Design

OUT OF THE DARKNESS

WHEN A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER WANDERED into the Turtle Creek showroom of J. Douglas Design last April after lunching next door, they instantly hit it off with the owner, Douglas Bradford. The family, empty nesters who recently moved to Dallas …
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ON SOLID GROUND

PAIGE SOWDEN GOT THE RUG BUG as a young girl, answering phones and ironing labels at her parents’ carpet business, Interior Resources. Growing up, family dinners out would include commentary on the restaurant carpets by her parents, company founders Merikay and …
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TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT

WHEN BETSY HOAG FOUNDED TKO in 1981, the SMU fine arts grad was just a couple of years out of college and recently cut off from the family bankroll. The self-proclaimed word nerd stumbled upon the perfect acronym to brand …
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BEHIND THE CABINETRY

REMEMBER THOSE SHOWPLACE KITCHENS of recent years with all the bells and whistles on display? The commercial-grade cooktops worthy of a Michelin-starred kitchen, the statement hoods, coffee stations, specialty ovens—and so much more. They’re still all going strong, says Corinne Danicki, certified …
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A MAGIC CARPET RIDE TO THE JUNCTION OF HISTORY AND LUXURY

LOOKING TO GO ON A MAGIC CARPET RIDE where a kaleidoscope of colors and textures takes you out of your modern life and delivers you into an ancient world? Take a trip to Farzin Rugs in the heart of the …
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CONCRETE COWBOYS

THROW OUT WHAT YOU THINK you know about concrete. Once considered a utilitarian choice for industrial settings, concrete flooring surprises the senses at the hands of Craftsman Concrete Floors. The business, which was born in Austin in 1999, expands on concrete flooring’s …
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FLOOR & DECOR OPENS FIRST DESIGN STUDIO IN DALLAS

WHEN FLOOR & DECOR LAUNCHED IN Dallas two decades ago, it was the brand’s fourth store to open in the country. Today, Floor & Decor has more than 100 stores around the country; seven of the stores are in the Dallas …
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A TRIBUTE TO TEXAS

TUCKED AWAY ON 7 ACRES OF LAND IN BARTONVILLE, amidst sprawling ranches where horses lazily graze, sits a regal estate that tells a story as big as Texas. “Big-sky views, incredible sunsets, quintessential horses and blue bonnets,” says Corey Van …
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TEXAS CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS

DALLAS DESIGN COMMUNITY BOARD Lisa Floyd / Co-Chair Carrie Barron / Co-Chair Bryan Yates / Chair Elect Dana Bass / Shadow Chair-Elect Karen Parks / Programs Co-Chair Kimberly Partyka / Financial Jennifer Mueller / Emerging Professional Co-Chair Bill O’Connor / …
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ROOM TO GROW

MARY ANNE SMILEY IS KNOWN for an exuberant use of color throughout all her projects. No color used judiciously, is too bright or too bold to work in her statement interiors. For the daughter of a longtime client who entrusted …
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MODERN RESET

CALL IT A REUNION AND COLLABORATION of ultimate design. Gwen Belle-Isle, formerly of GBI Designs in Dallas, was basking in semiretirement in Birmingham, Alabama, when she recently received an out-of-the-blue call from a former client who wanted to transform their …
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PARADISE IN WESTLAKE

INTERIOR CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN come naturally to Rebecca Kennedy Reagan, whose family-run company, Dallas Design Group, Interiors, has been in business for more than 40 years. An intuitive know-how to craft a home from start to finish is simply part of …
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THIRD TIME’S A CHARM

MAYBE IT’S HER LAID-BACK PERSONALITY OR Midwestern goodness that draws people in, but Stephanie Kratz seems to have a gift when it comes to instantly connecting with a client. “I have a knack for reading people, and I’m able to …
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INCREDIBLE INNER SPACES

THE TRUSTED, DALLAS-BORN-AND-BRED source for home organization, The Container Store, unveiled a brand-new location late last year that is dedicated to stunning closet solutions. One of only two locations of its kind in the nation, The Container Store Custom Closets …
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RAY OF HOPE

THE BEST PART OF BEING an artist is being able to create with color and light every day. It is truly magical,” notes Carlyn Ray, owner of Carlyn Ray Designs, a team of experienced glass artists, engineers, fabricators, and installers. …
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ILLUMINATING LIGHTING

