Baker Furniture

by Design by Todd on August 22, 2013

If you love furniture, get to know Baker Furniture.  We are partial to the Baker Showroom in Dallas (to the trade only), where the bold silhouettes and clean finishes of designers like Thomas Pheasant and Barbara Barry can give a modern look with classical roots.  Then there is this amazing classic collection  steeped in history Stately Homes each piece is rich with tradition and history – true licensed reproductions of estate pieces.  Going mid-century modern Lexicon is the stuff you need. Looking for put your feet up casual Milling Road collection is for you. Baker has always been made in America, working side-by-side with extraordinary artisans.baker 3baker 1baker 5


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by Design by Todd on March 3, 2013

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September 25, 2012
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Bathroom fix

September 13, 2012

A budget friendly fiberglass tub/shower gets a Design by Todd makeover.   Here’s the ‘How To’ Shower Curtain: Todd designed and had fabricated a cornice across top and floor to ceiling custom shower curtain (in a neutral linen fabric with Greek key trim from Clarence house) Walls: Painted vertical stripes on the wall. Cabinets: Stained […]

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Get to know

September 12, 2012

Jen Kemzuro Her Personal Style:  I LOVE adding  interior architecture appropriate for the home, real wood and marble, a touch of shine.  Buy the best quality the budget can afford. “Every room needs architecture.  Modern or traditional architectural elements add REAL design.  When everything is just decorated, it can look too weak.”  Jen Kemzuro   […]

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August 23, 2012

Proper way to Design Drapery: Locate window treatments on the wall rather over the window, not only allows for more natural light, but it also heightens the room and visually widens the window.   Huge difference right?  Place your drapery (height) about center between top of case to bottom of crown and move out (width) so that is […]

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Kitchens, The New Living Room.

July 12, 2012

With today’s technology, more than ever family and friends love to congregate in the most used room in the house, the kitchen. Kitchens today can look like a living room, because that’s what they have evolved to.  Appliance integration adds greatly to the look and feel of a living space. Kitchens can be completely integrated to where […]

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The Klismos chair 2012 evolution of a classic

June 29, 2012

THE THOMAS PHEASANT COLLECTION No. 6134C-1 ATHENS LOUNGE CHAIR – TUFTED Klismos: style of chair with curved legs and backrest, invented by the ancient Greeks.   There is no purer or more striking furniture form in the design library of neo-classical furniture than the Greek Klismos chair. It became popular again during the French Directoire, […]

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