Houston's Go-To Hospitality Designer Gin Braverman Shares Her Summer Wants

BY Mimi Faucett Trahan | July 5, 2019 | People

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With such clients under her belt as Goode Company, Eunice and Goodnight Charlie’s, Gin Braverman (gindesigngroup.com) has made a name for herself as Houston’s go-to hospitality designer. “I love the great attitude and adventurous spirit of Houston developers, restaurateurs and chefs,” she says. “They are down-to-earth, excited by new ideas and are generally just some of the loveliest humans to work with.” Here, she shares the pieces she’s got her eyes on.

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“These are so amazing! I love the abstract geometry, imperfections and the tone-on-tone colorings.” Isla vase, $2,625, nouvelstudio.com

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“I’m positively enamored by these color and pattern combinations—terrazzo is such an iconic material; it is rad to see it making such a creative comeback!” Alabaster large mixed chip Venetian terrazzo, price upon request, concrete-collaborative.com

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“These are wearable works of art made by the amazing Ashley Stovall and Stephanie Duncan. It’s incredibly hard to choose a pair from their gloriously never-ending assortment of colors, and texture and shape combinations.” .018 earrings in bottle gloss and sienna, $197, hernewtribe.com

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“Organically shaped natural stone soaking tubs completely change the feel of bathrooms and the extra-deep ones provide the indulgent opportunity for a full-body soak.” Papillon bathtub, price upon request, by Stone Forest, at Elegant Additions; stoneforest.com

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“Although I love everything my old friend and native Houstonian Magda Sayeg does, I am particularly impressed with her spirographs. The artistic color gradients combined with their exacting geometry are so alluring.” Magda Sayeg, Untitled (2019, painted steel frame with acrylic floss), magdasayeg.com

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“This lamp by Trueing Studio NYC shows that what is old can always be new with their artful reinterpretation of the typically ubiquitous chain link.” Cerine floor lamp, from $5,560, trueing.co

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“Pretty much every product made by The Ordinary is extraordinary, especially this one, which helps wake your sleepy eyes up in the morning. The best part is that a whole bottle costs less than a grande latte!” Caffeine solution, $7, deciem.com

Photography Courtesy Of: Cerine Floor Lamp photo by Lauren Coleman; gin braverman portrait by Sofia van der Dys; isla vase photo by Fernando Etulain; art photo by Whitney Arostegui; all other photos courtesy of brands