ART-LOVING INTERIOR designer Garrett Hunter and architect Michael Landrum have opened Tienda X (1420 W. Alabama St.) in the Museum District. The yogastudio- turned-design-shop focuses on 20th-century modernist pieces, artisanmade furniture, and rarified antiques. Works from Pierre Jeanneret and Afra Scarpa are displayed alongside artifacts dating as far back as the Ming Dynasty. Hunter and Landrum recently launched their own in-house collection of furniture and lighting which currently includes a line of statement-making floor lamps and steel custom commissions.
Even in a pandemic, the arts culture of Houston never stops — from movie screenings in the wee hours of the morning, to public art installations that light up the night. Seven photographers capture the everyday wonders of art in the most resilient city in America, over the course of 24 hours on Saturday, Oct. 3.
With his Astroworld album and subsequent music fest, Travis Scott shined an international spotlight on H-Town's hip-hop scene. Now, Scott seeks to draw attention to Houston's potential as a fashion capital, with the launch of a special collaboration with The New School's Parsons School of the Design. According to an article on Vogue.com, Scott's Cactus Jack Foundation has partnered with Parsons and the nonprofit My Brother's Keeper to deliver online fashion-design courses and a "web-based incubator for emerging talent" to Houston high schoolers.