Neo-Classical Minimalism in New Orleans
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Neo-Classical Minimalism in New Orleans

New Orleans’ Times Picayune recently had an incredible article on designer Shaun Smith’s latest project, which was just too good not to share! According to the article, Smith bought the 1930′s era home in the Fontainebleau neighborhood.  Describing the renovation, Keith Marshall writes, “Gone are the paneled front door and the sinuous lines of ultramarine … Continue reading

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Preservation Resource Center Holiday Home Tour
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Preservation Resource Center Holiday Home Tour

The Preservation Resource Center is holding its annual Holiday Home Tour this weekend, December 14th and 15th!  It’s a fabulous way to get a glimpse at how “the other half” lives and tour some stunning mansions in New Orleans’ historic Garden District.  Last year, the PRC featured a newly renovated neighbor of mine.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

Trend Watch: Wine Bottle Chandeliers
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Trend Watch: Wine Bottle Chandeliers

Our friends Holly and Tim are incredible.  They just finished renovating a more than century old home in New Orleans’ historic Lower Garden District.  This place was down to the studs, covered in vines and utterly uninhabitable when they bought it.  Since then, they’ve turned the two-story Victorian into a showpiece with soaring ceilings, bold … Continue reading

Freshly Framed Prints
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Freshly Framed Prints

Apparently I’m an impulse shopper when it comes to expensive prints.  Months ago, I discovered an incredible local photographer named Andy Levin at the Frenchman nighttime art market.  Since I was double-fisting beers, I figured my odds of making it home with a large matted print in one piece were slim to none.  So, I … Continue reading