Designer’s Corner

The Front Yard is Back and We Have The Essentials

By Karen Eubank / July 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

One of the bright spots in the pandemic is the rediscovery of front yard life. It’s not new. We just forgot about it. Our grandparents understood the importance of the front yard and the neighborhood connection. It was evident in our architecture for generations. The front porch was an integral part of any home. At […]

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The New Media Room: The Relic Becomes the Respite

By Karen Eubank / June 21, 2020 / 1 Comment

Look at blueprints for any luxury construction today. You’ll see plans for a media room. What? Hasn’t the media room been all but abandoned? You used it maybe when the kids had a sleepover or when family descended from out of town and you ran out of things to do. But, media rooms have not […]

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Calm Home. Calm Mind. Two Designers on Creating Peaceful Interiors

By Elaine Raffel / June 14, 2020 / 1 Comment

Brittany Lyons describes herself as a calm, spiritual person. Which is why it makes total sense that her eponymous art and design business is based on creating peaceful interiors for clients.

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Uphold Designs is the Best Kept Secret in Dallas

By Karen Eubank / June 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

I’m letting you in on something big. I know you’ve wondered who interior designers, brand name linen companies, and luxury stagers turn to for one-of-a-kind designs. It’s Uphold Designs. They are responsible for some of the most beautiful, innovative designs, furniture, and upholstery in America. You can take a photo of any piece of furniture […]

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The Best Big Kid Pool Toys for Summer 2020

By Karen Eubank / May 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

The first day of summer may not officially begin until June 21, but this is Texas — Pool season begins on Memorial Day around here. We scoured the Internet to find some of the best, craziest, most innovative, and yes, most expensive pool toys of 2020. Some of the pool toys we found are seriously […]

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The Home Office As We Know It Is Changing, Dallas Architects Say

By Karen Eubank / May 24, 2020 / 3 Comments

Our lives have changed, and we are looking at our homes with renewed vision. Are they equipped for two busy working professionals and homeschooled kids? Do they offer a way to stay entertained inside and out? Do we have flex space that can be adapted to our new lifestyles? I asked a few of Dallas’ […]

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