Author and journalist Stephanie Hepburn has founded Good Cloth, an ethical online clothing shop, as her way to make change in the garment industry and spread awareness on the topic of labor exploitation in a positive way. The shop includes designers who equally care about aesthetics, ethical sourcing and supply chain transparency.
Even the most beautifully designed home bar is just eye candy without the proper tools. With summer parties on the horizon, it’s a good time to beef up your bar accessories. Click through the photo gallery above for a few ideas. And, just a reminder, Father’s Day is around the corner. These make great gifts.
New Orleans Jazz Fest’s funky spirit is alive and well in the craft tents. This weekend’s lineup of art work, decorative accessories, jewelry and home decor is worth a detour from the music stages and food booths. So add shopping to the list of don’t-miss events at the Fair Grounds.
Not sure what to do with all those empty Easter baskets? They can hold more than just candy: Whether you use them to stash hand towels, magazines or other assorted sundries, they’re a great way to organize your home.
One way to tie your design style together in a room is with a rug. These floor coverings let you add a little personality to a space while ensuring that your tootsies don’t catch a chill as fall arrives.
With football season under way and the holidays approaching, it’s a good time to top off your home bar with some new accessories. These neat items can keep your efforts at home entertaining from going on the rocks.
When Libby Love and her toddler son, Tyler, moved from Austria to New Orleans in 2007, they lived down the street from a mansion with a turret. “I thought it was a cool house and wondered who lived in it,” Love said.
So when a for-sale sign went up, Love, a yoga teacher, thought it would be fun to check it out. She found that the Lower Garden District mansion had been divided into condominiums, with the turret its own home, a sort of “vertical shotgun,” Love said. The three-story condo seemed just perfect for her and her young son.
New Orleans — a place brimming with demolished treasures and skilled woodwork artists — is a haven for custom-made, handcrafted tables that are big on design and history.
Orange is the extrovert on the color wheel. It’s always the star of any room, adding a jolt of fiery color to neutral backgrounds or warming up interiors with shades of terra-cotta and sunset. Any way you slice it, orange packs an emotional punch.
One strong decorative element can liven up the design of an entire pool or patio area. These colorful, weather-resistant chairs provide stylish additional seating outdoors during the spring and summer, and can then spread a little sunshine indoors during the offseason.