BEING CREATIVE IS ABOUT providing solutions as well as beauty, and we are definitely problem solvers,” says Scott Bell, creative director, and lighting liaison at Pettigrew Luxury Furnishings in the Dallas Design District, about just how efficiently the full-service lighting …
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WILD LIFE

BEAUTY, ENERGY, THE MYSTERY of animals’ lives in the natural world. Interpreting such intriguing concepts—either on canvas in delightfully colorful oil paintings or in dynamic black-and-white relief prints—is the motivation behind Fort Worth artist Avery Kelly’s prolific body of work. …
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TO THE TRADE

HOME REMODELING IS MORE than a trend, it is a must for residential homeowners. According to a 2017 study by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), titled Estimated Market Value for the Kitchen & Bath Remodeling and New Residential …
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TRANSFORMING SPACES

WINDOW TREATMENTS, shades, curtains, bedding, pillows. The myriad of design choices can be daunting. These key elements complete the look of your home, and Curtain Couture is the go-to source for stunning interiors. “While window treatments and bedding are our …
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EXQUISITE OUTDOORS

ACHEERY OCEANFRONT RESORT in the Florida Keys is the site of a recent project completed by Dallas-based Designer’s Patio. The resort was destroyed by Hurricane Irma in 2017, which necessitated a complete overhaul, including a replacement of all of its …
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FANCIFUL AFFORDABILITY

IN A SEA OF HIGH-END home design stores, the success of the Design District’s Furniture To Go proves that DFW has a thirst for budget-friendly yet head-turning home furnishings. The business has grown by leaps and bounds over the last …
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LIFE’S JOURNEY

AT THE END OF OUR INTERVIEW, Ginger Fox looked out her studio window and noticed little bitty snowflakes falling from the winter sky. She was delighted but not surprised that snow would randomly swirl outside her window on an early …
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FURNISHING IMAGINATION

WHEN JAMES ANTONY HOME opened its new Dallas flagship showroom in the Design District last fall, it was a milestone moment for the Dallas furniture scene. Open to the public, the wildly popular store concept redefines experiential retail, empowering customers …
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ARTISTIC ABSTRACTION

ARTIST NITA PATEL UTILIZES LARGE canvases to express a personal state of mind. Unencumbered by realism, her paintings establish an immediate mood through the elements of color, pattern, and composition. Each vibrant, restless work of art visually communicates without the limitation …
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CULINARY CRAFTSMANSHIP

IN MODERN SOCIETY, mass-produced, made-in-China kitchen furnishings are the unfortunate norm. Distinctive, custom-made fixtures and appliances are increasingly rare and therefore a luxury. But, for those with impeccable taste, the investment in superior craftsmanship promises both aesthetic appeal and longevity. …
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COLORING OUTSIDE THE LINES

RHONA SCHONWALD’S STORY as an artist began when she fell in love with painting at age 11. In order to get a sense of the artist, though, we need to begin her journey in the middle, when she began experimenting with …
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LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT

FOR MICHELLE Rohrer-Lauer, all it took was one project for the greater Dallas area to work its magic. Here she found friendly, approachable people and a climate that expands the possibilities for indoor-outdoor home design. “I fell in love with …
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COMFORT AND STYLE AT THE FINISH LINE

THE UPDATE OF A LUXURY RACETRACK suite is not the only transi-tion Glen Boudreaux has been working on as of late. He’s also moving his interior design business into a new level of service, based on a lifetime of experience …
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PERFECTLY OPTIMIZED POOLS

DESPITE ITS NAME, THE nearly 70-year-old California Pools has deep roots in Texas via proprietor Quinn Martin, a longtime builder who brought the franchise to North Texas three years ago. Before expanding to DFW, California Pools had already developed a …
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BOLD IN BLUE

When Esther Boivin began remodeling a dated, 6,000-square-foot home in Scottsdale, Arizona, her clients asked for a unique design that reflected the interest and passion of each family member. After interviewing the parents and their four children, Boivin discovered they …
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MARVELOUS METAL SOLUTION

DON’T BE FOOLED BY the name, Cantera Doors does much more than what its name would suggest. The com-pany that Laura and Mauricio Trevino founded nearly 25 years ago to supply the Austin market with wrought-iron doors has since expanded …
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DESIGN YOUR LIFE

EVER SINCE SHE WAS A LITTLE GIRL, Laura Simmons believed everything had to be in its place. “I always had an eye for color and liked to work in an organized way,” says Simmons, who earned her bachelor’s degree in …
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ALL THE REASONS TO STAY

