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Opposites Attract
Helen Thompson | October 3, 2013

“This is the last house I’m going to build,” says the homeowner, a developer and third-generation Austinite. If his announcement is true, the long, concrete modernist residence caps off a series of homes that...

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Totally Rockin’ It
| October 3, 2013

Museum Quality: Just opened in July, Aria Stone Gallery in Dallas may remind you more of an art gallery than a place to buy big slabs of rock. But there’s reason behind owner Vinny Tavares’...

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Timely Twists
Melanie Warner | October 3, 2013

After a few thwacks of the iron knocker on the front door of Rusty Arena’s house in Houston’s artsy Montrose neighborhood, the textile designer known for sumptuous, hand painted fabrics appears with a smile. Arena, who is in...

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Designers on the Verge
Carla Jordan Melanie Warner | October 3, 2013

Sister Story: Buzzworthy sisters Saba and Sarah Jawda share more than striking good looks and an alma mater. This dynamo Houston duo also cohabitate, oversee a thriving business and, most...

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Petal Pusher
Rebecca Sherman | October 3, 2013

Artist Jeremy Cole’s long-term fascination with light and ceramics has produced a stunning array of chandeliers, sconces and lamps inspired by flowers. Exquisitely crafted by Cole and a small team of artisans in his New Zealand...

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Chic Sleeps
Jennifer Thornton | July 9, 2013

Boutique Streak in Big D
Tapping into Dallas’ buzzing art scene is the keeper of one of the most impressively curated hotel art collections, The Joule (...

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Great Rooms
Helen Thompson | July 9, 2013

Light Motif
A loft in the historic King William District of San Antonio is in a former glass factory renovated by San Antonio’s Poteet Architects and FAB Architecture in Austin....

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Artfully Avant
Shelly Rosenberg | July 9, 2013

Unconcerned with doctrine or pedigree, Dallas designer Mike Mousel frees himself to bend design rules. He delights in an artful mix of ready-made, custom, vintage and avant-garde furnishings, and while his spaces are serene and ordered...

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Block Party!
Carla Jordan | July 9, 2013

At first glance, Ron Guillard and Bill Brosius’ home looks pretty much like other contemporary ones popping up throughout Mandall Place in Houston’s 1920s Montrose neighborhood, once known for its charming bungalow abodes. However,...

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All in the Family
Helen Thompson | July 9, 2013

A weekend retreat is usually synonymous with “escape” but in the case of the Robinson family, their home-away-from-home is where life has meaning. For this outgoing clan of two grandparents, two sons, their wives and two...

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