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Barbara Kuntz

Photography Editor

Home/Design

Barbara Kuntz is CultureMap photo editor and also writes the Quick Fix home design segment and other lifestyle and entertainment features.

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Marlowe Man

Sexy Marlowe Man lures condo buyers downtown with those bedroom eyes

By Barbara Kuntz

Move over Marlboro Man and The Most Interesting Man in the World. There's a new marketing hunk in town, and Marlowe is his name: A sexy, handsome man with ...


Smiles at CultureMap Social

CultureMap's fun-filled Spring Social brings out the smiles in everyone

By Barbara Kuntz

Whether it was the fantastic weather, the flowing drinks, the delicious bites or the hopping music, the 200-plus young professionals at CultureMap's recent spring social were all smiles.  


On the Market

Renovated Eastside cottage combines historic details and modern upgrades for under $330,000

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Go Antiquing

Antiquing Power: Round Top Antiques Fair gets early start thanks to creative, vintage-loving Houston couple

By Barbara Kuntz

Gorgeous bluebonnets now blooming are not the only things singing praises to spring in Round Top. The Vintage Round Top booth, owned by Houstonians Paige and Smoot Hull, opens its ...


Design Market

A Houston market celebrates 30 years with powerful women: These designing ladies have secrets you can use

By Barbara Kuntz

Mark your calendars now for "Leading in Design Spring Design Market 2015" set for April 7 and 8 at The Houston Design Center. This year the center's celebrating its ...


On the Market

This condo brings urban swank to River Oaks for under $700,000 — sexy views included

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Wrecking Ball

Historic downtown school building slated for demolition despite protests by former students

By Barbara Kuntz

Salvageable bricks and a cross above Incarnate Word Academy's "1905 Building" are all that will likely soon be left of one of downtown Houston's most historic structures. The ...


Fab Finds

Brighten up your garden with whimsical butterfly, bird and frog ceramics and furniture

By Barbara Kuntz

Fluttering butterflies, singing birds, happy frogs and more are coming to your garden this spring, thanks to new whimsical and beautiful introductions to MacKenzie-Childs' 2015 lineup. The skilled artisans at ...


On the Market

Stunning West U home designed by noted architect features catwalks and bird's-eye views

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Craziest AstroWorld Items

Own an AstroWorld memory: Crazy theme park items for sale, include rules of Mayan Mindbender

By Barbara Kuntz

Bidders looking to fill that huge theme-park void left since AstroWorld closed in 2005 can now land some big — and big-ticket — souvenirs. TheTexasAntiqueHunter is offering to sooth that pain of ...


More Heights Townhomes

Upscale Heights townhomes in gated community planned for neartown industrial site

By Barbara Kuntz

Studemont Heights, a new gated community of 25 three-story brick- and cement board-sided homes "reminiscent of the classic brownstones of other metropolitan cities like London, New York and Chicago," according ...


Central Park in West houston

Central Park in west Houston? Energy Corridor master plan envisions massive world-class green space

By Barbara Kuntz

West Houston, namely The Energy Corridor District, is ready for its own version of Central Park. "The idea is to create a regional destination for recreation, arts and events, while ...


Real Estate News

Not so fast: New owner puts $1 billion Uptown Park redevelopment plans on hold

By Barbara Kuntz

A change in ownership of development companies, as well as the drastic drop in oil prices, have moved new property holders to reevaluate a $1 billion plan to transform Uptown ...


Ultimate Beach House

The ultimate beach house: Designers craft a big blue Galveston stunner, right down to the fancy bunk beds

By Barbara Kuntz

A yesteryear Big Chill refrigerator in cerulean was absolutely the only choice for the bright white kitchen of a new Galveston-area beach house and became the inspiration for the sky-blue ...


The Pottery Queen

Celebrity beloved ceramic art makes a dinner table comeback: New leafy collection channels the 1960s

By Barbara Kuntz

If a sweet, sweeping sense of deja vu envelopes you when looking at Tory Burch's brand-new line of lettuce- and cabbage-inspired dinnerware perfected in collaboration with noted Palm Beach ...


On the Market

Houston's Zen House: 1946 home renovated and revamped into a tranquil, luxury retreat

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


$100 Million Park Plan

A new bigger jewel of a park for Houston? $100 million plan aims to make Memorial Park seem even larger

By Barbara Kuntz

The long-range master plan for Memorial Park is taking final shape with a proposed recreation complex grouping all playing fields, a natatorium to replace the outdoor pool for year-round swimming ...


On the Market

Dual personality: Historic Heights bungalow has a contemporary vibe inside

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Gardening Power

Houston's cold weather cannot stop this flowery rite of spring: The Azalea Trail blooms on as it turns 80

By Barbara Kuntz

The azaleas are here! Despite threatening cold temps and a dreary, almost sunless start to 2015, these rites of Houston's spring are blooming just in time to herald the ...


On The Market

A West U dream house? This "modest" $1.66 million home is packed with special amenities (and bathrooms)

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


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