LIKE A SCENARIO THAT YOU’VE probably seen on an episode of the hit TV series “Love It or List It” on HGTV, a San Antonio couple couldn’t decide if they wanted to remodel their existing home in the Fossil Creek …
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ELEVATING STANDING DESKS TO A NEW LEVEL

CLOSE YOUR EYES AND think about the last time you played the game Simon Says. Recall the excite-ment you felt when you heard, “Simon says, stand up!” Your body rushed with adrenaline to stand tall and spring into action. Many …
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A NEW BEGINNING

FRESH STARTS ARE SOMETHING interior designers like Kay Genua live for, but when her longtime clients decided to completely begin anew, demolishing their once-traditional home in the west side of Fort Worth in order to rebuild a sparkling new contemporary …
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REMARKABLE RUG WONDERLAND

THE IMPRESSIVE IMPORTED RUG juggernaut known as Feizy keeps expanding its domain. It gave up its iconic tower fronting I-35 just north of Downtown Dallas after outgrowing the property. Headquarters are now located on the outskirts of Farmers Branch in …
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DESIGNING FOR LIFE

  A HOME’S DESIGN AESTHETIC is more than an orchestration of color, form, light, texture and space. It is an illustration of its owners’ lives. Like a portrait, residential design develops through a relationship built on trust between the artist …
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GALA FOR GIVING

A PREMIER EVENT OF AUTUMN in Dallas is Kappa Kappa Gamma Tablescapes. Long known as a celebration of tabletop creativity, it also is a festival of giving. Those who take part will not soon forget the experience. More than 1,200 …
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ECLECTIC TREASURES

CAREER COUNSELORS AND SELF-HELP gurus will tell you to find a job that you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. If the maxim holds true, then Beth Barnett Callahan has been blissfully unemployed for several years. …
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BEHIND THE CURTAINS

WHEN INTERIOR DESIGNER SHELBY Owens, of Shelby Owens Interiors, got a call from her grandmother Patricia Pilgrim to design formal draperies for her French baroque-style home, she instantly thought of Designer’s Workroom. Pilgrim had a specific vision for the draperies …
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MAGICAL MATTRESSES

SINK INTO PILLOWY SOFTNESS OR be bolstered by a firmer feel—the choice is yours at Dallas Luxury Beds—a Design District destination for world-renowned mattresses imported from overseas. Dallas Luxury Beds’ collection of superior sleep systems includes many models of varying …
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FABULOUS FINDS

PHELAN’S INTERIORS The hand-painted porcelain blue-and-white circles vase measures 16.5″ x 16″. Available in a smaller size. 214.368.6455 LOST…AGAIN ANTIQUES AND DÉCOR This Young Chang baby grand piano includes a painting of European Lady underneath the lid by Dallas-based Cuban American …
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FABULOUS FINDS

DESIGNER SELECTION DALLAS INTERIOR DESIGNER NICOLE ARNOLD OF NICOLE ARNOLD INTERIORS SELECTED THE JOHN-RICHARD SUTTON PLACE SIDEBOARD AS OUR DESIGNER TRENDS SELECTION.   This clean, modern sideboard features a case in Beluga and reverse-painted glass door fronts in a continuous …
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MODERN FUNCTIONALITY

The turreted Country French manor in Preston Hollow initially accommodated the needs of the family who live there. Over time, as the family grew, so did their need more for storage and space. Cabinets in the kitchen were updated to …
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INTERNATIONAL EXPERTISE

With her company Owens Interiors At Home, design veteran Barbara Owens and her staff do it all – from enormous houses and diminutive cottages in DFW to beachside condos and corporate sky-rises in foreign countries. Owens’ 30-year career has spanned …
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ABOVE AND BEYOND

Successful people are busy people. They travel. They entertain. They run businesses and charitable organizations. Successful people also delegate well, finding trusted individuals and resources to manage their schedules, their finances and especially their homes. “We have codes and keys …
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HOME AWAY FROM HOME

The design district showroom that now serves as headquarters for Gary Riggs Home is such a head-turner that local photographers often ask Riggs if they can stage photo shoots inside. The good-natured Riggs welcomes them with open arms and doesn’t …
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FASHIONABLE FURNITURE FOR LESS

