Lake|Flato and ICON’s ‘House Zero’ Paves the Way for 3D Printing in Modern Architecture
Lake|Flato, a Texas-based architecture firm, along with ICON, an advanced construction technologies company that specializes in 3D printing, have joined forces in unveiling their latest project: House Zero. House Zero is the first house in ICON’s debuted “Exploration Series,” which aims to advance current design language with some of the finest architects in the business, drawing from the opportunities created from construction-scale 3D printing.
The Manor Market Refillery Makes an Impact
In San Marcos, the Manor Market Refillery is a force of change: the “refill” shop advocates for a zero-waste movement and an overall decrease in single-use plastics by offering a unique service for customers to refill everyday household products like soap, detergent, and lotions. This “bring your own container” model allows customers to fill their […]
Summer Moon Wood-Fired Coffee: For the Love of Coffee
Summer Moon Wood-Fired Coffee started out as an experiment. Like anything worth working for, it has changed and adapted over the years, but a few things remain constant and never too far out of sight: Family first. Then coffee.
Gardopia Gardens Fights Crime with Kale
If you have ever pondered or perhaps doubted the power of one, look no further for affirmation than a humble gardener in San Antonio. Stephen Lucke of Gardopia Gardens is clear validation that, as an American historian said, “One individual can change millions of lives.” A young man with big dreams and, indeed, a powerful plan, he is well on […]
Experience a Retro Rewind at Blue Skies Retro Resort
Scenic blue skies, tall palm trees, rich red gravel, and five retro trailers: A stay at the Blue Skies Retro Resort is like visiting a real-life Instagram post. The vintage trailer resort in Willow City, Texas recreates the feeling of traveling to Palm Springs, California circa 1960, exuding realistically retro vibes down to every last […]
A Slice of Heaven in the Texas Hill Country
If you are searching for the ultimate remote (but not too remote) Texas Hill Country getaway, this is it! Just minutes from Main Street in Fredericksburg is the A-Frame Ranch. It sits along a dry riverbed in the middle of a beautiful oasis of post oak and mesquite trees. Owners Dan and Callie Witcher wanted to […]
Custom Homes of Texas: Frio Cañon
With their kids growing older, these homeowners wanted a new space to call their own. With help from David Dalgleish, the original builder, they added a master suite that incorporated the minimalistic style found throughout the home. Common elements include reclaimed wood beams from Vermont, white shiplap, and clean lines. A bridge made of steel and glass connects the parents’ oasis to the main house.
Custom Homes of Texas: Bellville
It was an episode of the popular Texas-based show Fixer Upper that served as a springboard for the entire home’s design. Homeowner Bailey was watching an episode of Fixer Upper when saw her dream kitchen in the show. When she started working with Bellville-based Republic Custom Builders designer Lisa Myers, she knew for a fact it was the kitchen she wanted, and the show served as inspiration for the home.
The George™ Hotel Brings Boutique Luxury to College Station
Officially open since August of 2017, College Station welcomes The George™, a new luxury boutique hotel conveniently located near the Northside campus of Texas A&M. Aggies are likely cheering to have an alternative to the big box hotels, something that more accurately epitomizes their culture and interests.
Lil’ Town, Lotta Love
How would it feel to find a go-to boutique with the perfect gift for everyone on your list? Luckily, that place exists at Sweet and Southern Finds in Taylor, less than than an hour’s drive to the northeast side of Austin. This boutique/bakery duo is at the corner of 6th and Main Street.
Maxine’s Cafe: Homestyle Cookin’ and Texas-Style Hospitality
A quaint café sits on Main Street in Downtown Bastrop, Texas beckoning customers to come in and experience its small-town charm and mouth-watering homestyle cooking..
Home in San Antone at Jazz, TX
There is nothing else quite like Jazz, TX in San Antonio, a classy, modern speakeasy-style jazz club located in the cellar of the Bottling House (now a food hall) at the historic Pearl Brewery. You might think a jazz club of this caliber is only for those who remember those bygone days of the crooners and big bands, but it is not.