It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to home design and remodeling. It can seem like there are an overwhelming number of options available in the realm of home goods, furniture stores, and all the accouterments that go with them. Whether you’ve opted for a DIY approach, completely handing the job over to a professional, or something in between, figuring out the style that embodies your ideal personal aesthetic is key. We’ve picked out a few fantastic local home goods stores to help you on your home design journey.
Biscuit puts a modern twist on traditional Southern hospitality. They strive to be this generation’s source for heirloom quality bedding, something owner Bailey McCarthy thinks is very much lacking in the industry. To achieve this, the pieces incorporate classic Southern inspirations and combines them with modern and bold designs. Each print and pattern are designed right here in the Houston studio.
Located in Upper Kirby, Noël Luxury Living is a home furnishings showroom that displays furniture, original art, home decor, and a variety of hand-woven rugs. They also have in-house interior designers who are ready to help guide you through the design process. Furniture styles encompass transitional, contemporary, and modern.
Since it opened in 2006, El Tapanco Rustic Home Furniture has been providing accessories, wall art, and furniture in Hacienda, Ranch, and Traditional Mexican styles. All furniture pieces are handcrafted in Houston from solid woods and forged wrought iron. The business is family owned and operated, and they like to include antique Hacienda doors in many of their pieces, “giving every piece an old look with a twist of the modern designs”.
Also based in Houston, Tribute Goods is a luxury Italian linen company that works with many talented artists, most of whom are local as well. The various collections are created in collaboration with non-commercial artists, whose works are then printed onto Italian woven Egyptian cotton Sateen. Existing collections have garnered inspiration from geometric patterns, graffiti, and flowers ranging from the English rose to foxgloves.
Worth Home on Richmond specializes in instant pendant lighting and stylish air conditioning return grilles. Their instant pendant lights allow recessed lighting to be easily converted into pendant lighting without having to actually remodel, and their A/C return grilles provide an upgrade to the standard metal filter covers found in most homes.
High Fashion Home is an impressive four-story 125,000 square-foot home goods center providing a great one-stop shop for furniture, fabrics, lighting, accessories, and more. They even have a clothing boutique on site. Their brand is providing great looks for the eclectic, modern lifestyle, and they even provide a variety of inspirational rooms online. High Fashion Home also partners with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant one tree for every piece of furniture purchased.
ARKA Living is a sister company to KsaR Living, a design company based in Ibiza. While KsaR is headquartered on an island in the Mediterranean Sea, ARKA is located right here in our backyard. They bring products from regions all over the world including Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Mediterranean and strive to bring a sense of nature and beauty into modern living.
Native Citizen is all about turning opposition into a cohesive piece. They often combine repurposed and rough materials with modern and luxurious elements to create something new and totally unique. Utilize their design services to find the right combination to match your own personality and style. Design projects often incorporate handcrafted artwork by Edgar Medina. Stop by their showroom in Montrose to see their full collection.
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