Design by Random: Collecting Louisiana Material Culture

Synchronicity is a term Carl Jung used for a meaningful coincidence that has a low probability of being a random event. Paul Fitch… more »


Franklin Speaking: The Grevemberg House

As much as Louisiana’s heritage stems from French settlement, there is a significant influence from families of British decent. A sizeable enclave of… more »


Elegance in Uptown

Quinn Peeper is one of the city’s celebrated citizens. His accomplishments include success as a physician and as a concert pianist. Peeper will… more »


Speaker of the Houseboat

State Representative Eddie J. Lambert (R-Gonzales) supports road improvement and keeping the TOPS student initiative funded, but he also makes a smaller contribution… more »


Pontalba Charm: 21st-century living in America’s oldest apartment building

In 1849, the Baroness Michaela Pontalba, one of the feistiest and most tragic women in Louisiana history, started construction on a great project… more »


Tabula Rasa: The Old World New Home of Interior Designer Corinne Laborde

When Corinne and Ken Laborde decided to tear down their Old Metairie home, severely damaged by flood waters following hurricane Katrina, they were… more »


New York Style: At Home in the Garden District

The entry is a trip through time when you visit Ned Charles at his rather spectacular old apartment on the second floor of… more »


An Italian Villa on the Bogue Falaya: Interior by Chez-Soi

Just north of Covington, down a quiet country street, beyond a pond and a sparkling fountain, stands a lovely Italianate villa any Tuscan… more »


Living Large in the French Quarter

While entrepreneur Edmund Forstall and his lovely wife Clara Durel spent time in the society pages of the 1850s newspapers, they decided to… more »


At Home with the Shinns: the Hornets are in their hearts

A handsome couple in the public’s eye, George Shinn and his wife Denise were married in New Orleans, where they maintain their current… more »