Modern Families

With neutral palettes and sleek style, superstar designer Lucinda Loya customizes two family homes — both as warmly mod-minded as they are perfectly practical.

Julie Soefer

Editors Note: We've all gotten very familiar with our own homes lately — every nook and cranny, and everything we'd like to fix, upgrade and redesign! For inspiration, may be offer these two beautiful projects by one of Houston's finest interior designers, Lucinda Loya, whose work we featured in our October 2018 issue.

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Home + Real Estate

The Mother of All Spas!

Inspired by her great-grandmother, late cosmetics icon Mary Kay, an ambitious Friendswood entrepreneur has opened Texas’ largest spa, stuffed with Zen accents and state-of-the-art bells and whistles. Massage on a high-tech waterbed, anyone?

Trevor Gerland

Many are familiar with the late Mary Kay Ash, founder of the iconic, eponymous makeup brand. But they may be surprised to know that the spirit of the bold female entrepreneur who made pink Cadillacs famous — and who would’ve turned 100 this year — lives on here in her native Houston.

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Wellness+Giving Back

Pool of Thought

A husband-wife duo dives into a burgeoning biz — a fun, family-friendly, year-round approach to kids’ swim lessons.

Fulton Davenport

For many, surviving the heat of summer is unthinkable without a dip in the pool. But for some parents, the season symbolizes the slightly terrifying rite of passage in which kids gain their water wings.

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