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Theory of Relativity
By Helen Thompson | October 11, 2017

When Michael Viviano accepted his parents’ offer to design a house for them, he followed in the footsteps of some illustrious predecessors. Architects Le Corbusier, Robert Venturi, Charles Gwathmey and Richard...

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The Art of Living
By Jessica Elliott | October 11, 2017

When you’re the founder of an art consulting and brokerage business—and married to a fellow collector—it only makes sense that your home would be a gallery of sorts. That was the premise behind Kimberly...

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In the Pink
By Helen Thompson | October 11, 2017

“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the saying goes. The white slurried brick facade of a two-story Tudor in Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood is the soul of restraint: symmetrically elegant with two gables and...

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Lagerfeld Living
By Stephanie Davis Smith | October 11, 2017

 

Although The Estates at Acqualina—the new $1.5 billion twin towers with 245 luxury residences in tony...

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Our Town
By Becca Hensley | October 11, 2017

 

Urban villages aren’t a new idea. In the 19th century, a slew of them cropped up around the United States in a movement historians dubbed Utopian communities. Those master-planned hamlets, usually helmed by a charismatic...

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Wildest Dreams
By Phebe Wahl | October 11, 2017

 

Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele’s whimsical maximalist vision can now extend beyond your wardrobe with the launch of Gucci Décor. As with his DIY...

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retail therapy
By Amber Bell and Rhonda Reinhart | October 11, 2017

Making Room
Room & Board has finally landed in Dallas with its first-ever Texas location. However, the Minneapolis-based...

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The Wow Factor
By Chris Kelly | October 11, 2017

“He wore muted and understatedly elegant clothes, while she went with color, like Pucci glasses,” recalls in-demand interior designer Laurie Coton about the owners of a high-rise condo at the Astoria in Houston. The...

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Natural Wonder
By Phebe Wahl | October 11, 2017

 

“I’m inspired by things from my past and from every day,” says designer Michael Aram, who unveiled an impressive array of collections ranging...

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Comfort Zone
By Helen Thompson | April 13, 2017

If there are two design concepts preordained to clash, they would be “modernist” and “cozy”—the oil and water of architecture. And yet, a San Antonio residence deftly sidesteps the incompatibility...

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