Dallas Design Firm

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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At Thrasher Works, Husband and Wife Team Design And Build The Furniture, Cabinetry, And Interiors You Dream Up

By Joanna England / October 17, 2013 / 8 Comments

I met Bart and Karen Thrasher years ago when they lived in my neighborhood. When they moved to a Prairie Four Square in Winnetka Heights a while back, I mourned the loss. Why? Besides being some great friends, both Bart and Karen were our family’s sounding board when it came to home renovation and improvement. Their backgrounds in architecture, construction, and design made them the go-to source.

Well, now the couple has gone and started offering their expertise to just about anyone. My loss, your gain, I suppose. Thrasher Works, which has become a labor of love for the pair, is a burgeoning business of building furniture, custom cabinetry, and unique interior spaces that are tailored to your taste.

Of course, they want to grow this family business, too, so they’re trying to win a $250,000 Mission Main Street grant from Chase. You can vote for them here. Find out more about the husband and wife team behind Thrasher Works after the jump!

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