So many gorgeous luxury homes feature at least one magnificent, sweeping staircase that greets guests. Stairs are the epitome of form meeting function. Perhaps that’s why Dallas-area designer Bernadette Schaeffler loves staircases and the drama they add to spaces.
Indoors or out, artistic or utilitarian, Schaeffler is enamored with stairs.Read More
Here’s a home that would have been a great find for that piece in the New York Times on how hot the Dallas Design District has become. Not only are developers building lofts and $5000 a month apartment penthouses in the Dallas Design District, they are also building homes out of warehouse space — luxury […]Read More
I covered the Design District for years at D Home, and it got me into trouble. Why? Because I was buying way too much for my home: art, furniture, gorgeous objects. It’s grittiness and wide warehouses fascinate me. But when it comes to furnishing or finish-out, the Design District spoiled me, and I still go down there when I need to shop for anything for my home.Read More
Emily Summers used pieces from her own furniture collection, as well as from the delectable SMINK here in the Dallas Design District to keep it soft and subtle and let the art sing. Her giant 4096 square foot model home seemed to take up an entire floor, and really, walking in there was almost like being […]Read More
Brown Jordan is my favorite outdoor furniture manufacturer. Our love affair began years ago when I was about 27, poor as a church mouse, and coveted beautiful patio furniture. A wise neighbor who took me under her wing (and ultimately became a life-long friend) introduced me to Brown Jordan. At the time, she told me […]Read More