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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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