All posts by Ari Ross

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5 Ideas for Your Home Office

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Working from home is more common than ever, but putting together a home office isn’t always easy. It’s a delicate balance of comfort and efficiency. Your home office needs a degree of separation so you can focus and eliminate distractions. On the other hand, it needs to be comfortable enough that you won’t mind spending […]

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History Lesson: Alvar Aalto

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Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto was a Finnish architect, furniture designer, and city planner who was known for his distinctive mix of modern refinement, domestic materials, and personal touch in the details of it all.  His first architectural piece was his parents’ house which he did before graduating from Helsinki University of Technology in 1921. In […]

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Remodel Spotlight: English Vibes

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This gorgeous home located in the Mid-City area of Baton Rouge had lots of potential, but was in need of some remodeling of its closed floor plan. The space was oddly angular and was not conducive to the owner’s wants or needs as a family of four with young children. The home had a lot […]

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5 Interior Design Trends to Watch in 2020

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Let’s admit this: 2019 was a bit chaotic. Every time I turned on the news, it seemed like society was on the brink of disaster. Meanwhile in the interior design world, it was a year for bold colors and eclectic mixes of style. So far, 2020 has has been hectic too, but interior design can […]

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Remodel Spotlight: LREA Awards 1st Place

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The 6th Annual Louisiana Remodeling Excellence Awards announced its winners last month and we were honored to have been a part of these first-place projects. We partnered with our friends at Big River Construction to complete both of these beautiful spaces: “Bocage Bath Beauty,” which was awarded first place bathroom remodel over $20,000, and “A […]

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Recipe of the Month: Chef Kevin Belton’s Eggnog Bread Pudding

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In case you missed it, we kicked off our “Recipe of the Month” series in November with this recipe for stuffed acorn squash. Our wish was to celebrate Thanksgiving as well as pay homage to Baton Rouge’s beloved food writer Holly Clegg. This month we are in full Christmas swing. In keeping with the holiday […]

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Our Top 20 Posts Of All Time

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As the year draws to a close and we prepare for a new decade of design, it’s time for our annual tradition of looking back on our best. Usually we take this opportunity to share our top posts from the year, but we wanted to do something special to welcome in 2020. First and foremost […]

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