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Kristin’s Column p. 14

Tribeza Talk p. 16

Tribeza Interiors Tour p. 59

Karen’s Pick p. 88

Dining Guide p. 90

Arts & Entertainment Calendars p. 100

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Architectural Angels p. 78

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CONTENTS
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E KICK OFF 2023 WITH ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR issues — Interiors! In “Unassuming Exteriors Lead To Unexpected Interiors,” we’re spotlighting four hotels that prove it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Rooted in design, these hotels combine luxury hospitality with Texas-inspired designs and the promise of serenity. Whether you believe a hotel room is simply a place to rest your head, or that the boutique hotel experience is imperative when planning a vacation, these hotels go above and beyond when it comes to unique design and creating an oasis-like feel — in the heart of all the action. The Frances Modern Inn is nourishing the curious, The Tommie gives a dash of the desert, Kimber Modern speaks to the minimalist, and Hotel Lulu is treasuring history.

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in an environment that feels reminiscent of the bookstore in the movie “You’ve Got Mail,” you’ll want to check out our feature on Vintage Books and Wine. Jean Buckner’s dream of owning an independent bookstore began when she watched the 1998 film with her mom. But after seeing bookstore after bookstore fail, she became obsessed with determining what it would take to make a bookstore successful today.

“The more I looked into it, the more I realized bookstores weren’t closing because they didn’t have a customer base or loyalty from their communities,” says Jean. “It’s because publishers set the prices of the books. So bookstores don’t really have a lot of influence on how much they sell their

books for, and the margins are just too small to make a big enough profit to afford rent.”

While studying marketing in college, Jean thought of the solution: wine. In “Marrying Books and Wine,” she talks about how combining two things she loves — the books with low margins and the wine with supportive high margins — she had the beginnings of a feasible business plan that was financially sound.

Finally, we highlight Design for All Partnership, a seed program introduced in 2022 from Michael Hsu Office of Architecture that provides highend design services to nonprofits.

“This initiative allows us to go directly to the organizations in need,” says Michael. “In selecting the group and the project, we were able to ensure that our efforts would make an impactful contribution.”

Last year’s winner was Austin Angels, a nonprofit on a mission to provide support and mentorship to children and families in the foster care community. Check out this collaboration in “Architectural Angels.”

Our Interiors Tour is back on January 22nd! Take a sneak peek inside the stunning homes that will be on this year’s tour. See you there!

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Ashby Collective

Prominent, award-winning interior design firm, Mark Ashby Design, is now Ashby Collective. The successful design group, led by industry veterans and company principals Mark Ashby, Anne Grandinetti, Michele Lorenz and Christina Simon, is widely known for its high-end luxury residential design.

Featured in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor and more, the design collective has built a successful, integrated firm collaborating as a team for over 20 years. The name change to Ashby Collective signifies the team’s success and future growth as the four principles continue the firm’s long-standing reputation as one of Austin’s premier design firms with clients in Texas and across the country.

“We are extremely proud of our talented team and thankful for the wonderful clients we have cultivated over the years. Ashby Collective is not only a collective of people, but a collective of expertise earned over time. Equipped with decades of reference and research, we open up the design archives to create a timeless system rooted in analog aesthetics and subtle, international touches,” says the Ashby Collective positioning statement.

The team’s growth also positions the company towards commercial projects as well. Best known for the design of Austin’s iconic Jeffrey’s restaurant in Clarksville, they have branched out into large scale luxury projects in 2023 including penthouses and boutique design spaces throughout Austin and beyond.

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BGCAA GREAT FUTURES GALA

On Nov. 4, hundreds of friends, members and community advocates arrived at the Marriott Austin Downtown in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA), raising over $2.2 million during the Great Futures Gala. Presented by Fortitude Advisors, all funds will go toward supporting critical out-of-school-time programming for nearly 3,000 registered Club members across the 17 Austin-area Boys & Girls Clubs.

THOMAS J. HENRY FORK CANCER

Over 700 guests arrived at The Belmont on Nov. 10 for the second annual Thomas J. Henry Fork Cancer fundraiser. Presented by Texas Oncology, the event welcomed exciting musical acts, live screen printing from FSG, delectable bites by local restaurants and more. $303,000 was raised for the American Cancer Society and its mission to ensure that Central Texans have access to lifesaving cancer treatments.

FORE KIDS ATX

On Nov. 11 and 12, Sergio and Angela García hosted the first FORE Kids ATX fundraiser. The star-studded weekend featured golf tournaments, live entertainment and culinary showcases, including a private dinner party with Chef José Andrés. An incredible 2 million dollars was raised for The Sergio and Angela García Foundation, whose mission is to provide services for children with a focus on those in the foster care system.

BGCAA 1. Jamaal & Whitney Charles 2. Michael Reich, Stephanie Dismore, Emily Reich & Vaughan Stanford 3. Dr. Christopher Harvey & Shaneen Harvey 4. Heath Hale, Matt Martin & Randy Sluder 5. Gordon Butler 6. Ginger Hansen & Guest FORK CANCER 7. Tylla Halley & Friend 8. Tierra Neubaum 9. Todd Neubaum, Dawn Neubaum, Tierra Neubaum & Jacob Fore 10. Connor Vanveckhoven 11. Sanders Courtney, Keely Leonard, Claire Lensgraf, Matt Oliver, Jack Brown, Nichole Wright & Andrew Alvarado FORE KIDS 12. Angela Garcia, Sergio Garcia, Tyson Cole & José Andrés 13. Sergio Garcia 14. David Feherty 15. Kendra Scott 16. Gala Attendees

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FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE RESIDENCES

LAKE AUSTIN

Four Seasons Private Residences Lake Austin held an exclusive VIP event on Nov. 15, toasting its latest standalone residential project. Future residents, top Austin brokers and friends of the project gathered to enjoy oysters, ceviche and a charcuterie station by Contigo Catering, bright fall florals by David Kurio and live music by Myke B.

CAMP LUCY’S CHRISTMAS CHILI COOK-OFF

Camp Lucy’s Christmas Chili Cook-Off took place on Dec. 4 at the luxurious Dripping Springs resort. The family-friendly event hosted a tasty competition by chili enthusiasts and participating chefs including Robby Bauer, Jacob Hall, Ben McBride and more. In addition, visitors were treated to live music, cocktails, photos with Santa, a holiday market and more, all benefitting Helping Hands.

SONIC GUILD GALA

Black Fret returned for its ninth year to ACL Live at the Moody Theater, where 20 local artists were awarded hundreds of thousands in grants totaling $260,000. Members and music lovers enjoyed performances from 18 of the artists, including Abhi the Nomad, Mélat, Scott Strickland and more. Black Fret also announced it will be renamed to Sonic Guild, with an expanded goal to provide support and services to music communities across the country.

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The Critic

THE VOICE INSIDE OUR HEAD, WE ALL HAVE ONE. SOME WRITERS have referred to the incessant inner chatterbox as the “Roommate,” or the “Critic.”Synul Lounging on a sofa in our mind, armchair quarterbacking us as we attempt to live and work and love. Chipping away at our self-confidence with accusations, sometimes a whisper and other times quite loud:

Who do you think you are?

Not good enough. Smart enough. Young enough. Old enough. Good-looking enough. Skinny enough. Strong enough. Talented enough. Brave enough.

If they see the real you, it’s over. You are not important. Not worth it. You are too much. You are not enough. You are forgettable, left out, not lovable. You’re a hot mess.

You’ll never get it right. You will end up alone.

Sometimes this voice echoes fears with long roots, tethered to childhood hurts and abandonments. Sometimes it repeats unkind statements from inept parenting, teaching, preaching or coaching. Sometimes the origin is an offhand remark that felt more like a backhand. Sometimes it torments us with insults from a toxic relationship. Sometimes it picks on us when we look in the mirror or scroll through photos. Sometimes it bullies us into missing out; it’s safer to not go or try.

The Critic knows precisely what will injure us, undermine us, make us small just when we need to rise. It will taunt us into sabotaging careers, relationships and best intentions for personal growth and transformation. It will multiply malignant cells and generate fraud complex and imposter syndrome.

One of the Critic’s favorite tactics is comparison. The Critic goads us into comparing our looks, our finances, our relationships and our abilities. It points out how another person has it easier, better or simply has it all to-

gether. The Critic loves social media, a perfect tool to foster comparison. Well, look at her in a bikini, you don’t look anything like that. Wow, that looks like an amazing vacation; too bad the only place you’ve gone lately is the grocery store. Oh look how sweet, another anniversary; meanwhile you’ve just spent another year alone. Look how successful their children are, now that’s what good parenting looks like.

No one would ever speak to a friend the way they (aka the Critic) speak to themselves in their head. If they did, they wouldn’t have any friends. And yet somehow it’s perfectly permissible, even normal, to tolerate this ongoing internal barrage.

How can we get the Critic to be quiet?

The first step is acknowledging that the Critic exists. Until we are conscious of the voice of the Critic, we believe that the stream of thoughts is real, that it is what we think. We believe that the voice of the Critic is our voice, the truth of who we are. Until we have some sense of separation between our Self and the voice, we take this crap at face value and internalize it. Then we regurgitate it over and over again, fulfilling the concept that a thought we think often enough becomes a belief. Once it’s a belief, we accept it as truth, even if it is completely flawed thinking to begin with. And finally, when we believe something to be truth, we look for confirmation of that belief and will adjust our perception to support it — whether it’s real or not. And so it goes.

If you think I’m making this up, consider the fact that entire nations have succumbed to a similar effect — hello, Nazi Germany.

Once we have a sense of separation between our Self and the Critic, then we have some room to shift. Enter the power of choice. I can choose to think a thought that feels better than that, even moderately better, and then follow the upward momentum with another thought that feels slightly better than that, and so on. I can choose to question if a statement is actually true, or not necessarily so, or not always so. I can choose to take something personally, or consider the possibility that it may have nothing to do with me whatsoever. I can choose if something is relevant to me or reflective of me now, or if it’s just old junk thoughts that no longer apply.

Once exposed, the Critic is recognized as the naked emperor, a bluffer, a fraud. Soon enough the voice gets quieter, then rarely heard at all. And all the energy that the Critic once consumed can be repurposed for creativity and courage.

When we can let go of not being enough, we can start inhabiting all that we already are.

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KRISTIN'S COLUMN

BLACK, WHITE & RED ALL OVER

When it comes to my design mantra, the phrase ‘pop of color’ is one that I consider a visual prerequisite. Particularly when paired with a classically chic black and white aesthetic. Though muted tones certainly have their moment, the sophistication of a B&W palette will always be in style. As is the occasion to use an ampersand. With the duo being so dynamically different, bringing in a third party color, even the most subtle poppy or crimson, will bring about balance and add a proper punch to the picture.

To hear more, we sat down to chat all things black, white and red with Anne Campbell, who, when not putting her talents to work as project manager for Austin-based Interior Design firm, Sarah Wittenbraker Design, is assisting her husband and co-founder of Campbell Landscape Architecture, as well as contributing to CamilleStyles.com and Magnolia Journal. From houndstooth hides to spark-worthy wicks, this trio of a colorstory is one worthy of a whirl.

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Candle from By George Basic candles are so blasé. This splurge-worthy number, featuring rich notes of red Moroccan and white rose, is just what you need to kick off this new year with a fragrant bang.  ($65) bygeorgeaustin.com

Gingham — but make it fashion. A cozy checked picnic blanket from de Buci Baby, paired with one of their striped teddy bears, is a picture perfect moment waiting to be snapped.

($65 for teddy bear; $90 for blanket) debucibaby.com

A hint of houndstooth goes a long way. This black and white hide from rug boss

Kyle Bunting adds the perfect Vogue-esque vibes to your foyer or living room.  (Contact Kyle Bunting for pricing) kylebunting.com

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Striped Cotton Teddy Bear layered on of Black Gingham Cotton Blanket Le Feu De L’eau Rouge Garden Rose Black Dog Rug from Kyle Bunting CANDLE PHOTO COURTESY OF BY GEORGE. RUG PHOTOS BY SEAMUS PAYNE. TEDDY BEAR AND BLANKET PHOTOS COURTESY OF DE BUCI BABY.

Adrift Series from Minta Maria Buzzy Austin shutterbug Minta Maria was named this year’s Texas Book Festival poster gal for good reason — her work speaks for itself, and then some. Her gorgeous new ‘Adrift’ series, featuring newspaper forms made from the Sunday New York Times from Jan - Dec 2020, is beautiful and thought provoking. (Unframed prints starting at $575) mintamaria.com

Gubi Black and Brass Multi Light Pendant

This black and brass light is just edgy enough, and just classic enough, to make it to the tippy top of my light lust list.

($999) dwr.com

Ubuntu Life Salad Tongs

Your salad game just got a glow up. These bone inlay hand-carved servers are almost too pretty to actually use … almost.

($35) ubuntu.life

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Kristy Stafford ‘Holly Red’ fabric from Supply Showroom Color me smitten with all things Supply Showroom. This geometric-with-atwist material from Kristy Stafford, sold locally at the chic fabric-stacked boutique, is at the top of my current lust list.

(Contact Supply Showroom for pricing) supplyshowroom.com

Rubbing 4 from Alyson Fox

In the market for statement making wall decor? Look no further than this pastel rubbing from Alyson Fox. It’s just the right amount of je ne sais quoi to up your art game.  ($875) artsy.net

Copa Ink Wallpaper from Studio Habita

ATX wallpaper maven Emily Wong knows her way around a well-designed space. This bold graphic wallpaper, when juxtaposed against thoughtfully selected antique framed art, is a combination worth repeating. ($70 per roll) studiohabita.com

HOLLY RED PHOTO COURTESY OF KRISTY STAFFORD. ART PHOTO COURTESY OF PRINT CLUB LTD. WALLPAPER PHOTO BY STUDIO HABITA.

Local artist Brandon Mike can make blackened steel and hand-sculpted concrete and hand blown glass into something breathtaking. I’m head over heels.

(Contact Brandon Mike for pricing) brandonmike.com

Red No. 1 by Kelti Smith

If you (like me) have been obsessing over decking your walls with your own Kelti Smith art, here’s your chance. This gorgeous handmade piece that comes pre-framed will be an instant upgrade to any room in your abode.

($799) burkedecor.com

Bit Stool Cone by Normann Copenhagen

Reminiscent of your grandmother’s 1950s cookware, this black and white speckled stool, sold locally at Urbanspace Interiors, adds vintage pizzazz without breaking the bank.

