Midcentury Modern Design

Atomic-Era Styling Looks Marvelous in This Meadow Park Midcentury Modern

By Leah Shafer / August 18, 2016 / 3 Comments

Northwest Dallas is one of the rapidly appreciating and changing areas in North Texas. Meadow Park is one of its many neighborhoods where buyer can find larger homes for an affordable price. This neighborhood is inside the LBJ loop and close to the Dallas North Tollway, making downtown just a 20 minute drive away. Our Thursday Three […]

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Get Your Midcentury Modern Fix at Dallas Architecture Forum’s October Symposium

By Leah Shafer / September 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you swoon over Frank Sinatra’s style, and you marvel over Mad Men‘s Midcentury Modern, then you won’t want to miss the next Dallas Design Symposium, presented by the Dallas Architecture Forum. Titled Modernism, the focus of the symposium is the best of Midcentury Modern architecture and design. It will be held Oct. 4 from 2 – 5 […]

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Before & After: A Discerning Midcentury Renovation in Lake Highlands

By Leah Shafer / July 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’ve known Rebecca Nolen since our high school days at Ursuline Academy of Dallas. Even back then, her design aesthetic was refined—she had the best-looking bedroom of anyone I knew. She also offered me Welsh rarebit as a snack when I came over to study one afternoon, far more sophisticated than the Little Debbie Star Crunch […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Stephan Sardone Selling Stunning L-Streets Reno

By Leah Shafer / May 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

Parting is such sweet sorrow. At least it is for us at CandysDirt when one of our favorite homebuilders puts his sensational reno on the market. Stephan Sardone, owner of Sardone Construction, took the L-Streets house at 10229 Linkwood Dr. in Lake Highlands to the studs and reimagined the space entirely. What emerged is extraordinary—we’ve written about […]

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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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Smart Designs by Stephan Sardone Make for Efficient, Handsome Home Renovations

By Leah Shafer / February 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Stephan Sardone did not arrive at his career in home renovation by direct route. The Flower Mound native headed to graduate school with the intention of earning his masters, then traveling to Papua, New Guinea, to work with indigenous tribes and translate their native languages, as well as aid with microfinance projects and community development. […]

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