On Trend: Outdoor Furniture

MAGNOLIA COLLECTION FROM LLOYD FLANDERS Virgin vinyl with an aluminum frame; dining chair, $800; lounge chair, $1,280; Sofa, $2,642; lloydflanders.com ZONA COLLECTION FROM KINGSLEY BATE Merging midcentury style with outdoor durability, all-weather wicker seats sit atop sleek, angular bases of solid teak wood; ottoman $485; lounge chair $990; sofa $1,970; kingsleybate.com HOLLY HUNT OUTDOOR COLLECTION Inspired by the Sonoran Desert and constructed with a...

A Northshore Retreat with Chad Graci

For homeowners Susanne Cambre and Frederick Dwyer, restoring their sprawling, 1920s home on the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain was not only a true labor of love, but a challenge in preserving history and overcoming adversity. Nestled on six acres of waterfront property and surrounded by moss-covered oak trees, the couple first fell in love with the house’s private, retreat-like surroundings...

Outdoor Seating for the Southern Home

Lakeside These wooden lounge chairs topped with black and white geometric cushions make for a comfortable perch lakeside. The wheels on the chairs allow for easy moving.  Make a refreshing drink and take a seat! Poolside This pool deck is complete with 2 sets of seating accented with matching blue and white garden stools. Monogrammed towels complement the blue and white color...

Personally Yours by Colleen Waguespack

Text: Margaret Zainey Roux Photos: Sara Essex Bradley Some interior designers spend their entire careers cultivating their own signature style. Colleen Waguespack is not one of them. “One thing that distinguishes my practice from others is the way I personalize the design process,” says Waguespack, who is also the founder of Fig & Dove, a line of bespoke home décor and...

Our 10 Most-Loved Lanterns

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Lanterns are the perfect fixture to illuminate the entrance of your home as well as living spaces. They are available in traditional forms, but they also come in a variety of modern styles and finishes that add depth and interest to any space. With endless options, choosing the right fixture can be daunting. So, we have done the work...

SNEAK PEEK: See Inside Our May/June Issue!

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As we approach the summer months, the line between indoors and outdoors begins to blur and we find ourselves spending more time on back patios and screened porches. These extensions of our homes become our main living spaces where we linger well into the evening hours, enjoying conversation, cocktails, and alfresco meals. In the May/June 2019 issue of Southern...

11 Statement Ceilings You’re Going to Love

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Ceilings, also known as the fifth wall, are equally as important as the other four or more that make up a room. The professionals know that for maximum impact in any space, the ceiling is a wonderful canvas for wood beams, lacquer, or even wallpaper. Take a look at some of our favorite statement ceilings created by top interior...

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