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New Orleans architecture lives and breathes along the oak-lined streets of the Garden District and Uptown New Orleans. These beautiful century-old homes are filled with treasures creating a beautiful interior design that resemble their owners.  Many of these homeowners use some of the top interior designers in New Orleans to transform their personal style and home decor.

These homes are filled with challenges as well as gifts.  For instance, the massive ceiling height of the homes in the Garden District reaches from fourteen to sixteen feet in many cases.  This is a challenge when selecting curtains because there is only one source, custom.  Also, the beautiful staircases often are the focal point in many foyers.  These foyers need the right accent pieces as well as the right artwork to make an ordinary space memorable.  Let’s not leave out the handcrafted fireplace mantles.  Many of these beautiful mantles are carved from marble or cypress from the late 1800’s.  Adding an antique mirror with the right scale of height can create the perfect accent to a room.

Tips to working with a Top New Orleans Interior Design Expert:

When looking for an interior design expert, the key ingredient is to work with someone that you connect with personally.  The designer's responsibility is to create a place for your family to connect during downtime.  Finding the right designer is the key to this process.  Here is some question to ask an interior design expert.

  1. Ask for some photos of a few past projects

  2. Do you have children? Do they have children? That is key to a successful design

  3. How long will the process take?

  4. Availability? How accessible are they on a daily basis?   

Asking these four questions will help you find and hire the right interior design expert to guide you with all your interior design projects.  

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