Architectural Interest

HPD in the News – Dallas Morning News!

HPD co-founder, Laura Davis, is featured in a May 24 Dallas Morning News article about the latest trends in outdoor furniture and décor. For many Texas homeowners, exterior living areas have become extensions of indoor ones. Outdoor spaces like patios are being used year-round rather than just during spring and summer.  As Davis says in the… Read More…

Behind the Scenes at Fixer Upper

We admit it: we’re unrepentant Fixer Upper junkies. It’s as gratifying for us as it is for non-architect viewers to see rooms and houses take shape over just a few weeks. Because we’re curious, though, we decided to take a closer look at how our favorite reality TV hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, make the… Read More…

HPD Co-hosts Modani Furniture Dallas Showroom Grand Opening

This past Thursday, HPD Architecture partnered with ZRS Management, Faulkner Design Group and The Perennial Style to help Modani Furniture welcome over 200 people to their new Dallas Showroom for its Red Carpet Grand Opening. Modani is a notable furniture retailer offering exquisite modern designs which was founded in 2007 by a trio of French entrepreneurs. Modani… Read More…

17 Steps to Transform Your Home from Traditional to Contemporary

At HPD Architecture, we are seeing a trend here in Dallas — the rebirth of homes from traditional style to contemporary style. The traditional Dallas house built in the 1960s and 1970s is generally a one-story brick or wood-siding structure with many individual rooms, for example formal living rooms and formal dining rooms. They also… Read More…

Solving the Room Identity Crisis

During a recent sit-down with a friend, I casually vented my frustration about my living room. I’m an architect, for goodness sake; I should be able to make every room in my house magazine-shoot ready, right? Instead, I have a dining room that morphs into a living room, but the space doesn’t function as either…. Read More…

Don’t Get Stuck, Get Inspired

If you’ve been putting off starting a remodel or redecorating project because you have no idea where to begin, I’d be willing to bet a little inspiration would get your creative juices flowing. At a recent design industry event, I met Deanna Kienast, a Southlake, Texas artist. Deanna suggested we “start with art” when designing… Read More…

Olympic Architecture Through the Eyes of a Dallas Architect

Sitting in my family room, perched comfortably on my couch is the ideal place to watch the drama unfold. The drama of the women’s gymnastics team finals in the London Olympics, that is. The first question, of course is who picked that magenta color for the entire arena? For the few moments when I’m able… Read More…

Quality is in the Details

During our summer vacation trek from Dallas to Pine Mountain, Georgia, we chose Jackson, Mississippi as our stopping point on Day 1. Road trip tradition in the Davis family calls for dinner at a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and a night at a Hampton Inn. We were able to check the box for Cracker… Read More…

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