Design is for living. That maxim shaped a widespread shift in design during the 1940s and 1950s. It was a revolution of form, an exciting visual language that signaled a new age and a fresh start – and two of its prime movers were Charles and Ray Eames. The Eameses were a husband-and-wife team whose unique synergy led to a whole …
In creating the Story Bookcase (2017), they brought a new twist to Sapien-style vertical book storage by allowing the user to position the shelves facing forward or to the side. By holding texts horizontally in a vertical stack, Story holds dozens of books in a very compact footprint. “We hope people see it as a quiet, functional sculpture,” says Hung-Ming. All-metal construction and a heavy weighted base provide strength and stability.
A graduate of ENSCI-Les Ateliers in Paris, designer Inga Sempé started her own studio in 2000. She’s since partnered with several renowned firms, including Alessi, Hay, Luceplan and others. Sempé was always impressed by the clever clamp lamps of her childhood, readily available in local hardware stores. These very lamps inspired her Sempé w153 ile Clamp Lamp (2015), which indeed proves that simple can also be sophisticated, consisting of a clamp base with a light source that shines upward into a diffuser mounted on a magnetic ball joint for quick and precise positioning.
The Traditional Home Dallas Showhouse is just around the corner, so we couldn’t help but share a behind-the-scenes look at our Grand Entry and Stairway design progress. When we first laid eyes on the space we were instantly inspired by it’s potential to be an impossible-to-forget welcome to a stunning home.
The Dallas Decorators Showhouse, presented by Marina Bay Development Corp. and Donna Moss, and sponsored by Traditional Home magazine, is a 7,938 sq. ft. home on 1.5 acres in posh Southlake, Texas — just outside Dallas. It features a master suite, a guest suite, and three additional bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, plus an additional powder room.
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This robust selection of furniture comes with the same quality construction that we’re known for with our fabrics, making it superior to retail furniture lines and quicker to customize than workroom specifications.
Choose from over 20,000 fabrics – each graded into our custom furniture program for one price.
Transform virtually any fabric into a wall treatment with Robert Allen’s Paperbacked Wall Covering program. With a wonderful array of textures, a multitude of colors and a plethora of prints, the options are endless and installation is as quick and easy as any standard wall covering.
Try a bold, geometric print to create an accent wall or a sophisticated woven to add subtle depth and dimension to any space.
Create elegant fabric wall coverings from virtually any fabric.
Coordinate upholstery, window treatments, pillows and many other accessories to your fabric wall covering.
The fabrics are back laminated with a commercial grade strippable paper or nonwoven engineered for wall covering.
Adds substance and body to fabric making installation easier and quicker.
No adhesive bleed-through during installation, allowing for professional quality seams.
Extra thickness aids in concealing blemishes on wall surfaces.
Paperbacked fabrics serve as insulators and acoustical aids.
Maintains original color, texture and quality of your fabric.
For over 40 years, we have been making luxurious bedding for your home — well made, high-end linens that stand the test of time. We take pride in each step of the process, from sourcing fabric from around the world to sewing each one individually in Dallas, Texas. It’s so nice to meet you. The pleasure is ours.
We SCOUT the world to carefully curate our vintage collections AND to create our own exclusive, limited run Scout Label merchandise. Located in the Dallas Design District our 15,000 square foot showroom houses a well edited collection of new and vintage furniture, artwork, lighting and home accessories from around the globe.
Scout is a principal resource for designers, collectors and retail customers throughout the world. With on-site refinishing we are able to offer a collaborative process to execute your creative vision.
Designer Jan Showers relied on Robert Allen Custom Furniture for her one-of-a-kind design. With the sophisticated yet stylish Tate chair as her canvas, she chose to make it her own with Shifted Stripe in Blush by DwellStudio for Robert Allen @ Home and added accenting welting with Wool Sateen in Lambswool by Beacon Hill.
“I love this simple pattern on this stylish chair. It would work in any interior and make such a chic statement.”