Hope Outdoor Gallery

Also known as the Baylor Street Art Wall, Austin’s Graffiti Park is located at 1100 Baylor Street in Austin Texas.It’s an ever changing canvas. Local artists paint the remains of an old apartment complex’s cement foundation. It’s complete with floors, tall walls and steep inclines. Every surface is perfect for self expression and exploratory urban design. It seems to get repainted often and new works are constantly created. We dig it and plan to stop by every time we travel to Austin. It’s super inspirational and a refreshing change from the normal art scene. Get directions here.


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The Curiosity Shoppe

Along with posts about awesome hand-made goods and the artists who create them, expect a host of reviews and articles as well. Art shows, studios and other collaborative efforts are some of the topics that will get action. This is an older article, but still one of the coolest, creative outfits in Texas.

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Click the image to view the full article by Apartment Therapy.

Davis Street Mercantile

Our friends at Davis Mercantile rehab vintage furniture and build custom pieces. They also sell found objects and things they like (Art, Photography, Lighting etc). Check out their on-line inventory for the goods.

Davis Street Mercantile is in Oak Cliff, Dallas TX. opened by the husband and wife team, Joe Ramirez & Amy Thomasson Ramirez. They had their Grand Opening back in March 2012 and continue to bring the hits.  The shop is an eclectic mix of re-purposed mid-century modern furniture, custom pieces by Joe, and a showcase for young artists. Click here to take a look at some of their awesome stuff.