Dept. of Partially Solved Mysteries

The Barbara Jordan Recovery Center Is Now a Historical Landmark

An “adaptive mixed-use renovation project” is coming to the Fifth Ward’s old hospital.

12/20/2016 By Adam Doster

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

Home & Design

A Plant Lesson from Andrea Afra, Houston's Succulent Whisperer

How to have a lush outdoor space, no green thumb required.

11/10/2016 By Beth Levine

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

Home & Design

How to Design a Vacation Lifestyle Like the Novogratz

A new book peeks inside their bohemian getaway—and shares how to make your home an exotic escape.

11/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Art News

The Rothko Chapel Is Getting a Facelift

A New York City firm is heading up renovations to the de Menils' landmark sanctuary.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Preservation

Saving Houston's History, One Home at a Time

Of the 15 historic Houston homes in this River Oaks oasis originally spared the wrecking ball, 11 will soon be relocated to make room for a high-rise development.

10/27/2016 By Marene Gustin

Clutch City

When It Comes to Holiday Tablescapes, Purple Reigns

There’s nothing like a royal hue to up the wow factor at your glam holiday gathering.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hidden Houston

Courtland Place: Going Behind the Gates

How one Montrose neighborhood conserved its century-old charms

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Drawl

The Ultimate McMansion

We take a crack at designing a millennium mansion everyone can agree to hate.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Home & Design

What's New Is Old Again on Houston's Most Prestigious Home Tour

A contemporary Heights house with hints of vintage charm is one of nine standouts on the annual AIA Houston Home Tour.

10/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Affordable Housing

New Hope Housing Breaks Ground on New Complex for Homeless and At-Risk Families

The complex will be part of a massive campus focused on lifting families out of generational poverty.

10/13/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Home & Design

Pillow Talk: Restoration Hardware Collaborates with Local Designer

Rusty Arena's Venice-inspired velvet textiles are silk-screened and embossed by hand in Houston.

09/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Decor

This Home Tour Will Give You Major House Envy

In its sixth year in Houston, the Modern Architecture + Design Society tour mixes new spaces and familiar names.

09/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

The Junk Gypsies PBteen Collection Is a Boho Texas Dreamscape

No one does rustic country glam like Round Top-based Amie and Jolie Sikes.

09/20/2016 By Alex Meyer

Living Well, Texas-Style

Home on the Ridiculous Range

Watch Houstonian Reyne Hirsch explore America’s most awesome country estates.

09/16/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home Décor

This Sofa Is Major And Headed to Houston

Meet a gorgeous cultural artifact on the journey to our Netflix and chill lifestyle.

09/13/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen