Interior Design 87-1

The Palatial Porta Rouge: A Little Bit of Europe in Lafayette

“All of our houses have names,” says Michael Henry of Michael Henry Design Consultants. “This one is Porta Rouge.” The house, named for… more »

The interior of the house 86-1

Understated elegance in Metairie: Transforming a traditional home into something special

With characteristic panache, designer Janet Molero brought refinement and style to a client’s modest Metairie home. She took a house with good bones… more »

Baton Rouge 85-1

Entertaining in Style: Prominent couple returns to Baton Rouge

After living in Washington, D.C. for the past 31 years, former U.S. Representative Henson Moore and his charming wife Carolyn moved back to… more »

The interior of the house 84-1

Inspired: A sulptor creates her dream house

Water pours from an angel’s pitcher. A cupid aims at the doorway, a stone in his raised hand, ready to pummel any intruder… more »

The interior of the house 83-1

Heaven at Devil’s Elbow: raising a family in the country

The setting is picture perfect. Nestled high on a bluff overlooking the Pearl River near Slidell, John and Jenifer Besh built a home… more »

Interior Design 82-1

A Garden District Legacy: With a subtle lust for red

Paulette Crain’s vivacity redounds to her historic house from the rich colors to the smallest accoutrement. The author of a novel called Red… more »

Garden Interior 81-1

A Petite French Quarter Paradise: Jane and Archie Casbarian’s gem of a garden

Have one of those tiny, hard-to-landscape patches in your backyard? You could, like certain Mid-City homeowners, pour a cement slab and paint it… more »

Art in Interior 80-1

Artistic Development: Contemporary art collection dictates design

Five years ago when Jim Mounger bought his century-old center hall in Uptown New Orleans, the house was divided into four apartments. Together… more »

Interior Design 79-1

Designed for Impact: Bringing history to life

Three glowing flags illuminate a dark room. On the left is an enormous Nazi Swastika backlighting divisions of toy soldiers. To the right… more »

Garden Interior 78-1

Little Cabin in the Woods: Getting in touch with nature

Imagine yourself in the perfect setting, a place where you feel the most relaxed. For some people, a secluded beach comes to mind;… more »