Dallas Decor

Architecture That Lasts a Lifetime, Timber Frame Tudors Have Historic Allure Says Bernadette Schaeffler

By Joanna England / June 28, 2013 / 0 Comments

I love that, even though Bernadette Schaeffler has lived in the U.S. for years, she’s still inspired by the architecture and design from her native Germany. The country is known for its architecture and art (and beer!), so when Bernadette professed her love for Germany’s timber frame buildings, we knew her feelings were sincere. “While […]

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Is An Interior Designer Worth The Investment? If You Value Your Time And Money It Is, Says Margaret Chambers

By Joanna England / June 28, 2013 / 4 Comments

In this world of HGTV and do-it-yourself reality shows, many homeowners may have the misperception that hiring an interior designer is not valuable. And while there is a range of interior designers doing business, the benefits of hiring a skilled, recognized and certified ASID interior designer will have big dividends for the homeowner in the long run. Be on the lookout for unskilled, amateur “decorators” who lack training and certification.

Let’s go through some of the most common myths about hiring an interior designer.

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Light of Her Life: Schaeffler Opts For Table Lamps, Not Ceiling Fixtures, To Make Her Designs Glow

By Joanna England / March 21, 2013 / 2 Comments

Lighting is so important in a home. Too little and an otherwise spacious house feels like a dungeon. Too much of the wrong kind and you feel like you’re getting mobbed by the paparazzi every time you enter a room. To make sure rooms have just the right amount and right kinds of light, Dallas designer Bernadette […]

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