Articles

Posted by
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...

Posted by
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...

Posted by
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...

Posted by
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...

Posted by
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...

Posted by
Luxe Launches
Rebecca Sherman | October 8, 2012

Bright Idea
An area devoted enirely to lighting will show off Scott + Cooner’s stellar lines such as Baccarat and Fontana Arte, that will be displayed in floating installations to mimic real interior spaces...

Posted by
Man With a Master Plan
Helen Thompson | October 8, 2012

In 1989, Gary Cunningham wowed Texas architecture aficionados with an edgy repurposing of a Dallas electrical substation into a spectacular residence for the Meyerson family, for whom the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s...

Posted by
Next Stop, Peru!
Rima Suqi | October 8, 2012

Steaming from Machu Picchu en route to Cusco, the train turns into one big party. Not just any train, mind you: the Hiram Bingham, a grand Orient Express locomotive (orient-express.com...

Posted by
Midcentury Magnificent!
Helen Thompson | July 9, 2012

Sometimes, the best advice is the toughest to follow. So it was from architect Dillon Kyle to his clients, a couple with three teenage children, who purchased their home in 2005. Kyle accompanied the husband and wife on house-...

Posted by
Airy Tale
Helen Thompson | July 9, 2012

It all started with a modest request: “I wanted some new windows in the front of the house,” recalls Patricia Dziuk of the Tuscan-style house she and her husband, Tim, bought in 1999 outside Austin, nestled hillside. The husband and wife—...

Posted by
Light Magic
Rebecca Sherman | July 9, 2012

Neighbors in this far east Dallas neighborhood referred to it as the “Frank Lloyd Wrong” house. A little too horizontal, a little too low and clad in a dirty white cinderblock façade, the 1959 modern house was anything but sleek. “It...

Posted by
The Barden Path
Helen Thompson | July 9, 2012

In the decades before 9/11, Houston writer Carol Isaak Barden (carolisaakbarden.com) wrote about luxury hotels and restaurants for Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure...

Syndicate content