($265) urbanspaceinteriors.com

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Unassuming Exteriors Lead to Unexpected Interiors

Rooted in design, four hotels combine luxury hospitality with Texas-inspired designs and the promise of serenity

OR SOME, A HOTEL ROOM is simply a place to rest their head, yet for others a boutique experience is one of the most important aspects of planning a vacation. Whether you’re in camp A or camp B, these four Texas hotels don’t disappoint. Each goes above and beyond when it comes to unique design and oasis-like properties located in the heart of the action.

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The Tommie

Nourishing the Curious

AUSTIN’S EAST SIDE has seen its fair share of gentrification, but one hotel, the recently renewed Francis Modern Inn, aims to remind visitors of days past. Designed by Kim Lewis, the “little lady with big ideas” known for her work on “ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” has cooked up another spot-on destination. The property, which was previously Hotel Eleven and the Cat Noir, channels the spirit of grand-millennial style with its 14 rooms awash in bold House of Hackney wallpaper, bright color and vintage Turkish rugs.

“It’s pattern-on-pattern with big decor, a nod to grandma chic, but it’s unique and more trendy,” says the designer. Then, there are the unexpected

extras like the oversized throne, the Ming chair from Arhaus, in room 3; women’s portraits in room 8, crafted by local artist Gregory Rainford, and whimsical door knockers sourced from the UK. “There are curiosities everywhere,” Lewis says. While the hotel has a modern, industrial exterior, inside it welcomes guests with moody, cozy spaces.

At The Francis Modern Inn, genuine hospitality can always be expected. “It’s our opportunity to make people happy,” says proprietor Vicki Faust. It’s apparent that the small staff, which act like a family, are passionate about making a difference in the 11th Street District and beyond. Guests are walked to their rooms upon check-in where they receive personalized notes on the hotel’s new stationary. They may even be welcomed by the property’s notorious friendly stray cat, Louie.

This spring, Faust and Lewis are excited for the soon-to-be completed room 15, a potential flex space that will include a king bed and soaking tub, as well as the ground-floor restaurant from Venezuelan chef David Coruda that will include a bold, tropical scheme and menu celebrating cuisines of the Equator.

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Dash of the Desert

The Tommie

THINK OF THE TOMMIE as The Thompson Austin’s cooler little brother. The hotel, which draws inspiration from the plains of the West Texas Desert, makes a trip to Marfa tangible. Skip the eight-hour drive and book at The Tommie instead.

Designed by Studio Collective, its well-crafted interiors embody the rugged desert landscapes with comfortable, warm, tactile furnishings; Southwestern materials; geometric patterns and photography from Kenny Braun of the Guadalupe Mountain Range and Big Bend.

“It’s important as designers that we can have our guests and staff feel in-

spired, to be aspirational, and hopefully leave them with an uplighting or positive ‘wrinkle on the brain,’ if you will,” says Christian Shultz, partner and design director at Studio Collective. While the airy guest rooms certainly feel relaxing, the hotel’s common spaces are just as curated.

Some of Schultz’s favorites include the tile-lined pool, a collaboration with artist Jessalyn Brooks and ceramicist Jose Noe Suro; the custom Austin Etoile wallpaper designed with Flavor Paper’s Dan Funderburgh and the 10by-6 entryway mural from local artist Tom Jean Webb. The Tommie’s honey oak ceilings, limestone floors and hand-made custom tile further transport guests.

For those looking to explore the hotel’s fourth-floor restaurant, Wax Myrtle’s, the laid-back Texas charm is palpable. The mezcal bar, carved from a large slab of Texas Pecan, is certainly the perfect spot to enjoy a drink and start a vacation off right.

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Treasured History

Hotel Lulu

ROUND TOP, one of the state’s smallest incorporated communities, swells to a population of 250,000 during its biannual Round Top Antiques Fair, yet its built-in Southern charm, passionate locals and growing dining scene keep them coming back for more. Hotel Lulu, which opened in 2021 after a 15-month historic renovation, is the latest in exciting happenings. The property not only provides privacy for the market’s celebrity guests and designers, but is a cornerstone of Texas culture.

“The history of it is what’s so exciting,” remarks Matt Johns, Director of Marketing at Palacios Murphy. In collaboration with interior designer Richard Holley, Cinda Murphy de Palacios and Armando Palacios, owners of the boutique hospitality group have resurrected the site’s six primitive bungalows,

as well as three off-site cottages, into luxe retreats. Canopy beds with custom upholstery and hand-made blankets woven in Pakistan pair with vintage finds, juxtaposing original cedar walls and plank flooring.

The structures, which date to the mid-1800s, were moved to their current location just 40 years ago by Faith Bybee, a Houston native who made it her mission to restore the German town.

“In the 60s, she began the restoration, renovation and rescue of old architecture, specifically these bungalows,” Johns says. One such bungalow is Bybee’s former vacation home. The one-acre block, once home to Bybee Square’s storefronts, have been taken back to their historic intentions thanks to Palacios Murphy.

“It was important to keep the energy of Faith and her legacy alive,” Johns adds. “Cinda was an architect in a former life and acted as general contractor on the project since we did this during the pandemic,” he adds.

The hotel also features brand new landscaping, an herb garden, Round Top’s only hotel pool and newly opened bar, Il Cucolo, designed by Brackeen Design Group. The maximalist dive features rare mid-century furnishings, a hand-painted mural by artist Andrea Condara, tiger-print bolsters, bold banquette seating and velvet curtains.

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For the Minimalist

SETTLED AMID THE BUSTLING WALKS of South Congress lies the Kimber Modern. An unassuming and sleek white structure inspired by the timeless, mid-century modern architecture of Palm Springs, it is the optimal spot for the independent traveler. Our guests seek “a secluded oasis in the heart of Austin near downtown, steps away from the wonderful restaurants, shops, and music on South Congress,” says Kimber Modern Owner Richard Lent.

“Our typical guest is digital savvy and sophisticated, appreciating consistency and quality, functional and thoughtful design,” he adds. The hotel, which was shrewdly designed by Baldridge Architects, rests on an unusual triangular site and was constructed to flow with the lot’s tricky curves. Since its inception in 2008, it has been recognized by publications such as “Dwell,” “The New York Times,” “Fodor’s” and “Conde Nast Traveler.”

If the architecture isn’t a pull, it’s a great choice for those wanting a high-tech check-in. Original hotel co-owners Kimber Cavendish and Vicki Faust installed

keypads, ideal for those who tend to lose their room key. There’s an open-air courtyard, plus sustainably designed rooms with sleek furniture and art, Egyptian cotton towels, hypoallergenic pillows and Beautyrest Black mattresses.

For those planning to visit, it’s currently undergoing a full refresh and rebranding this winter, inspired by Japanese ryokans and the unpretentious hospitality of Omotenashi. kimbermodern.com

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A Family of Five’s Home Transformation

ARTERBERRY COOKE ARCHITECTURE AND CAPTEX CONSTRUCTION PARTNER TO CREATE A LUXURIOUS YET FUNCTIONAL SPACE

CREATING A HOME FOR A GROWING FAMILY, WHERE they will create precious memories for years to come, is a huge undertaking that comes with both pressure to meet the family’s expectations and satisfaction when they are met. Austin-based architect and design firm Arterberry Cooke just undertook such a project for Austin natives Sarah and Cole Arledge, high school sweethearts who now have two daughters and a baby boy.

The family had purchased a four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath house in Austin’s Treemont neighborhood, nestled on the southwest outskirts of downtown. They hired Arterberry Cooke to make

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it a home. Prior to the renovation, the original floorplan was cramped and dysfunctional, with a 1990s-era blocky design. Arterberry Cooke set out to completely gut and renovate the house, to give the space a new life for the Arledges.

“The main goal of the project was to create a modern and functional home for this family of five,” says principal architect Alice Arterberry. “The home was dated, and the homeowners needed additional square footage for their growing family. They had one main inspiration image, which was a wall of glass.”

Alice worked with Danny Spears from Captex Construction to bring their vision to life. Both

Alice and Danny collaborated with Sarah and Cole throughout the design and construction. Alice showed them many design iterations via schematic plans and 3-D modeling.

“Our collaborative approach allows us to truly create dream homes for our clients,” says Alice. “We also worked with our clients on the technical pieces of the construction documents, along with engineering and permitting for the space,” adds Danny. He and Alice collaborated on material selections including door and window specifications, countertops, tiles, light fixtures, flooring, paint colors and cabinetry. They had many on-site meetings throughout the process from initial design all the way to move-in.

Danny made a new floor plan that highlights the features of the lot and house, prioritizing natural light and functionality. It included an additional second-floor office suite, a modern kitchen, a living space that connects to a new

OUR COLLABORATIVE APPROACH ALLOWS US TO TRULY CREATE DREAM HOMES FOR OUR CLIENTS

covered patio, and a freshly landscaped yard. New doors, windows and exterior cladding were added, which came together to create a feeling of luxury throughout the entire home.

Arterberry Cooke works with Captex Construction for all new builds and renovations in the Austin area, so this strong partnership provides both efficiencies and synergies.

“We were able to seamlessly deliver the project from design to construction completion in eighteen months. Captex — with in-house trades, crews, project management and vast knowledge of the construction industry — offers a dramatically faster construction timeframe,” explains Alice.

“Partnered with Arterberry Cooke, our team systematically specifies, designs and finalizes material selections based on material lead times and/or construction sequence,” adds Danny. “This helps to facilitate a reduced construction schedule.”

It didn’t come without challenges. This project was amid COVID and then the unprecedented ice storm in February 2021 — both of which contributed to supply chain issues, dramatic cost increases in materials and general work shutdowns. Still, they finished on time and with breathtaking results. The final renovation offers a simple and elegant design with a natural earthy palette, all catered to the homeowners’ specific needs.

THE FAMILY WAS THRILLED WITH THE OPEN, MODERN AESTHETIC AS WELL AS THE BACKYARD

“Since the home now has a tonal palette, clean lines and bright and airy spaces,” says Alice, “the family can grow with the home and make it their own for generations to come.”

They did end up executing the glass wall that was in the Arledges’ original inspiration. The expansive windows cover the entirety of the wall in the main area that backs up to the newly expanded backyard area.

“The wall of glass is my favorite design element of the home because it beautifully connects the indoors with the outdoors,” says Alice. The family was thrilled with the open, modern aesthetic as well as the backyard that Danny says “is the perfect place for the family to gather, entertain and relax.”

Both Alice and Danny agree that creating a home for young parents to raise their children is the ultimate task, and transforming their dreams into reality brings joy to all.

“There is nothing more meaningful in our work than building a home that serves as a foundation for a family to enjoy and experience life,” says Alice.  arterberrycooke.com captexconstruction.com

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Newlyweds’ New Digs

HEIDI FELIZ-GRIMM, A SENIOR DESIGNER WHO HAS been with Martha O’Hara Interiors for eight years now, was thrilled when she met her new clients. They were a kind, newly married couple in their 30s who wanted her help in designing a custom build that was to become their forever home. Being young and just starting their married life together, the goal was to design a home that could grow with them throughout the years.

The home was built in an up-and-coming neighborhood in North Austin, which has since blown up into a popular area. The couple wanted a functional yet stylish aesthetic that fit both their daily and home-business needs, but they had some differences in style preferences. The husband wanted a very minimalistic design, while the wife

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A HUSBAND’S MODERN STYLE AND HIS WIFE’S MORE CLASSIC STYLE COME TOGETHER IN A BEAUTIFUL TRANSITIONAL DESIGN

wanted more detail.

“So I had to work in some detail where I could without it looking out of place within the home because it is more geared to look a little bit more contemporary,” says Heidi. When Heidi was brought into the project, the layout had already been determined — but she got to make all of the final selections for the house, including the windows, flooring, walls, countertops and cabinets. She chose large windows and sheetrock returns (versus window casings) in order to keep the overall architecture of the home more modern and minimalistic. However, she also added cove details to the baseboards to appeal more to the wife’s style.

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goes is the relationship between the designer and clients. Heidi got to know the couple very well throughout the building process and says their open-mindedness made this job especially fun. The couple would often show Heidi a photo of something they liked and then would just let her run with the inspiration.

“This was one of my favorite designs because I got to be very creative,” says Heidi. “They didn’t come to me with any parameters.”

By the time it came to choosing furniture, Heidi really knew the couple and understood their personalities and vision for the home. It was time to incorporate those patterns and details she knew would make it feel more homey and classic for the wife.

“So when it came to furniture, we got to do more custom pieces and have a little bit more fun,” says Heidi. “I was able to go more transitional — so not quite modern, and not quite traditional.” She added nail-head trim to some of the furniture pieces and used fabrics to add pops of color and texture. In the powder bathrooms, she added detail to the blue cabinet. “I went with a custom overlay on the drawers to again add some detail without going too traditional because the husband wouldn’t like that,” she says.

The dining room chairs and laundry room wallpaper are examples of how Heidi brought in pops of color to make the overall feel more fun, especially for the wife. The dining room and forum rugs, both custom-made by Fay + Belle, are also vibrant. As a designer, Heidi appreciated their appreciation for patterns and fun, which

complemented all of the high-end finishes beautifully. “They are not afraid of color,” says Heidi.

The couple loves to entertain, and one of the design goals was to incorporate the outdoor area into the space in order to host groups of people. Heidi included multiple seating areas outside, ensuring they all flowed together with the interior since the windows and doors visibly connect the exterior and interior spaces. The comfortable and ample seating throughout the outdoor space make it perfect for any occasion.

Now the home is ready for the couple to build their life together. With the transitional design that incorporates both of their preferences and a layout built specifically for their lifestyle, they can enjoy this space for decades to come.

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VALENTINE’S DAY

SHOP LOCAL FOR THE LOVED ONES IN YOUR LIFE. THESE ONE-OF-A-KIND GIFT IDEAS ARE GUARANTEED TO MAKE THEM SMILE ON THIS SPECIAL DAY.

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ALADOR JEWELRY

Show some love this season with attainable heirlooms from Alador Jewelry. Sustainability focused, Alador restores estate, vintage and antique jewelry made of solid gold, natural gemstones & diamonds that will last forever. Shop their one of a kind pieces for a deal both your sweetheart and your wallet will love. aladorjewelry.com @alador_jewelry

LETTERPRESS PLAY

Love and laughter are in the air at the local stationery and gift shop, Letterpress PLAY! Stop by their Bungalow at 2002 S Congress Ave to discover a new world of creativity and inspiration. Their new line of Valentine’s Day letterpressed greeting cards bring a little wit, sarcasm, and humor to the holiday. Pair your card with a 100% cotton hand-dyed and blockprinted kaftan and a Courier Clutch to create a thoughtful gift for that special someone. letterpressplay.com @ letterpressplay

LATIK A BEAUTY

This local brand aims to inspire self-care through fun, giftable beauty products. Latika offers luxury bath bombs, aromatherapy shower steamers, coffee scrubs, and skin & beard care. Browse the showroom near the Domain, or use code TRIBEZA20 to get 20% off when you shop online! latikaskincare.com @latikaskincare

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ROSE GOLD WINE

Every great date night starts and ends with Rose Gold rosé. Texan Casey Barber partners with a French winemaker in the South of France to make a rosé that pairs excellently with Austin’s favorite foods, enjoyed indoor or out. 2021 vintage was given 93 points by Tasting Panel magazine.

