When a high-powered and stylish New York couple decided to move and make a difference in post-Katrina New Orleans, they needed a home that would reflect their love for both cities. The couple hired New York-based John Loecke Interior Design to fuse the bold and modern look of Manhattan with the classic style of New Orleans' French Quarter.
Co-founders John Loecke and Jason Nixon maintained and restored original architectural details of the historic home and incorporated a blend of classic pieces with bold accessories. "This is a home where you can kick back with dirty martinis over a spirited rubber of bridge, or couch out in PJs in the comfy master bedroom and watch a marathon of 'The Real Housewives of New York,' " says Nixon. "You step inside and you feel like you've entered an elegant, yet supremely accessible oasis."