Design

A Bold Hammond Home

A Bold Hammond Home

by Anne Honeywell, photos by Sara Essex Bradley ECLECTIC HOME EMBODIES its namesake: elements from a variety of resources, systems and styles. Owner and principal designer Penny Francis and her daughter, Casi Francis St. Julian, carry the namesake through each and every design project with […]

An Artful Repose

An Artful Repose

by Lisa Fremont, photos by Thomas B Growden Every year about this time, in the early part of the evening the soulful tunes of local New Orleans bands drift up above the oak trees in Lafayette Square and waft through the open balcony doors of […]

Relaxed Sophistication: Guste Island Home

Relaxed Sophistication: Guste Island Home

by Poki Hampton, photos by Thomas B. Growden ON GUSTE ISLAND, just three miles west of Madisonville, homes are built with great elevations to avoid being flooded by Lake Pontchartrain. Caribbean and Creole styles are perfectly suited to this terrain and climate; exterior stairways and […]