It’s hard to imagine that the massive 50,000-square-foot home furnishings store in Dallas’ Design District known as Furniture To Go was very recently a two-person operation run from proprietors Corey Burnett and Melissa Marron’s apartment. It all started about five …
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LONG-LASTING LUXURY

Cotton has been cultivated and woven into fabrics since 1500 B.C., while linen, wool and silk have been used to adorn our bodies and homes for centuries. But as long as humankind has sought to live in comfort and luxury, …
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TEXAS MODERN MEETS CALIFORNIA COASTAL

Former residents of California, the owners wanted a home that mirrored the style of the West Coast. They found it in a home in Allen, Texas. The patio combines textural elements, a monochromatic color palette and some bold color influences …
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LAYERED DESIGN

Honed granite countertops line the perimeter of the kitchen while the island is topped by a sturdy quartzite slab. Cabinets were designed to maximize organization and utility.   At the heart of a great home design lies the ability of …
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RECLAIMED BEAUTY

This two-story 9,000-square-foot home in Westlake incorporates sustainable materials and repurposes old ones to make this home eco-friendly.   For a pair of empty nesters who love to travel and entertain, starting a new chapter in a brand-new home seemed …
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DREAMING IN FRENCH

Meticulously decorated, the dining room features carved antique French chairs with Aubusson tapestry upholstery, antique French terra-cotta cherubs, an 18th Century French chest and a portrait of the homeowner by Anthony Will.   The color scheme of shades of butter …
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CUSTOM FIT

This 8,000-square-foot home on Tour 18 Golf Course in Flower Mound is one-of-a-kind. While the lot dictated that the house be laid out parallel to the fairway and green, the home’s squared-off exterior edges were inspired by the homeowner’s geometric …
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TEXAS CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS

TEXAS CHAPTER BOARD: Julie Reynolds, ASID, RID, NCIDQ President Lisa Barron, ASID, RID, NCIDQ President-Elect Kimberly Partyka, ASID Industry Partner Rep Financial Director Sheryl Beck, Allied ASID, RID Director at Large Teresa M. Morgan, ASID, NCIDQ Communications Director Joyce Bryant, …
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TIMELESS TASTE

A sense of heritage and beauty comes naturally to Bruno de la Croix-Vaubois, a leading Dallas antiques dealer. As a young man living in Versailles, France, close to the grandest of French royal residences, the Palace of Versailles—with its 2,300 …
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DESIGN WITHOUT LIMITS

Modern linear sofas, a vast array of chandeliers and sleek glass-topped tables are just a few of the eye-catching designs found amongst the treasure trove of furnishings, light fixtures and accessories at Ethan and Associates in Dallas’ World Trade Center. …
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THE ART OF COLLECTING

Whether one is looking for a tranquil escape, endless inspiration or a reflection of one’s personal journey, art has the power to help transform one’s house into a home. Laura Rathe Fine Art (LRFA), recognized as a leading source for …
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RADIANT RAYS OF LIGHT

Vertical rods of translucent glass are cradled in place by short, jagged spears of raw white quartz in an assemblage that hangs over a dining table in North Dallas. It changes colors at the homeowner’s behest – bright blue, purple, …
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A PASSION TO SAVE THE PLANET

Meeting Trammell S. Crow is an experience you will not soon forget. He is a man who is leaving an indelible mark on this earth so that he will never be forgotten. Crow’s latest focus is on inspiring environmental leadership across all sectors and party lines.
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Curated

Douglas King’s editor’s picks include a new eat-in movie theater, Plano’s first luxury condo high-rise, the launch of an online design and lifestyle brand and more.
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DESIGNING FOR SMALL-SPACE LIVING

Atrend reversal in American lifestyle is making waves: The demand for smaller-size housing is at its highest point in decades.
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FABULOUS FINDS

The goods that make up a home
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SANCTUARY IN THE CITY

Clad in wood siding with white wood trim accents and operable shutters, this charming, historical farmhouse seems surprisingly at home right in the heart of Dallas. With a sprawling backyard and located only a minute from North Park Mall, where the family often pops over for shopping or a quick movie, the property seamlessly blends the beauty of rural living with the ease of city life.
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A VISION OF STONE AND STEEL

Nestled into a small hill in Westlake is a contemporary villa that reflects the vitality and culture of the Italian countryside. Classic yet unconventional, the home displays a mix of old and new elements to form a luxurious, contemporary feel.
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SOARING TO NEW HEIGHTS

