Mark Your Calendar

This Weekend in Design: Home Tours, Trunk Shows, and More Fancy Garage Sales

What's popping up in our city from April 6-8?

04/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Real Estate

Peek Into the Midcentury Modern Masterpiece That Just Hit the Market

This 2,908 square-foot home in Braeswood Place is going for $1.3 million.

04/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Marie Flanigan

The interior designer with a national clientele talks Houston's design community, her evolving aesthetic, and being a mom.

02/21/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

This Swedish Architect Devoted More Than Two Decades to Studying Houston. This Is What He Found.

Lars Lerup finds beauty and order among what he calls Houston's "continuous city."

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Now This Is Living

Look Inside The Wilshire, River Oaks’ Newest Luxury High Rise

The 17-story, 96-unit condominium just opened and is nearly sold out.

01/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Montrose Is Growing...Up

New Luxury Living in Montrose Pays Homage to Neighborhood’s History

With a nod to the past, a forthcoming mid-rise condominium looks to the future.

12/15/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Architecture

With 'Shotgun Chameleon,' a Houston Architect Designs for the Future

This Fourth Ward home is built to evolve.

12/11/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Edible Design

Creating and Composting at the Gingerbread Build-Off

Teams from around Houston will show off their gingerbread design skills this weekend.

12/08/2017 By Cory Garcia

Quotables

McALPINE Designers Talk Beauty, Permanence and Inspiration in Houston

The architects and designers behind the renowned partnership stopped by Theta Design Weekend.

12/07/2017 By Abby Ledoux

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

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

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

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

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

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

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