Photography by: Alison Gootee
Styling: Page Mullins
In New Orleans, Hattie Collins of Hattie Sparks Interiors embarked on a mission as inspiring as the city itself. Transform a model unit in the Four Seasons Hotel into an exquisite, bespoke haven for its discerning inhabitants.
A client had acquired one of the hotel’s coveted three-bedroom private residences during its embryonic phase. Yet, despite its opulent facade and structural prowess, the modern high-rise yearned for a more personal touch. Recognizing the need to infuse soul into these pristine walls, the client wasted no time in summoning Sparks to breathe life into their vision.
Hattie’s creative mission was succinct – unite the quintessential charm of the South with a modern, sophisticated ambiance that seamlessly melded with the hotel’s architectural splendor. The unit was blessed with panoramic vistas that spanned from the bustling downtown on one horizon to the meandering river on the other. Yet, a superfluous third bedroom divided this scenic grandeur.
Understanding that this space was destined to be the client’s pied-à-terre rather than their primary abode, Hattie proposed a daring notion – the removal of the redundant bedroom, clearing the path for…