New Orleans's Best Design Street
Bryan Batt's shop, Hazelnut, is on Magazine Street, the heart of the city's design scene.
5515 Magazine St.
Bryan Batt has been collecting crystal since he was a teenager; at Hazelnut, he and his partner, Tom Cianfichi, sell amazing pieces, like a cut-crystal Italian decanter with 18-karat-gold Greek-key trim ($228).
Ann Koerner Antiques
4021 Magazine St.
Interior decorator Ann Koerner mixes avant-garde pieces, like a giant origami sculpture by local artist Mia Kaplan ($1,600), with vintage European finds, like a 31-piece Limoges tea set by George Rouard of Paris ($500).
Neill and O'Brien
3822 Magazine St.
Lighting designer Julie Neill and interior designer Shawn O'Brien own this shop, which offers antique and custom furniture. The upstairs showroom has over 50,000 fabric swatches. "We're like decorating therapists," Neill says.
3713 Magazine St.
This new shop combines eco-ethics and great style. Owners Cheryl Murphy and Nomita Joshi-Gupta stock EcoSmart fireplaces ($2,500) and Les Indiennes ayurvedic-dyed fabrics and offer green-lifestyle consulting.
3719 Magazine St.
At her three-month-old atelier-workshop, local artist Jamie Meeks sells her own pieces, like anthill-shaped white clay vessels that double as vases (from $150), as well as vintage finds like a huge wine-tasting table made from old barge wood ($2,800).
2844 Magazine St.
This 1860s house is full of objects in a quirky mix of periods and styles. In the front parlor: An opulent glass chandelier ($4,000), a bronze greyhound ($1,375) on a sheepskin rug by Bowron ($1,200) and cut-velvet-and-silk drapes by the in-house drapers.
2115 Magazine St.
Cream enamel cake stands from American Retold (from $24) and cute bluebird salt-and-pepper shakers ($14.50 per set) reflect the whimsical tastes of owner Kate Palmer. Brands like Sabre flatware and Arzberg porcelain are Quince exclusives.