Contemporary Design

Lake Highlands Uber Cool Contemporary Was Visited by the Style Fairy

By Karen Eubank / March 14, 2016 / 6 Comments

We all have our favorite styles. It’s well known throughout the CandysDirt team that I’m the girl who cannot say “no” to a good Tudor and that I’m pretty hooked on Midcentury Modern. What’s lesser known, is that I’m a complete nut for sleek and contemporary. Have I found the house all the cool kids […]

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Summer Riggins Delivers Divine Design with First Top-to-Bottom Home Renovation

By Leah Shafer / October 5, 2015 / 5 Comments

Two weeks ago, an East Dallas property in Old Lake Highlands went on the market and was featured as the CandysDirt Thursday Three Hundred. It caught our eye with its custom-build features; cohesive, elegant look; and Midcentury vibe. The response was overwhelmingly positive, and people swooned over the details of this big renovation that turned a dated cottage into […]

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Ron Wommack-Designed Uptown Condo Has Prime Location, Contemporary Feel

By Leah Shafer / April 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dallas architect Ron Wommack has an impressive portfolio of contemporary residential designs, including the Mitchell Lofts, Buena Vista Townhomes, and Commerce Street Townhomes. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is another of his designs in the 4111 Cole Condos, near Fitzhugh and Central Expressway. Unit 24 is 1,090 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms in a […]

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Top Ten 2015 Homebuilding Trends from DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2015 / 6 Comments

The homebuilding market in DFW is super hot, and with a new year comes new trends. Candy already mentioned the emergence of the skullery, but there’s more! We’ve asked the best and brightest North Texas homebuilders to look into their crystal balls and make predictions about homebuilding trends for 2015. They’ve also given us some […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: Can Modern Design Be Warm And Inviting? It is at 4130 Cochran Chapel

By Joanna England / June 18, 2012 / 0 Comments

You know me by now, right? Craftsman, yes. Tudor, no. Mid-Mod, um .. DUH!

It’s contemporary design I’ve always been on the fence about. When they are designed poorly, they are sterile, ugly spaces with oddly utilitarian — nay, institutional —finishes.

But when done well, well, they are astonishing. As my search goes on to find every house in the Dallas/Fort Worth area I can fall in love with, I’ve found a contemporary home that is warm, inviting, and just plain gorgeous. It’s 4130 Cochran Chapel, and it’s To. Die. For.

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