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

Mimi Faucett Trahan | July 5, 2019 | People


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.


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


“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


“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


“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


“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


“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


“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 by: 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