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Dropping House Knowledge
In this new periodic series, the city's hottest interior designers offer fresh ideas to revive spaces throughout your home, from the kitchen to the bedroom. Let's get started ...
Designing Woman
In this new periodic series, the city's hottest interior designers offer fresh ideas to revive spaces throughout your home, from the kitchen to the bedroom. Let's get started ...
New Pediatric Tower for Texas Children's
At the Texas Medical Center, there's nowhere to go but up. The board of Texas Children's Hospital has "enthusiastically approved" a $506 million expansion on the medical center ...
Buzzy New Store
When New York transplant Christopher Gardner opened the doors on his whimsical antiques shop in December, the opening day reception was something of an unexpected success as A-Listers poured in ...
Design Trends
Zillow Digs has released its 2015 home trend forecast, which details what's hot — and what's not — for interior design. The annual report combines data from a survey of ...
Overflow Deals
An overflowing inventory, including into her house, moved one Houston interior designer to find a solution to the increasingly crowded situation — with loving insistence from her husband. "I have lived ...
Great Gift Ideas
Editor's Note: Periodically, CultureMap contributor Deborah Elias scours the city to report about some of her favorite things. This is her holiday edition. Finding the right gift for that ...
Billionaire Diva In Houston
As style and image director for Estée Lauder and more recently founder and creator of the luxury lifestyle brand Aerin, Aerin Lauder is one busy woman. Witness her recent ...
Tabletop Tour
If you need a creative boost when it comes to decorating your holiday table, just stop by The Houston Design Center for its Seventh Annual Deck The Tables & Holiday Tabletop ...
Elbows Off The Table
While Christofle brand manager Justin Trabert says that the most important element of any dinner party is the guest list, he suggests that "building" the table is one of four ...
Green Gift Guide
Plants always make lovely presents, any time of year and for all occasions, but especially during the holiday season to join the festive decor, add more wafting fragrances to those ...
Holiday glamour
Aluminum trees, flocked trees, pink trees and blue trees — we've seen them all. But a Christmas tree covered in fresh orchids? That's just one of several decorative spins ...
Perfect Holiday Planner
Whether it's an annual tradition or a simple get-together, hosting a holiday party at your home can be a joy for both you and your guests. Rebekah Johnson, founder ...
Pro Tips for Thanksgiving
Although it may be daunting to cook for a tableful of people, Thanksgiving can actually be the least stressful of the upcoming holidays. Rebekah Johnson, founder of Bergner & Johnson Design ...
On The Market
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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