Home decor

Did You Hear? 2020 Ikea Catalog Boasts Sweet Dreams and Sweet Tunes

By Bethany Erickson / August 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

There doesn’t seem to be an agnostic opinion about Ikea — you either love the Swedish chain and its cinnamon rolls and meatballs, furniture names that sound like sneezes, and its labyrinth-like stores, or you still have nightmares about that Allen wrench and one bookshelf you tried to put together in your first apartment, and […]

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Kanju Interiors Showcases High-End African Art at SXSW

By Joanna England / March 8, 2018 / 2 Comments

Meg Bartos knows Africa better than most people. In a typical year, the Hockaday and SMU alum splits her time between Africa and the U.S., visiting tradesmen and artisans that supply Kanju Interiors — her Design District showroom — with myriad treasures carefully crafted by hand. But this is more of a passion project for […]

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A Magical 60s-Era Holiday Display Returns to Northwest Dallas

By Valerie Jarvie / December 15, 2017 / 2 Comments

Have you noticed the oh-so-apropos retro holiday yard décor in the Northwest Dallas neighborhood bordered by Royal Lane, Midway Road, Walnut Hill Lane, and Marsh Lane in Dallas? Dozens (actually 100) of vintage-style, six-foot-tall wooden trees punctuate the low-slung midcentury modern-style homes in the Walnut Hill neighborhood, recently featured in the Modern Mile Dallas Home […]

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Beware: Home Décor Jumps the Shark and Onto The Body

By Jon Anderson / June 2, 2017 / 1 Comment

Sure, schools are important components in educating and forming the personalities and tastes of children. And it’s common wisdom that Mommy and Daddy shouldn’t argue or smoke in front of the kiddies. It seems wisdom needs an add-on.  Apparently you shouldn’t decorate in front of the little buggers either.

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Party Time: Celebrate “Something Special” Saturday Night With Cody Ellison at Home on Bishop

By Candy Evans / February 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

I love Cody Ellison. You know he and business partner Ken Valencia own Home on Bishop, Dwell on Davis, Bishop Ranch and the Bishop Street Market all down in Bishop Arts. Though they started out with the perfection that is Home on Bishop, business was so darn strong the duo opened a second store in November, 2014, Dwell […]

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Retailing Deathmatch: Restoration Hardware vs. Rejuvenation

By Jon Anderson / June 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Expo and the Great Indoors whetted our appetites for cool kitchen and bathroom showrooms we mightn’t have been able to afford, but could crib ideas from.  Their bankruptcies left a hole in our collective Sunday afternoons. Even at a fraction of their size, Capital Distributing and Perch sate our inner renovation voyeur. In the meantime […]

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