New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Summer 2020

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Designer’s Own

Rather than fight the off-center placement of the original ceiling medallion, Nomita made the rest of the rear parlor asymmetrical as well. Globe light fixture, Aerin Lauder for Circa Lighting; Jonathan Adler sofa, through Nomita Joshi…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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    

Inside Out

For Nathan Fell, founder and principle of Nathan Fell Architecture, long and narrow site constraints — those typical of New…

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…

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…

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…

Artist Profile: Annie Moran

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…