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Wisteria Opening In Houston

Wisteria is one of several new home design shops opening in Houston By Diane Cowen Online shopping has forever changed the retail landscape, but it hasn’t stopped home design stores from opening, and it is even making trade-only showrooms available to the general public. Use arrows on the bottom left to flip through pages.


Seasonal design event taps industry leaders for inspiration and insight HOUSTON – The Houston Design Center is thrilled to welcome a dynamic line up of talent for its annual Leading in Design Fall Market 2018 on Tuesday, October 9. This year’s event gathers industry leaders for its keynote program, THE WORLD OF ARCHITECTURE IN TEXAS TODAY. Design professionals are invited to start the morning off with GLOBAL & COLOR DESIGN …Read More

Meet top designers at Aug. 23-24 Access Design event

Diane Cowen Houston Chronicle, Houston Design Center cohost two-day talks One of my favorite shopping events of the year — the annual Designer Sample Sale at the Houston Design Center — gets a little more wow factor this year with the inclusion of two mornings of Access Design designer talks. While the sample sale runs Aug. 22-26, two interior designers will give talks and meet the public from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 …Read More

Inaugural Access Design Event Draws Sold-Out Crowd

  InauguralAccessDesign event draws sold-out crowd By Diane Cowen Four award-winning interior designers participated in the inaugural Access Design event hosted by the Houston Chronicle and the Houston Design Center. The free event drew capacity crowds on two days to hear Pamela O’Brien of Pamela Hope Designs, Lucinda Loya of Lucinda Loya Interiors, Julie Dodson of Dodson Interiors and Missy Stewart of Missy Stewart Interior Designs. O’Brien talked about kitchen- and bath-remodeling trends while Loya talked about her homes in Houston, New York and Kentucky. Dodson discussed using antiques with more current …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


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


THE HOUSTON DESIGN CENTER TO HOST INAGURAL SPRING EVENT ‘DESIGN IN BLOOM’  Dynamic lineup to include Charlotte Moss, Gil Schafer, India Hicks, and Remco Van Vliet  HOUSTON – The Houston Design Center is pleased to welcome an illustrious line up of talent for its inaugural spring design event, Design in Bloom presented by Flower Magazine on Tuesday, April 10. The Design in Bloom VIP Panel Presentation includes a discussion with …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