• Dwell: Smaller in Texas

    Smaller in Texas By Heather Corcoran / Published by Dwell – March 2, 2017 In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.

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  • Tour 7 of the Coolest Homes in Marfa, Texas

    By Louise Hart Photographs by Casey Dunn When Donald Judd began his Marfa project in the early 1970s, he would never have predicted the near mythic status it would end up achieving. The small town of 2,000 residents is 20 miles from the next town and nearly three hours from…

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  • 8 Modernist Marfa Homes That Epitomize High-Desert Style

    A new book reveals the Texas town?s edgy architectural spirit When the renowned artist Donald Judd fled the crowded streets of New York for the stark desert landscapes of Marfa in the 1970s, few could have predicted the Texas town?s emergence as a destination for artists and aesthetes alike. But…

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  • A Designer Brings Her Bold Brand of Texas Modern to this Atlanta Family Home

    By Kelsey Keith / Published by Dwell ? March 22, 2016 Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s abode in Atlanta for a transplanted Houston family.

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  • Woman on the Edge: This Eccentric Designer is a Fearless Iconoclast

    To?describe Barbara Hill as an interior designer is?missing the point. Don?t get me wrong ? she?has all the hallmarks of being an extremely?talented, successful one. With clients in?Houston, Mexico, Atlanta and Minneapolis,?she has most recently finished a home in?Bayou Bend Towers on Westcott at Memorial?Drive. She?s been published with

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  • Knoll News Detail: Learning From Houston, Texas

    Platner and Bertoia appear skeletal in an exposed concrete setting ?Less is a bore? the architect Robert Venturi proclaimed as a postmodern antidote to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe?s famous ?less is more? maxim. The statement pitted the two traditions against one another, and Venturi went on to publish his…

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  • Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston

    Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston By Dan Oko / Published by Dwell ? January 12, 2013 By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable row houses in the Houston Heights. Powered by petrodollars…

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  • Featured on goop: Gwyneth Paltrow?s Blog

    You Are The River Whenever I am missing Los Angeles and need a hit of Silver Lake cool, I check out one of my favorite blogs, Faye McAuliffe?s you are the river. This minimalist, beautiful site, filled with the things that inspire Faye, always inspires me. Faye has agreed to…

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  • This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer’s House

    This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer’s House By Amanda Dameron / Published by Dwell ? January 17, 2011 Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat. It may be an old saw, but gutting and renovating an old building…

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  • Interiors Now Taschen

    See Barbara’s design featured in?Interiors Now Taschen The first volume of Angelika Taschen?s new series on contemporary interiors features?the world?s most amazing, exquisite, and interesting apartments and houses?? from Antwerp to Zurich, via Chiang Mai, Copenhagen, Mumbai, Moscow, Tokyo, and Shanghai. With an inspirational richness and diversity of styles,here are…

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  • Stripped Ease

    Stripped Ease By Fred A. Bernstein / Published by Dwell ? January 17, 2009 All of the money Barbara Hill poured into remodeling her 1960s condo in Houston was spent taking things out?and she couldn?t be happier. For some architects, minimalism is about sleek surfaces that cost a fortune to…

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  • A Contemporary Retreat With a 100-Year-Old Soul

    By?FRED A. BERNSTEIN When Barbara Hill bought a 100-year-old house in Marfa, Tex., its interior was broken into a maze of little rooms. She had steel beams installed overhead for support, then cleared out the dropped ceiling and many inner walls. Her living room holds just a few furnishings, most…

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