Quartz Vein abstract in teal, green gold, taupe, and black. Coated with sun/waterproofing treatment for outdoor use. In February 2013, a stunning 1924 William Ward Watkin Houston mansion was given new life by a a team of design talents handpicked by Luxe Interiors + Design magazine. “We challenged the designers to celebrate the integrity and beauty of a historically preserved house--and bring it into the 21st century,“ says Houston Designer and event co-chair Bill Stubbs, who decorated the house’s gorgeous solarium. Here’s your chance to own pieces straight from the showhouse. All proceeds benefit Preservation Houston to protect the city’s architectural and cultural resources.