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February 2018

5 Differences Between High Quality and Low Quality Furniture.

We recently had a CEU at Bunch and Shoemaker with Highland House explaining the differences between their high end furniture and low end furniture. Here are the 5 biggest differences between high end furniture and low end furniture. Cushioning. It’s not what you see on the outside but what is on the inside that makes all the difference. If you take a look on the inside of premium furniture you …Read More

5 New Flooring Styles For 2018

Bleached Wood Flooring Not everyone likes the glossy finish you find on a lot of wood flooring. A bleached floor has a white washed natural look that fits in very well with the trends and colors of 2018. Concrete Tiles In 2018, the distressed concrete floor style will receive more attention as homeowners look for alternatives to traditional wood flooring. As with distressed wood, distressed concrete goes through a process to …Read More

5 Fresh Wall Decor Ideas For 2018

Sculptural Mirrors Instead of having a normal mirror in your room and it being an afterthought, add a sculptural geometric mirror that makes a statement. Minimalist Book Shelves Turn that spare room into the study you have always wanted. Decorating your walls with book shelves has a clean and smart look.   Display a Collection Displaying collections have been on trend for the past couple of years. We like the …Read More

The Houston Design Center Welcomes Granduca Houston as its Official Hotel

The Houston Design Center Welcomes Granduca Houston as its Official Hotel The Houston Design Center is pleased to announce that the Hotel Granduca will be the official hotel for the Center in 2018. Located just minutes from the Center in the heart of Uptown Park near the Galleria, Hotel Granduca is reminiscent of a private Italian villa. The hotel features a collection of 122 rooms and suites designed to reflect …Read More

Yvonamor Palix Fine Arts to Open Art Exhibition of C. Ellen Hart

Yvonamor Palix Fine Arts to Open Art Exhibition of C. Ellen Hart Exhibition “Shadow Studies” will be on display from February 13 – March 30, 2018 The exhibition “Shadow Studies” presented by Yvonamor Palix Fine Arts will be on display at Kitchen & Bath Showroom from February 13 – March 30, 2018. The exhibition will feature the works of artist Ellen Hart. Composed of watercolors and works created with the …Read More

Houston Design Center & Modern Luxury Interiors Texas Honor Audi Central Houston Leaders in Design at the Winter Design Sip and Stroll

Houston Design Center & Modern Luxury Interiors Texas Honor Audi Central Houston Leaders in Design at the Winter Design Sip and Stroll.  The Houston Design Center and Modern Interiors Texas welcomed several hundred guests for its Winter Design Sip & Stroll on Wednesday, January 31. The event toasted two accomplished designers and celebrated the release of the latest issue of Modern Luxury Interiors Texas. Awards were presented to honorees including Paul …Read More

2nd Tuesday Registration – February

SECOND TUESDAY Tuesday, February 12th 10 AM CEU: Why Pigments Matter Presented by Annie Miranda-Sommer, Architectural & Design Representative Benjamin Moore WHY PIGMENTS MATTER IDCEC 1.0 LU / AIA 1.0 LU Pigments serve many functions in paint other than supplying color. This course will explore how color choices affect the appearance and performance of architectural paints. We will discuss the types of pigments used in architectural paints and colorants influence …Read More

5 Interior Items That Will Never Go Out Of Style.

Eames Lounge Chair The Eames Lounge Chair has become an icon. You cannot mistake its unique and striking design. There is nothing quite like this chair, it’s modern yet it can fit into almost any style of home. Clawfoot Tubs Popularized in the 19th century, these luxurious bath items are the centerpiece of everyone’s fantasy bathroom. They are elegant, refined and have stood the test of time. Persian Rugs Arguably …Read More