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Nose: Delicate and pleasant aromas of peach, raspberry, and fresh cherry with hints of wet stone.

Palate: Rich and smooth with a surprising roundness for a dry wine. Flavors of stone fruit and dried apricot are pulled through to the finish by a crisp yet finespun acidity. rosegoldwine.com @drinkrosegold

HEARTH & SOUL

Give the gift of the night sky this Valentine’s Day with this gorgeous ring from Hearth & Soul. Featuring a 14k yellow gold dome band ring with hand-set pavé diamonds and sapphires all the way around. The special someone in your life is sure to love this ring for years to come! hearthandsoul.com @hearthsoulatx

BRYAN ANTHONYS

Jewelry says it best. This Valentine’s Day, make every moment count. For those looking for gifts layered with meaning, Bryan Anthonys offers timeless jewelry for the strong-spirited and kind-hearted. Give the ones you love the most a gift that is designed with love and written from the heart. bryananthonys.com @bryananthonys

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Down to the Bones

IN THE HEART OF WESTLAKE HILLS, A NEWLY RE-DESIGNED HOME showcases the difference and modernization a complete remodel on an existing foundation can make. New walls, new bricks, new almost everything helped transform a one-story into a two-story almost 6,500-square-foot home, all on the home’s pre-existing 1960s concrete base.

Despite the upgrades, a priority to blend in with other existing homes in the neighborhood is apparent. Even though the home is now a two-story among rows of one-story rambler-style homes, it is made to blend in. An old Texas brick with a stucco smear helps to make the home look a little older, yet elegant. Part

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of this is due to the bricks looking more pink than designers expected, so they used a smear to tone elements down.

Five full bedrooms with en suites, a large media room, sunroom office, two powder rooms and a laundry room, plus two kitchens, sit on the newly laid out foundation — bringing life into new spaces and customized features with individual lifestyles in mind. For example, two kitchens and two separate living rooms help accommodate a multi-generational family for a set of empty nesters who moved from California to Austin. “I always encourage homeowners to think about how they use the kitchen. They knew they needed to accommodate a lot of people,” says designer Blair Burton of Blair Burton interiors. “They have a large family, and the wife’s parents live with them. I think the kitchen is really special. They weren’t afraid to use materials they loved, as opposed to a lot of times people don’t want to use marble because it might stain.”

Custom placed, piece by piece, entirely by hand, teams took an entire day to install the marble one

at a time, to make sure it was exactly the desired look. The kitchen also showcases a vintage table and chairs, a custom vent hood, sub-zero appliances and stainless-steel shelving.

That same attention to detail is seen throughout this entire project. A dining room ceiling that drops down in one of the kitchens and a study with cozy nooks helps to create spots that feel special in a large home.

“I really love the main living room and the kitchen, just because of how it flows with the different ceiling heights. It feels big, but it still feels cozy. It accommodates a lot of people without feeling like a castle,” says Burton.

Shiplap paneling on the ceilings creates a circular textured look which is something important in Burton’s design.

“That was really the inspiration. I’m always big about texture, especially in big spaces,” says Burton. “Bring in the texture so it doesn’t look like a big white room.”

The ability to accommodate existing tastes and art took a priority in this project. Two pieces from Austin-based artist Roi James needed a place within the interior design, with one going perfectly above the fireplace and the other in the entry way.

“I always use art to inform the palette. I’m not necessarily going to match fabrics to it, but it was important to find locations for the artwork,” says Burton. “One of the things I do is work with existing pieces and make them feel fresh in a new house.”

Rugs from the homeowners’ old home are present in the new home. Three shades of gray and white can be seen throughout the home. A coffee bar similar to their previous home, complete with Starbucks cups, is another essential element.

“What a privilege it is to work in clients’ spaces and make the house their own,” says Burton. “How you live is one of the most personal things. Being able to do that — asking people their morning routines and how they cook and who lives in their house — those dynamics, it’s an honor.”

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Newport Beach-based architect Bob White drew floor plans for the home. An arborist also helped, as teams worked to not destroy any nearby trees, due to permits within Westlake.

“It’s always a little tricky when you are working with an existing footprint,” says Burton. “Using the existing foundation helps with timeframe. It also saves money. Right now, the cost of concrete is really high.”

Overall, Burton has this piece of advice for any homeowners considering a top-to-bottom reconstruction: “Make sure you work with people who are really positive and can bring your vision together,” says Burton. “If you encounter people who are negative or that don’t work well together with you — just run. This is a long process, and it should be really fun and special.”

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Living with Simplicity

LAKEFRONT VIEWS AND NATURAL RENOVATION

WITHIN PROXIMITY TO MOUNT BONNELL and just feet away from Lake Austin waters, design firm Ashby Collective, architect Shiflet Richardson and Dalgleish Construction Company recently renovated a 4,630-square-foot home originally built in 1990. Now featuring what designer Michele Lorenz describes as “modern organic styling,” this four-bedroom home is designed to serve as a low-maintenance vacation property for its owners.

Contemporary, simplistic features provide an approachable look. Centered around the idea of “simple entertaining,” a spacious and unique double kitchen island makes it easier for the homeowners, Angie and Todd Brinkmeyer, to entertain both out-of-town and local guests. The Phyton Blue honed marble pulls everything together for a sleek, modern design with a rustic finish. Overall, an “inside to outside” approach of design adds to the atmosphere with an airy, open-space feel.

“They really wanted to be able to open all the doors directly out to the lakefront,” explains Lorenz of Ashby Collective. “It was a big desire for them to have this nice flow from inside to outside.”

For another unique touch, the homeowners brought in some of their own lumber from Idaho used in the framing. A warm wooden feeling is seen and felt throughout the interiors with a honey hued cypress ceiling and an almost hidden, newly placed powder bathroom underneath the staircase.

“When the door is closed, it just looks like a wood wall,” says Lorenz. “The owners really loved the idea of the home being woodheavy. It adds warmth and coziness.”

The wooden accents mimic a “golden hour glow” that the design team spent hours on staining. To complement the wooden accents, the home’s floors are Lueders Limestone, which Lorenz says match the same materials as the outside of the home.

“Again, this kind of leads you to the same outside-inside thing seamlessly,” says Lorenz. “The indoor and outdoor ceilings and floors match. When the doors are open, it’s like bringing the outside in — and the inside out.”

Another brand-new feature is the swimming pool, which is just feet away from Lake Austin. Codes and limitations made this part of the project complicated, but a resourceful design team used every square inch allowed, fulfilling the homeowner’s wish to have their own swimming space adjacent to the lake.

“I particularly love this home because there’s an organic-ness — a real comfortability and approachableness, where everyone who walks inside can feel serene,” says Lorenz. “It’s been one of my favorite projects. I also loved that my clients were open to suggestions and allowed me to guide them and make suggestions on their behalf.”

Lorenz’s philosophy on interior design is to 100% focus on clients’ personalities and wishes. She prefers for her work to seem “unseen” — resulting in a presentation that shows off her client’s new unique and wonderful pieces.

A good partnership with an architect is key to help fine tune structures within homes. For this home, one of those stand-out features is a glass box office, designed by architects Sophie McGough and David Shiflet. The glass box complements the home’s slightly smaller interiors and allows for a more spacious look on the second floor.

“Not only is it an architectural detail that’s really appealing and beautiful, but it offers the homeowners privacy to take a business call,” says Lorenz. “I had the idea of putting a giant Isamu Noguchi fixture made of rice paper kind of floating in front of it, which really frames it, along with the staircase, and adds this glowing ball. It also looks really cool at night. It’s just a sculptural classic light fixture.”

Easy to live in, this Austin retreat exemplifies simplicity and stylist low-maintenance, almost giving it a boutique hotel look. To accomplish that appearance, Lorenz decided to outfit all the cabinets in the bathrooms similarly, yet with subtle differences. The bedrooms also have the same theme. The same bed, same bedside tables, and same light fixtures are seen throughout, but for variety, Lorenz mixed up the colors of the fabrics.

“It’s very approachable and not fussy, but very comfortable,” says Lorenz. “There’s not much furniture. There’s not too much of anything. The homeowners just wanted to be able to come to this space and enjoy it while not having a lot of cleaning and needing to put many things away. Everything is designed to be very comfortable, easy and casual.”

An efficient and unique remodel perfect for keeping summer lake house days relaxing and fun.

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CEDAR AND OAK HOMES

Couple Lauren and Holt Williamson are the minds behind Cedar and Oak. What initially started as a project to restore homes in Central Austin has grown into a larger desire to build timeless homes in the heart of the city, says Procurement Manager Caroline Dedeker. “After building and renovating numerous homes, we have realized that home is where life happens, and homes are what we are all about,” she adds.

The design-build firm, while technically a spec builder, aims to create homes that look like they’ve been in the neighborhood for years. And because they don’t typically work directly with buyers, they “dream their homes from start to finish, including the furniture,” Dedeker says. They love the lived-in aesthetic, for homes to feel like an escape, as well as mixing metals and natural light.

While picking favorites is hard and there are so many well-designed spaces in Austin that inspire their home selections, the Williamsons adore The Austin Proper hotel. “We love the stairwell so much that we actually recreated a similar look in one of our projects,” Dedeker says.

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LEARN ABOUT SOME OF AUSTIN’S MOST BEAUTIFUL SPACES FROM FOUR DESIGNERS

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ANDRÉE CHALARON

For designer Andrée Chalaron, there is one place she goes when she wants to feel inspired: Supply Showroom. The wallpaper and fabric showroom, located in a charming white, pink and greentrimmed 1960s building on West Sixth Street, is just as inviting on the outside as it is inside. Statement-making doesn’t even describe the front room’s tented ceiling.

“I’ve always wanted to do a tented ceiling but never had a client who would let us,” she says. A

colorful Stilnovo chandelier complements the dreamy room’s mix of artisanal fabric swatches. While Chalaron is mainly known for her design work with local firm Amity Worrel, she has forged a second venture: Counterpart Studios, a collaborative launchpad where she and partner Stacy Bain “allow visionary artists to translate their ideas to new canvases for the home.”

“I wanted to do something that wouldn’t be in competition and still allow me to do design work,” she says. Her first collaboration with Fort Lonesome translated the brand’s hand-embroidered,

timeless leather suits into bold wallpaper and fabric that epitomize its unapologetic Southern spirit. Chalaron also paired up with Eloi, a company whose technicolor scarves and bandanas have been on gift guides from “Conde Nast Traveler” to “The New York Times,” for an equally colorful line of textiles. While Chalaron loves shopping for clients at Supply Showroom, she can now show off her own creations there.

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AMITY WORREL

Award-winning designer Amity Worrel has an aesthetic that is somewhat difficult to describe. “My personal style is a mix of periods,” she says. Think early American furniture, antiques from the Georgian era, paired with color, pattern, and texture that allude to New York in the 1970s, plus a splash of sweet Laura Ashley florals thrown in. Classic modernism is just one way to simplify it. “I follow traditional rules of designing spaces … but

make sure there is variety and edginess that feels more contemporary.”

Worrel, who spent years working in New York City, is intrigued by Ausinites growing interest in design. “New York is a more sophisticated and educated market but Austin is getting there. The energy is a breath of fresh air,” she says. But one spot in Austin has always been close to her heart since she was a student at the University of Texas in the 1990s, an award-winning, timeless space that she feels is very reflective of its place in Texas history.

“I love the Driskill Bar,” she says. “It’s over-thetop with layers of wallpaper and Victorian-style furnishings, stained glass, leather, and highly stylized ceiling panels. It is utterly authentic and true to Big Texas spirit and the history of the building. Get a whiskey sour and hunker down for a long stay because it’s comfortable enough to extend the party late into the night.”

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STACY WHITWORTH

Stacy Whitworth designs it all from traditional to updated mid-century. She even decked out Houston’s Electric Feelgood, an 80s-inspired bar and restaurant, with a neon 1500-bulb, 40-foot light brite. She began her business in September 2017, and since has primarily worked on residential renovations.

“I like smaller projects where the client is open to using my creative abilities to think through the new look and feel,” she says. In lieu of 180-degree refreshes or tear-downs, Whitworth aims to keep the charm of the original architecture. She’s currently working on a 1950s home with a design that pays respect to mid-century musings with curved lines, low ceilings and retro furniture. “I like the challenge of doing something different in every home,” she adds.

Over the past five years, Whitworth has grown more confident and outside-the-box with her designs, hoping to encourage her clients to take more risks rather than going simple. Comedor, designed by Olson Kundig, has quickly become Whitworth’s favorite design destination. It’s moody, sophisticated, and “architecturally speaking one of the more uniquely designed Austin restaurants,” she says. “There’s nothing like it.”

To the untrained eye, Comedor is impressive with its mysterious glass block exterior, private garden patio and industrial feel, but it’s the little details that make it for the designer.

“It was very well thought out,” she says. “As designers, we notice small details that no one else does. A lot of commercial spaces have slip-ups if you look closely.”

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Great Hills Makeover

MANY INTERIOR DESIGNERS

prefer working on projects for new builds, where the architect leads the construction, and the design is on a fresh canvas. However, Allison Jaffe enjoys the challenge of remodeling older homes because she’s fully responsible for all of the decisions from start to finish. She creates construction drawings, collaborates with the clients on design selections and then works alongside the contractor to make sure it’s all implemented accordingly. Allison embraces the responsibility and creativity involved with giving new life to an older home.

Allison originally studied neuropsychology at the University of Pittsburgh, so her background in the sciences likely contributes to her structured approach to tackling complex projects. When she did find her calling for interior design while working at an architectural temp agency after college, she immediately knew she wanted to focus on residential design. She went back to school almost immediately, and has now been designing since 2006.

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One example of her more recent work is a home in the Great Hills neighborhood of northwest Austin. The homeowners, moving from San Francisco, had purchased a house that hadn’t been renovated since its original construction in the 80s. As professionals with no children, they wanted to settle down in a space that felt sophisticated but also homey.

Their biggest goal for the renovation was to open up the main area so that the entry and the kitchen were not closed off from each other. Allison designed an open staircase that brought the homeowners’ dream to life. The wall was removed so that light from the front door now seeps through the staircase beams and into the kitchen.

