PaperCity Magazine

PaperCity Dallas April 2022

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 114 of 131

The family room's sectional sofa is designed by Julie Hayes, who also designed the rug based on a vintage one seen at a Paris flea market. Womb chair and ottoman Eero Saarinen for Knoll and Porada pouf, all from Scott + Cooner. Opposite page: The main gallery's table and chairs are from Scott + Cooner. Ted Collier artwork from Markowicz Fine Art. helped the couple select art to round out their growing collection. The look might be described as edgy transitional — two design styles she's very comfortable blending. New furnishings such as the custom Brazilian rosewood dining-room table mingle with older pieces including a massive '70s Murano glass chandelier she found in France. "When a lot of furnishings are new in a room, I like to give it some history," she says. The interior envelope of white is a backdrop for Hayes' judiciously chosen high-impact pieces, such as the dramatic geometric '60s-era chrome sconces from Paris that flank the sunken bar. Assembled by the dealer from multiple smaller sconces salvaged from a hotel, they are easily mistaken for wall sculptures. A bright, multi- hued abstract rug was positioned at the end of a gallery, under a large painting by Texas artist Matt Kleberg. Another rug is prominently placed in the entryway under a white leather bench, which backs up to a massive window overlooking a courtyard. It's one of the first things you see when you enter the house, but as striking as this seating vignette is, your attention is drawn to the beautiful scene framed beyond it: a towering old live oak. THE WOOD ELEMENTS PROVIDE VISUAL INTEREST THAT'S AMPLIFIED WHEN LIGHT WASHES ACROSS THEM FROM SKYLIGHTS ABOVE. 113

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of PaperCity Magazine - PaperCity Dallas April 2022