Cover story photos by Max Kim-Bee.

New Orleans meets Baton Rouge in the home on this month’s cover

Homeowner Alayna Smith knew she wanted to bring a little of her hometown of New Orleans to her new build in Baton Rouge. With the help of Colleen Waguespack of Colleen Waguespack Interiors, also a native of the Crescent City, the pair infused each of the house’s light and bright spaces with a mixture of antiques and modern pieces, delivering the collected aesthetic that New Orleans is known for.

Take a deep dive into all that went into bringing to life the Smith home, from Colleen and Alayna’s years-long friendship to years and years of antique and art collecting. Read the full cover story here, or pick up a copy of the May issue, on newsstands now.