The Results Are In!

You’ve cast your votes, and here are the top picks of your favorite local vendors, shops and home experts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winners by a Landslide

 

Modern Market
Magazine Street’s Modern Market offers a wide variety of stock and services in the Garden District, including furniture for sale and event rentals, as well as interior design and architectural services. Founder Charles J. Neyrey brings 15 years of experience in Louisiana, Texas and New York to the firm and specializes in education, corporate, hospitality, multi-family and residential projects.


Mullin Landscape Associates, LLC
Harahan’s Mullin Landscape Associates has been bringing outdoor design to the area for many years, specializing in landscape design for the Gulf Coast region. Services available include landscape architecture, site work, landscape paintings, wooden structures, hardscapes, water features, irrigation, landscape lighting, drainage and holiday lighting and décor. The company offers experience in both commercial and residential design.


Wren’s Tontine Shade & Design
Started in 1937, this design shop has become a New Orleans institution for home décor, window treatments, wood shutters and more. Located in the Garden District, this family-owned and -operated establishment specializes in custom drapery, window shades, blinds, interior shutters, bedding, upholstering, furniture, lighting, fabrics and home décor.


Adda Carpets and Flooring
Adda Carpets and Flooring offers the some of the finest flooring and cabinetry in southeastern Louisiana. In addition to offering full supervised installations of tile, carpet, wood, stone, vinyl and more, the broad range of stock is also available for self-installation or through outside contractors. Manufacturers include Shaw, Mohawk, Anderson, Kane, Dixie Home, Heritage, Masland, Mannington, Daltile, UA, Qucork, Roca, Bruce, Hirsch, Cathedral, Mirage Glass, Pucinni, Esmer and Wellborn.  Adda works tirelessly to provide quality design and products to locals, and their work shines. 


Best place to buy contemporary furniture:
Modern Market, 3138 Magazine St., Suite C, 896-2206

Georgian Furniture, 5400 Jefferson Hwy., 733-4141

Comeaux’s, 415 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, 831-1365

Design Within Reach, 3138 Magazine St., Suite A, 891-6520
 
Best place to buy window treatments:
Wren’s Tontine Shade & Design, 1533 Prytania St., 525-7409

Best landscaping company:
Mullin Landscape Associates, 621 Distributors Row, 275-6617
 
Best place to buy tile or stone:
Adda Carpets & Flooring, 5480 Mounes St., Harahan, 736-9001

Floor & Décor, 2801 Magazine St., 891-3005

Stafford Tile & Stone, 5234 Magazine St., 895-5000
 
Best place to buy flooring:
Adda Carpets & Flooring, 5480 Mounes St., Harahan, 736-9001

Floor & Décor, 2801 Magazine St., 891-3005
 
Best place to buy vintage of antique furniture:
Dop Antiques, 300 Jefferson Hwy., 373-5132

The Shops at 2011, 2011 Magazine St., 407-0499

Renaissance Interiors, 2727 Edenborn Ave., Metairie, 454-3320

Best place to buy outdoor furniture:
Pool & Patio, 3740 N. Causeway Blvd., 837-2022
 
Best place to buy home décor:
Modern Market, 3138 Magazine St., Suite C, 896-2206

Abode, 2114 Veterans Blvd., 266-2135

The Shops at 2011, 2011 Magazine St., 407-0499
 
Best place to buy wall art:
Modern Market, 3138 Magazine St., Suite C, 896-2206

The Shops at 2011, 2011 Magazine St., 407-0499
 
Best place to buy bedding:
Modern Market, 3138 Magazine St., Suite C, 896-2206

Best shoring company:
Davie Shoring, 3 Veterans Blvd., Kenner, 464-4712

Roubion Construction Co., 824 Dakin St., 269-9909

Best Interior designer:
Maria Barcelona, 9501 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge, 305-5095

Donna Russell, 975-4860, provisionsinteriors@cox.net

Chris Judge, 5480 Mounes St., Harahan, 736-9001
 
Best solar panel installation:
South Coast Solar, 529-7869

Best homebuilder/contractor:
Gelpi Homes Inc., 2817 Harvard Ave., Metairie, 887-3510

Best place to buy lighting:
Lighting Inc., 8180 Earhart Blvd., 486-5761

St. Charles Lighting, 15223 U.S. 90, Paradis, (985) 758-2020

The Shops at 2011, 2011 Magazine St., 407-0499

Shades of Light, 1123 Josephine St., 524-6500
 
Best place for pool/patio design and installation:
Pleasure Pools, 68470 Tammany Trace Drive, Mandeville, (985) 626-1283

Mullin Landscape Associates, 621 Distributors Row, 275-6617
 
Best place to buy cabinetry:
Huey Brown’s Kitchens, 5480 Mounes St., Harahan, 736-9001

Cabinets by Design, 5201 Tchoupitoulas St., 899-2300

Campbell Cabinets, 220 Hord St., Elmwood, 733-4687

Best place to design your kitchen:
Cabinets by Design, 5201 Tchoupitoulas St., 899-2300

Campbell Cabinets, 220 Hord St., Elmwood, 733-4687

Huey Brown’s Kitchens, 5480 Mounes St., Harahan, 736-9001

Nordic Kitchen & Baths, Inc., 1818 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, 888-2300
 
Best place for closet design/installation:
California Closets, 3211 N. Causeway Blvd., 828-5705

Bayou Closets, 2537 N. Rampart St., 944-8388

* Businessess in bold indicate winner by a landside

 

 

Tips from our readers!

“Mix and match with pops of color. It adds personal character. Have confidence.”

“Show some personality.”

“Be sure not to make your home look like a museum; it’s a place to live and entertain.”

“Get a dog to make your house a home.”
 

Ed. Note: A self-addressed, postage-paid questionnaire was included in our Spring 2014 issue. Readers were also able to to vote online. In certain categories where there was not a significant cluster of votes, the category was dropped. We tried to control for organized voting as best as we could. All places listed as being among our winners are no doubt worthy of consideration, although, as always, advice from other sources is also recommended. Polls were open from March 1-May 1, 2014.



 

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