After years of working as a professional photographer, Sara Essex Bradley eventually turned her lens from capturing interior design to documenting the home owners' dogs in various elegant and high-design environments. Walk through some of the most fashionable homes in New Orleans and find inspiration for your own dream home. Charming, and sometimes scruffy, these dogs have big personalities that steal the scene. Dog Decor will appeal to dog lovers and design aficionados alike.
Sara Essex Bradley has been a professional photographer since 1999, working for a range of clients including The New York Times, Bon Appétit, Garden & Gun, Brides Magazine, and a wealth of interior design clients. She won the New Orleans Press Club Award for Still Photography Feature in 2015. She lives in New Orleans.
Valorie Hart is an experienced interior designer and decorator and writes for the popular design blog “The Visual Vamp.” Hart's writings have also appeared in New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles, GO NOLA, and House of Fifty Ideas for Inspired Living. She considers herself a “New New”—a New Yorker transplanted in New Orleans—and lives in a restored antique shotgun house in New Orleans' Irish Channel neighborhood with her husband, Alberto.