“I have the ability to stamp my construction drawings so my plans can go through the permitting process,” says Allison. She consults a structural engineer for load-bearing changes but can design and lead the architectural work, like the staircase in this case, all on her own. Oftentimes with re-

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models, problems can come up mid-project. “It’s imperative that we partner with really good contractors who know how to best manage remodels given all the factors,” says Allison.

The color blue, one that the couple gravitated toward in the original concepts, is also integrated throughout the space, from the blue cabinets to the mural Allison sourced for the dining room.

“I love that the couple was more adventurous,” she says. “It’s withheld, but there are some fun pops. You wouldn’t think it’s sitting in the Great Hills neighborhood of Austin.”

Because the kitchen was very small, they had to get creative to open up the space and make it functional. They removed the island, which was too invasive, added a wall and window where there was once a door, and then a countertop below the window that became a functional dining area with room for stools underneath. Allison de-

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signed a custom unit for all of the homeowners’ kitchen supplies, since the homeowner is an avid cook. The doors to the makeshift pantry open up and slide back so that they can store and then easily access all the contents.

The whole project took about six months, and all were thrilled with the end result. The entryway staircase was awarded first place at the ASID Design Excellence awards last month for most unique design. Allison says that remodels like this are so gratifying to bring to life. “I get to give the house a whole new life and really pay respect to the home.”  allisonjaffe.com

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TAKING ON A BIG PROJECT FOR FRIENDS CAN BE CHALlenging for designers because there is more pressure, but at the same time, it can be more fun because you already know their personalities and feel more invested in the project. Meredith Owen from Meredith Owen Interiors — along with her husband’s firm Hatch + Ulland Owen Architects — took on such a project when friends, who were ready to downsize, chose them to create their new home. A family with two children, they wanted the home to be functional but also with an elevated design aesthetic.

A big reason why they were downsizing from a two-story home in Circle C to a one-story home in southwest Austin was in an effort to

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increase accessibility of spaces for all family members. Their last house had not been a custom home, and despite trying to adapt it for their needs, they were never able to get it to operate correctly for their family.

This time they wanted a home that really flowed and connected the family together. There were not a lot of extra rooms in the new home, so designing each room thoughtfully and making the home feel open were critical.

“We really wanted to focus on the kitchen and dining and living rooms all being connected.” Meredith collaborated with Hatch + Ulland Owen Architects and Nalle Custom Homes on the floorplan development all the way through construction — and made all the finish selections, including

the interior finish and furniture. The wife had pulled together inspiration images of homes she really liked, which informed the floorplan that met her desire for a U-shaped home. The pool is in the center, with a kid’s suite on one side and the primary suite on the other.

The parents love entertaining, so creating a space capable of hosting groups of people was another priority. The kitchen was set up as an open concept so that the large island is connected to the two dining areas (a breakfast nook and a dining table). This allows space for people to congregate in the kitchen — from the kids doing homework to the adults having a cocktail party. They added a butler’s pantry for doing things like making coffee and preparing school lunches while keeping messes out of sight.

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They focused on earth tones throughout the house, with accent pillows and wallpaper that add some more color and texture. The high-contrast color pallet is broken up with white oak cabinets and accent tile in the kitchen with a crackle effect.

“Mixing something that doesn’t feel perfect in a new construction always makes it feel a lot more homey,” says Meredith. From working from home to hanging with the kids to enjoying a glass of wine with a friend, the home provides a comfortable space for all occasions. “Everything is very livable,” says Meredith. “All the material selections are kid-friendly, family-friendly, petfriendly.”

The family was so pleased to finally have a home customized for their family. For Meredith, this project was especially satisfying in that she felt the details she added were catered to her friends’ unique style. Without a doubt, the space is perfect for both daily living and entertaining.

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TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THE STUNNING HOMES THAT WILL BE ON THIS YEAR’S TOUR.

There is something intimate about seeing inside someone’s home. You learn more about their lifestyle, their deep preferences and even their quirks. The Tribeza Interiors Tour allows you to peek into some of the most noteworthy homes in Austin to gain inspiration for your own home.

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LAURA BRITT & SHAUNN QUAYLE

A must-see home on Lake Austin owned by Torchy’s Tacos founder Mike Rypka, this expansive 13,000-square-foot home features incredible details. Laura Britt and Shaunn Quayle of Britt Design Group created a fun entertaining space that suits the Austin chef, with a wide assortment of areas that support various interests and elements of his lifestyle.

“Mike is a trained chef and successful entrepreneur who loves to cook and entertain,” says Laura. “The large cooking area includes a deep fryer so the hood above is commercial-sized. Mike requested a walk-in refrigerator and freezer similar to what he has in his Torchy’s restaurants. We added a mudroom and walk-in pantry for day-to-day functionality. The beverage center

hosts a coffee system, refrigerator with a glass front and ice maker, as well as a large mirror that illuminates the flat panel TV.

Another highlight is the “chill room,” which includes a custom walk-in humidor housing the homeowners’ rare and valuable cigar collection. The 100-square-foot humidor is ensconced in glass and includes marble floors as well as walls, shelving and ceiling made of Spanish cedar. Adjacent sits an Eames chair upholstered in mohair fabric and an opulent crystal foosball table, purchased from Mass Beverly in Los Angeles. “It was way-way over budget, but the minute I saw it, I knew Mike would love it,” says Laura.

Some other incredible design highlights include Rypka’s art collection with other pieces cu-

rated by Laura Britt, including a colorful mural in the kids’ game room — a collaboration with the original Torchy’s Tacos graffiti artist. Britt also custom designed the master bedroom headboard, bed and bedside tables. A special shoe closet was designed to house his growing funky shoe collection.

Outdoor amenities include a pool area refinished with large seating and a cigar porch as well as a Zen garden and koi pond. The team added a pool deck shading device as well as new solar screens to limit heat gain and glare in the home. In addition, the house is pre-wired for solar, and for electric cars.

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WHITNEY FAIR & LAUREN RAMIREZ

HOUSEMILL DESIGN housemilldesign.com

Originally built in 1941, this home was considered large for its time, but new ownership by a growing family meant it was a new season for adding square feet and maximizing the existing space. The homeowners sought out Maci Homes to help remodel and rebuild the space, along with Studio Momentum for architecture services and HouseMill Design for interior design and decorating services. When the remodel was completed, it added over 1,000 square feet to the preexisting 2,400-squarefoot floor plan and spruced up the yard and pool areas.

Since this is a family home, it was important for HouseMill Design to combine form and function, thinking through storage opportunities, layout options and kid-friendly material choices. HouseMill Design maximized storage and space by creating a wall of built-in cabinetry with bench seating for the dining table in the kitchen area. Without a formal dining room, this change was critical because the layout of the dining and kitchen areas of the house were limited by the original footprint of the home.

The living room, with newly vaulted ceilings and dormer windows is a real showstopper in this home. Because HouseMill Design was engaged from the very beginning of the project, they were able to ensure that some of the clients’ favorite existing furnishings had a home in the reimagined space. For example, they omitted built-in bookcases from the original plans and instead advocated for perfectly sized niches in the living room on each side of the new fireplace to slide in the bookcases the clients already owned and loved. Without a formal entry room, HouseMill designed custom cabinetry that includes two tall narrow cabinets for hanging coats with a decorative wall-mounted coat rack and shelf positioned above a bench seat with drawer storage underneath. All of this is against a vibrant wallpaper backdrop for a splash of color in an otherwise neutral area of the home.

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GLYNIS WOOD

Originally built in 1938, this home was meant to merge the old Austin feel with a new remodel that was done in 2017. Glynis Wood of Glynis Wood interiors was hired to do just that. They kept the old stone and original wood floors from 1938 and then took it down to the studs for the remodel. Additions included a master suite and custom master bathroom as well as adding the kitchen and three bathrooms upstairs.

“Some of my favorite features are the glass vestibule box leading to the master suite, decorative and subtle lighting throughout the home, and unique wallpaper and tile,” says Glynis. “It was a seamless process between the builder, architect and designer since the team had experience working together on previous projects.”

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PROFILE PHOTO BY LEEANN FUNK.

This unique project in Austin’s historical Clarksville neighborhood is for a home of only 768 square feet, a 1920s bungalow that was saved from demolition and then restored and reinvented by Avery Cox for a modern-day bachelor. The client was a native Texan and renaissance man with impeccable personal style and a deep love for cooking and hosting elaborate five-course dinner parties.

It was challenging to optimize for entertaining and cooking with limited square footage while maintaining private space and creating enough storage to realistically accommodate daily life.

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No crevice was unused. All millwork and furniture layouts evoke the feel of a large elegant space within a tight footprint, and full washes of color to establish depth and separation of space.

Key restorations included refurbishing existing windows and hardwood floors as well as stripping away layers of materials to reveal and keep existing shiplap. Notable design elements include a vintage back bar that was found at Round Top and fit in the space by a hair. It houses the client’s fully stocked bar and collection of depression era glassware. The dining table is made of a single

slab of marble, and modern and vintage elements come together in the kitchen for a functional yet beautiful space.

We love the balance between contemporary design elements and old-world style, with strong roots 1920’s design that give the home a speakeasy feel. This bungalow is now always brimming with joyful gatherings, freshly cut flowers and the occasional swing band on the front porch.

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BETH POWERS & KARMYN PAPAVASILIOU

Kopfer Taylor Interiors (KTI) took on this project for a lively young couple who moved to Austin five years ago and built their home in the heart of Zilker. KTI was engaged early in the build process, allowing them to spend valuable time getting to know the fun-loving couple and understand their goals for the home.

“The Norris project was a party from start to finish!” says lead designer Beth Powers. The se-

lected finishes are classic yet playful, inspired by the clients’ Southern roots. The home features interior and exterior Old Bayou brick (a nod to Katherine’s home state of Mississippi), playful wallpapers in the bar and mudroom, a full Calcutta gold primary bath, a pink utility room connected to the lush primary closet and a full outdoor living and dining space wrapped around the pool and spa. There is even a hidden sports court

in a tucked away corner of the backyard.

Their vast art collection influenced the overall aesthetic for each space, creating a foundation for color and patterns. The furniture is a blend of antique, vintage and new pieces. The home is a balance of whimsy and restraint, showcasing new and old in a relaxed way perfect for the active family.

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CG&S DESIGN-BUILD

“The happiest house in Rollingwood” is how Sara Hadden, Architectural Designer at CG&S Design-Build, refers to this bright, colorful home located in Austin’s Rollingwood neighborhood. It certainly stands out against the mid-century modern homes that surround it.

CG&S Design-Build’s client Genie Norris, being a color consultant, painted the façade in bright cheery colors: Indigo, Avocado, Scarlet and Pink. Genie’s love for color started with her interest in old textiles introduced to her by her mother. And it was a specific 1970s quilt that inspired the renovation journey that she and her husband have been on for the past several years. Genie and Randy approached CG&S Design-Build to do a whole house renovation: new outdoor living and pool as well as a third story “crows’ nest” to enjoy the downtown view.  There are so many wonderful details about this house. The first thing you notice when you enter is the striking stair in the rainbow hallway. The stair features red spindles and patterned treads while the door rooms are painted in different colors. The new living room has built-in cabinetry adorned with vintage fabric. Genie’s furniture is also reupholstered in bright and fun fabrics. Hanging in the dining room is a unique hand-made chan-

delier engineered by baskets and plastic bottles.

CG&S Design-Build opened up the kitchen and hallway area — the kitchen now relocated — and new, large multi-sliding doors open to the new covered patio, pool and outdoor kitchen. There’s a banquette tucked in the corner inspired by the restaurant Randy grew up in, and the new mudroom and vintage laundry is painted in an array of cheerful colors and wallpaper. The two second-story bathrooms are fun and quirky, featuring cassette tape wallpaper in one and a vanity sink that was repurposed from a vintage laundry washing table Genie found in another. Also on the second story is her husband Randy’s office, painted a rich blue with Missoni inspired carpet and a murphy bed with its own hidden details. Level three, which is the home’s flex space, is intentionally simple with white walls and simple floors. The standout of the space is the bright red stair spindle detail.  “I think the results speak for themselves,” says Sara. “This project was executed with the high level of detail and craftsmanship that our clients expect and deserve. Add to that the effort and vision of our talented architectural color theorist client, and the results are unique and fun, just like her!”

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AMITY WORREL & ANDRÉE CHALARON

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This south Austin home was purchased in the summer of 2021, and the homebuyer immediately hired Amity Worrel & Co to start injecting personality into the white rooms. “This client is the definition of bold!” says lead designer Andrée Chalaron. “For her, the more pattern and color, the better. Every room in the house is wallpapered except the powder bath, which is usually the likely place to find it.”

All surfaces that did not call for wallpaper were painted in bold pinks, purples, chartreuse and black. They added paneling, custom cabinetry, arched doorways, drapery and custom shades throughout as well as a screened porch and awnings to the exterior. Much of the furniture is vintage or was custom made to address the lead-time challenges the industry has been facing.

The wallpaper is unique to every room and was even unique to this home as this was the first house to feature Counterpart Studios, a local wallpaper brand. Snakes and rhinestones by Fort Lonesome (a local chain stitch embroidery specialist) cover the entry, dining and kitchen. The spacious center hall runs the length of the house, and this dreamlike space is where people gather to admire the view and where the children often play. A leopard runner ties all of the spaces together, with walls filled with the client’s extensive art collection and her “witchy” accessories that bring the rooms to life. A custom mural is painted on the burgundy-stained concrete porch floor. The home — layered with pattern, color and personality — is a feast for all of the senses.

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MEREDITH OWEN HAS BEEN AN interior designer in the Austin area for over 15 years now. She graduated from Texas State University in 2006 with a degree in interior design and got a job right out of college working for a high-end interior design firm in Austin. She always knew she wanted to open her own company, though, and went for it in 2016. Now, over six years later, Meredith Owner Interiors is a bustling, successful firm with a staff of six. One of her goals in founding her own company was to create a space that offers approachable, collaborative design that doesn’t feel pushy.

“We want your house to look like a reflection of the family who’s living inside,” says Meredith. “All of our projects speak to that particular client, and that’s what keeps it interesting for us but speaks to how collaborative we are with our clients.”

When Copper Moon Custom Homes hired Meredith to turn a spec home on Amarra Drive into a future family’s dream home, she had to start the project without the specific needs in mind since the house hadn’t been purchased yet. She brought in Geschke Group Architecture and Charles Martin Custom Homes for support. This team had collaborated on a lot of projects in the Barton Creek area over the years, but this is the largest spec home they had ever worked on together.

