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Room Tour

By D Magazine |

1. Entry Hall/Powder Room/Upper Hallway

Designers: Onesia Wittliff Rigney, A.S.I.D., and Marci Pool Pena, Allied Member A.S.I.D., Anderson Studio Importantly scaled accessories, furniture and plants enhance the old world elegance of this spacious entry.

Sources: Abernathy; Crandale Gallery; Boehm Porcelain Gallery; Parvizian Oriental Rugs of Dallas; The Corner Shop; The Phoenix Salon; Willow Creek Mart; Zen Florist

2. Library

Designers: Kathy Adcock-Smith, A.S.I.D., and Timothy Adcock, Adcock-Smith Design In the style of the old “curiosity room,” the library is a place to display and enjoy treasures, to read and study, and to chat in an intimate classical setting.

Sources: Bander and Daniel, Inc.; The Boehm Porcelain Gallery; Boyd-Levinson & Company; Brueton Industries, Inc.; Joel Cooner Art & Antiques; Hargett & Associates; Howard Designer’s Service; Minton-Corley Antiques; George Cameron Nash; Pallazetti; David Peysen, Inc.; Rudi South; Tajzoi Oriental Rugs; Keller Williams; D Young

3. His Bath and Closet

Designers: Angela Whitsett, Allied Member A.S.I.D., and Kim Harrington, Allied Member A.S.I.D. His bath reflects a masculine persona featuring neutral earth tones, clean bold lines and rich natural materials. With this understated elegance the emphasis is on the user.

Sources: Picadilly Fair; Mark Shale; Taylors

4. Her Bath and Closet

Designer: Deanna Haynes, A.S.I.D. Associate. DH Designs Embellished by a palate of jeweled tones and delicate accents, her dressing room is a superb realm of feminine enchantment.

Sources: The Covenant Group; Boyd Custom Furniture Mfg.; S. Harris & Co., Inc.; Designer Draperies; Artege Financial Services (Fine Art); Blackstone Carpets; Crandale Galleries; Floral Fashions; Picadilly Fair

5. Master Bedroom and Hall #1

Designers: William R. Blakeley, A.S.I.D.; Lloyd Scott Natural silk, linen, cotton and sisal in a neutral palette have been selected with furniture that complements the architectural finish details of metal, rich woods and smooth stones. To add a touch of color, softness and personality, hand-painting and “faux finish” details are applied to the bed linens, screen and occasional tables.

Sources: bed, chair and bench: George Cameron Nash; occasional tables; Scott Blake Studio; upholstered pieces: Cameron Collection; fabric: Decorator’s Walk; screen, special paint: Faux Real; drapery: Inga Penock; bed linens: Myfanawy Linens; accessories: Keller Williams & Hargett Associates; night tables: Harold Adams & Associates; sisal rug: Jim Wylie & Co.

6. Terrace

Designer: Meri-Kay Star, Associate Member A.S.I.D., Interior Motives -M.K. Designs

A collection of timeless grace of curves and details carefully chosen, filling the space with character.

Sources: George Cameron Nash; S & L Designs; David Opper Design; Dimensions In Stone; Zen Floral Studio

7. Gallery

Designer: Lisa Gilchrist, Chaz L & Associates

Sources: furniture and accessories: Meno Leon and Alan Knight of Merritt-Emanual Innovators Inc.; seating: John Edward Hughes; piano: Tyson Piano & Organ Co.; sculpture: Xavier Corbero; area rug: Form III

8. Dining Room

Designers: Martiele Orr, A.I.S.D.A., Martiele’s Interiors, Inc. and Kellye DuBose, Allied Member A.S.I.D. Natural and man-made elements are correlated in a monochromatic scheme to complete the dining room. A unique southwestern flavor is added to enhance a warm peaceful atmosphere for dining enjoyment.

Sources: Boris Kroll Fabrics; Orion Antiques; John Edward Hughes; Manheim Galleries; Innovators; Dallas Oriental Rug Gallery; Mammen Glass; Alderman Brothers; Howard Designers’ Service; John Ward Limited; Claude Bloodworth; Rudi South; Oneida, Ltd. Silversmiths; Fitz & Floyd, Inc.

9. Bedroom 2 and Bath

Designer: Richard Trimble, Allied Member A.S.I.D., Richard Trimble & Associates, Inc.

The guest bedroom, designed with the architecture of the house in mind, is a sophisticated traditional environment which blends furnishings with hand-painted fabrics into a soft contemporary design.

Sources: floor cloth: Myfanwy Williams; bed frame: Michael Shannon; fabrics: Maya Romanoff and Myung Jin Silks; linens and striped fabrics: Myfanwy Williams; throw pillows: The Nash Collection; lamps: The Nash Collection; Italian hand-painted furniture: Patina.

10.Upper Utility Room/Closet 4/Lower Utility Room

Designer: Christopher J. Sanders, Allied Member A.S.I.D., The Container Store

The Container Store offers assistance in making laundry chores a thing of the past with the Elfa Modular Storage system. High visibility and lots of sorting and storage space is created with these epoxy coated steel baskets that have been built right into the custom made cabinetry.

11.Bedroom 3 and Hall 6

Designers: Andrew Caubarreaux, A.I.A., Shirley Flabiano, A.S.I.D. With the use of antique furniture and stone and metal against sleek fabrics, a dynamic and lyrical atmosphere pervades the guest room.

