dallas home design

IBB Design Named Best Furniture Store in the Country

By Joanna England / April 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

Congratulations are in order for IBB Design Fine Furnishings and its owner/founder, Beth Rafferty. The 40,000-square-foot high-end home showroom with 28 talented interior designers won “Best Furniture Store in the Country” for the second year in a row at the ARTS Awards, one of the biggest awards programs in the home design industry. “Being recognized […]

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With L Streets Showcase, Stephan Sardone Shows A High-Style Home Can Be Efficient

By Joanna England / September 5, 2013 / 13 Comments

“We don’t need to go watch HGTV for drama. This was real drama — it wasn’t ‘staged,’” said Michelle Lynne, catching herself, a real estate stager, in an accidental pun. The drama was, of course, the last-minute flurry of activity before the doors opened at 10229 Linkwood, an L Streets home built in 1955 that […]

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Attics Can Inspire Lofty Design, Says Dallas Interior Designer Bernadette Schaeffler

By Joanna England / May 31, 2013 / 4 Comments

Most attics are used for storage, as a way to keep odds and ends from taking over a home. They can also become time capsules, preserving history until we are brave enough to explore them. For Bernadette Schaeffler, attics are so much more. “The world changed and architects embrace attic rooms into their design. In […]

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