-Riffic In her new role as Tiffany’s design director, Francesca Amfitheatrof infuses power and energy into the newly released Tiffany T collection. A trained jeweler and silversmith, she masterfully crafts her designs from 18-karat gold – rose, yellow and…

Layla Ardalan

Relief work, of the hurricane variety, brought Layla Ardalan to New Orleans. Relief work, of the Japanese block-cut variety (her first serious foray into fine art), led to her current form of artistry – intricate, vibrantly colored mixed-media collages combining…

Go Greek!

A healthy fall recipe packs a flavorful punch.

Benevolent Roots

The New Orleans Fruit Tree Project helps undernourished communities by harvesting good produce that would have otherwise gone to waste.

Iconic Iron

Wrought iron is timeless, and its uses are boundless.

Seductive Smoke

Kathleen Currie artfully blends essential oils in her new perfume line.

Fall Furnishings

“Custom” is the buzzword in decorating this year, as more retailers are curating their collections from custom wholesalers or creating their own signature lines that represent their particular vision. Here is a sampling of lines they love.      …

Refresher Course

Designer Chad Graci renews a Warehouse District condo with a nuanced blend of sophistication and comfort.

Apple Cider

Whether you like it hot or chilled, this drink is fall’s greatest comfort.

Design Masters

Each year, New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles’ Design Masters feature shines a light on the local designers, artists, artisans and business people who contribute so singularly to the way our city looks, feels and functions. This year, we honor 10…