Interior Design

Cut a Rug (and Win It, Too) at Flor

Budding designers can compete for rugs and glory in FLOR's first-ever Design Challenge on Tuesday.

04/27/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

101 Great Little Shops: Home

Class up the joint with antiques, accessories and other furnishings from these 32 shops—plus, 4 adorable shops for the little ones in your life.

03/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Obituary

Remembering Michael Graves, the Architect Houston Loved to Hate

The iconic postmodernist designed the Houston Federal Reserve branch and several buildings on the Rice campus.

03/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

Interior Design

A Daughter's Decorating Tribute Makes HGTV Magazine

Houstonian Natalie Lea's colorful house keeps her late mother's spirit alive.

02/13/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Space City

The Bachelor Pad Gets an Upgrade

Houston gents design spaces in their own stylish images.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

guide

Think You Know Houston's Skyscrapers? Think Again

A curated guide to the tallest, most historic, most beautiful (and sometimes the ugliest) buildings that make up the downtown skyline

11/11/2014 By Emma Hurt

history

But Ours Is Taller

A visit to the recently reopened Washington Monument prompts a reassessment of Houston's own obelisk.

10/30/2014 By Andrew Husband

Design

No More Shabby Chic: the New Texas Hill Country Style

A new book shows the beauty and variety of residential architecture in the Hill Country.

10/23/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 24–26

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

architecture

This Weekend, See Houston's 7 Coolest New Homes

The annual AIA Home Tour features houses designed by top Houston architecture firms.

10/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Events

Design Blogger Heads to Houston

Designer Erin Gates has built a blogging empire sharing highly personal and oh-so-pretty spaces.

10/15/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Slideshow

Three of Houston’s Coolest Home Bars

A bar of one's home.

09/01/2014

city planning

Reinventing Rice Village

Architects and planners will race the clock this weekend to win the annual Rice Design Alliance design competition.

07/31/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Space City

Fighting Off Carpet, One Compromise at a Time

When building their dream home, one Houston couple had only one requirement: no carpet!

04/30/2014 By Kerry H.

Toddlers sans Tiaras

Childrens’ Room Themes, Outside the Box

These fresh approaches will inspire you to think outside the pink-and-blue box when designing for your new arrival.

02/02/2014 By Kerry H. Photography by Max Burkhalter

Dream Homes

Interior Design Trends: New Balance

As with life, the ideal living space for 2014 is all about finding balance between opposites.

12/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Slideshow: Houston’s Five Best Residential Architects

We asked dozens of architects who they’d choose to build their own homes. These are the five names we heard most often.

12/31/2013

Dream Homes

These Days, More is More

Out: Scandinavian minimalism. In: wallpaper!?

12/31/2013 By Kerry H.

Slideshow

Slideshow: Interior Design 2014

As with life, the ideal living space for 2014 is all about finding balance between opposites.

12/18/2013

Space City

Kitchen Remodeling: When Less is More

Not necessarily bigger, but better

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter