The Neo – Industrialist

If you’ve dined in one of Gin Braverman’s interiors, you already know how it enhanced your experience without intruding. From Oxheart to The Kolache Shoppe on Richmond (a morning haunt of PC editors), Braverm is one of the most sought after names in restaurant and bar design in Houston. We’re …

The Essential 38 Houston Restaurants, July 2015

#25 Oxheart Restaurant The spot that Alison Cook has called the best in town twice in a row, and that critics from Pete Wells to Andrew Knowlton have raved about, Oxheart seems to have been a classic since day one. Chef and owner Justin Yu’s impressive vegetable dishes and delicate …

Intown Design Profile – Gin Braverman

“Design is in my DNA, one of my grandmothers was a designer, the other an artist, and my mother has a great eye for design and space planning,” says Gin Braverman, the stylish Houston and New York designer of commercial and residential projects. “As a 7-year old, I would regularly …

Raise The Bar

By Daniel Renfrow “Those who like a little class antagonism with their cocktails should check out new sister bars The Commoner and The Boulevardier (410 Main St., 832.940.1674), which have taken over the spaces formerly occupied by Clutch City Squire and Barringer. In Napoleonic Paris a boulevardier was a man-about-town, …

GIN’S DESIGN RENAISSANCE

By Adam Bergen | Photograpy by Sofia van der Dys GIN BRAVERMAN, OWNER AND FOUNDER OF HOUSTON’S GIN DESIGNS, KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT DIFFERENT DESIGNS. HAVING BEEN ALL OVER THE WORLD, SHE’S GARNERED A SOLID REPUTATION WITH HER ACCLAIMED WORK, DESIGNING SOME OF HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, DALLAS, LOS …

5 Best Interior Decorators in Houston, TX

Houston, Texas is a massive sprawling city, with a population of about 2.3 million. Of those 2.3 million people how many do you think are interior decorators and designers? So many that it can be extremely difficult to sift through and find the decorator that’s right for your taste and …

The 10 Hottest Bars in Houston Right Now

The Commoner + The Boulevardier Details: The Downtown two-for-one bar concept features The Commoner on the first floor and The Boulevardier on the second. Hit up The Commoner for a game of darts, an eclectic mix of dance tunes (from hip-hop to punk) and all-over high-energy vibe. The Boulevardier, the …