Due to the challenging nature of the steep plot of land, the floor plan was designed as an upsidedown concept. This allows you to enter on the upper floor and immediately take in the sweeping tree-filled views (and a peek of the downtown skyline!). You can walk downstairs to access the game room, kids’ bedrooms and pool area. The folks who ended up purchasing the home — a couple originally from California with two teenage kids — loved the indoor-outdoor aspect.

“It worked out really nice for them because they had a really nice big entertaining area downstairs as well as upstairs,” says Meredith. The house is a fun mix of neutral palettes with slight hints of blues

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translated through the cabinetry and tile. “It’s one of my favorite projects I’ve worked on,” says Meredith. “The home purchasers brought their California aesthetic to the house. It was fun to play that up a little bit.”

When it came time for Meredith to help with the furniture, the family was starting from scratch, which is fun but also puts more pressure on the designer. She took the couple shopping with her so that they could sit on all the furniture. They even did a big trip to Houston together for the furniture in the shared spaces. Meredith thinks it’s important for clients to test out what fabrics are comfortable and attractive to them. They pulled concepts together from the Houston trip.

The couple are big entertainers and love to have people over. This was achieved with additions like that butler’s pantry behind the kitchen and the ample comfy seating both indoors and outdoors.

“It’s like an entertainer’s dream,” says Meredith. “You have huge sliding doors that exit onto the balcony overlooking this beautiful Austin vista, and you have a great island. It’s very approachable, comfortable, a place where people want to come and linger.”

While challenging, Meredith liked working with the upside-down floor plan, which made the house unique. In addition to the kids’ bedrooms and game room, the downstairs has a bar area, a place for a pool table and another full laundry room. This all laid out into the pool area beautifully so that they have it all accessible when entertaining poolside.

“It’s just ease of living,” says Meredith. “Everything was very approachable and comfortable.” meredithoweninteriors.com geschkegroup.com crmartin.com facebook.com/Coppermooncustomhomes

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IT’S VERY APPROACHABLE, COMFORTABLE, A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE WANT TO COME AND LINGER

Lakeway Modern Farmhouse Celebrates Chic Design

RAQUEL SKROBARCZYK CREATES A TIMELESS AESTHETIC FOR REPEAT CLIENTS’ NEW HOME BASE

HEATHER SCOTT HOME & DESIGN IS AN AWARD-WINNING firm with over 15 years of residential and commercial experience. With founders Heather and Scott Harkovich now more involved with the office in Scottsdale, Arizona, they rely on their Austin team to maintain the success of the original location where it all began.

This amazing team includes Raquel Skrobarczyk, who has been a rock star from day one. During Raquel’s first year with the firm, she was selected as a finalist for HGTV’s ‘Fresh Faces of Design’ Award for her marvelous design of an Austin boutique. She now is an owner and principal designer who leads many of the Austin projects.

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One recent example of Raquel’s work is a home in Lakeway she designed for a couple who are repeat clients. Because Raquel had already worked with them on a few other projects, she had already established a great relationship with them as well as a familiarity with their personal aesthetic.

“They wanted to make this home feel timeless and create a serene atmosphere,” says Raquel. “Both having busy jobs and schedules, I believe it is so important to make your home a sanctuary and a place you can rest and recharge with your loved ones.”

The architectural style of the home is that of a modern farmhouse, and the goal was to add in personal touches and details to tailor it to the clients. Raquel was brought in at the very beginning of the project, which is ideal because it facilitated her involvement in initial conversations around the construction.

“Being able to be involved in the construction element decisions

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allows the entire project to fall seamlessly together with all the furnishings and decor.” Because Heather Scott Home focuses on full-scale design, they excel when they are able to finalize the construction selections — think tile, countertops and paint — before diving into furnishings and decor. “We will order and procure every item for your home to take all the stress out of the process and give you a beautiful home in the end,” says Raquel. “Each detail is intentionally planned with our clients in mind and thoughtfully chosen for its purpose and beauty.”

All catered toward these specific clients’ preferences, Raquel stuck to a more neutral color scheme within their new Lakeway home, predominantly using shades of black and white. To add some character, she incorporated a variety of textures and materials around the house, including velvet, linen, bouclé and wood.

From start to finish, the whole process took about two years, and everyone was thrilled with the final result. The home is sleek yet comfortable, with luxurious touches throughout.

“The final walk through when the client gets to finally see the space complete is one of my favorite things about the entire process,” says Raquel. “Finally seeing all the ideas come to life and knowing your client is going to have a home tailored to their lifestyle is so fulfilling.” These clients were clearly

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happy with their Lakeway home, because they hired Raquel and team to start on their California vacation home shortly after it was complete.

“With this home, we are taking a completely different approach with a more coastal aesthetic,” says Raquel. “But we are always in line with our ‘classic, chic and serene’ aesthetic. I love having the opportunity to work on different styles of homes to really keep me on my feet!”

It’s thoughtful firms and designers like these, who are truly passionate about creating people’s spaces, that make this whole interior design process so special. When homes are created in a way that makes folks feel safe and inspired, it opens that space up to hold their dreams and memories.  heatherscotthome.com

ARCHITECTURAL

Design For All Partnership provides high-end design services to nonprofits

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Susan Ramirez (Austin Angels), Michael Hsu, Sara Hale (Austin Angels)

ANGELS

2005, the Michael Hsu Office of Architecture (MHOA) was founded in Austin with a mission to unite people through design.

“I wanted to create a new kind of firm,” says principal architect and founder Michael Hsu. “One that captures the full potential of design to create experiences that tap into all our senses. We work to design spaces that connect with people in personal and emotive ways. The best way to do that is by blurring the lines between architecture, interiors, brand, furniture and art. The result is a complete narrative, a complete experience.”

MHOA now works throughout Texas and the country, with a second office that opened in Houston in 2018 and staff in both Dallas and Denver. Their work is rooted in hospitality and includes a range of project types, such as large mixed-use developments, adaptive reuse projects, public realm design, architectural branding, single-family homes, hotels, restaurants, workspaces and bespoke furniture design.

Amid all of the growth and success, the firm has always aimed to balance community-focused work into their project mix. Coming from leadership’s desire to do even more for their communities, in 2022 MHOA introduced the Design for All Partnership, a seed program that supports community-driven partners through

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design. They took applications from nonprofits in Austin and Houston that were in need of design services, with the winner to receive $20,000 in pro-bono design and consultation services.

“This initiative allows us to go directly to the organizations in need,” says Michael. “In selecting the group and the project, we were able to ensure that our efforts would make an impactful contribution.”

MHOA received dozens of applications from amazing organizations doing important work. The 2022 award winner was Austin Angels, a nonprofit on a mission to provide support and mentorship to children and families in the foster care community.

“Austin Angels’ project was selected because we felt that our background in hospitality design, paired with the organization’s deep understanding of the needs of the foster community would result in a great space,” says Michael.

Susan Ramierz, founder of Austin Angels, could not be more grateful for this opportunity. She started the organization in 2010, while working full-time in the real estate industry. While attending a conference with a client about adoption and foster care, Susan learned that there is so much we can all do to help children in the foster care system even if we don’t feel called to foster or adopt ourselves. In 2015, Susan left her corporate career to really further Austin Angels’ mission to support children, youth and families who are experiencing foster care. Their goal is to help change the bleak statistics around kids in foster care, such as higher likelihoods of ending up in prison or homeless.

“Children who grow up in care and families who decide to foster are really stacked against a lot of odds,” says Susan, “and we believe that it doesn’t have to be this way. We believe by taking normal, everyday people and pairing them with those who are experiencing foster care, that a sense of belonging can happen. And that we can prevent the amount of moves a child will face, increase their educational success and really radically support families who are caring for kids.”

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Michael Hsu, Maija Kreishman, Chet Morgan, Rose Bailey

chased a church in Buda. After being cramped in small makeshift spaces for so many years, they finally have a location to call their own. But the church is about 25 years old and in need of a lot of updating. So when Susan saw the announcement for the Design for All Partnership, she applied immediately. Being chosen was a dream come true for a lean and ambitious nonprofit.

Michael Hsu and team created a whole new design for the church, using Susan’s vision as guidance. In their first meeting together, Susan explained that she wanted the cafeteria area to “look like a hug.” MHOA designed a welcoming seating bench that looks like two arms, affection-

ately called “the hug.”

Susan met with the design team several times throughout the process, iterating the design along the way.

“In our very last meeting when they presented us with the final drawing, I literally just stood in their office and cried,” says Susan. “Because this work is so hard. And it’s so meaningful to have a beautiful space where children can come and feel that belonging and feel proud of who they are. And that’s what they did for us in the design of this.”

Now Susan and her team are working on raising more money to bring the incredible design to life. While she knows there’s still a lot of work

to be done, MHOA’s support in providing their design services for free makes it all feel possible.

“They have been an absolute dream to work with,” says Susan. “When you run a charity, sometimes you get treated like a charity. They have treated us with so much dignity and respect, as if we were a full-paying client.”

Michael and his team are proud to serve their community in such a meaningful way. They are looking forward to uniting and supporting more local organizations through the Design for All Partnership in years to come.

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Pops of Color with Functionality in Mind

MODERN, INTENTIONAL USES OF SPACE

THIS GROUND-UP HOME IN CRESTVIEW REPRESENTS A clean, simple, modern and serene material palette with surges of color through carefully chosen furnishings. Unique elements in lighting and interior architecture are also seen throughout with a distinctive and original Z-shape, which allowed architects to keep the width of the house narrow and each interior space in the house with views in multiple directions.

“I think the natural light and the way they have the light balance is really special,” says Allison Burke of Allison Burke Interior Design. “I really love the windows and the way we kind of brought in the warmth and organic movement with the finished palette.”

“In the main living space, you’ve got big windows to the backyard, but you’ve also got a big window space to the front little entry courtyard that allows for light to come in both sides,” says Murray Legge of Murray Legge Architecture.

Tall windows add to the effect, running up to the ceilings. Legge’s team took into account the best orientation of the sun for these windows, with some facing north — and others facing south, east and west, strategically to catch just the right amount of morning light and afternoon sunset.

An efficient use of space, the 2,700-square-foot home’s rooms are considered relatively small, with the exception of their daughter’s room, because the homeowners wanted to focus on the living areas where people could come together.

Natural, nice, yet economical fixtures are key elements throughout the home. More timeless, the homeowners chose to add unique elements through removable design that complements simplistic, modern and clean ceilings, cabinetry, walls and countertops — something that Burke really loves to do within her design.

“Wallpaper and fabric are harder to change out,” explains Burke. “Instead, follow the trends with a piece of furniture here and there. That’s my mantra.”

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Wooden cabinets not painted add an organic element to the home while bringing in further warmth via a natural color. Designed for a husband who is a film producer and a wife who created a magazine centered around empowering women, Burke believes the pops of color best match the couple’s personality.

“I’d say certain areas were inspired,” says Burke. “In the kitchen, she just wanted to have that little pop of teal and the chairs and then the rug in the living room. Just bringing in surges of color that had a little pink in them and weren’t too serious.”

Another practical element in the kitchen is soapstone for the countertops. Soapstone interiors require some maintenance because they have to be oiled, but the couple had this style of countertops in their previous home, and really loved it.

“It’s really durable; you just have to take care of it,” says Burke. “In all the bathrooms, there are a grey goose quartzite, which is also a really durable natural material. Both of those — they are just going to last forever.”

A sense of privacy can also be felt in the interiors, despite larger windows, due to the main living spaces of the home being constructed and pushed back further away from the street. For example, the main living space is actually set in the middle of the entire lot.

“My favorite feature is the way it reads like a one-story little modern bungalow. It is a taller house behind it, but the scale of it from the street really feels like the scale of those modest little mid-century bungalows,” says Legge. “I also really love the staircase railing resolution and the little reading area that Allison made at the top of the stairs.”

Space for a potential Airbnb is another modern feature. A guest suite sites on one side of the home with a separate entrance to enter from the outside. Perfect use for visiting family members or to rent out, this is just one of the elements that show the detail given to making sure the home is livable and matches the owners’ lifestyles.

“They were really cognizant about how this house would function,” says Legge. “Having the guest suite in the second living space is really rare for a house this size on a single lot. To fit all those elements and maintain a simple resolution is something I think we did a very good job at in keeping this quiet and simple.”

One last finishing touch is a greenwall to help soften the two-story area of the house in the back, allowing for a cooler area that makes the space feel larger, where instead of looking at one side of the building, you are looking at leaves, providing a more nature and greener feel, one that also attracts birds and insects to hang out in this unique habitat.

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Marrying Books and Wine

AUSTIN’S FIRST INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE AND WINE BAR MERGES THE CLASSIC WITH THE CUTTING EDGE

EVERYONE HAS A DREAM. FOR SOME, THAT DREAM STAYS tucked away — something they tell themselves is impossible or that they’ll do “someday.” For others, a day comes where they must act upon their dream. They have no choice because doing otherwise would be denying themselves. Jean Buckner is of the latter, braver group — and her dream was to open a bookstore.

This dream began as a young girl (already a book lover) when Jean first watched the 1998 film “You’ve Got Mail” with her mom. If you’re not familiar, Meg Ryan, then in her 30s, plays an idealistic small bookstore owner who

(spoiler alert) eventually gets run out by a chain of mega book stores, which happens to be owned — unbeknownst to her — by her new internet love interest played by Tom Hanks. Despite the demise of the independent store in the movie, Jean thought owning a bookstore looked like the most lovely and romantic thing one could do with one’s life.

From then on, she and her mom shared the dream of owning an independent bookstore. However, growing up in Jacksonville, Florida, in the 90s and aughts, Jean didn’t think it was actually possible, as she watched independently owned bookstores fail during that time thanks to big-box retailers

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and Amazon. But then, over the years, she became obsessed with figuring out what it would take to make a bookstore successful today.

“The more I looked into it, the more I realized bookstores weren’t closing because they didn’t have a customer base or loyalty from their communities,” says Jean. “It’s because publishers set the prices of the books. So bookstores don’t really have a lot of influence on how much they sell their books for, and so the margins are just too small to make a big enough profit to afford rent.”

Jean, however, knew there were people willing and eager to support local bookstores. She just needed something else she could sell that was complementary to books and could support the business with a higher profit margin. While studying marketing at the University of Central Florida, Jean thought of the solution: wine.

“Wine and books have gone together since the dawn of time,” says Jean. “And there’s nothing I love more than reading with a glass of wine.”

So that’s how the idea for Vintage Books and Wine was born. By combining two things Jean loves — the books with low margins and the wine with supportive high margins — she had the beginnings of a feasible business plan that was financially sound and still felt like her dream coming true.