No architectural element adds drama quite like a soaring vaulted ceiling. With lofty walls and interesting angles, it opens up an array of design possibilities, creating the perfect setting for high-impact décor. Such was the case with a contemporary home in North Dallas.
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WELL CRAFTED

The idea that you only have one chance to make a first impression applies as much to homes as to people. Milan Design + Build was spot-on with the impressive exterior they created with architect Clay Nelson, of C.A. Nelson Architecture, for a 9,500-square-foot, five-bedroom home in Dallas’ prestigious Preston Hollow neighborhood. “We refer to it as ‘country French with a modern deco edge,’” says interior designer Rebecca Kennedy of Dallas Design Group Interiors, who collaborated on the home with Milan project manager Richard Bragg.
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TEXAS CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS

On May 23 ASID designers, industry partners and guests came together for the 2019 Design Ovation Award ceremony. Design Ovation celebrates and honors the winners of a juried design competition that includes residential interior design, commercial interior design, outdoor spaces, historical renovation/preservation, emerging designers, student designers, and much, much more.
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STANDOUT COUNTER SERVICE

Known for their strength and durability, quartz countertops withstand red wine, lemon juice and harsh household cleaners, but the popular counter surface has been nearly destroyed by the U.S. regulations on China, where most of the U.S. supply of quartz countertops comes from.
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STANDING ON TRADITION

As the largest retailer of fine quality rugs in Dallas, International Rugs keeps thousands of floor coverings in inventory and has become a go-to destination for interior designers from coast to coast.
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EYE ON STYLE: THE MODERN KITCHEN

Taking shape in a multitude of trending styles, the modern kitchen is, today, considered the activity hub of the home. From sleek and streamlined state-of-the-art appeal to traditional old-world elegance with refined classical detailing, this favorite gathering place is the perfect space for homeowners to express their individuality.
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SURPRISING FINDS

The most dazzling treasures are often hidden inside of inconspicuous surroundings. A dull gray oyster is home to a magnificent pearl. A mottled, round rock reveals sparkling crystals within. An unassuming warehouse entrance to the Loyd-Paxton Gallery in Dallas opens to a treasure trove of fine antiques from around the globe.
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A STORIED PAST

In the heart of the Dallas Design District lies a relatively new antiques store that houses some of the oldest relics around.
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EXQUISITE LUXURY

In the world of mass production and abundance, ideas of quality and luxury have transformed to convey uniqueness, handcraftsmanship and one-of-a-kind status. It is no longer enough for the most exquisite tastes to have top-quality items; the essence of luxury lies in the artistic and artisanal elements that set products apart from the mainstream.
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WHAT’S UP DOWN BELOW?

If there is one part of every home that is used every day, it is the floor. The floor is where the action is, and for that reason the options and trends are always changing. But designers and vendors agree that lifestyles, budgets and personal tastes still drive decisions.
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MAN CAVE 2.0

When men come home from work depleted and needing a place to unwind, or if they want a dedicated space to watch the game with buddies and indulge in male-centric hobbies, they often retire to their “man caves,” a term that came into existence in the 1990s, according to some sources.
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THOROUGHLY MODERN MAKEOVER

From the outside, the 4,600-square-foot property nestled in Dallas’ posh Preston Trail community looks much like others in the neighborhood. Inside, however, the two-story brick home has undergone a stunning renovation that captures a thoroughly modern style.
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FUNCTION MEETS FORM

Recent years have redoubled everyone’s focus on flooring. Where once hardwoods were considered out-of-trend to the extent that people were even covering them over with alternative materials (like ceramic or stone tile, linoleum or carpet), homeowners are once again turning to the look of hardwood planks as their preferred type of flooring.
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CROSSING NEW THRESHOLDS

The front door to a house represents many things. It creates a barrier and a threshold between the world at large and a place of refuge. It can be purely functional or a work of art and offers a first …
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PARADISE PROLONGED

The vacation in the islands was fabulous, and you came home refreshed and longing to extend the magic. But then you looked out your back door and your heart sank because that patio and pool just don’t have the sizzle …
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ART WITHIN REACH

Like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day, Carlyn Galerie sits in busy Preston Center, drawing people in with bright colors and beautiful works of art. The incredible glasswork immediately stands out and glimmers in the windows as the …
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MISSION OF INSPIRATION

