Dallas interior design

Designer Barbara Gilbert Uses Psychology of Color to Create Breathtaking Spaces

By Leah Shafer / September 4, 2015 / 1 Comment

Dallas interior designer Barbara Gilbert is an expert in the psychology of color, creating carefully curated spaces that not only work visually, but positively impact function and use. Her attention to detail means you’ll find every inch accounted for in her designs in ways that often surprise and delight. One exampleL LED toe kicks in the kitchen, […]

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Mary Anne Smiley Designs Colorful, Inspired Interiors With Avant-Garde Mix of Materials

By Leah Shafer / June 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

Mary Anne Smiley had big plans for herself as a young woman. During childhood, she began drawing house plans and dreamed of a career in architecture. Several years later, she tried to begin architecture studies at Oklahoma State University. But it was the 1960s, and the dean informed her, “Women do not enroll in architecture.” […]

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Kevin Twitty Creates Beautifully Planned, Sexy Interiors With Modern Refinement

By Leah Shafer / March 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

In January, I wrote a post called 5 Dallas Interior Designers to Watch in 2015 and Kevin Twitty of Frisco’s IBB Design Fine Furnishings made that list. Twitty creates original, inspired interiors and shows tremendous ambition and attention to detail in his work. He seems to have an intuitive nature that helps translate a client’s wants […]

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Russell Ross Creates Harmonious Interiors with Artist’s Eye, Set Designer’s Skills

By Leah Shafer / February 4, 2015 / 1 Comment

When Russell Ross took on his first interior design job, his bosses only let him make 50 percent of the design decisions and the pay was zero, but he was hooked. Turns out it was an addition to his family’s home in Oklahoma and his parents were in charge, so getting about half his design […]

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Barry Williams’ Design Marries History, Dazzling Style to Create Sumptuous Interiors

By Leah Shafer / January 16, 2015 / 4 Comments

If one could step into the imagination of interior designer Barry Williams, I imagine one would find a lavish, carefully curated place of amaranthine loveliness, as well as an endless inventory of ideas. He brings a photographer’s eye, a perfectionist’s attention to detail, and a historian’s context to his work at Williams Design Inc., a […]

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5 Dallas Interior Designers to Watch in 2015

By Leah Shafer / January 2, 2015 / 11 Comments

Stylish interiors in North Texas are no accident—we have an abundance of talented Dallas interior designers working hard to make them so. Over the past year, I’ve kept my eyes on a handful of clever interior designers, and five in particular have distinguished themselves through their gorgeous work. Keep an eye on these five in 2015!

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