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What’s in a name?

We believe that furniture should tell a story, and ours certainly does! Each of our original, handmade furniture has a significant name with a purpose. If you’re familiar with the New Orleans area, you may even recognize a few! #FurnitureThatTellsAStory     The Franklin Dresser Franklin’s story originates from a collection of cypress wood reclaimed […]

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Garden & Gun Magazine Selects Doorman Designs for Made in the South Awards

We are so delighted to see that Garden & Gun Magazine selected Doorman Designs’ Josephine Canopy Bed as one of the winners for their 7th annual Made in the South Awards! Each year the southern based lifestyle magazine scours the South to find the most creative and innovating products. There are 6 competing categories ranging […]

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Southern Living Recognizes Doorman Designs on The Daily South

“[Alex’s] work incorporates the powerful history and character of this older wood with modern elements, which comes together to form truly impressive and unique furniture… His attention to detail is one of his greatest strengths, which can be seen in the intricate metal and other inlays that are used throughout his work.” Click here to read the […]

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Out to Lunch with Alex Gernier, Doorman Designs

Peter Ricchiuti, Tulane finance professor and economist, recorded his weekly “Out to Lunch” podcast at the iconic New Orleans restaurant, Commander’s Palace, with Doorman Designs’ Alex Gernier and Cathy Deano, co-founder of Painting with a Twist. Alex mentioned that he recently supplied the new Henry Howard Hotel with his Josephine Canopy Beds, made by hand from […]

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Alex’s Laid-Back Uptown New Orleans Home Featured on Apartment Therapy

Alex’s Layered, Laid-Back Uptown New Orleans Rental Apartment Therapy originally visited Alex in 2014 with a house call, but returned in early 2016 for a full complete house tour. They noted that, while not a lot had changed since then, some pieces had moved and some added, and that those subtle changes made his home […]