Peek inside a home in Dallas’ gated Glen Abbey with a top designer’s interior touches

If a home’s interior design creates a lasting first impression, why not hire one of the world’s top designers?

This home on the market in Dallas’ prestigious Glen Abbey neighborhood was designed by Jan Showers, who was recently recognized by Architectural Digest as one of the top designers on the planet.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom and four-half-bathroom home built in 2007 has two primary suites, two kitchens and sits on a double lot next to a creek in the gated community. Its Santa Barbara appearance is accented with modern details.

Listing agent Dona Timm called the home “immaculate.”

“No detail was overlooked, from the high-end appliances and luxury amenities to the graceful and seamless connection of the interior through the gorgeous exterior spaces,” she said in a statement.

At 8,189 square feet, the home is spacious with numerous rooms for entertaining. Just past the entrance, a large dining room sits to

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Pandemic claims big real estate event for 2nd time; home sales set record in 11 months | Real Estate

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Pandemic claims big real estate event for 2nd time; new date set

The Charleston Home + Design Show won’t be taking place in January after already having been postponed from last August to a larger venue due to the pandemic.

Because of surging coronavirus cases, organizers decided “This is the wrong time for a home show.”

“Earlier in 2020 when we made the decision to move the Charleston Home + Design Show from the Gaillard Center to the North Charleston Convention Center, we assumed a larger venue would be a good precaution against any lingering effects of COVID-19,” said Tim Barkley, publisher of Charleston Home+Design Magazine. “The decision was made in the heat of the Lowcountry summer when

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As Ikea experiences delivery delays, these are the best furniture brands to shop with instead

Update your homeware with large pieces or small accessories from one of these top sites (H&M Home)
Update your homeware with large pieces or small accessories from one of these top sites (H&M Home)

Months of lockdown and living under a tiered system has seen a shift in focus to the home, with many of us looking to improve or refresh our immediate surroundings.

Makeshift home offices have been created, luxury bedding is getting some newfound attention, and even our bookshelves and wall coverings are up for online scrutiny these days.

While it’d be easy to point to Ikea for all your flat-packed furniture needs, the Swedish retailer is currently experiencing delivery delays due to the strain of Brexit stockpiling, the Christmas rush and following the surge in demand following the national lockdown lifting, as reported by The Independent.

It’s only right, then, that we should shine a spotlight on some of our best loved furniture and homeware brands still delivering during the crisis.

Our top

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Home Design for the Post-Covid-Pandemic Age

This past year has been a time of upheaval and change, forcing Americans to rethink how they live. As architects, we believe our homes must change to support the new demands on our living spaces and communities.

During lockdown, countless people have had to find room in their homes for offices, exercise spaces and more. They’ve also had to use their porches and lawns as informal social spaces as gathering places like cafes have shut down.

The Year in ReviewHome Design for the Post-Covid-Pandemic Age

We have an idea that gives people a way to help transform their homes for this new environment—as well as build social and neighborly dynamics in their communities that will endure long after Covid has passed.

The idea is called a “super porch”—not a literal porch, but an enclosed space that covers a chunk of people’s front lawns and can be used for numerous functions. We are currently designing our

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