Design

It's Wes Anderson's World and We're Just Living in It

A fascinating subreddit seeks out the director's offbeat aesthetic in the real world.

07/06/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Local Love

Send the Right Message With Houston-Themed Emojis

From construction cones to queso, these H-Town Stickers are worth a thousand words.

03/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houmoji

Upgrade Your Super Bowl Texts With New Houston Emojis

From the Astrodome to kolaches, Bayou City staples are included in this must-send set.

01/30/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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

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

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

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Shopping

Including where to find the best furniture with a story behind it and the city's best boutique row.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

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

Elements of Style

Anika Jackson: the Party Girl’s Party Girl

Jackson is taking her trademark hustle to the philanthropic level—with increasingly giant galas.

06/20/2016 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

Vroom Vroom

Deco Design Goes Full Throttle at the MFAH

Jazz Age aficionados are in for a treat with a pair of ‘30s-themed events at the museum.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Home & Design

Is This the Prettiest Model Home in America?

The Riverstone stunner just won the model home version of an Oscar—probably because of this crazy-awesome closet.

02/02/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Two Of A Kind

Houston Jewelry Designer Unhappy with Lookalike Stella McCartney Necklace

Shopnonhuman's lucite knot necklace looks a lot like the version in McCartney's Resort 2016 collection.

12/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

All That Jazz

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The Roaring Twenties goes on display in all its decadent glory in MFAH's Deco Nights.

12/08/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

Opera in the Heights Juggles Two Shows In One

A behind-the-scenes look at the creative set design of OH's double-header The Medium and The Telephone.

10/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Theater & Design

From Sketch to Stage: Alley Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors

Set designer Hugh Landwehr talks recreating 1960s England in the Alley's $46.5 million remodeled space

10/02/2015 By Katricia Lang

Space City

Meet the Designer Behind Houston’s Coolest Restaurants

Interior decorator Gin Braverman has the recipe for fine designing.

09/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Costume Design

The Character of Cloth

Houston Grand Opera teams with Arts Brookfield for an intimate look at the art of costume design

09/28/2015 By Nick Esquer