Architectural Digest

A Moss Haven Colonial And a Little Bit of Bull

By Karen Eubank / July 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Settle in, get comfy, and grab your coffee, because I have quite the story about this historic Moss Haven Colonial. In the 1930s, an iconic Texas oilman and civic leader commissioned another home, designed by Anton Korn, on Armstrong Parkway. It was called pretentious by the Dallas Morning News at the time because it was […]

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Lionel Morrison’s Minimalist Masterpiece is an Art Collector’s Paradise

By Karen Eubank / June 29, 2020 / 2 Comments

I shoved everything off my digital desktop Friday when I spotted this minimalist masterpiece designed by architect Lionel Morrison. This exciting listing was about three hours old, and I immediately started digging. That digging unearthed an article or two because, of course, Morrison is an internationally recognized architect. As I dutifully read each one, I […]

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Highland Park Secret Sanctuary is a Luxurious Private Paradise

By Karen Eubank / July 18, 2016 / 0 Comments
Monday Morning Millionaire

We all love the idea of a secret sanctuary. Whether it’s a bookcase that opens onto a concealed passageway, or an ivy shrouded door in a wall that leads to a private garden, we’re intrigued and captivated. Maybe it’s growing up with classic literature that gave us the world of Narnia accessed from an old […]

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Jan Showers’ Timeless, Modern Interiors Offer Glamour Without Pretense

By Leah Shafer / October 14, 2015 / 1 Comment

One of the best-known names in the Dallas interior design community is Jan Showers. Her aesthetic of “glamour without pretense,” as Veranda magazine dubbed it, is sumptuous and refined, an impeccable marriage of elegance and function. During regular trips to London, New York, Paris, and Venice, she scouts genteel antiques for her showroom in the Dallas Design District. […]

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Designer of George W. Bush’s Crawford Compound Speaks at Fort Worth AIA Design Talk Tonight

By Joanna England / July 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

It feels like a trend: Architects are writing books all over the place. Of course, this is a trend we can get behind, especially when architects write fiction as David Heymann, FAIA, has. Heymann, who designed George W. Bush’s Crawford sustainable compound, will read excerpts from his collection of stories entitled “My Beautiful City Austin” […]

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Renting Your Home For Super Bowl XLV: One Homeowner’s Horror Story

By Candy Evans / January 27, 2011 / 0 Comments

Damn those NY Jets. The high rollers are not pony-ing up the big bucks for those rentals, and now that the Jets are out, dear Lord — we get the TravelLodge set. This report from one of my house-renter wannabes: I had a major A list Hollywood director (!!!) lined up to pay full price […]

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