Eleanor Cummings knows when she has left Houston in the rearview mirror. “The moment my tires hit the gravel roads of Round Top, I feel relief,” says Cummings, a Houston-based interior designer who has been coming to her second home in this tiny Fayette County, Texas, town for more than five years. After her hour-and-a-half drive, due west from the city, she reaches a locale “so small, you’ll miss it if you blink or wink.”
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INTERIOR DESIGN BY ELEANOR CUMMINGS
PHOTOGRAPHY BY TIM STREET-PORTER
ARCHITECTURE BY KIRBY MEARS
WRITTEN BY DAVID MASELLO
This story appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of MILIEU.