Sources: art work: Carson Art Gallery, Adelle M. Gallery, Beverly Gordon Gallery, John Edward Hughes; furniture: side table – George Cameron Nash; armoire, art deco chest, chair -Caubarreaux Associates; bed -Caubarreaux/Flabiano Custom Design -Servalli, Inc.; console, mirror, pedestal -Servalli, Inc.; two chairs – IPF International; console -John Edward Hughes; two pedestals – George Cameron Nash; lighting: Dallas Lighting Center, Inc.,

George Cameron Nash; fabrics: Fair-mount. Kosmir, Robert Allen; draperies/bedspread: design/SAS Interiors -Ortega Workroom

12.Bath 3 and Closets

Designer: Barbara Jampolis, Allied A.S.I.D., Aria Interiors, Inc. Ceramic tile is the instrument for creation in a palette of gray and white. Sleek European fixtures provide a sophisticated, sculptural ambiance for guests to enjoy.

Sources: tile: Materials Marketing; bath fixtures: TKO Associates; window treatment: Aria Interiors; flowers: Zen Floral Studio; accessories: Aria Interiors

13.Upper Balcony

Designer: Sandra C. Tingley, A.S.I.D., Sandra Tingley Interiors This outdoor area is viewed as a “retreat.” Close to the bedrooms, it is ideal for relaxing with a book and a glass of wine or simply as a respite from other activity. Light fabrics and furniture finishes have been chosen for this relatively small area. Sources: furniture: David Peysen, Inc.; sculpture: Adelle M Gallery; accessories: Taylor’s, Sandra Tingley Interiors; fabric: Claude Bloodworth Co.; plants and pottery: Jackson’s Lemmon Avenue Pottery

14.Guest Suite/Student Competition

Designers: Paula Darver and Jolie D. Humphrey, El Centro College In keeping with the architect’s theme of ’bringing the outdoors in,’ textural combinations and natural hues and materials were chosen to create a warm and inviting guest suite. Furnishings in painted wood and iron are kept light and minimal reflecting the transitional style of the home.

Sources: custom bedspread and pillows: Gretel’s Custom Quilting; furnishings, fabrics and custom draperies: John Edward Hughes; floral arrangement: John L. Ward, Inc.

15. Media Room

Designer: Lisa Gilchrist, Chaz L & Associates Sources: built-in sofa: Nussbaum Building Corp. (Gary Nussbaum); sculpture: Xavier Corbero; upholstered wall panels: Derek Riggs; leather chairs: John Edward Hughes

16.Bedroom 1 and Bath

Designer: Carol Young, Young


This bedroom was designed to be used as either a sitting room or sleeping area.

Sources: Charles X dressing table: Donald Embree Antiques; torchieres and chairs: George Cameron Nash; Young Designs’ collection

17. keeping Room/Hall and Stairway

Designers: Carolyn Hall. Lee Hartnett, Carolyn Hall Interiors The designers blended a combination of classical, contemporary and primitive pieces into the open, light-filled Keeping Room. Sources: furniture, fabrics: John Edward Hughes; Rudi South, Inc.; Zen Floral Studios; Frank McIntosh Shop at Stanley Korshak; D. Young

18.Bar/Kitchen/Butler’s Pantry

Designers: Betty Vondracek. A.S.I.D. Allied Member, Martha Wertheimer, Jo Farquharson, Gini Marston -Bee Vee Studio

This kitchen is a testimony to the shimmering elegance that can be achieved with the selective choice of natural elements: wood, stone and glass. Accessories were selected to play off the sleek dark granite countertops and smooth clear glazed kirkstone floor. The high-tech gleam of brushed nickel and stainless steel appliances and hardware are repeated in the pewter and crystal bar and butlers pantry accessories.

Sources: fabric: Waverly Fabric Co.: furniture: ICF International Contract Furniture; pantry supplies: Minyard Food Stores; accessories: Willow Creek Mart, Inc., Donald McEvoy Ltd., G. Stanton Gallery; sculpture: L.N. Chambers

19.The Symphony Gift Shop

The Symphony Gift Shop again opens its doors with the latest and most desirable handmade collectibles, gift and boutique items. Stop by and see the displays of jewelry, wicker accessories, laces and the best wares of Dallas/Fort Worth consignees. A special thank you to Pat Martinek of Rugs, Rugs, Antiques, Antiques for the attractive display centers. This project is staffed by Symphony League volunteers.

20.The Bach’s Lunch

Designer: Christie Justice, Traditions by Christie Justice

The Junior Group of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League welcomes you to a beautiful tented area where you can relax and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the Sheraton Park Central Hotel. And, to accompany your lunch are a variety of refreshing teas courtesy of Twinings of London. Box lunches are $7.00 each. Lunch is served Tuesday through Saturday, from 11:30 am to 3 pm. Desserts are available on Sundays from 1 to 3 pm. (Mondays are reserved for special events/luncheon style shows. Tickets are $25 each.) While dining at The Bach’s Lunch, you will have the opportunity to participate in our chance drawing for wonderful prizes, including two round trip airline tickets, courtesy of Southwest Airlines to any of their destinations. Hotel accommodations will be provided by Sheraton Hotels. To make your reservations for lunch or any other activity at The Bach’s Lunch. please call Suzanne Shankle at 692-5525.

The restaurant area was specifically designed to carry out the natural color scheme of the house. The use of a “watercolor” impressionistic fabric for tablecloths relates beautifully to the Lakeside panorama and the pool terrace.

Sources: fabrics: Waverly Fabric Co.; floral arrangements: The Wicker Basket; Harold’s in Highland Park Village; The Rose Mansion (a bed and breakfast inn) in Salado, Texas: Sheraton Park Central Hotel & Towers; Southwest Airlines; R. Twining & Co., Ltd., London; Watson Food Service Industries, Inc.