Architecture

To Repair or Rebuild? One Local Architect's Advice

StudioMET spent two years designing a modern, elevated house to replace a flooded Meyerland property. This is what they learned.

09/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Yes We Can

We Will Rebuild It: Advice on Choosing A Contractor

You have questions. The Texas Association of Builders has answers.

09/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design

In Design, As in Love, Opposites Sometimes Attract

Atelier Domingue shows how perfectly modern steel doors and windows pair with traditional European-style architecture.

08/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

This Is What Happens When You Build a Throne for DJ Khaled's Baby

Houstonian Alexandra Velez is hoping the mogul's seal of approval takes Royalty Furniture to the next level.

07/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design

It's Wes Anderson's World and We're Just Living in It

A fascinating subreddit seeks out the director's offbeat aesthetic in the real world.

07/06/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Skyscrapers

Peek Inside the Newest Addition to Houston's Skyline

Let us introduce you to 609 Main at Texas.

05/23/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Design

DesignHive Is Bringing the Stylish Office of the Future to Houston

Four innovative architecture firms have designed cutting-edge workspaces inside 1600 Smith.

05/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Television

The Property Brothers Are Taking on Galveston—and Each Other

The fifth season of HGTV's Brother Vs. Brother heads to the Gulf Coast.

05/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Historic Houston

Don't Miss Preservation Houston's Good Brick Tour

Walk the historic halls of Houston's top preserved properties.

04/27/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

Meet Houston Artist Nicola Parente's Biggest Fan

A Houston collaboration with Big Ass Fans encourages design lovers to think of the ceiling (and the humble ceiling fan) as a new space for art.

03/20/2017 By Amber Tong

Home & Design

Of Course Huntsville Has a House in the Shape of a Boot

And it's available to rent!

03/16/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Local Love

Send the Right Message With Houston-Themed Emojis

From construction cones to queso, these H-Town Stickers are worth a thousand words.

03/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

Get Designer-Approved Floors with This Chic Rug Collection

Marie Flanigan has released a new slate of nature-inspired rugs for Madison Lily.

02/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

These Award-Winning Model Homes Are Giving Us Major House Envy

Farmhouse-chic interiors and elegant grandeur both win big in Cypress.

01/26/2017 By Amber Tong

Space City

Working from Home in Independence Heights

An artist and a commercial developer transform an old warehouse into a modern space.

01/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Photography by Peter Molick and Jack Thompson

Home & Design

Curtis & Windham Celebrate 25 Years of Timeless Residential Style

The firm that has defined traditional architecture in Houston has released its first book, a gorgeous retrospective.

12/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Giving All You've Got

Jonathan Adler Solves Your Trickiest Gift Quandaries

The sculptor, designer and style-setter on what to buy for your stoner neighbors, your sorta-kinda boyfriend, your boss and everyone in between.

12/02/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

5 (More) Home Design Trends to Watch in 2017

Interior designer Marie Flanigan spills what she spotted at the country's biggest home furnishings expo.

11/14/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Historic Houston

70th Annual Preservation Conference Comes to Houston—for the First Time

Despite lackluster conservation laws, the Bayou City continues to make historic strides.

11/11/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Take A Look, It's Filled with Books!

New Houston Library Branches Out

From shopping mall to state-of-the-art facility, peek inside Young Library's next chapter.

11/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis