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

Slideshow

AIA Home Tour Houstonia Readers' Poll

Vote for your favorite AIA Home Tour house and be entered to win a chair from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

09/21/2015 With Hannah Holmes Photography by Benjamin Hill

Art & Design

Haute in Houston

CAMH puts Lone Star-based fashion, furniture and interior design on display with new exhibit Texas Design Now.

08/18/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Strike a Pose

Is This the Coolest Fashion Show in Houston?

Creativity reigns supreme when 20 interior design teams turn household materials into haute couture.

04/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Lecture

When We Designed the Future

Sarah Schleuning on the automobile designers that dared to dream big during the Lawndale Design Fair.

04/15/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home Design

Biscuit's in Bloom with New Collection

Check out this pretty pair of patterns, inspired by modern art and color.

02/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Interior Design

A Daughter's Decorating Tribute Makes HGTV Magazine

Houstonian Natalie Lea's colorful house keeps her late mother's spirit alive.

02/13/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design

A Stylish Reason to Visit New York

Houstonian Lauren Rottet has designed a pair of new signature suites at the swank Loews Regency Hotel.

12/23/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Design

What's the Color of Texas? Ask Bailey McCarthy

The designer and owner of Biscuit Home has created a Texas-themed palette for Farrow & Ball.

12/04/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen