Ariana Smetana, Design Principal has been awarded -Best in Design-Texas' top talents by Modern Luxury Texas Magazine in category: “Best Office” for West University Travel Agency.

The project; one of West University’s longest standing businesses has just completed an exciting and stylish transformation. West University Travel, Houston’s neighborhood travel agency with a global reach for luxury travel, has a new and dynamic owner.  The Art-Deco building that houses the agency, a West University historical presence, has undergone an elegant, full interior renovation, intended to satisfy the most discerning of experienced traveler inclinations and desires. The complete and overall renovation was smartly designed, planned and orchestrated by Houston’s stylish and experienced designer, Ariana Smetana of artVIA, and the results are truly a sight to behold. Smetana worked closely with new owner to build around their chic travel agency brand for luxury travel incorporating new clean look and pops of bold, bright colors.  Modern and updated look, yet comfortable and inviting, the new space offers a sophisticated setting where traveling has never been more exciting to plan.  

Along with stunning, larger than life murals of famous landmark destinations, they’ve introduced innovative wall design element for travel brochure access. The agency is now equipped with the latest travel technology to animate and envision your endless, luxury travel possibilities.  Without question, it’s apparent that in the new spaces one feels confident creating the perfect itinerary catered to specific wants and needs.