Art is at its most powerful and potent when it carries a clear message. The combination of beautiful aesthetic and a call for social engagement creates the magic that impacts viewers on both emotional and intellectual levels. Such are the …
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Fabulous Finds

Dallas interior designer Monica Wilcox selected the Rosaleen accent chair by Uttermost as our Designer Trends selection.
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CUSTOM-CREATED LIVING

The comedian Steven Wright jokes that he has the world’s largest seashell collection, which he keeps on beaches all across the globe. It’s like that for Michael Mitchell and Tyler Hill, but with furniture, art, lighting, fabric and so on. …
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FINE ART UNDERFOOT

For art lovers who’d just as soon cover their floors in works of art, as well as their walls, Interior Resources has made that possible. The rug dealer recently debuted a new collection of rugs created from large-scale abstract paintings …
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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Every visit to Dulce Interior Consignment Showplace is a fresh experience because the selection is always changing. But quality and service never go out of style, and keeping those two ideals at the forefront ensures there is always something for …
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TRENDS IN LIGHTING

Mixed metals are in. Mixed colors and styles are in. Simplicity is in. Antiques and heavy chandeliers are out. Retro styles, like mid-century modern and art deco, are trending but with 21st-century twists. Pendant lighting is in because it frees …
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TRENDS FOR A DREAM MASTER BATH

There’s something uniquely special about a master bathroom. The ultimate safe place, it’s a room of reflection, rejuvenation and relaxation. “A bathroom is where you come home and unwind and find your peace,” says Cristie Schlosser of Schlosser Design Group …
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INTO THE WOOD

From the sturdy foundation of polished hardwood floors beneath one’s feet to the tall, courageous beams supporting the ceiling above one’s head, there is a certain quality of resilience and elegance required by the wood used to create shelter and …
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URBAN LUXURY

Luxury comes in all shapes and sizes, especially in the Turtle Creek area north of downtown Dallas. High-rise condominium buildings stand adjacent to historical, traditional homes and modern townhouses. Interior designer J. Douglas Bradford knows the area well. His high-style …
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TIMELESS TRADITIONAL

Uprooting her French country- style residence and relocating to Dallas, a Los Angeles homeowner set her sights on a brand-new look. With an eye for the traditional, she purchased a classic Georgian-style dwelling in University Park, an affluent neighborhood prized …
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HIGH STYLE

In the remodeling process, Wiltgen created an open space plan. No barriers exist between the living room, dining room, den and kitchen. Leather-clad coffee table from Interior Crafts. Sectional by Roche Bobois. Dining table is custom by JRWD. Dining chairs …
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URBAN ELEGANCE

The sky was indeed the limit for a pair of empty nesters ready to embrace the next chapter of their lives. With their children grown, the couple wanted a blissful shift in the ease of their lifestyle, and one that …
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CHANGING SPACES

The open floor plan flows from the dining space, which features a chic dining table, adjacent to dual gathering and entertaining area where a sofa and armchair grouping are organized around a four-section coffee table with a sculptural cut-steel base. …
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UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN

A gently sloping roof displays Tuscan red tile, offering a warm welcome to visitors arriving on the stone drive. The dramatic, arched entrance evokes Tuscan countryside charm. The Hamptons on New York’s Long Island are home to many notable residences. …
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MODERN HOME ON THE RANGE

Throughout the home materials were selected to complement the strong connection to the outdoors. Rift-cut white oak floors and wall panels combine with a limestone fireplace surround to create a modern, warm interior. Sitting on more than 5 acres and …
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MEDITERRANEAN MODERN

The elevation of the home is long and narrow and allows for light to enter the interior from multiple angles. Although the footprint is far from rectangular, efforts were made to compose the overall massing of the home around a …
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THE COLOR CONNECTION

In the family room, Locke and the client found a set of cream sofas and chairs from David W. Gilbert & Associates, which they used to create a sitting area anchored by a salmon-hued rug and a David W. Gilbert …
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FROM THE EARTH TO YOUR WALLS

You probably don’t think twice about the walls in your house, office or anywhere else you go. They’re drywall with tape, spackle and paint. Maybe they’re plaster and paint, if they’re really old. But your walls don’t have to be …
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EXPERIENCE MATTERS

Behnam Rugs has been a go-to design resource since 1978. Over the last four decades, proprietor Ben Tavakolian’s pioneering family business has become well known for its dynamic, ever-expanding inventory. It offers a broad but highly curated selection of exquisite …
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