Statement Ceilings: The Right Choice for Your Renovation?

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In a grander past, the ceilings of beautiful homes were a status symbol unto themselves. Painted, vaulted, domed, or coffered, the more ornate the ceiling, the more impressive the room and the more prestigious the social profile. While notions of home luxury have evolved since the age of the Great Houses, history is cyclical and […]

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Historical Elements: What’s the Origin of the Clawfoot Tub?

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Bathroom renovations aren’t necessarily all about modern style, especially when it comes to the historic houses in and around the Isle of Orleans. Because the past plays such a large part in the present, many homes in the New Orleans area are tailor-made for retrofitting vintage luxuries, such as freestanding clawfoot bathtubs. Once de rigueur […]

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