As Jean moved to Austin after college and then started working at Facebook, she kept working on her business plan, reiterating her dream and keeping it alive. She also learned more about and grew a deeper appreciation for wine. Jean was thrilled when she realized her new home was the perfect place to learn.

“I had no idea that Texas wine really was a thing when I moved here,” says Jean. “And then I discovered the Hill Country. I thought it was really neat how these families and small organizations here in Texas are producing such amazing wine.”

Thanks to incredible support from her family and colleagues at Facebook, after about five years of being in Austin, Jean was able to bring her dream from an idea to a concrete business plan. She opened her doors in October 2022, and has been overwhelmed by the support from the community she’s received thus far.

The building, originally built in the late 1800s, is on a bustling corner of East 11th Street. When you walk in, the tall ceilings, walls of colorful books and unpretentious wine bar invite you into what feels like an elegant yet cozy living room. The wine menu includes an array of varietals from around the world but always features a Texas winery. During her time spent in the Hill Country, Jean discovered how local passionate winemakers are working hard to produce great wines that are similar in quality to those in Europe. She wants to raise awareness in Austin about Texas wines, which are (to her surprise) not served at many local establishments.

The store has outdoor patios as well as several cozy rooms, each with a different theme, where patrons can curl up with a book and glass of wine. There is vintage furniture and art by local artists throughout the space — both of which are for sale. By allowing local vendors and artists to use her store as their own free showroom, more community is fostered through mutual support. Plus, they really round out the vintage aesthetic of the store. While the building, furniture and wine pay homage to the shop’s name, the books are new releases.

“Vintage things are popular because people like to take something old and then bring something new into it,” Jean explains. “So I think you can merge the new and the old and that’s what creates community and growth. And I think just because we’re curating an atmosphere that is well-loved and well-lived-in, it doesn’t mean we can’t also be on the forefront of the book industry. So I want to be welcoming and comfortable, while also being able to be cutting edge.”

Jean has been overwhelmed by the support she has received from the community. The store is already a vibrant community hub with a loyal following. Vintage is a testament to dreams coming true through belief, community and a little bit of magic.  vintagebooksandwine.com

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A MODERN AMERICAN

Nido

IS A TRUE ROOFTOP OASIS

NIDO COULD GET BY ON LOOKS ALONE. THIS GORGEOUS restaurant atop the new Loren hotel quickly seduces you with its dazzling skyline views and stylish interior. Perched along the south shore of Lady Bird Lake, Nido is mesmerizing with its panorama of shimmering water and twinkling downtown lights. And the view inside ain’t bad either: supple leather sofas, plush velvet banquettes and an intimate back-lit bar give it a clubby, mid-century vibe. It’s worth the ride up the glass elevator just for a look. But you’re not there just to look, you’re there to eat. And luckily, Nido delivers on that front, too. Executive Chef Brad McDonald has managed to somehow match the restaurant’s stunning ambiance with some equally delicious food.

It takes an accomplished chef to compete with Nido’s scenery, and McDonald is no lightweight. Originally from Mississippi, he spent time in the Michelin kitchens of Alain Ducasse, Per Se and Noma early on, and later as co-owner

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and operator of his own restaurants in NYC, Brooklyn and London. More recently, he helmed the stove in New Orleans at Couvant, another restaurant known for its good looks. His cuisine is grounded in French technique, yet incorporates seasonal local ingredients and flavors, resulting in dishes that are highly complex, yet taste familiar and satisfying.

The menu offers something for everyone, from classic comfort foods to plant-based options to indulgent desserts. Almost every table seems to start with the kabocha squash beignets, savory fritters drizzled with chestnut honey and dusted with burgundy truffles. Another winning nibble is the tuna crudo, garnished with pistachios, slivered green olives and currants.

For main dishes, don’t miss the toothsome lamb ragu tossed with cavatelli pasta and dusted with pecorino, fennel pollen and fresh mint. Homemade ricotta gnudi is another popular entrée — pillowy dumplings served with roasted cherry tomatoes, diced niçoise olives and basil. The burger is simple perfection: double smash patties topped with melted cheddar and pickles, perched upon a brioche bun gilded with dijonnaise. Be sure to spring for the a la carte side of amazing French fries, served piping hot and crispy.

Nido’s tasty side dishes shouldn’t be overlooked. The local lettuce salad is tossed in a hazelnut-balsamic vinaigrette, then finished with a hint of fresh tarragon and shaved provolone that transforms it from good to great. The Brussels sprouts are also intriguing, mixed with chunks of cheddar, spiced cashews and rye. But perhaps my favorite was the maitake mushrooms, simply cooked with a verjus vinegar, coriander and bay. For sweets, the kitchen does miracles with chocolate, so order anything on the dessert menu featuring that — and pair it with an excellent cup of La Colombe espresso.

Almost half of Nido’s space is dedicated to the cocktail lounge, so drinks are serious business. The wine list is dominated by Old World selections and loaded with lots of fantastic choices. A knowledgeable sommelier is always on hand to help navigate. Cocktails are equally top notch. And although there’s an impressive list of creative original libations, you can’t beat their classic cocktails served in proper glassware.

Service at Nido, and throughout the Loren hotel, is friendly and helpful, from the servers and the bussers, to the front desk and valet parkers. It exudes Texas hospitality, making you feel genuinely welcome and pampered. And although Nido is stunningly gorgeous, it never feels fancy or stuffy; instead it reflects Austin’s renowned casual-chic vibe. Nido isn’t just for show, it’s a legit great restaurant that just happens to have one of the best views in town. It’s the ultimate combo of beauty and brains. And Austin just got a little more fabulous.

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ELDORADO CAFE

3300 W. Anderson Ln. | (512) 420 2222

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Eldorado Cafe exemplifies old school Austin, resonating the beat of the early 90’s, sending out hot plates of the most decadently delicious and sometimes healthy eating you will find in Austin.

Mexican style comfort food with a deep honor towards the historical eateries that have made Austin great. Come see us.

24 DINER

600 N. Lamar Blvd. | (512) 472 5400

Chef Andrew Curren’s casual eatery promises delicious plates 24/7 and a menu featuring nostalgic diner favorites. Order up the classics, including roasted chicken, burgers, all-day breakfast and decadent milkshakes.

34TH STREET CAFE

1005 W. 34th St. | (512) 371 3400

This neighborhood spot in North Campus serves up soups, salads, pizzas and pastas — but don’t miss the chicken piccata. The low-key setting makes it great for weeknight dinners and weekend indulgences.

ARLO GREY

111 E Cesar Chavez St. | (512) 478 2991

Arlo Grey is the debut restaurant from “Top Chef” 10 winner and “Fast Foodies’’ star Kristen Kish. Found inside the LINE Hotel, the picturesque lakeside spot has received praise for its intentional design and elegant, French-and-Italian-inflected take on Texas ingredients.

ASTI TRATTORIA

408 E. 43rd St. | (512) 451 1218

This chic little Hyde Park trattoria offers essential Italian dishes along with a variety of wines to pair them with. Finish off your meal with the honey-and-goat-cheese panna cotta.

BARLEY SWINE

6555 Burnet Rd., Ste. 400 | (512) 394 8150

James Beard Award–nominated chef Bryce Gilmore encourages sharing with small plates made from locally sourced ingredients, served at communal tables. Try the parsley croissants with bone marrow or Gilmore’s unique take on fried chicken.

BLUE DAHLIA BISTRO

3663 Bee Cave Rd. | (512) 306 1668

A cozy French bistro serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a casual setting. Pop in for the happy hour to share a bottle of your favorite wine and a charcuterie board.

BUFALINA & BUFALINA DUE 6555 Burnet Rd. | (512) 215 8662

This intimate restaurant serves up mouth-watering pizzas, consistently baked with crispy edges and soft centers. The famous Neapolitan technique is executed by the Stefano Ferrara wood-burning ovens, which runs at more than 900 degrees. Lactose-intolerants beware, there is no shortage of cheese on this menu!

CAFÉ NO SÉ

1603 S. Congress Ave. | (512) 942 2061

South Congress Hotel’s Café No Sé balances rustic décor and a range of seasonal foods to make it the best place for weekend brunching. The restaurant’s spin on the classic avocado toast is a must-try.

CARVE AMERICAN GRILLE

7415 Southwest Pkwy. | (512) 792 4450

Whether it’s a date night dinner, a casual Friday lunch, or weekend family brunch, visit this amazingly modern-rustic dining room complete with a vibrant bar and patio with hill country views. Everything about CARVE is inspired by fresh and eclectic ingredients, with every dish reinventing the American grille experience.

CICLO

98 San Jacinto Blvd. | (512) 685 8300

Ciclo is a modern Texas kitchen featuring locally inspired flavors and ingredients with a Latin influence, brought to life by world-renowned restaurateur, Richard Sandoval. Ciclo’s name reflects its focus on menu offerings that change seasonally from ceviches, crudos and grilled and smoked meats to inventive cocktails.

CLARK’S OYSTER BAR

1200 W. 6th St. | (512) 297 2413

Small and always buzzing, Clark’s extensive caviar and oyster menu, sharp aesthetics and excellent service make it a refreshing indulgence on West Sixth Street. Chef Larry McGuire brings East Coast-inspired vibes to this seafood restaurant.

COMEDOR

501 Colorado St. | (512) 499 0977

Hiding in plain sight on one of downtown’s busiest street corners, Comedor is a restaurant full of surprises. Lauded chef Philip Speer delivers a menu that is equally clever and unexpected, with contemporary cuisine riffs on Mexican culinary traditions.

EASY TIGER

3508 S. Lamar Blvd. | (512) 964 8229

6406 N I-35 Frontage Rd., Ste. 1100 | (512) 494 4151

1501 E. 7th St. | (512) 839 8523

Easy Tiger lures in both drink and food enthusiasts with a delicious bakeshop upstairs and a casual beer garden downstairs. Sip on some local brew and grab a hot, fresh pretzel. Complete your snack with beer, cheese and an array of dipping sauces.

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EL ALMA

1025 Barton Springs Rd (512) 609-8923 elalmacafe.com

El Alma Restaurant is a vibrant take on the contemporary flavors of Mexico. Its menu includes local ingredients such as redfish, lamb and Texan quail. Chef Alma Alcocer-Thomas approaches the food as if you were a guest in her own home: “It’s fun, flavorful and very approachable Mexican food. It’s a casual and authentic representation of the food I grew up with.”

ÉPICERIE

2307 Hancock Dr. | (512) 371 6840

A café and grocery with both Louisiana and French sensibilities by Thomas Keller–trained chef Sarah McIntosh. Lovers of brunch are encouraged to stop in here for a bite on Sundays.

FONDA SAN MIGUEL

2330 W. N Loop Blvd. | (512) 459 4121

At Fonda San Miguel, authentic interior Mexican food is lovingly served inside a colorful hacienda-style restaurant. The art-adorned walls and indoor, plant-filled courtyard provide a pleasant escape in North Austin.

FOREIGN & DOMESTIC

306 E. 53rd St. | (512) 459 1010

Small neighborhood restaurant in the North Loop area serving unique dishes. Chefs-owners Sarah Heard and Nathan Lemley serve thoughtful, locally sourced food with an international twist at reasonable prices. Go early on Tuesdays for $1 oysters.

GOODALL’S KITCHEN AND BAR

1900 Rio Grande St. | (512) 495 1800

Housed in the beautiful Hotel Ella, Goodall’s provides modern spins on American classics. Dig into a fried-mortadella egg sandwich and pair it a with cranberry-thyme cocktail.

GRIZZELDA’S

105 Tillery St. | (512) 366 5908

This charming East Austin spot lies somewhere between traditional Tex-Mex and regional Mexican recipes, each fused with a range of flavors and styles. The attention to detail in each dish shines and the tortillas are made inhouse daily.

HANK’S

5811 Berkman Dr. | (512) 609 8077

Delicious food and drinks, an easygoing waitstaff and a kid-friendly patio all work together to make Hank’s a favorite neighborhood joint. With happy hour every day from 3-6:30, the hardest task will be choosing between their frosé and frozen paloma.

HILLSIDE FARMACY

1209 E. 11th St. | (512) 628 0168

Hillside Farmacy is located in a beautifully restored 1950s-style pharmacy with a lovely porch on the East Side. Oysters, cheese plates and nightly dinner specials are whipped up by chef Sonya Cote.

HONEY MOON SPIRIT LOUNGE

624 W. 34th St. | (737) 209 0319

Vintage-chic hot spot with ample outdoor seating turning out imaginative cocktails and global mains.

GUSTO ITALIAN KITCHEN + WINE BAR

4800 Burnet Rd. | (512) 458 1100 gustoitaliankitchen.com

Nestled in the Rosedale neighborhood of northcentral Austin, Gusto captures the warm, comforting, every-day flavors of Italian cuisine. Dishes range from housemade antipasti to handformed pizzas, salads, panini, fresh pasta, entrees featuring Texas farm-raised meats and scratch desserts. Craft cocktails, beer on tap and boutique wines. Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner.

HOPFIELDS

3110 Guadalupe St. | (512) 537 0467

A gastropub with French inclinations, offering a beautiful patio and unique cocktails. The beer, wine and cocktail options are plentiful and the perfect pairing for the restaurant’s famed steak frites and moules frites.

JEFFREY’S

1204 W. Lynn St. | (512) 477 5584

Named one of Bon Appétit’s “10 Best New Restaurants in America,” this historic Clarksville favorite has maintained the execution, top-notch service, and luxurious but welcoming atmosphere that makes it an Austin staple.

JOANN’S FINE FOODS

1224 S. Congress Ave. | (512) 358 6054

A South Congress neighborhood spot, a new take on the American diner, and a vacation for locals and tourists alike. Open early and late at the Austin Motel, Joann’s is a welcome respite for early birds and night owls, outlaws and in-laws, all ways always.

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MARYE’S GOURMET PIZZA PUB

3663 Bee Cave Rd. #4G (512) 327-5222

Marye’s Gourmet Pizza, a West Lake Hills favorite for over 25 years, serves gourmet pizza, fresh salads, classic sandwiches and more all made from scratch in our kitchen using the best ingredients we can source. We offer a large selection of gf and vegan options. Enjoy crave-worthy food, craft beer and boutique wines in our casual and inviting dining room.

JOSEPHINE HOUSE

1601 Waterston Ave. | (512) 477 5584

Rustic Continental fare with an emphasis on fresh, local and organic ingredients. Like its sister restaurant, Jeffrey’s, Josephine House is another one of Bon Appétit’s “10 Best New Restaurants in America.” Find a shady spot on the patio and indulge in fresh baked pastries and a coffee.

