New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles

2003 Oct

Mixing Old With New

by Lili LeGardeur

. . . Ledbetter also loves to mix styles, pairing, for instance, a spare, elliptical Florence Knoll conference table from the 1950s with eight armless Louis XVI chairs in the dining room of client Russell Albright. ‘The Louis XVI chairs are so simple,’ says Ledbetter. ‘If you are careful about scale, you can mix different periods as well.'

Project: French Quarter Residence