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image: Pär Bengtsson for studioMET & Meedi Hidalgo Design

How It Works

02 Watch For Your Tour Map

About 48 hours before Tour Day, watch your email for exact addresses on a printable PDF map and info packet, as well as links to a dynamic online map for easy navigation.

03 Visit the Homes on Tour Day

Travel at your own pace as you visit the homes in any order you wish between 10 AM and 4PM

04 Preview The Homes Below!

Explore The 2024 Tour Homes

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studioMET Architects featuring Meedi Hidalgo Design

Infusing Functionality with emotion – How a multi-national couple transformed a standard boxy plan to a sensual home with curve appeal. 

Gustavo, an energy executive, and Angelica, a corporate lawyer-turned-furniture showroom owner have homes on 3 continents. They spent their last 13 years in Paris where they enjoyed the classical beauty of the city. Career decisions moved them to Houston where they bought a tight 5000 square foot city lot in the arts district. They contracted a design/build firm to provide them a modern home as a complement to their 19th century Haussmannien apartment in Paris. The plan they received lacked the character they desired of their Brazilian birthplace – Oscar Niemeyer’s sinuous lines or the concrete Brutalist surfaces of Paulo Mendes da Rocha. Having seen some of our projects, they decided to enlist the help of our office, Meedi Hidalgo Design. 

The challenge was to infuse character in a 3800 square feet almost finalized plan with minimal increase to the budget. Prior to embarking on selections of furnishings and finishes, establishing the importance of the curve line facilitated a direction. Changing the L-shaped staircase to a ‘ribbon’ and curving the living room furr-down were decisions in sculpting a flowing interior conducive to entertaining large groups. The kitchen was turned on a 90 degree which created a dedicated dining room and offered direct view of the TV area from the kitchen bar. The concrete clad TV cabinet was custom designed as an homage to Brazil’s Brutalist style. Audiovisual storage cabinets below double as additional seating for a large conversation group. Entry to the master bedroom at the end of a hallway was transformed from a rectangular opening to two asymmetrical curves representing an embrace which beckons one to proceed beyond. 

images: Pär Bengtsson

Rainey Richardson Interiors

This 5,456 square foot home, situated on 3 acres in an equestrian community, is the personal home of custom home builders. They engaged us to design their residence and the result is a stunning amalgamation of moody finishes, open spaces and meticulous design. We designed the entire home, built by Mill Creek Custom Homes, from foundation to furnishings. From the front door to the back yard and outdoor living area, this house is a dream for anyone that values nature, organic materials and beauty. 

images: French Blue Photography

EP Interior

The clients moved from a traditional home and their existing furnishings did not flow with the modern style of their new home. They desired a calm space that still had a dramatic focal point and pops of color. The large sectional grounds the family room and allows for several other seating groups. The natural wood tones on the mantle and in the kitchen flow throughout the home and bring a warm and inviting feel.  

The game room is located just off the kitchen and allows loved ones to all hang out in a shared space together. A black and white marble backsplash pulls guests in and allows them to grab a drink at the bar before they indulge in a game of pool or ping pong. 

Using an empty guest room, we were able to create an in-home gym for the clients. With a clean modern design in mind, we wallpapered all the walls except for the feature slatted wall. This wall was a unique design that allowed for more equipment storage while looking aesthetically pleasing. With all the neutral and light colors, we added a large tree to bring in softness and color.  

Navy riveted wallpaper and a wood vaulted ceiling are the highlights in the master bedroom. The space was very large, and the clients were not sure how to fill it properly. We created several sitting spaces where the clients can relax and read a book or have their morning coffee. 

images: Prisma Media


graftHAUS is a home designed for a couple and their two kids along with grandparents for extended stays. The family initially wanted a design completely different and new from their previous two houses they had designed and built. However, after rigorous exploration they kept finding themselves going back to aspects they loved from their past homes. The approach quickly turned to selective joining of the good – GRAFTING, and refinement. 

Consistent with both previous homes there is a strong connection to the outdoors, an abundance of natural light, an open-plan interior, the use of window walls, a horizontal emphasis in massing, and a natural earth tone color pallet of materials. 

New to the program, a guest house with a separate entrance for grandparents to enjoy extended stays with the grandkids while still having their own sense of place as a retreat from the day-to- day chaos that comes with young active kiddos and a new puppy. 

Different this time around was a sense of discovery, an unveiling of space. With an open concept layout, the homeowners wanted some definition of space. Inspired by traditional Japanese architecture, guests enter the home through a series of spaces at the side of a minimalist façade. A front gate leads you to an entry courtyard which gives you a glimpse of the home and central courtyard. Once inside the house, one’s spatial experience is fragmented by strategic massing and space planning which affords each space to feel as its own but still part of the whole. 

The form of the house was also derived through a combination of their past homes. A simple pure geometric volume rests solid on a base of masonry walls with a strong horizontal plane which forms the continuous veranda around the home. 

images: feature, Shawn Gottschalk,  Gallery, Luis Ayala

Midcity Design Group

This is a 5,811-square-foot 2-story house with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms in the Sienna neighborhood. It is on a 0.41-acre lot and has 5 bathrooms. The home has a concrete base with a stunning stucco exterior, large windows, a 3-car garage, and more. The current homeowners wanted to modernize the house. Join the tour to see how Midcity Design Group transformed the clients’ industrial style into livable luxury. 

images: Krytondra Mamou

Plus... More Homes to be Added Soon!

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