Home & Design

You Must See This Snarky Takedown of a Houston McMansion

McMansion Hell has some thoughts on this giant fake turret and other disasters.

08/26/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home Dreams

Make Yourself at Home: The Best of Design and Décor in Houston

These 50 local shops and visionary designers are turning dreams into reality.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design Issue 2016

Great Home Décor Stores, from Lighting to Linens

We're talking bed, bath and way beyond.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Jeanne Lyons Davis

Design Issue 2016

Inside the Apartments at the Regency, the Unlikely Hub of Houston's Design Scene

When you weren't looking, the Regency House quietly became the coolest building in town.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design Issue 2016

20 Try-This-Now Design Tips and Tricks from Houston Pros

Starting with a coat of high gloss paint on those ceilings.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design Issue 2016

Room Service: How 6 Houston Designers Created Their Favorite Spaces

We asked these designers to share what they love about their favorite rooms—along with their best tips and tricks.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hines's Skyline

A Heavyweight Houston Developer Gets His Legacy Biography

At 91, Gerald Hines gets a 450-page celebration of his life and work.

08/08/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Play It Cool

Easy Summer Recipes for Heat-Hardy Plants

You need to figure out something to do with all that basil, after all.

07/25/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Technology

The Good, Bad and Even Better of Xfinity's New Smart Home Services

It's all about cameras, customization and control.

07/14/2016 By Phylicia Sneed

Home & Design

Interior Design Gets a Dash of DIY

Houston designer Meg Lonergan has a new stripped-down service for those with tight budgets and expensive taste.

06/30/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Space City

These Two House-Flippers Are Just Passing Through

When a place is perfect, that’s when you know it’s time to move on.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Desperate Climes

The Increasingly Luxurious Perks of Apartments Desperate for Tenants

Why stop at free laundry and breakfast? We want barbecue delivery too.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Home & Design

Dedon Is Bringing Dreamy Outdoor Furniture to Houston

You'll just need to provide your own tree.

05/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Q&A

How to Pick the Perfect Rug

Saba Khonsari of Bastrop's Lost Pines Art Bazaar on how to find your Persian rug style and why owning them is easier than you think.

05/11/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

6 to Watch: These Top Design Trends Will Be Hot in 2017

Fresh from her turn as a Style Spotter at High Point Market, Houston designer Marie Flanigan shares her favorite new looks, from wood to wallpaper.

04/25/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Real Estate

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2016

From demographic data to average commute times, we've got everything you need to know about Houston's 149 neighborhoods.

04/11/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Real Estate

Houston's Hottest Neighborhoods

What does the future hold for Houston's neighborhoods? How are our wants and needs changing? Hint: It's all about livability.

03/31/2016 With Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

The Top 7 Spots to Live: 2020 and Beyond

These areas of town may not be ready for their close-ups yet, but plans are in the works to make these the must-live neighborhoods of tomorrow.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Futurama: What’s Next for Houston’s Neighborhoods?

We asked the experts on population, workability, walkability and more.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian