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Modern furniture design house Cantoni and partner CultureMap are unveiling an impressive installation of their own at the Houston Fine Art Fair, one exhibiting expert craftsmanship, sophisticated color palette and ...
A Sitting Ovation
University of Houston architecture students, take a bow — or make that a seat — for your creations in this year's "Wilsonart Challenges...” Student Chair Design Competition.  
Houston's Greenest House
One of the greenest new homes in Houston will rely on rainwater from its roof for all of its water needs, an extremely unusual sustainability strategy designed to avoid toxins ...
Houses Beautiful
It's happy days for interior design hounds this weekend when the Houston Design Center throws open the doors of its typically to-the-trade-only showrooms for the annual designer sample sale ...
Happiness Happens
When a 16-year-old patient left her Texas Children's Hospital room recently for her morning routine, she returned to find her once-sparse corner a made-over "happy place" filled with stuffed ...
Catherine Hearts Sean
She won the heart of Dallas heartthrob Sean Lowe on ABC’s The Bachelor with the help of her clever little love notes. Now Mrs. Catherine Lowe has turned her ...
Keeping It Fresh
You update your wardrobe each fall with individual pieces that keep your look classic but on-trend. Why not do the same for your home? It's easy to freshen up ...
Hometown Glory
What began with hopes of being recognized in a national magazine led to a Texas-based interior designer's dream coming true as she won "Best Kitchen" honors from the prestigious ...
Porch Powered Homes
One minute, you're sitting on your front porch, interacting with neighbors enjoying the same leisurely pastime on a quiet, tree-lined street. The next, you're in the the hustle-bustle ...
Houston's Best Buildings
A dozen structures designed by architects practicing in the Houston metropolitan area stand out as the best works this year — with most of the projects right here in the Bayou ...
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 ...
Home With Garden Views
Modern-style builder Carol Isaak Barden admits her latest undertaking, the 5,000-square-foot "The House of Many Gardens" in the Rice Village area, presented a different challenge. "I've never landscaped ...
Best Outdoor Furniture Stores
As temps get higher, many outdoor furniture stores are offering discount sales, so now's the time to pick up those pieces you've been admiring to enjoy today and ...
Bush cleans house
If furniture could talk, a lot of family memories — and maybe a few presidential secrets — would come forward in an ongoing auction taking place in Houston. Sharon Bush, the former ...
Houston's Tiniest Park
A parking space converted into Houston's first parklet brought a mini-media frenzy — and fun street party — to 19th Street in the Heights, where New Living artisans, city officials and ...
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