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Thai Surprises
By Drew Limsky | April 4, 2018

 

When Sutep Patsuteesutti of Studio Chemistri in Bangkok set to work on two family-owned Phuket resorts—the lavish Sino-Portuguese-style Sri Panwa and the swank...

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Inner Glow
By Tate Gunnerson | January 26, 2018

Some houses announce themselves boldly, the architecture designed to impress passers-by. Others are more subtle, reserving their most noteworthy features for insiders. Architect Shawn Gottschalk and project designer Florence Tang of...

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For the Fun of It
By Jessica Elliott | January 25, 2018

llan Knight was thumbing through Facebook when he saw a video posted by Kathleen Hutchinson. Her three adult daughters—Tess, Holly and Rachel—were dancing on the furniture. But it wasn’t just any furniture...

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Homing Instinct
By Helen Thompson | January 25, 2018

Now that Craig and Lawton Cummings are happily settled in their newly decorated favorite house of all time, it’s easy for the energetic couple to look back at the bumpy road that finally led them to the modern two-story...

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Designing Woman
By Rhonda Reinhart | January 25, 2018

 

“I never imagined moving to Texas,” says Caitlin Wilson, “and I love it.” The textile and interior designer—whose cheerful and inspiring Instagram account boasts more than 180,000...

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Ciao, Again
By Michele Meyer | January 25, 2018

 

It’s no secret Italians do it better—including when it comes to furniture. That’s why Molteni&C, known for handcrafted pieces and groundbreaking design, has brought back a favorite armchair by late...

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International Delights
By Rhonda Reinhart | January 25, 2018

 

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In January, Decorative Center Houston welcomed more than 60 years of Italian kitchen and bath craftsmanship with the opening of...

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Lasting Impressions
By Laura Eckstein Jones | January 25, 2018

 

When Wisconsin-born architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited Japan for the first time in 1905, like many visitors, he was taken by the country’s undeniable beauty and charm. It was a fascination...

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California Dreaming
By Phebe Wahl | January 25, 2018

Interior designer Barclay Butera is animated about his two latest collections because “they play well on the East Coast, the Midwest, Florida... across the entire country,” he says. He recently unveiled dual lines, Newport and...

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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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