CLOSE YOUR EYES AND think about the last time you played the game Simon Says. Recall the excite-ment you felt when you heard, “Simon says, stand up!” Your body rushed with adrenaline to stand tall and spring into action. Many grown-ups spend a great deal of time sitting at their desks, around conference tables or […]
Dallas Market Center, the largest open-daily design resource in the country, has announced that Dallas Design Week will run this year from September 23–26 and include a full schedule of events, panels, special guests and educational opportunities for the interior design community. More than a thousand designers are expected to attend. The centerpiece of the […]
EDGE: the Texas monthly festival, featuring live music, on-stage storytelling and access to exclusive interviews between Texas Monthly editors and some of the most influential people making waves in Texas and beyond, is set to take place in Dallas November 8–10. Presented by VisitDallas, the third annual event will shed light on what’s at the […]
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta have announced the co-organization of Speechless, an exhibition that merges research, aesthetics and innovative new design to explore the vast spectrum of sensory experiences, and new approaches to accessibility and modes of communication in the museum setting. Speechless will debut new […]
SPLATTERED WITH LOVE Sisters Lizzie Means Duplantis and Sarah Means, founders of Miron Crosby, the Texas-based purveyor of handcrafted premium cowboy boots, with a design studio located on the second floor of Highland Park Village, are excited to announce the launch of “Splattered with Love Shorty.” Miron Crosby has joined forces with ecofriendly, philanthropic denim […]
When Sandi Chapman, founder and chief director for the iconic Center for BrainHealth, a part of the University of Texas at Dallas, wanted something that would both illustrate brain function and inspire visitors, she turned to David Gappa Signature Fine Art Glass.
Coinciding with the Dallas Home Market in June, the Dallas Shop Crawl was conceived by co-founders Sabrina Smid, marketing director for Brendan Bass Showroom, and Britt McGannon, owner of McGannon Showrooms, as a method of moving people in a fun and efficient manner from the Dallas World Trade Center to the various furniture showrooms in the Design District.
There is a long history of authentic Native American jewelry made from sterling silver, turquoise, lapis and other fine minerals. Castle Gap Jewelry, one of Dallas’ last remaining Native American jewelers, has stood as a pillar of this tradition within the community for decades.
Name a notable Texas figure from the past 30 years, and odds are you will see their portrait hanging at Gittings studio in Dallas. Roger Staubach, Ross Perot, Emmitt Smith and wife Patricia Southall, Governor Rick Perry, President George H. W. Bush… the list goes on.
If you have ever driven past the Crescent Hotel and wondered who Stanley Korshak was and why his name is in bold letters on the exterior, you are missing out on the rich history of fashion in Dallas.