JUNE’S ALL DAY

1722 S. Congress Ave. | (512) 416 1722

This wine-focused restaurant is complemented by serious cocktails and a menu of approachable bistro favorites. Inspired by Paris cafes, Spanish tapas bodegas and urban wine bars, June’s encourages sipping, noshing and lingering.

JUNIPER

2400 E Cesar Chavez St. #304 | (512) 220 9421

Uchi Alumni Chef Nicholas Yanes fuses central Texas influences and local farm produce with Italian fare. Start with puffy potatoes and the Chef’s Brand New Cadillac Negroni.

JUSTINE’S BRASSERIE

4710 E. 5th St. | (512) 385 2900

Justine’s is a quaint French brasserie deep in East Austin. Don’t let the short drive deter you — the experience of eating traditional French plates among exquisite works of art and decorative string lights makes for one idyllic evening with a significant other.

KEMURI TATSU-YA

2713 E. 2nd St. | (512) 803 2224

Kemuri Tatsu-Ya is a Japanese-Texan mash-up that injects seriously good food with a sense of humor. The East Austin joint features Asian-inspired smoked meats and seafood, along with yakitori, ramen, and izakaya classics meant for sharing. Drinks are also an integral part of the meal, so come thirsty.

LA BARBECUE

22401 E Cesar Chavez St. | (512) 605 9696

Though it may not be as famous as that other Austin barbecue joint, La Barbecue is arguably just as delicious. This trailer, which is owned by the legendary Mueller family, serves up classic barbecue with free beer and live music.

LAS PALOMAS

3201 Bee Cave Rd. #122 | (512) 327 9889

One of the hidden jewels in Westlake, this unique restaurant and bar offers authentic interior Mexican cuisine in a sophisticated yet relaxed setting. Enjoy family recipes made with fresh ingredients. Don’t miss the margaritas.

LE VACHER

136 Drifting Wind Run, Suite 101, Dripping Springs, TX (512) 337 6977

Head chef Jacob Euler imparts a sense of culinary heritage with a creative twist, focusing on cuisine inspired by French technique and artfully prepared local ingredients. The scenic Dripping Springs landscape, a familial tiethat-binds, creates the perfect backdrop for an evening of fantastic food and revelry.

LENOIR

1807 S. 1st St. | (512) 215 9778

A gorgeous spot to enjoy a luxurious French-inspired prix fixe meal. Almost every ingredient served at Lenoir comes locally sourced from Central Texas, making the unique, seasonal specialties even more enjoyable. Sit in the wine garden for happy hour and enjoy bottles from the top wine-producing regions in the world.

LIN ASIAN BAR + DIM SUM

1203 W. 6th St. | (512) 474 5107

Located in a vintage West Sixth Street bungalow, Chef Ling and her team create sophisticated Chinese dishes that draw enthusiastic crowds day and night. Make sure to stop by during weekend brunch to taste the full mouthwatering dim sum menu.

LICHA’S CANTINA

1306 E. 6th St. | (512) 480 5960

Located in the heart of East 6th, Licha’s is a quick trip to the interior of Mexico. With masa made fresh in house and a large range of tequilas and mezcal, Licha’s Cantina is a celebration of authentic Mexican cuisine. The music, food and ambiance will get you ready for a night out on the town.

LORO

2115 S. Lamar Blvd. | (512) 916 4858

Created by James Beard Award winners Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin, this Asian smokehouse is a welcome addition to South Lamar. The expansive indoor-outdoor space, designed by Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, is welcoming and open, and unsurprisingly the food does not disappoint. Don’t miss out on the sweet corn fritters, smoked beef brisket, thai green curry or those potent boozy slushies.

MATTIE’S

811 W. Live Oak St. | (512) 444 1888

Mattie’s is a glorious urban paradise offering upscale American classics. While the cocktails are top-notch and the cuisine is nothing short of outstanding, Mattie’s ambiance and atmosphere are unmatched.

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NIXTA TAQUERIA

2512 E. 12th St.

The brainchild of James Beard-nominated chef Edgar Rico and Sara Mardanbigi, this East Austin gem has garnered national acclaim and in 2020 was named one of the best new restaurants by Food & Wine magazine. Nixta’s artfully-crafted tacos are unlike any other and made with wildly creative ingredients — but the Mexican heritage corn tortillas are truly the star.

ODD DUCK

1201 S Lamar Blvd. | (512) 433 6521

Famed food trailer turned brick-and-mortar, Odd Duck is the first venture from acclaimed chef Bryce Gilmore. Expect seasonal fare and drinks with a strong Texas influence sourced locally whenever possible.

PARKSIDE

301 E. 6th St. | (512) 474 9898

Patrons flock to this downtown hideaway for its wide selection of oysters and other modern-American specialties. The 6th Street locale is filled with industrial details and plenty of natural light, so it’s no wonder that reservations are often necessary to get a table in the inviting space.

THE PEACHED TORTILLA

5520 Burnet Rd. #100 | (512) 330 4439

This cheerful spot is sure to clear your weekly blues with friendly staff, fun food and a playful atmosphere. Affordably priced, you’ll find culinary influences from around the world with a healthy dose of Asian and Southern options.

PICNIK

4801 Burnet Rd. | (737) 226 0644

1700 S. Lamar Blvd. | (512) 293-6118

A perfect place to find wholesome food for any type of dietary restriction in a bright and airy setting. This place truly lives out the “good and good for you” concept with paleo-friendly options and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

POOL BURGER

2315 Lake Austin Blvd. | (512) 334 9747

Tiki meets Texas in this neighborhood burger bar. Located behind Deep Eddy Cabaret, crunchy crinkle-cut fries and juicy burgers are served from the window of a 1968 Airstream Land Yacht.

QI AUSTIN

835 W 6th St. #114 | (512) 474 2777

Created by visionary chef Ling Qi Wu, also the owner of the esteemed Lin Asian Bar, Qi Austin dazzles with its top-notch Chinese cuisine and vibrant artwork. Located in Shoal Creek Walk, Qi Austin is a restaurant that pleases the eye as well as the stomach.

RED ASH ITALIA

303 Colorado St. #200 | (512) 379 2906

Red Ash Italia strikes the perfect balance between high-quality food and enticing ambiance. This Italian steakhouse is led by an all-star team, including executive chef John Carver. Sit back, relax and enjoy an exceptional evening.

ROSEWOOD GULF COAST CHOP HOUSE 1209 Rosewood Ave. | (512) 838 6205

Housed in a historic East Side cottage, this spot is quickly becoming a staple. Chef Jesse DeLeon pays outstanding homage to his South Texas roots with seasonal offerings from Gulf Coast fishermen and Hill Country farmers and ranchers.

SAMMIE’S ITALIAN 807 W. 6th St. | (512) 474 2054

A member of the MML Hospitality family, Sammie’s will not only transport you to another place — but also to another era. The ritzy joint features a throwback menu of Italian-American favorites, completely transforming the former Hut’s Hamburgers space. Start with a well-made cocktail as you nibble on the complimentary bread basket filled with homemade focaccia and bread sticks.

SUERTE

1800 E. 6th St. | (512) 953 0092

Helmed by executive chef Fermín Núñez, Suerte was inspired by extensive travels through Central Mexico. Artisanal masa is the highlight, made from local heirloom corn and used in distinctive dishes rarely found on Austin menus. Order the delectable Suadero Tacos, perfect for sharing with friends.

THAI FRESH

909 W. Mary St. | (512) 494 6436

A restaurant, cooking school and market all in one place. When you’re done dining on traditional Thai favorites, stop by the adjoining coffee bar for freshly brewed joe, homemade ice cream and an array of baked goods.

THE WELL

440 W. 2nd St. | (737) 742 1129

The Well blends top-tier nutrition, local and sustainable farming, and authentic flavors for a breakthrough culinary experience that redefines healthy food in Downtown Austin.

TINY BOXWOODS

1503 W. 35th St. | (512) 220 0698

This Houston-based brand now serves its simple and delicious food in Austin’s Bryker Woods neighborhood. Favorites include house-ground burgers, salmon Provencal salad and their chocolate chip cookies.

TILLIE’S

3509 Creek Rd. Dripping Springs, TX | (512) 894 2633

Through its breathtaking architecture and innovative menu, Tillie’s lives the American Nouveau concept. The restaurant’s building, a repurposed town hall from the Ninh Binh region of Vietnam, is the physical embodiment of a dining experience that takes inspiration from history and cultures. Tillie’s culinary journey is inspired by traditional American cuisine, but with an international flair.

TRUE FOOD KITCHEN

222 West Ave. | (512) 777 2430

11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Suite 100 | (512) 992-0685

Inspired by Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory diet, True Food Kitchen combines decadent favorites with health-conscious eating. The restaurant, located in downtown’s Seaholm district, offers a full range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

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Julia Lucey’s Menagerie Showing at Wally Workman Gallery

THE CALIFORNIA PRINTMAKER BRINGS THE WILDLIFE OF HER HOME STATE TO AUSTIN IN HER NEW EXHIBIT

WALLY WORKMAN GALLERY IS STARTING THE YEAR

off with wonder by presenting the works of printmaker Julia Lucey. From January 7 through January 29, the space will host Lucey’s pieces as part of their regular programming that highlights artists with a month-long solo exhibition.

Visit the gallery based in a 120-year-old house in Austin’s Arts District and witness a display of skillfully crafted imagery expressing love for earth’s creations. Lucey’s new series depicts an artistic menagerie that explores the ideas of migration and invasive species amongst the flora and fauna native to her home state of California. Her colorful and dreamlike works of art each

convey an admiration and fascination for natural life.

Lucey’s process involves precisely cutting and layering her intricate aquatint etching onto a panel. The results are complex and graceful designs that examine how the natural world coexists.

“Printmakers thrive on process, as do collage artists. They are individually quite laborious pursuits and Julia Lucey miraculously combines both,” shares Rachel Stephens. “The result is a layered menagerie that is at once a visual education on the variability of printmaking as well as a fablelike call to environmental conservation.”

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Downtown Austin’s Newest Luxury Residential Tower

is Finally Here

The final floor of The Linden Residences has been poured, bringing construction of the 30-story tower to full height. The Linden’s creation is the result of the collaboration between five award-winning architecture, development and consulting firms Reger Holdings LLC, Armenia Group, Rhode Partners, Hitchcock Landscape Design Group & DEN Property Group and is now 70% sold. The residential development consists of one, two and three bedroom luxury units as well as a limited collection of two-story penthouses. Designed with comfort, sustainability and modernism in mind, each residence features top-of-the-line appliances and access to first-class amenities. With construction on schedule The Linden team is excited to welcome new residents into their dream homes starting this Fall 2023.

To learn more , visit thelinden.com

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CALENDARS

Entertainment

MUSIC

FREE WEEK

January 5 – 7

Red River Cultural District

JACKIE VENSON

January 7 – 28

Antone’s Nightclub

LEY LINE & BUFFALO HUNT January 12 Antone’s Nightclub

ROB BAIRD BDAY BASH January 13 Antone’s Nightclub

CARAMELO HAZE January 13 3TEN ACL Live

SAMANTHA FISH & JESSE DAYTON

January 13 & 14 The 04 Center

ASO: THE COLORS OF FRANCE January 13 – 15 Long Center

BRISCOE January 20 Antone’s Nightclub

EDEN January 20 Emo’s Austin

CELLOFEST

January 20 & 21 The Cathedral ATX

DESTROY LONELY January 25 Emo’s Austin

PINK FLOYD LASER SPECTACULAR January 26 Paramount Theatre

GINUWINE

January 27

ACL Live at the Moody Center

EDDIE TAYLOR 100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION  January 27 Antone’s Nightclub

CARRIE RODRIGUEZ’S LABORATORIO

January 29 Stateside at the Paramount

FLOGGING MOLLY February 2

ACL Live at the Moody Center

MARGO PRICE February 3 Scoot Inn

SUBTRONICS

February 3 & 4 Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater

KOOL & THE GANG February 4

ACL Live at the Moody Theater

SUKI WATERHOUSE February 7 Scoot Inn

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE February 9 & 10

ACL Live the Moody Theater

LOS LONELY BOYS February 11 Paramount Theatre

CÉCILE MCLORIN

SALVANT February 11 Bass Concert Hall

C.J. CHENIER & MARCIA BALL February 11 Antone’s Nightclub

SCOTT STRICKLAND & RAY PRIM February 11 The 04 Center

J.I.D & SMINO February 14 Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater

ERIC BELLINGER February 15 Parish

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN February 16 Moody Center

ASO: RACH STAR II February 17 & 18 Long Center

SOFAR SOUND February 18 West Lake Hills

CLAIRE ROSINKRANZ February 21 Antone’s Nightclub

ARI LENNOX February 21 Emo’s Austin JOURNEY February 22 Moody Center

DARDEN SMITH: WHO SAID YOU COULD DO THAT? February 23 Paramount Theatre

BANDA MS February 24 Moody Center

LARKIN POE February 24 Scoot Inn

TEXAS SONGWRITERS’ HALL OF FAME SHOW February 25 ACL Live at the Moody Center

ASO: THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS February 25 Long Center

CODY JOHNSON February 25 Moody Center MUSE February 28 Moody Center

JOHN MELLENCAMP February 28 Bass Concert Hall

EMOTIONAL ORANGES February 28 Emo’s Austin

WAX TAILOR March 1 Scoot Inn

BETTY WHO March 3 Scoot Inn

VERONA QUARTET March 3 McCullough Theatre

BUDDY GUY March 3 & 4 ACL Live at the Moody Theater

The 04 CenterFILM

MOVIE NIGHT

January 4 – 25 Central Machine Works

BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 January 18 Paramount Theatre

PARIS, TEXAS January 27 – February 2 AFS Cinema

LOVE MONTH January 29 – February 16 AFS Cinema

THE CIVIL DEAD W/ Q&A February 8 Alamo Drafthouse - South Lamar

BAMBOOZLED February 19 AFS Cinema

A WEEKEND WITH DOLLY HALL February 24 – 26 AFS Cinema

MOVIE NIGHT

January 4 – 25 Central Machine Works

BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 January 18 Paramount Theatre

PARIS, TEXAS January 27 – February 2 AFS Cinema

LOVE MONTH January 29 – February 16 AFS Cinema

BAMBOOZLED February 19 AFS Cinema

A WEEKEND WITH DOLLY HALL February 24 – 26 AFS Cinema

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Entertainment

THEATER

BLUE LAPIS LIGHT: LIFE & BREATH

January 6 & 7 George Washington Carver Museum

SHEN YUN January 6 – 8 Long Center

MACDUFF January 7 Ground Floor Theatre

RIDE THE WAVE 2 January 12 – 28 The VORTEX

AUSTIN SHAKESPEARE: ”MASTER HAROLD”… AND THE BOYS

January 13 – 15 Draylen Mason Music Studio

PRETTY WOMAN January 17 – 22 Bass Concert Hall

FRONTERA FEST

January 17 – February 18 Hyde Park Theatre

MALPASO DANCE COMPANY

January 18 Long Center

DITA VON TEESE

January 22 Paramount Theatre

CINDERELLA

January 25 – March 5 ZACH Theatre

CULLBERG

January 28 McCullough Theatre

AUSTIN OPERA: SWEENEY TODD

January 28 – February 5 Long Center

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CORTEO February 2 – 5 Moody Center

