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In an Uptown cottage near Audubon Park, interior designer Melissa Rufty created a gem of a pied-à-terre for out-of-town clients planning to spend more time in the city since becoming recent empty nesters. She previously worked with the couple on their permanent residence, so she had their tr… Read more

New Orleans has its fair share of eccentric quirks. It's only fitting that the city would be filled with historic homes in hues across the spectrum. On Friday, June 12, the Preservation Resource Center is hosting a one-hour webinar all about interior and exterior paint. During "Beyond the Wa… Read more

Can't handle the New Orleans heat? Make a stateside dream vacation a reality with Heritage Auctions' latest luxury real estate auction in Truckee, California. The custom Lake Tahoe property is secluded and the perfect year-round mountain getaway, with easy access to Reno, Nevada. Read more

For those who aren’t familiar with the auction world, images of eBay or an estates sale might register. Be sure to add luxury real estate to that vision as extraordinary homes around the country are available via auction. Heritage Auctions, the largest collectibles auctioneer and third large… Read more

New Orleans is filled with notable architecture. Many of its buildings were designed by Henry Howard, a 19th-century architect known for his blending of European and American designs. Some of his contributions to the city include the Pontalba buildings on Jackson Square, the Robert H. Short … Read more

Need a new quarantine activity? Join us in gushing over this restored Donaldsville estate that is everything you would imagine from a classic antebellum manor. The 9,827 square foot property (and its 10.5 acres), originally designed in the Greek Revival style by Henry Howard, can be yours on… Read more

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With Spring on its way, all we can think about are the festivals, crawfish, and enjoyable weather. Another thing we're looking forward to? Giving our homes a fresh start with a long overdue cleaning session. While a seasonal clean can sometimes feel daunting, Victoria Tran, the owner and org… Read more

Save the date: New Orleans Auctions Gallery is hosting an online interiors auction! On Friday, March 13, over 600 luxurious home items—with a selection of jewelry—will be auctioned starting at 10 a.m. Curious about the selection? While you can browse the catalog here, we've listed our 17 fav… Read more

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Hilary Beane, a jewelry designer from Los Angeles, has called New Orleans home for the past two years. Specializing in handcrafted jewelry, the designer is particularly passionate for pearls—Tahitian, South Sea, and specialty Freshwaters—and can create pieces in an array of metals and stones. Read more

Cocktails for KID smART is one of my favorite fundraising events of the year. Yes, the party is always swell, but what sets it apart for me is the positive energy in the room. You can feel it. The guests are so committed to KID smART’s mission of bringing art-based learning to public school … Read more

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When Jane Scott and Philip Hodges moved back to New Orleans from her home state of Kentucky, it was both a homecoming and the beginning of a new chapter. With both of their children, Nalty and Talley, grown and off at school, it seemed natural to renest in the city where it all began. The co… Read more

What was once an annex of the Soule Business College in the Garden District is now a stunning family home that truly shines at the holidays. The two-story brick structure was built in 1923 and originally housed the typing and stenographer departments of the trade school. Pam Dongieux renovat… Read more

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Juggling work, family, and self-care isn't for the faint of heart. Maureen Stevens, an interior designer and stylist, says she's still mastering the art. Stevens splits her time between New Orleans and Austin, and is actively working on her 150-year-old Marigny home in between client project… Read more

When artists Nancy Rhett and Garland Robinette’s daughter, Charley, went off to college, the couple decided it was time to downsize. They wanted to remain near Audubon Park, a place they consider to be their spiritual center, but they also wanted a smaller, low maintenance footprint and enou… Read more

When KiKi and Mike Nixon bought their home in 2000, they could see great potential in both the neighborhood, Treme, and the old Victorian house. Although the house, built in 1905, had been converted along the way into four apartments, glimpses of its original elegance enticed the couple to e… Read more

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Autumn is filled with festive gatherings⁠—football parties, friendsgivings, and the bountiful feast of Thanksgiving. Setting a table for family and friends is the best way to celebrate the season. Fall tablescapes inspired by a woodland palette of deep copper, burnt umber, and rich greens de… Read more

It's hard to miss Textures Warehouse. Located on the corner of Ninth Street and Tchoupitoulas Street, the outside of the Uptown warehouse is bright and bold, while the inside is truly a décor lover's dream. Read more

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While opening Ace Hotel New Orleans in 2016, the Ace Atelier team was curious about the space directly across the street. They learned from The Domain Companies--their partner in all things New Orleans--that the historic site, which used to house City Hall Annex, happened to be available.  Read more

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Starting an art collection doesn't have to be intimidating. In fact, it can be an enjoyable experience and a way to dive deeper into your love of art. Regardless of age or familiarity with the world of galleries and fairs, starting out requires patience, research, and a budget. Martine Chais… Read more

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Margot Shaw, the founder and editor of Flower magazine, the nation's only floral lifestyle publication, knows a thing or two about blossoms and botanicals. Since 2007, she has cultivated a loyal following of readers who share her passion for all things floral. Margot's steadfast belief that … Read more

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Emily Walker Puckett, owner of Em’s Boutique in Metairie, has an exuberant and high-energy style that is well-curated in both her popular women’s clothing shop and her vibrant Uptown home. As she explains, “my home makes me happy the minute I walk in the front door. I’m always drawn to textu… Read more

A well-appointed bar can be one of the most beautiful spots in your home. In addition to housing the hooch, a built-in bar or bar cart is the perfect place to raise a glass to personal style. A martini shaker, good corkscrew, and a variety of alcohol and mixers are basics. Colorful coasters,… Read more

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New Orleanian Quinn Peeper, a renowned and scholarly obstetrician-gynecologist, is the national president of the English-Speaking Union, a non-profit organization that is near and dear to his heart. The ESU, founded in 1918 and headquartered in New York City, uses the English language to fos… Read more

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When Susu and Andrew Stall purchased their Italianate style house in the Garden District twelve years ago, their friends and family thought they were crazy. As Susu explains, "all we had inspected was the structure; we knew everything and I mean everything else had to be updated." But someti… Read more

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Beatriz Ball, New Orleans designer and owner of the award-winning pewterware tabletop and home accessories company that bears her name, started her business in 1991 in the outskirts of Mexico City. Her innovative designs, handmade by skilled artisans in an especially lustrous alloy of mixed … Read more

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Joy Wilson, baking instructor, food stylist, and author of three cookbooks has talent and personality in spades. Her social media presence reflects her popularity and devoted following attracted by her wit, sharp photography, and creative takes on everything from Sunday morning brunch in the… Read more

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Gone are the days of loading up on a single, pricey china, silver and crystal pattern all at once and sticking with tabletop settings that are set in stone. Imagine doing that with your wardrobe: No change of accessories, no mixing and matching, and no jumping on board with a frivolous trend… Read more

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It's easy to see why the bar cart trend continues to capture our imagination. Everything about it is cool. Few pieces of furniture are as functional, decorative and sexy all at the same time. Think back to classic mid-century films when cocktails were an art. Marilyn Monroe sipping champagne… Read more

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When Meredith and Michael Pinkerton bought their hundred-year-old Uptown home in 2004, they were both working attorneys with a toddler daughter, Hadley. Fast forward a little more than a decade and Meredith is a stay-at-home mother with a teenager and 9-year-old triplets — Will, Mary Avery a… Read more