Local Artist Beautifies Kissing Tree

2017-06-30T16:42:20+00:00 Jan 9, 2017|

If you’ve visited the Temporary Sales and Design Center, then you’ve probably seen the mural that decorates one of our shipping containers. If not, it’s worth a visit! Three lifestyle imperatives drive the design of the homes [...]

Switched on at Accent Lighting

2017-06-30T16:42:20+00:00 Dec 6, 2016|

Calling Jim Lehman a lighting designer is a bit of an understatement. He’s a CLC (certified lighting consultant), who belongs to the American Lighting Association and the Illuminating Engineers Society of North America. Step into Accent Lighting [...]

A Canvas for Fun: “Martian” culture.

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Sep 15, 2016|

Painting. Sculpture. Ceramics. Jewelry. Music. Film. According to Charlotte Wattigny, the innovation manager for the San Marcos Convention and Visitors Bureau, the elements of San Marcos’ arts scene are varied, lively and growing. Wattigny’s job title alone [...]

A Cultural Treasure in the Heart of Town

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Sep 9, 2016|

Quietly removed from the building’s industrious study spaces and stacks, the seventh floor of Texas State University’s Alkek Library has a palpable spirit of place. This is the home of The Wittliff Collections. A place where a [...]

El Paso’s Boss Lady of Boots

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Aug 25, 2016|

“It all begins with the sketch,” says Nevena Christi. That thread runs through her entire journey as a designer -- from the determined doodling of her girlhood to the studio classrooms of the Sorbonne in Paris and [...]

Welcome to Planet Pietzsch

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Jun 10, 2016|

Welcome to Planet Pietzsch. It’s a strangely beautiful world where buses and tractors float and fly, a sunflower grows as tall as Jack’s beanstalk, a bee’s wingspan rivals that of a B-52—and the colors are so rich, [...]