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This Historic New Orleans Home Is a Colorful Masterpiece

A Lodestar Named Desire.
Designer Ware Porter’s trademark painted stripes in the foyer were also meant to bolster the ceiling height. “I always say you're not going to beat me on color scale, and those are just overscaled 12-inch vertical stripes that, again, push that ceiling up,” he says. Original built-in bookshelves and panelling feel as fresh as a stick of Doublemint gum in a muddled mint green. Paul Costello
Designer Ware Porter’s trademark painted stripes in the foyer were also meant to bolster the ceiling height. “I always say you're not going to beat me on color scale, and those are just overscaled 12-inch vertical stripes that, again, push that ceiling up,” he says. Original built-in bookshelves and panelling feel as fresh as a stick of Doublemint gum in a muddled mint green. Paul Costello
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