Open Concept

Trend: Broken Concept Opens Rooms While Retaining Separation of Space

By Jon Anderson / April 5, 2016 / 1 Comment

There’s a new design term percolating over from Europe called “broken concept.”  I think of it as open concept 2.0. If the point of open concept is to remove all dividing walls to combine multiple rooms, Broken Concept is about achieving openness while retaining some separation. Think of it as a halfway point between individual […]

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Top Ten 2016 Homebuilding Trends From DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 22, 2016 / 13 Comments

The 2015 real estate market in Dallas-Fort Worth went down in the books as the best in three decades, and year-end housing construction numbers placed Dallas as one of the country’s top building markets. North Texas is headquarters to some enormously talented (and busy!) builders. We’ve asked the best and brightest among them to tell us their predictions for 2016 homebuilding trends. […]

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East Dallas Midcentury Ranchette Packs a Powerful Punch in Modest Footprint

By Leah Shafer / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

That old saying about good things coming in small packages can be hard to reconcile with the “bigger-is-better” mentality that often rules Texas real estate. But it’s an easy fit in today’s Tuesday Two Hundred, a cozy midcentury ranchette in East Dallas at 823 Lake Terrace Dr. With 1,490 square feet and a great layout, […]

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Top Ten 2015 Homebuilding Trends from DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2015 / 6 Comments

The homebuilding market in DFW is super hot, and with a new year comes new trends. Candy already mentioned the emergence of the skullery, but there’s more! We’ve asked the best and brightest North Texas homebuilders to look into their crystal balls and make predictions about homebuilding trends for 2015. They’ve also given us some […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: New Townhome Part of Downtown Lewisville Redevelopment

By Leah Shafer / December 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

The city of Lewisville is spending millions of dollars to revitalize its historic downtown area, and developers are flocking to the northern suburb. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes us to the Belleville Village development near East Main Street and East Mill Street, to a new townhome at 313 S. Kealy Street. Listed for $209,000, this three […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Finding Form And Function in Fort Worth

By Joanna England / September 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

In the $400K to $500K range, there’s a lot of new construction in Fort Worth. And while a new home is good every once in a while, seeing the same granite and stainless kitchen can be a little bit boring. Nothing against Fort Worth: I love the city and it’s awesome south side and the […]

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