Rustic Design

Dilbeck-Influenced North Oak Cliff Cottage Offers Rustic Touches, Upgrades

By Leah Shafer / January 26, 2016 / 5 Comments

North Oak Cliff is a treasure trove of architecturally significant homes. Charles Dilbeck is one notable name in Dallas architecture, and from 1932 to 1970, he designed more than 600 houses in the city, recognizable for their welcoming presence, rough-hewn architecture, and romantic details, like turrets, balconies, multiple chimneys and decorative brickwork, according to Preservation Dallas. Several of his […]

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It All Started With a Barn: Bruce Graf and Susie Samuels Use Reclaimed Wood With Stunning Results

By Joanna England / October 29, 2014 / 2 Comments

By Diane Feffer Special Contributor Last year before the holidays, Kennedale homeowners Stephanie and Greg Mulkey were enjoying their son’s passage through high school. “We thought  that one of the best tangible gifts we could give him would be a ‘man cave’ where he could experience some daily ‘down time’ after high school,”said the Mulkeys. […]

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