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May 2016 - Dallas

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STARK CARPET ARIA STONE GALLERY The magnificent slabs at Aria Stone Gallery are displayed like abstract canvases in a gallery, and no wonder — these are works of art themselves. Two stunning new arrivals caught our attention: dramatic Bianco Versalio marble from Italy ($3,719 per slab) and graphic Corteccia stone from Brazil ($3,719 per slab). Both can be purchased by the square foot ($60 to $63 per square foot). Aria Stone Gallery, 1617 Hi Line Dr., Suite 310, 214.939.8000, T he colorful wool-and-silk Blockade Collection rug — part of the company's new retail Stark Home line — is handmade in Nepal at a mill where they've created rugs for centuries. $5,175 to $17,240, at Stark Carpet, 1103 Slocum St., 214.742.8252, S ome of the most important names in modern design go on the auction block Tuesday, May 17, in Beverly Hills. The Dallas-based auction house's 20th & 21st Century Design Signature Auction includes iconic photographs from Julius Schulman, highly sought-after furniture by Sam Maloof, Charles Hollis Jones, Philip and Kevin LaVerne, George Nakashima, Isamu Noguchi and Wendell Castle, along with art and accessories. Heritage Auctions, Scott + Cooner's newest furnishings have landed in the Dallas showroom, including curvaceous seating by master German furniture maker Walter Knoll and sleek metal candlesticks and tea lights by Danish design house Fritz Hansen. Scott + Cooner, 1617 Hi Line Dr., Suite 100, 214.748.9838, Made from up-cycled polished aluminum, the square finial, rod and bracket from the Bauhaus Polished Aluminum Collection at Antique Drapery Rod Co. takes inspiration from one of the greatest design movements — Germany's Bauhaus School of Design which produced such greats as Mies Van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen. Made in the States from an industrial material favored by mid-20th-century designers, its simple, sleek design works in both modern and transitional settings. Price upon request, at Antique Drapery Rod Co., 1937 Irving Blvd., Suite A, 214.653.1733, TUFENKIAN BRENDA HOUSTON ANTIQUE DRAPERY ROD CO. DEDON Innovative Germany-based outdoor furniture company Dedon's high-tech synthetic fibers are expertly woven into furniture by rattan artisans on the island of Cebu in the Philippines. The combination of new-world technology with old-world craftsmanship revolutionized outdoor furniture 26 years ago when Dedon was founded; its woven tables and chairs are now considered iconic. Dedon opens in the Design District mid- to late June inside the former J. Robert Scott space. HERITAGE AUCTIONS SCOTT+COONER BUNGALOW 5 T ufenkian's newest rugs have a dreamy, abstract and naturalistic appeal. Aqua- and red-hued Atlantis recalls topography maps of mountain ranges or the ocean floor. Fading from blue to aqua to midnight, Aventine's craquelure finish suggests a textural artwork on canvas that has seen the hand of time. Price upon request, at Tufenkian, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 102, 214.760.7619, N ew at Brenda Houston are rare, hand-carved blue onyx bowls from an Argentinian mine that has been closed, so this is the last of the known cerulean-hued stone ($400 to $1,200). Also look for Houston's cache of Burmese wooden vessels ($350 each), sand-blasted agate sculptures from Morocco ($2,400) and cream onyx mirrors from Mexico ($325 to $525). Brenda Houston, 1218 Manufacturing St., 800.239.5737, N ew York City architects and designers are behind the classic, fresh furniture at Bungalow 5, one of the Design District's newest showrooms. A team of in-house cabinetmakers and finishers produces each piece. This spring and summer, look for side tables, chests and desks with crisp Art Deco influences and unusual finishes such as lacquered dragged plaster and lacquered raffia texture, along with mirrored pieces. Bungalow 5, 1201 Oak Lawn Ave., 972.502.9111, ALLAN KNIGHT AND ASSOCIATES Allan Knight himself oversees the hand-forging, shaping and assembly of the new Aspen Silver Leaf table in their company's Dallas foundry. Reminiscent of Aspen groves, the design is inspired by Knight and his husband Cearan Henley's many trips to Colorado. Also new to the showroom is a slew of glamorous furnishings, including the upholstered Silhouette chaise, Malabar Lucite occasional table and tower chest in Macassar ebony. To the trade. Allan Knight and Associates, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 101, 214.741.2227, Bianco Versalio Corteccia Julius Schulman's Pool View Perlberg Residence, 1950s Ahnda wing chair and footstool Julius Schulman's Palm Spring, Reflecting Pool, 1950s Tufenkian Atlantis Tufenkian Aventine Walter Knoll at Scott + Cooner Aspen Silver Leaf table

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