Dallas interior design

With Staircases, Form Meets Function Meets Drama For Bernadette Schaeffler

By Joanna England / April 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

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.

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Oscar-Winning ‘Anna Karenina’ Inspires Dallas Designer With Opulent Sets And Gilded Furniture

By Joanna England / March 12, 2013 / 0 Comments

Some people feel like gold is dated. Not Bernadette Schaeffler. The Dallas interior designer feels that gold never went out of style. Nothing is more evident of this than the recent box-office success of Anna Karenina, Schaeffler said.

“It is a feast to watch and will stay one of those unforgettable films,” Schaeffler said of the 2012 adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece. “The opulent sets and costumes truly make you believe you are back in 1870s Russia. Besides the love story, the luxurious interior and exterior of the set has such huge impact on its viewer. The novel is already a pleasure to read and I think Leo Tolstoy would be very pleased.”

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Oscar-Winning 'Anna Karenina' Inspires Dallas Designer With Opulent Sets And Gilded Furniture

By Joanna England / March 12, 2013 / 0 Comments

Some people feel like gold is dated. Not Bernadette Schaeffler. The Dallas interior designer feels that gold never went out of style. Nothing is more evident of this than the recent box-office success of Anna Karenina, Schaeffler said.

“It is a feast to watch and will stay one of those unforgettable films,” Schaeffler said of the 2012 adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece. “The opulent sets and costumes truly make you believe you are back in 1870s Russia. Besides the love story, the luxurious interior and exterior of the set has such huge impact on its viewer. The novel is already a pleasure to read and I think Leo Tolstoy would be very pleased.”

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Interior Designer Bernadette Schaeffler Shows That Both Love and Paris Never Go Out of Style

By Joanna England / February 20, 2013 / 0 Comments

Sure, Valentine’s Day was a  week ago, but why stop sharing the love? That’s Bernadette Schaeffler’s philosophy. The Dallas decorator and style maven is in love with love, especially the Parisian variety. “Paris awakens all your senses! Everyone who ever spent time in Paris keeps the memories in their hearts as though it were yesterday. […]

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Interior Motives: Denise McGaha Shows Us Pretty, Pretty Potty for a Million Dollar Bathroom

By Candy Evans / February 28, 2012 / 0 Comments

Or, as Mama would say, “terlit”. I first met Dallas designer Denise McGaha at a Junior League dinner. My daughter, Cassie, and her hubby Jake could not attend due to a scheduling conflict so the old folks got to go in their place. We were seated with the most delightful people, including Denise and her […]

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