New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Winter 2010

Louisiana Custom Closets

504-885-3188 or 985-871-0810www.louisianacustomclosets.comLouisiana Custom Closets designs and installs custom shelving for closets, garages and utility rooms. The company’s #1 priority is customer service and customer satisfaction, provided by professional and experienced designers, installation crews. The company is locally owned with…

Russell’s Cleaning Services

3704 Robertson St.504-832-15463401 Tulane Ave.504-482-3135The Russell’s you’ve known since 1930 is still providing quality cleaning for all kinds of specialty items. Cleaning rugs, upholstery, draperies and specialty garments are all part of the full service our company provides. Furthermore, we…

South Coast Solar, LLC

2605 Ridgelake Drive504-529-7869southcoastsolar.comSouth Coast Solar is 100% locally owned and operated. With over 200 installations in Louisiana, we are setting the bar for both commercial and residential sales, service, and installation of renewable energy systems. SCS is the premier dealer…

Tyson Construction of LA, LLC

P.O. Box 741Luling504-236-3838/ 504-905-1042www.tysonconstructionofla.comLarry and Zachary Tyson are the owners of Tyson Construction, a local, family owned company that has been building and remodeling homes for over 17 years.  Tyson Construction is the area's only member of Southern Living's exclusive…

Southland Plumbing Supply, Inc.

2321 N. Arnoult Road504-835-8411www.southlandplumbingsupply.comSouthland Plumbing Supply Inc., is a full scale plumbing and lighting retailer. Along with our Premier Kohler plumbing showroom, we now offer a lighting showroom with over 1000 fixtures on display. We carry everything, including chandeliers, bath…

NOLA Rugs

3944 Magazine St.504-891-3304www.NolaRugs.comWith over 38 years in the international rug business, owner Sharon Schenck hand selects and directly imports from all over the world providing an unsurpassed selection of beautiful handwoven rugs. Nola Rugs' reputation is based on commitment to…

Nancy Robbins, Inc.

816 Asbury DriveMandeville985-727-4565www.nancyrobbinsinteriors.comNancy Robbins Mandeville Studio includes custom furniture, fine art, antiques oriental rugs, custom plantation shutters, lighting and textiles. Let Nancy create a beautiful interior for your home with her talent and 30 years of knowledge and resources. You…

Quince

2115 Magazine St.504-556-9668Driven by my love for entertaining, I'm committed to finding new, exciting, and beautiful ways to express oneself at home. With a unique selection of hand picked tableware and decorative items, I enjoy assisting my customers in the…

Eclectic Home

8211 Oak St.New Orleans504-866-6654www.eclectichome.netGet Inspired. At Eclectic Home, we believe good design looks as though it evolved over time and you should have a collection of furnishings that represent a cohesive design. With thousands of resources both domestically and abroad,…

Mattix Cabinet Works

415 N. Solomon St.504-486-721868425 Highway 59, Suite 1Mandeville985-893-2355Mattix Cabinets has been a trusted source in the fine kitchen and bath industry for over 60 years, and their experience and expertise is second to none. They have perfected the decision process…

Smart Buy Kitchen and Bath

3409 N. I-10 Service Road W.504-455-47006435 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge225-755-2441Smart Buy Kitchen and Bath is the premier choice for all your kitchen and bath needs. Our team of skilled professionals can help you with everything from design to installation. With…

Wren’s Tontine Shade and Design

1533 Prytania St.504-525-7409www.wrenstontine.comWren’s Tontine Shade & Design is a family owned and operated business that specializes in custom drapery, window shades, blinds, interior shutters, bedding, and home décor. Blythe Wren is the third generation to run the business and is…

California Closets

3211 N. Causeway Blvd.504-828-5705www.californiaclosets.com/ MetairieLocally owned and operated by Paul Corona, California Closets has been serving South Louisiana since 1984, providing custom storage systems for all areas of the home including closets, home office, wall beds, entertainment centers, garage and…

