They Didn't Knock it Down!

We're Seriously Crushing on the Interior Design at The Star

Thoughtful historic conversion is the name of the game for downtown's former Texaco building, transformed into luxury apartments with gorgeous amenities.

11/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Back In Time

On the Market: A $2.2 Million Time Capsule

The 1931 Minchen House, on the market for the first time ever, is a prestigious piece of Houston history.

11/08/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Upper-Class Upper Kirby

Take a Peek at the Apartments In Houston's First Elliptical-Shaped Building

Luxury high-rise living in 2018 comes with a one-acre landscaped backyard—on the sixth floor.

11/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Downsizing

Could You Live In 330 Square Feet?

Micro-units in this apartment building offer the most efficient living space in the world's largest med center.

11/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Make Yourself at Home

5 Historic Properties Will Open Their Doors for One Weekend and One Weekend Only

A Craftsman bungalow, Victorian factory, and midcentury abode are all on this year's Good Brick Tour, which recognizes properties for excellence in historic preservation.

10/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Architecture

Houston Architecture, from A to Z

From bungalows to strip malls, we've got it all—well, everything except zoning.

10/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Domecoming

The Original Greek Festival Has a Big, Shiny Surprise

Yes, there will be wine and baklava. But have you seen the new cathedral?

10/02/2018 By Holly Beretto

Open Door Policy

These Are the 9 Stops on This Year's Modern Homes Tour

This weekend, get a closer look at some of the city's best modern dwellings.

09/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

There Goes History

Farewell to the '20s-Era Former Houston Press Building

The historic downtown office space is the latest to face the wrecking ball.

09/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Other People's Property

Here Are the Stops on This Year's AIA Home Tour

You can tour these seven architect-designed houses, deemed the finest in Houston's new residential architecture by a jury of industry experts, on October 20-21.

08/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Margaret Naeve

The native Houstonian talks going from shopgirl to self-taught interior designer.

08/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

World Domination

Houston-Based Interior Designer Launches International Collective

The Jillian O'Neill Collective will operate interior design hubs in Houston, Chicago, and London as an extension of the designer's namesake firm.

08/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public?

Thanks to some visionary residents and a new mindset, public spaces where citizens can gather to honor, remember, exult, and protest are proliferating.

07/20/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Ronda Carman

The Houston-born entrepreneur bounces from published author, speaker, and co-founder of Ronda Carman Fine Fabrics all in a day’s work.

07/04/2018 By Jillian Goltzman

In Search of Quirk

Do You Have an Odd House? The Weird Homes Tour Wants to See (and Show) It

Now in its third year here, the Weird Homes Tour—exactly what it sounds like—returns in October and is looking for one-of-a-kind homes in the Bayou City.

07/03/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

🌻🌺🌹

Houston Design Center's Inaugural Spring Event Blossoms into the City

Design In Bloom brought top talent to Houston.

04/17/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Mark Your Calendar

This Weekend in Design: Home Tours, Trunk Shows, and More Fancy Garage Sales

What's popping up in our city from April 6-8?

04/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Nina Magon

Meet the designer who wants to elevate Houston’s interiors and put the city on the map.

03/07/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Marie Flanigan

The interior designer with a national clientele talks Houston's design community, her evolving aesthetic, and being a mom.

02/21/2018 By Abby Ledoux