Dallas Trip Part III: Leather & Lighting

The final installment of the JGDG Dallas interior design inspiration trip coverage includes a plethora of items we could not get enough of: light fixtures, leather finishes, and of course, luxury furniture and home goods. We can’t also forget the delish dinner we had a the Ritz. Our last day was spent speeding from showroom to showroom: […]


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Dallas Trip Part II: Gorgeous Finishes for Your Home

Part II of the JGDG Dallas trip is devoted entirely to the fabulous finishes we saw throughout the showrooms there. In our opinion, finishes take a well decorated home from good to great. Our day was spent at The Rug Co. looking at their gorgeous floor coverings and Anne Sacks for high end bathroom finishes. See […]


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JGDG Loves Vladimir Kagan

Janet and her team have been fans of furniture designer, Vladimir Kagan, for ages. Lately he has experienced a new wave of popularity with press coverage ranging from the Financial Times to Elle Decor. Vladimir Kagan is a must know for any savvy lover of interior design. Here’s an excerpt from his bio: Born in […]


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JGDG Goes to Holly Hunt

Holly Hunt just opened its first Houston showroom and we were thrilled to check it out. The selection of fine indoor and outdoor furnishings and finishes are a must have in any high end, custom designed home. The quality and the options are unlike any other showroom in Houston. Of course it does not hurt […]


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JGDG’s Arena Design Field Trip

Revered for his works as a painter, it was 25 years ago that Rusty Arena set aside the canvas to pursue different mediums.  Arena had a unique vision: to merge fine art with interior surface design on linen, velvet, jute, and wallpaper.  Since 1988, Arena Design has created distinctive hand-printed and hand-painted custom couture textiles […]


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JGDG’s Anything But Plain Field Trip

  The Janet Gust Design Group spent a wonderful afternoon with the team at Anything But Plain headed up by Master Artisan, Janie Ellis. Anything But Plain specializes in the details of finishing that make a home a masterpiece. She has been in the business for over 25 years and has won countless awards from ASID to […]


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Fall Market at the Decorative Center in Houston

We started our day at Robert Allen with a conversation betweek Cyndy Severson, author of Hill Country House, and Sarah Rufca, Senior Home and Design Reporter for the Houston Chronicle. Cyndy and Sarah had a discussion about Cyndy’s new book. It features 19 private homes in Texas and showcases their rich architectural heritage. Next Stop […]


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Vendor Spotlight: Lawson Glass

We had the pleasure of working with the wonderful people of Lawson Glass on one of our projects earlier this fall. Their gorgeous hand blown antler chandelier added the perfect rustic but chic touch for our luxurious hill country ranch house. We cannot wait to share that entire project with you – it’s going to be […]


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