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Outfoxed
Helen Thompson | January 22, 2013

At 26, Alyson Fox was dubbed “the darling of the design blogs” by The New York Times. That was seven years ago, and since then the Austin-based photographer, fashion designer, artist, and—most recently—home decor...

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Now and Zen
Steve Carter | January 22, 2013

A perfect home is a rara avis indeed. But once in a while, a dream team of disciplines comes together on a project so impeccably that the resulting gestalt is palpable. “We’d never built a house before,” Bill Ward recalls,...

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It Takes a Village
Helen Thompson | January 22, 2013

Twenty years ago, when a young real estate developer and his wife purchased a lot on a winding road in central Austin, it was the last of its kind—a rugged site across from Lake Austin, with an enviable view into the hills...

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Mergers and Acquisitions
Rebecca Sherman | January 22, 2013

Like many blended families, Dallas residents Shelly and Barry Rosenberg started married life with kids and two separate households full of furniture. Barry, a real estate developer, and Shelly, an interior...

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The Lucinda Look
Melissa Jacobs | January 22, 2013

Married to the CEO of CHOICE! Energy, Lucinda Loya has a chalked social calendar, is active on multiple charity boards and runs a recently expanded interior design practice, Lucinda Loya Interiors (...

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Houston’s Haute Hub
Helen Thompson | January 22, 2013

Style Siren
Somehow this showroom slipped into Houston without any fanfare, but Internum’s (internum.com) tantalizing array of the latest pieces...

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Unforgettable Uruguay
Janet O’Grady | January 10, 2013

Buen dia,” says Maximiliano Broquen, director of Vik Retreats, as we whisk off to lunch at a laid-back, whitewashed beach shack called La Huella on Playa Brava. We sit facing the Atlantic Ocean...

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The Guy Code
Lily Hansen | January 10, 2013

Born in Britain, raised in Spain and France, and currently a resident of Singapore, Christopher Guy has established himself as much for his sophisticated designs as the thought-provoking thematic elements behind each collection. Recently...

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Hillside Haven
Rebecca Sherman | October 8, 2012

It was a bad game of golf that scored food industry mogul Billy Rosenthal the land for his spectacular Westover Hills house in Fort Worth. Ten or 12 years ago when he first started playing the game, “I used to slice the ball a...

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Inspiring Mind
Helen Thompson | October 8, 2012

Design innovator Blair Gordon (blairgordondesign.‌com) moved to Houston two-and-a-half years ago to open an interior design business, the equivalent of a nanosecond in an...

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