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April 2018


Design in Bloom 2018 Coverage from Flower Magazine   Flower magazine presented ‘Design In Bloom,’ a day of style and design with lectures, book signings, floral demonstrations, and more at the Houston Design Center, April 10, 2018. Featured presenters were renowned interior designer and author Charlotte Moss, award-winning architect Gil Schafer, lifestyle entrepreneur India Hicks, and master floral designer Remco van Vliet. Recently honored with the New York School of …Read More

Step Inside The Most Modern Homes In Texas

Texas might be known for its cowboys, barbecue and southern hospitality. But Texas is also home to a special style of architecture known as Texas modernism. We want to show you 5 homes that pull this style off perfectly. Brookview Residence  The owners of this home in Dallas Texas wanted to create an open feeling merging the indoors and outdoors together. They also took inspiration from a boutique hotel and used …Read More

5 Unique Lighting Ideas

Paper Lantern A real paper lantern is crafted by an artisan in Japan and can make a bold statement when paired with bright colors and marble. Industrial Lighting Old industrial lighting adds an interesting contrast in a modern home. It can make space feel more genuine and aged. Floral Chandelier A floral chandelier brings a unique luxe feel that is still based in nature. Pair this with marble and gold for …Read More

Houston Design Center’s Inaugural Spring Event Blossoms into the City

Design In Bloom brought top talent to Houston THE HOUSTON DESIGN CENTER WELCOMED SPRING last Tuesday with its inaugural event, Design In Bloom, which joined design professionals and enthusiasts for a day of lectures, demonstrations, and pop-up shops. Fittingly presented by Flower Magazine, the nation’s only floral lifestyle publication based in Alabama, Design In Bloom clinched four industry headliners for its first go-round: interior designer Charlotte Moss, architect Gil Schaefer, lifestyle entrepreneur India Hicks, and …Read More

The 5 Interior Design Rules You Must Know

Mix Textures Always mix materials and add texture. This is a rule most interior designers live by. The goal is to make a space feel more vibrant and stimulating. Layer Lighting The only time you should have a single light is if it’s a statement chandelier piece or something that covers an entire table. At other times it’s good to layer your lighting and have light coming from multiple sources, not just …Read More

The Paint Colors Of The Rich And Famous

Monet’s Luminous Yellow This is the sunny color that covers the home of Claude Monet. She wanted to bring light and color into her home during the 43 years she lived there. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Vanderbilt Brown This private bedroom painted with chocolate brown was owned by art collector and philanthropist George Washington Vanderbilt. He was his own decorator and stocked his rooms with antiques such as the walnut Portuguese Baroque …Read More


BLOOMING DESIGNERS The Houston Design Center and Flower magazine have teamed to host Design in Bloom, a full day of design, lectures, book signings, and flower demonstrations Tuesday, April 10, with a lineup of mega-designers: Charlotte Moss, India Hicks, Gil Schafer, and floral designer Remco Van Vliet. The panel convenes, moderated by Flower editor Margot Shaw, at 9:30 am at Bunch & Shoemaker Showroom. Then its lunch and chatting with …Read More