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Barbara Kuntz

Photography Editor

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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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Stylish New Store

New high-end furniture and home design store roars into Houston, spurning New York and LA for Bayou life

By Barbara Kuntz

A high-end, contemporary European decor concept based in Ecuador has popped up in Houston with permanent plans to enter the city's furniture and interior design market in a prime ...


Party watch

Sexy race car driver parties with fans & young professionals at a hot Houston bar for Grand Prix fun

By Barbara Kuntz

What: Asia Society Texas Center's Grand Prix Kickoff Party, with event partner Filipino Young Professionals Where: OKRA Charity Saloon The 411: Fans lined up to get autographs from special ...


Best Apartments in Houston

Best apartments in Houston: Four new rental complexes named tops at annual HAA awards

By Barbara Kuntz

Four Houston apartment communities were named best new rental developments in the city at the Houston Apartment Association's third annual honors award ceremony. At the sold-out event at the ...


World Cup Mania

Here's your excuse to skip work and watch the big World Cup game

By Barbara Kuntz

You are officially excused from work today to watch the U.S.A. and Germany men's soccer teams play at 11 a.m. in a must-win World Cup match ...


Texans' Mansion For Sale

Former Texans quarterback's mansion comes with starry media room and foxy play area

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Real Estate Rumblings

Midrise mania: More luxury condominiums headed to Montrose — when will it stop?

By Barbara Kuntz

It seems that nearly every developer in town is joining the luxury condo market. Among the latest to hop on the trend is CondoSmart Realty LLC, which has announced plans ...


Houston's Spanish Mansion

Houston's surprise Spanish luxury: $1.3 million home's all about community — and being close to downtown

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Houston's Best Furniture Stores

Houston's Best Furniture Stores: From high-end luxury to budget bargains, these 10 spots deliver

By Barbara Kuntz

Buying furniture is a subjective, time-consuming and ultimately, an expensive adventure, especially if you want your purchase to last. I remember taking home my first couch from a local department ...


Houston Art Coup

Downton Abbey's fake drama is no match for MFAH's real English treasure house and its storied secrets

By Barbara Kuntz

Move over Downton Abbey. Houghton Hall reigns as one of England's greatest country estates as shown through more than 100 objects from the former home of that country’s ...


Exclusive Hotel Penthouse

Exclusive hotel penthouse condo brings iconic architect cred and a sky-high $4.6 million price tag

By Barbara Kuntz

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


On The Market

Swim, fish and boat in the city: $4.2 million home comes with a backyard lake

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Heights Eyesore Transformed

Defying recommendation to tear down eyesore, Houston couple pulls off an incredible restoration

By Barbara Kuntz

What was once an eyesore along Harvard Street in the Houston Heights is now an elegantly restored Craftsman-style home for a family determined to preserve their second residence in the ...


The AstroTurf Penthouse

This River Oaks penthouse comes with its own AstroTurf, sky-high views and a $899,000 price tag

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Real Estate Trends

On the move: Millennials rock real estate world with desire for urban living, smaller spaces

By Barbara Kuntz

Millennials, the generation born after 1980, are bringing changes to the real estate scene with strong preferences for urban living and working, yet with financial woes of a trillion dollar ...


UH Power Couple

A hot tropical destination hits the global real estate market thanks to this UH power couple

By Barbara Kuntz

The luxury real estate business in Belize is officially global now that Belize Sotheby’s International Realty recently unveiled an office there — thanks in part to two Houstonians. Belize Sotheby ...


Zoo Deaths & Births

Life and death at the Houston Zoo: Cute new cubs born days after two horrific animal deaths

By Barbara Kuntz

Two male clouded leopards join the Houston Zoo animal family as the first of their kind born at the facility, bringing a bit of sunshine just days after the tragic ...


The Ultimate Lake House

The ultimate lake house: This $5.3 million mansion seems to float on water, includes its own bridge

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Montrose's Perfect Party House

Montrose's Perfect Party House: This restored 1920s home is tricked out with a crazy backyard waterfall pool

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Historic Extreme Makeover

From shambles to stunning: Historic Mid-Century Mod's extreme makeover shown off in new home tour

By Barbara Kuntz

A Mid-Century modern miracle makeover is being showcased in a home tour this weekend as part of preservation group Houston Mod's "Mod of the Month," an ongoing series of ...


Houston's Most Expensive Home

The Houston area's most expensive home: Over-the-top extravagance at $16.8 million estate

By Barbara Kuntz

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


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