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

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