Beauty on the Bayou
Old-world opulence meets present-day comforts in this newly constructed home along one of Louisiana’s most fabled waterways. An oasis of comfort and repose, the master bedroom is adorned with Italian bedding, a carved limestone mantel, and a central light fixture fashioned from a painted Italian lantern.
Houston designer Ashley Goforth puts her signature twist on the home of a childhood friend, transforming it into a prismatic playground with sophisticated sensibilities and lasting appeal. Bold and beautiful, the formal living room relies on regal purple and exquisite lines to create a fresh take on posh design.
Belle Meade Beauty
For clients with traditional taste and a passion for philanthropy, designer Carolyn Kendall instills their new home with classic architectural details to create a perfect mix of formality and ease. Wills designed the pool house, to be consistent with the main home’s architecture.
A Houston family combines its Chinese heritage with a love of French design in a new-construction residence. Architectural designer Robert Dame notes that the Duke Mansion in New York City was “the genesis” of his plans for the home.