Author: Lacy Strohschein

Home: Invested

Tufted velvet sofas provide seating in the two-sided living room with gold linen curtains, metal chairs, an animal hide rug and antique reproduction chandeliers added for a touch of Hollywood glam. Outside, Amanda Shaw’s Bywater cottage looks like much of…

A Different Kind of Treehouse

David and Debby Thornton’s Baton Rouge house could be described as a treehouse. Not the kind that sits high among the branches. Rather, it was built to coexist in harmony with the live oaks on the property and for its…

Modern Rustic

Outdoor living spaces were a must for the active family. The patio has an outdoor kitchen, a dining table and chairs and a sitting area with fireplace. The brick from Vintage Brick of Louisiana is reclaimed from an old church…

Direct Descendant

A Hammond house passes through four generations of one family and into a new era of design that incorporates its 119-year history

Updated Classic

Ty Larkins Interiors reinvigorates a circa-1940s Baton Rouge house for a family of four

Home Again

Maureen and C.A. Miller reclaim the historic beauty of a 19th-century center hall cottage in Lake Charles

Ranch Redux

Aron Biedenharn Coates renews a Baton Rouge ranch style house with a midcentury modern vibe

Site Specific

Becky and Kenny Nelkin’s Bayou Teche home draws on Louisiana’s French heritage and the area’s natural beauty

Lakefront Legacy

Maury Strong and Ron Caron revive a New Orleans midcentury modern home designed by Curtis & Davis

Well-Aged

Louisiana designers implement universal design so you and your home can age in place and with grace

Living History

Leonard Sullivan preserves Wyoming Plantation for future generations

Elegant Geometry

A home in Covington features simple geometric forms and bright light

Labor of Love

Designer Myron Griffing Updates Lisa and Gary Love’s Shreveport Home With a Fresh, Transitional Mix

New Orleans Courtyards

With a combination of Old World and Caribbean influences, French Quarter courtyards embellish New Orleans. Hidden behind brick walls and iron gates, shaded by trees and greenery, complemented by the relaxing sights and sounds of water features, they are ideal…

Renaissance Plan

Artist, teacher, gardener, realtor andcultural advocate Herman Mhire respects the integrity of his modernist Lafayette home while overseeing its evolution.