William W. Stubbs & Associates is all about nurturing relationships and understanding their client’s needs and wants. It is the ability to take architectural design, personal style, and create a space that is organic and an extension of who their client is. At the forefront of this standard is, Bill Stubbs.
When Bill works with his clients, he is directed by their need for a home that serves their lifestyles, cultivates their innermost being, and lifts their spirits each time they walk in the door.
Named to the AD 100, Architectural Digest’s list of the World’s Top Designers and Architects, Stubbs’ award-winning designs have included renovations of historical buildings, private homes and estates, vacation retreats, and even the interior design of a large corporate jet. Bill’s holistic approach to each project defines his style and success.
When he works for real estate developers and builders with homes on the market, he uses his skills to enhance the environment toward that goal. He is motivated and inspired by stretching his abilities to exceed the expectations of his clients.
His recent projects have taken him around the world to Kiev, Moscow, London, Hawaii, Acapulco, Palm Beach, Colorado, the Pacific Coast, San Antonio, and Houston. He has been blessed with a large arsenal of creative people with whom he collaborates.
His body of work includes, hosting Emmy-nominated, Moment of Luxury, a lifestyle series seen on PBS nationwide, and is an in-demand speaker in the design and luxury lifestyle circuits. Bill brings to Moment of Luxury the artistic eye, adventurous spirit and extensive knowledge that has made him one of the world’s leading interior designers.
The New York Times calls his style, “rollicking, dishy spritz” and “enthusiastic and fun-loving.”
The iconic Liz Smith said in New York Daily News: “No wonder they call him ‘the Indiana Jones of interior design.’”
Nicholas Von Hoffman, of Architectural Digest commented “Bill Stubbs is like a carbonated drink. He has an enormously winning personality. He is optimism. He is hope. He is sunny vistas.”
And Entertainment Weekly marveled: “Finally a guy with nicer taste than ours.”
Bill’s homes have been featured in Architectural Digest on numerous occasions and he is a regular guest on Good Morning America, BRAVO, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and in national print profiles, such as The New York Times and People Magazine.
Oscar Banta-Guevara is the Senior Design Associate at William W. Stubbs & Associates. His modern aesthetic for traditional design strikes a chord with his clients by complimenting Bill’s artistic style for design. A native Houstonian, Oscar has nurtured relationships through his work in interior design retail. He has worked with many Houston institutions, like the iconic Kuhl-Linscomb; Sylvia Longoria Dorsey, who leads the Longoria Collection; and luxury silver retailer Christofle; and the River Oaks design emporium Krispin.
Oscar’s transition to the world of interior design was quite fluid. His key assets are his persistence to deliver first-class customer service, his discretion, and his flair for fashion and creativity. Bill Stubbs is known for his tactful timeless design, and Oscar adds a layer of modern and livable pieces that embody their symbiotic relationship when it comes to creating spaces that are relational and conversational.
A graduate of the Art Institute of Houston, Oscar is well-versed in antiques, and is inspired by his travels. He applies his knowledge and expertise to creating and coordinating all facets of design, from fixtures to lighting, hardware, hard surfaces, flooring, and wall coverings for his clients, their architects and their builders. Oscar is a driving force behind Bill by assisting with project management, installation, and final delivery. His trademark of understanding of how people live and use their space is seen throughout his work with Bill in Houston homes. He sustains his flair for design by providing a full-service scope to the William W. Stubbs & Associates clientele second to Bill. A natural-born stylist, Oscar adds a fresh perspective to the interior design landscape that is William W. Stubbs & Associates.