Studio Spotlight

When COVID 19 first made its appearance, it certainly took the world by surprise and made us all take pause.  During this unprecedented halt, we decided to go ahead with our previously planned remodel, since it was necessary to close the studio down. The showstopper in ourRead more

February Features

Fun finds and festivities… It’s hard to believe that the holidays are mere memories and we are already well into 2020! One of the neat things we have rolled out this year are our new color boxes. As you probably already know, Pantone releases a new ‘it’Read more

Holiday Season 2019

It’s hard to believe that 2019 is coming to a close! It seems like just yesterday that we were all ringing in the New Year and now once again, the holiday season is upon us. At Thorntree, we are thankful for another successful year and are so

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Deck the Halls

Tis the season to be jolly! That is exactly what Deck the Halls, at the Houston Design Center, is all about! The festivities kicked off on December 10th, with a book signing by celebrated author, designer, and native Houstonian Ronda Carman. Guests and patrons browsed through the

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Risotto Fest 2019!

You know it’s going to be a good November day when it’s 75º, sunny, without a hint of humidity! However, you know it’s going to be a GREAT day, when you spend it outside at the Houston Design Center, sipping prosecco, sampling risotto from some of the

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The New Faces of Thorntree

We would like to introduce you to several new faces at Thorntree that we have added to our team! Joining our team in early August, Lori H. Lori came to us from a local printing company, but is already at home at Thorntree! She is one of

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Metrocon19 Kick-off Party!

Dallas, Texas Thorntree was proud to partner with Corgan Associates in Dallas, Texas to host the kick-off party for Metrocon19 this year! The party was held on August 7th at the new offices of Corgan, in the ‘library/lounge’ area. It is a large and airy light-filled room

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Large Format Porcelain Presentations

In the constantly evolving industry of porcelain, it is nearly impossible to keep up with the latest methods of installation and fabrication. As professionals, it is important that we educate ourselves so that we can ensure that our clients will receive the best service and installation for their

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IIDA Product Runway 2019!

Last Friday night was the 11th annual Product Runway, put on by IIDA at the Revention Music Center in downtown Houston benefitting the Houston Furniture Bank!                 This year, twenty teams came together to create a one-of-a-kind garment, representing their

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A Star is Born!!!

Yes… yes… we know you’re probably thinking of Bradley Cooper or Lady Gaga, but this Star is a bit different.  This is Étoile! At Thorntree, everyday we are lucky to be surrounded by exquisite natural stone and fine porcelain.  Then along comes Étoile de Rex, one of

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