Hoarders: Museum Edition

Posted on 22 Apr 2016 at 7:25am

How to go from obsessive pack-rat to museum-grade collector in just 20 years … and thousands of dollars Deedie Rose is among the most fashionable of Dallas socialites, but when the arts philanthropist walks the red carpet, she’s just as likely to be wearing trash bags as she is diamonds, as comfortable in a necklace […]

Designs for living

Posted on 22 Apr 2016 at 6:30am

Billy Milner and Jerod Dame are living the Life of Riley — their Deep Ellum shop of funky furnishings that is as much about life as style J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer dentonbricker@gmail.com Billy Milner first met Jerod Dame on the dance floor at a club in Deep Ellum seven years ago, and they have been dancing through […]

Indoors, outdoors

Posted on 22 Apr 2016 at 6:15am

Area homeowners show off vignettes that distinguish their homes & gardens What, exactly, makes a space great? We asked some folks in the community — some who design, some who collect, some who garden and some who just like customizing their environments — to share with us the parts of their homes that add a […]

Keeping it real

Posted on 02 Oct 2015 at 6:15am

Building relationships  has helped Phillip Murrell rise quickly in the real estate profession. And he has a lot of insights into what you should know about the market Defining Homes Phillip Murrell has always been filled with what he calls “an entrepreneurial spirit.” That’s why he set out to build his own business and his […]

Pillow talk

Posted on 25 Apr 2014 at 6:15am

‘Design Santa’ Nate Berkus discussed his new show, a disastrous elementary school home-ec project and his boring conversations with Oprah Home isn’t where the heart is on American Dream Builders — it’s where the drama is. And it’s where you’ll find Nate Berkus, who hosts the home-renovation show airing Sundays on NBC. As the bossman […]

Good as old

Posted on 28 Feb 2014 at 6:00am

FW show gives vintage tchotchkes their just desserts Let’s be honest: For many members of the LGBTQ community, a weekend spent sipping cocktails, listening to music and perusing antiques is as dreamy as a reunion of The L Word cast with special guest Cher. At Fort Worth’s well-known weekend-long antiques affair — called, simply enough, […]

Pure Gold (& Williams)

Posted on 20 Sep 2013 at 8:00am

Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams open second North Texas store, with an eye always focused on gay rights ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams live in North Carolina, so the Red State phenomenon they encounter when visiting Texas is nothing new to them. “I [love] how in North Carolina, they spent millions […]

Modern man

Posted on 08 Mar 2013 at 9:30am

Gay antiques collector Max Tibbits had good taste before you did When Max Tibbits was growing up in the 1960s, his house was in “kind of isolated” part of Central Texas. “There were not a lot of kids in the neighborhood,” he says in a recent phone interview. Tibbits’ mother designed and built houses, so […]

Hazard pays

Posted on 08 Feb 2013 at 8:15am

Bearish gay home guru Roger Hazard returns to Texas … in style, of course RICH LOPEZ  | Contributing Writer For a while, it seemed home style guru Roger Hazard and his partner Chris were back in Texas for good. They proudly tweeted and posted from their Austin home, giving the public hints of their latest […]

Showing his metal

Posted on 23 Nov 2012 at 8:30am

Anteks has always showcased rustic decor. Now owner Jason Lenox is taking a stab at design, too ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor In the 17 years that Jason Lenox has been running Anteks, his family’s 30-year-old business, the one rule has been this: “Provide people with uniquely American lifestyle furnishings.” One thing he does […]