New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles

In This Issue

Seductive Smoke

Kathleen Currie artfully blends essential oils in her new perfume line.

Fall Furnishings

This Old (Scary) House

Clearing out bad vibes.

Refresher Course

Designer Chad Graci renews a Warehouse District condo with a nuanced blend of sophistication and comfort.

Jefferson Door

Chris, Colin, Ward, Bob and Julie Van Dervort.

Louisiana Custom Closets

Ann and Don Wise

From The Ground Up

Flooring experts weigh in.

Master of Landscaping

René Fransen

Benevolent Roots

The New Orleans Fruit Tree Project helps undernourished communities by harvesting good produce that would have otherwise gone to waste.

Four Decades of Greatness

The Preservation Resource Center celebrates a big anniversary and showcases four historic properties.

New Construction of the Year Back to the Future

Vicki Adjmi and Lisa Colon’s state-of-the-art home in Lakeshore is inspired by context, history and innovation.

Northshore Millwork

Julie Diefenthal Philippus


Apple Cider

Whether you like it hot or chilled, this drink is fall’s greatest comfort.

Go Greek!

A healthy fall recipe packs a flavorful punch.

Rug Chic

Beth Assaf

Layla Ardalan

Embracing It All

Iconic Iron

Wrought iron is timeless, and its uses are boundless.

Master of Interior Design

Sandy Chopin Staub, NCIDQ, ASID

Master of Lighting Sheila Favrot

Sheila Favrot

Master of Real Estate Development/Adaptive Reuse

Michael Valentino

Design Masters

Master of Home Accents

Alexa Pulitzer

Master of Kitchen and Baths

Jerry Johnson

Master of Custom Drapery

Katie Koch

Master of Green Design

Robert Schmidt

Master of Architecture

John A. Chrestia

Master of Furniture Design

Erica Larkin Gaudet