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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 ...
Urban Land Institute Honors
Eleven Houston-area architectural and renewal projects are the finalists in the Urban Land Institute Houston's eighth annual Development of Distinction Awards. “The development of distinction awards is unique in ...
Party Throwing Tips
November is upon us, which means the holiday party season is just beginning. With so many entertaining opportunities between now and the new year, Rebekah Johnson, founder of Bergner & Johnson ...
Ultimate Southern Home
A house isn't a home unless you feel as though you could drop your everyday stuff on the floor, sink into a comfy couch and cozy up with family ...
The Perfect Party
If you think Halloween is a holiday for the kiddos, then you haven’t been to the right parties. Rebekah Johnson, founder of Bergner & Johnson Design, shares eight tips for ...
Fall Design Market
Achieving luxurious simplicity presents itself as a very complex task, but it should be a lot of fun. That's the guiding philosophy adopted by noted interior designer Nancy Braithwaite ...
The CultureMap Interview
Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams faced a monumental decision almost 30 years ago: Would their joint venture be a Christmas tree farm? Perhaps a vineyard? Maybe even a furniture design ...
Look Inside
Step inside seven of Houston's finest examples of modern and contemporary residential architecture during the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston's two-day, self-driven 2014 Home Tour.    
CultureMap Video
Some say that if a marriage can survive building a home, it can survive any of life's surprises. Except Karine and Carl Hollimon weren't married — yet. At least ...
Defying The Teardown Craze
Several miraculous remodels, makeovers and even complete home rebuilds caught our attention — and readers' too — during CultureMap's first five years of covering residential real estate in Houston and beyond ...
Cheap Cities
For a few Texas cities, being cheap doesn't mean being undesirable. Round Rock, Temple, Denton and Corpus Christi have landed on a new list of the cheapest cities you ...
Good Design Advice
Our homes are our sanctuaries. We want them to be stylish yet comfortable, polished yet functional. And, above all, we want them to reflect our personal styles. But sometimes even ...
Houston Modern Home Tour
Seven modern architectural beauties showcasing some of the city's best creations in contemporary design go on tour in the 2014 self-driving, self-paced Houston Modern Home Tour.  
Get Artsy
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 ...
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