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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 ...
New Living
"Let's Build Together" is the motto at Made at New Living, where local artisans work hand-in-hand with customers to create one-of-a-kind tables, chairs, planters, whatever the desire, using locally ...
Iconic Skyscraper Goes Green
International real estate firm Hines is on a high, literally and figuratively, after the redesign of its Galleria-area office has earned a coveted platinum certification under the U.S. Green ...
Stylish New Store
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
What: homeIdentity Pop-Up shop launch Where: Pop-Up Shop on Montrose Blvd. The 411: Enthusiastic philanthropists and partygoers with a keen eye for design gathered to celebrate the launch of homeIdentity ...
Houston's Best Furniture Stores
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 ...
Redo Mania
Homeowners hoping to expand their living spaces are looking to the outdoors now more than ever. According to the recent Zillow Digs Home Design Trend Report, more than two-thirds (68 ...
Heights Eyesore Transformed
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 ...
Historic Extreme Makeover
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 ...
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