Doors of Elegance

3100 Kingman St. # 107504-887-5440Doors of Elegance was founded in 1987 by Kay Frey and daughter Laurie Martin. Soon Perry and Larry Frey joined the team. The family attributes their success to the high quality mahogany, beveled glass, and iron doors…

Palatial Stone

2052 Paxton St., Harvey504-340-22292033 N. Highway 190, Suite 9, Covington985-249-6868www.palatialstone.comWith so many choices available in today’s stone and tile market, Palatial Stone strives to offer unique items. A visit to one of our showrooms is strongly recommended. Our staff will…

The Front Door

4273 Perkins RoadBaton Rouge225-338-9353www.thefrontdoor-architecture.comThe Front Door strives to create the perfect balance between function and style for every project. From custom architecture to designer hardware and lighting, we can complete any look. Our hardware showroom provides the largest selection of designer…

Bayou Closets Inc.

2535 N. Rampart St.504-944-8388Design@BayouClosets.comBayou Closets Inc., New Orleans' only closet company, offers over 20 years of storage design expertise to customers throughout Southeast Louisiana. Offering product lines developed by Neil Balter, founder of California Closets, Rob Dunn has extensive experience…

Longue Vue House and Gardens

7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans504-488-5488www.longuevue.comThe Shop at Longue Vue has a new sophisticated look with items to fit any budget! Make The Shop your destination for unique wedding gifts, stylish debutante gifts, and eclectic items exclusive to Longue Vue. Members…

Ruffino’s Custom Closets

985-809-7623/ 866-638-9943www.ruffinocustomcloset.comRuffino Custom Closets has had the privilege of serving south Louisiana since 1993.  Our commitment to providing our customers with the latest in storage solution innovation and the most competitive prices sets us apart in the industry.  Expert knowledge,…

Tara Shaw

1240 Camp St.504-525-1131Tara Shaw, the name synonymous with style and price, features European antiques and exquisitely handcrafted reproduction furniture and accessories. Eighteen years, and two locations, provide experience and convenience to retail clients and trade professionals. Tara Shaw - one…

Four Festive Looks

From Who Dat to Happy New Year, these table settings will impress your guests and put you in a celebratory mood.

Demo Diva

504-486-4121www.demodiva.comOffering a full range of contract demolition services, Simone Bruni has brought a whole new style to what has been traditionally a man’s game. She prides herself as having great customer service and being someone who cares about you and…

Classic Cupboards

5809 River Oaks Road S.Harahanwww.classiccupboards.comClassic Cupboards is New Orleans’ premiere kitchen design center.  We offer one of a kind designs that are implemented with top quality cabinetry, appliances and countertops. With our unique team design concept, we can turn your…

Nordic Kitchens and Baths Inc.

4437 Veterans Blvd.504-888-2300Nordic offers full-scale kitchen and bath design services utilizing the finest lines of luxury products, all by names you can trust, like Gaggenau, Viking, Sub-Zero, Poggenpohl, Miele, La Cornue. Whether new construction or renovation, you want a distinctive…

The Stairway Shop

5632 Salmen St.504-734-1315 The Stairway Shop offers traditional stairways, spiral stairs, attic stairs, library ladders and a host of railing systems. Customers can visit our large showroom and buy standard stair parts or have a stairway designed and built to…

A Full, Festive Fall

The long humid days, the daily thunderstorms, snowballs and sweat and seersucker: I am one of the rare people who thrives on New Orleans summers. A delicate Southern flower, I cannot abide cold winters –– and apparently it’s genetic: My…

Style

X Marks the Spot Dramatic crisscross chair legs have put Christopher Guy on the map. In fact, the U.K. designer is working on a patent for them. But there’s more to these dining chairs than just a sexy set of…

Mitchell Long

Plein-air artists often chat with passersby interested in their work. But when New Orleans painter Mitchell Long sets up his easel and oils on the leafy neutral ground of Esplanade Avenue, he needs to do a little more explaining than…