THE GRUFFALO

February 5 Paramount Theatre

SHANGELA February 10 Paramount Theatre

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM February 10 Bass Concert Hall

BALLET AUSTIN: SARAH’S SONGS

February 10 – 12 Long Center

ALADDIN February 14 – 19 Bass Concert Hall

AUSTIN SHAKESPEARE: THE REAL THING February 17 – March 5 Long Center

PIPPI LONGSTOCKING

February 18 – March 12 Austin Scottish Rite Theater

DR. SEUSS’S THE CAT IN THE HAT

February 21 – April 23 ZACH Theatre

MANUAL CINEMA — LEONARDO! February 25 McCullough Theatre

I SEE YOU, YOU’RE SEEN

February 25 – March 11 The VORTEX

SPOON RIVER PROJECT PART III  Through February The City Theatre

DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE! March 3 Bass Concert Hall

COMEDY

COURTNEY PAUROSO

January 6 & 7 ColdTowne Theater

JOHN NORRIS January 6 & 7 ColdTowne Theater

SHULER KING

January 6 – 8 Cap City Comedy Club

JEFF DUNHAM January 12 Moody Center

JOE DEROSA January 13 & 14 Vulcan Gas Company

RODNEY CARRINGTON January 14 ACL Live at the Moody Center

TAMERA KISSEN January 15 Cap City Comedy Club

HEATHER MCMAHAN

January 17, 20 & 21

Paramount Theatre

SAM MORRIL January 19 Paramount Theatre

JOE LIST January 19 – 21 Cap City Comedy Club

ARIEL ELIAS

January 20 & 21 The Creek & the Cave

LOUIS CK January 20 & 21 ACL Live at the Moody Theater

SLAM PORTAL III : BELT IT OUT January 21 Central Machine Works

DREW LYNCH January 26 – 28 Cap City Comedy Club

ERIC NEUMANN January 27 & 28 Vulcan Gas Company

ALI MACOFSKY  January 27 & 28 Cap City Comedy Club

BEST OF AUSTIN February 1 Cap City Comedy Club

EDDIE PEPITONE

February 3 & 4 The Creek & the Cave

MIRANDA SINGS

February 4 Paramount Theatre

KURT BRAUNOHLER

February 9 – 11 Cap City Comedy Club

DES BISHOP

February 9 – 11 The Creek & the Cave

CORINNE FISHER

February 10 Vulcan Gas Company

ALI SIDDIQ

February 17 – 19 Cap City Comedy Club

ROB SCHNEIDER

February 23 – 25 Cap City Comedy Club

DAVID NIHILL

February 24 & 25 Vulcan Gas Company

FORTUNE FEIMSTER February 25 Paramount Theatre

RACHEL FEINSTEIN March 2 – 4 Cap City Comedy Club

OTHER

MOZART’S LIGHT SHOW

Through January 6 Mozart’s Coffee Roasters

ICE RODEO Through January 8 Four Seasons Hotel Austin

FORTLANDIA

Through January 29 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

WINTER YURT DINING Through February 26 Arlo Grey

AUSTIN HOME + GARDEN SHOW January 6 – 8  Austin Convention Center

MASTER CLASS SERIES

January 15 & February 19 The Roosevelt Room

MLK COMMUNITY MARCH January 16 MLK Statue at UT Austin

A CONVERSATION WITH TA-NEHISI COATES January 16 Long Center

ROUND TOP ANTIQUES FAIR January 19 – 22 Round Top, TX

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LE GARAGE

SALE

January 21 & 22

Palmer Events Center

TRIBEZA INTERIORS TOUR

January 22 Multiple Locations

3M HALF MARATHON January 22 Stonelake Blvd

HI HOW ARE YOU DAY

January 22 Emo’s Austin

WHEEL OF FORTUNE LIVE

January 25 H-E-B Center at Cedar Park

STAR OF TEXAS TATTOO ARTS REVIVAL January 27 – 29 Palmer Events Center

ANGELA DAVIS February 1 Paramount Theatre

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS February 5 H-E-B Center at Cedar Park

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS February 10 Moody Center

BLOODY MARY FESTIVAL

February 11 Fair Market

PATRICK’S TRAVELING BOOK PARTY February 12 Paramount Theatre

VALENTINE SHMALENTINE BASH February 14 Lamar Union Plaza

AUSTIN MARATHON February 19 Downtown Austin

THE SNEAKER TRAVELERS

February 19 Palmer Events Center

TEXAS MEDAL OF ARTS AWARDS  February 21 & 22 Long Center & Commodore Perry AUSTIN MODERN HOME TOUR February 25 & 26 Multiple Locations

ATX OPEN February 27 –March 5 Westwood Country Club

AMPLIFY AUSTIN DAY March 1 & 2 Multiple Locations

Arts

ADRIAN ARMSTRONG: THERE ARE BLACK PEOPLE IN NEBRASKA?! Through January 8 Big Medium

PAINTED CLOTH: FASHION & RITUALS IN COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA

Through January 8 Blanton Museum of Art

PHIL PETERS: THE PERMIAN RECORDINGS  Through January 14 Camiba Gallery

JASMINE ZELAYA: LATE BLOOMERS Through January 14 Ivester Contemporary

NATALIA ROCAFUERTE: DREAM HOTLINE Through January 14 Ivester Contemporary

THE BATHING OF THE SPHINX Through January 15 Elisabet Ney Museum

LAURA THOMAS: A POEM AS LOVELY Through January 20 Art for the People

MAGNIFICENCE

Through January 20 Art for the People

LOVEBROKE

January 20 – February 18 ICOSA Gallery

THE EARLY CAREER OF ROBERT DE NIRO

Through January 29 Harry Ransom Center

HANNAH HANNAH

Through January 31 Central Library Gallery

REBUFFED: RECONCEIVING FAILURE Through January 31 UMLAUF Sculpture Garden

ELA 26: HISTORIES OF TRANSFORMATION Through February 5 Mexic-Arte Museum

RAFAEL NAVARRO BARAJAS: THE ORIGINS OF MEDICINE  Through February 5 Mexic-Arte Museum

WURA-NATASHA OGUNJI: EARTH, BODY, SPIRIT Through February 10 AGBS Idea Lab

IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY Through February 12 The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center

MARIAH ROBERTSON: CUT UP

Through February 18 Lora Reynolds Gallery

JIM TOROK: KIDS

Through February 18 Lora Reynolds Gallery

DEPARTMENT OF THE PEOPLE + PROCESS

Through February 25 George Washington Carver Museum

HILOS DE TRADICIÓN

Through February 26 Bullock Texas State History Museum

JULIA LUCEY: MENAGERIE January 7 – 29 Wally Workman Gallery

JADE WALKER: WAYFINDING January 7 – February 23 Women & Their Work

ART OF TEXAS STATE PARKS January 7 – April 30 Bullock Texas State History Museum

B. SHAWN COX: BOUFF! January 14 – February 25 Davis Gallery

SPLINTERED BREATH BETWEEN THE TEETH

January 14 – February 25 Flatbed Center for Contemporary Printmaking

PRINTAUSTIN January 15 – February 15 Multiple Locations

BOB SCHNEIDER: PAINTINGS

January 15 – February 15 Yard Dog Art Gallery

DRINK & DRAW January 20 Contracommon

GOING DOWN January 20 – February 18 Northern-Southern

DANIEL & MARJORY JOHNSTON - THE WHAT OF WHOM January 21 – March 5 Lydia Street Gallery

DRAWING THE MOTION PICTURE January 28 – July 16 Harry Ransom Center

TOTALLY COOL TOTALLY ART

February 14 – 28 Mexic-Arte Museum

OUTSIDER FEST February 15 – 19 The VORTEX

JANE REICHLE: EMBROIDERY February 16 – March 31 Yard Dog Art Gallery

DAY JOBS February 19 – July 23 Blanton Museum of Art

ALIMENTO PARA EL ALMA / FOOD FOR THE SOUL February 24 – March 29 Mexic-Arte Museum

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Art SPACES

MUSEUMS

BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART

200 E. MLK Jr. Blvd.

(512) 471 5482 Hours: Tu–F 10–5, Sa 11–5, Su 1–5 blantonmuseum.org

THE BULLOCK TEXAS STATE HISTORY MUSEUM 1800 Congress Ave. ( 512) 936 8746 Hours: Tu- Su 10–5 thestoryoftexas.com

THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN–JONES CENTER

700 Congress Ave. ( 512) 453 5312 Hours: W 12–11, Th–Sa 12–9, Su 12–5 thecontemporaryaustin.org

THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN–LAGUNA GLORIA 3809 W. 35 th St. ( 512) 458 8191 Driscoll Villa hours: Tu–W 12– 4, Th–Su 10– 4 Grounds hours: M–Sa 9–5, Su 10–5 thecontemporaryaustin.org

ELISABET NEY MUSEUM

304 E. 44 th St. (512) 974 1625

Hours: W–Su 12–5 austintexas.gov/department/ elisabet-ney-museum

FRENCH LEGATION MUSEUM

802 San Marcos St. (512) 463 7948

Hours: Tu–Su 1–5 frenchlegationmuseum.org

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER MUSEUM 1165 Angelina St. ( 512) 974 4926

Hours: M–W 10–6, Th 10–9, F 10–6, Sa 10–4 ci.austin.tx.us/carver

HARRY RANSOM CENTER

300 W. 21st St. ( 512) 471 8944

Hours: Tu–W 10–5, Th 10–7, F 10–5, Sa–Su 12–5 hrc.utexas.edu

LBJ LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 2313 Red River St. ( 512) 721 0200 Hours: M–Su 9–5 lbjlibrary.org

MEXIC–ARTE MUSEUM 419 Congress Ave. ( 512) 480 9373

Hours: M–Th 10– 6, F–Sat 10–5, Su 12–5 mexic–artemuseum.org

O. HENRY MUSEUM 409 E. 5th St. (512) 974 1398 Hours: W–Su 12–5

THINKERY AUSTIN 1830 Simond Ave. (512) 469 6200 Hours: Tu–F 10–5, Sa–Su 10– 6 thinkeryaustin.org

UMLAUF SCULPTURE GARDEN & MUSEUM 605 Azie Morton Rd. ( 512) 445 5582

Hours: Tu–F 10–4, Sa–Su 12–4 umlaufsculpture.org

GALLERIES

ADAMS GALLERIES OF AUSTIN

1310 RR 620 S. Ste C4 (512) 243 7429 Hours: M–F 10–6, Su 10-2 adamsgalleriesaustin.com

AO5 GALLERY

10000 Research Blvd., Ste. 118 ( 512) 481 1111 Hours: M–Sa 10– 6 ao5gallery.com

ART FOR THE PEOPLE 1711 S. 1st St. ( 512) 761 4708 Hours: Tu–Th 11– 6, F-S u 11–7 artforthepeoplegallery.com

ARTUS CO.

10000 Research Blvd., Ste. 141 (512) 761 6484 Hours: M–Su 12–6 artusco.com

ARTWORKS GALLERY 1214 W. 6 th St. ( 512) 472 1550 Hours: M–F 10–5, S a 10–4 artworksaustin.com

ATELIER 1205 1205 E. Cesar Chavez St. (512) 434 9046 Hours: Tu-F 11-4 atelier1205.com

AUSTIN ART GARAGE 2200 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. J (512) 351 5934 Hours: Tu–Su 11–6 austinartgarage.com

AUSTIN ARTSPACE 7739 Northcross Dr., Ste. Q (512) 763 0646 Hours: F-Sa 11–5 austinartspace.com

AUSTIN GALLERIES 5804 Lookout Mountain Dr. ( 512) 495 9363 By appointment only austingalleries.com

BIG MEDIUM GALLERY 916 Springdale Rd., Bldg. 2 (512) 939 6665 Hours: Tu–Sa 12– 6 bigmedium.org

CAMIBA GALLERY 6448 Hwy 290 East, Ste. A102 (512) 937 5921 Hours: F-Sa 12–6 camibaart.com

CENTRAL LIBRARY GALLERY 710 W. Cesar Chavez St. (512) 974 7400 Hours: M-Th 10-9, F-Sa 10-6, Su 12-6 library.austintexas.gov/ central/gallery

CHRISTIAN-GREEN GALLERY 201 E. 21st St. (512) 471 0254 Hours: W- F 12-5, S a 11-2 galleriesatut.org

CLOUD TREE STUDIOS & GALLERY 3411 E. 5th St. (512) 797 8852 By appointment only cloudtreestudiosandgallery.com

CO-LAB PROJECTS 5419 Glissman Rd. ( 512) 300 8217 By event and appointment only co-labprojects.org

CONTRACOMMON 12912 Hill Country Blvd. #F-140

Hours: M–F By appointment only Sa–Su 12-6 contracommon.org

DAVIS GALLERY

837 W. 12th St. ( 512) 477 4929 Hours: M–F 10–6, Sa 10–4 davisgalleryaustin.com

DIMENSION GALLERY SCULPTURE AND 3D ART 979 Springdale Rd., Ste. 99 ( 512) 479 9941 Hours: Th-Sa 10–6 dimensiongallery.org

DOUGHERTY ARTS CENTER

1110 Barton Springs Rd. ( 512) 974 4000 Hours: M-Th 10–10, F 10–6, Sa 10–4 austintexas.gov/department/ dougherty-arts-center

FLATBED CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING 3701 D rossett Dr. ( 512) 477 9328 Hours: W–F 10–5, S a 12–5 flatbedpress.com

FLUENT COLLABORATIVE 502 W. 33rd St. ( 512) 453 3199 By appointment only fluentcollab.org

GRAYDUCK GALLERY

2213 E. Cesar Chavez St. ( 512) 826 5334 Hours: Th–Sa 11– 6, Su 12–5 grayduckgallery.com

ICOSA COLLECTIVE

916 Springdale Rd. #102 ( 512) 920 2062 Hours: F–Sa 12–6 icosacollective.com

IVESTER CONTEMPORARY 916 Springdale Rd. Bldg 2, ste. 107 (737) 209 0379 Hours: Tu–F 10-6, Sa 10-4 ivestercontemporary.com

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