Posts by Kendall

About the Author

Kendall Shiffler (@kendallanne) is the founding editor of, an enthusiastic blogger and marketing professional. She has a passion for design, art and life in the Dallas Design District! Keep up with Kendall's adventures on instagram, twitter and google+.

Feb 07, 2013

I’m Moving On: Ushering in a new Era for

I’m Moving On: Ushering in a new Era for

A few years ago, I began investing my off-work hours in authoring a blog, learning how to build an audience and connecting with readers on social media. The idea of using social media for business was still difficult to grasp for many, and the idea of making a living blogging was still only feasible for a select few. The […]

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Feb 05, 2013


Three Steps to Color Blocking Success in Fashion and Home Decor

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to dump the winter doldrums and inject some color into your wardrobe and your decor! This year, why not spice things up with the hottest trend to hit the runway and showroom floor: color blocking? Color blocking is truly an art. Done wrong, it can be disastrous, but […]

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Jan 28, 2013

Eat In The Street at 1400 Hi Line

Grab Food Truck Grub at 1400 Hi Line Thursdays thru February

New restaurants are coming soon to 1400 Hi Line, but until then the swanky Design District high rise is getting its food truck on! That’s right — food trucks are back in the Dallas Design District! Each Thursday through the end of February, 1400 Hi Line will host a food truck from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Food […]

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Jan 25, 2013


Artopia Returns to the Dallas Contemporary this Saturday

There is no doubt about it, the Dallas Contemporary has become the place to throw a party in the neighborhood and the Dallas Observer is joining the crowd with Artopia this Saturday night. Artopia, the Dallas Observer’s annual celebration of all things arts and culture is back at the Dallas Contemporary for the second year […]

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Jan 23, 2013

Bipartisan Collection - Senate Series

Party Animals: Brad Oldham’s Introduces the Bipartisan Collection

Brad Oldham, a Dallas-based sculptor whose studio is in the Dallas Design District, is passionate in his belief that our political leaders must to work together to lead our country in a positive direction. “I’m not very political, but something about this past election season inspired me in a way that I haven’t been before,” […]

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Jan 16, 2013

Community Brewing Company in the Dallas Design District

New & Notable in the Design District: Introducing Community Beer Company

Design District restaurant The Meddlesome Moth recently tied for Best Beer Place of 2012 and neighborhood brewery Peticolas won a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado. The Design District isn’t just Dallas’ premiere destination for Design, but, as it seems, beer too! The district gets even more beer-ific this week […]

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Jan 09, 2013

Ornare Kitchen

Hi Line Happenings: What’s Coming in 2013

Watch out Slocum and Dragon, another Design District street is making a name for itself in the Dallas Design District. Hi Line Drive is the Design District’s hippest new address, and I can prove it. Last year The Bernadette Schaeffler Collection, 1400 Hi Line Apartments and much-buzzed-about restaurant FT33 opened their doors, joining a prestigious line up of showrooms that already call Hi […]

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Dec 20, 2012


Holiday Gift Guide: Aimee & Dudley Simms from Highgate House

Upon seeing on the well curated collection of antiques and art at their Design District showroom, it’s clear that Aimee & Dudley Simms are one stylish couple. So, it was only natural to invite them to contribute to’s second annual holiday gift guides series. What’s this dynamic design duo’s favorite part of the Christmas holidays? […]

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Dec 18, 2012


Wall to Wall Shine: Innovations Introduces New Versailles Wallcoverings

There’s something about the holidays that makes me want to add more sparkle to my life! Be it in my interiors or my wardrobe, I just can’t seem to avoid purchasing (and pinning) pretty things that sparkle and shine! My latest shiny obsession comes from Innovations. The showroom recently announced its new collection, Versailles, a line […]

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Dec 13, 2012

Food Boutique labels Final2

We’re Getting a Grocery! The Food Boutique Announces Design District Location

The Design District has apartments galore, fabric and furniture for miles and a growing number of restaurants and eateries, but when it comes to groceries, beer or other convenience items, residents still have to make the trek under I-35. Creative Culinary Concepts, a local group of entrepreneurs, is about to change that, bringing their Food Boutique […]

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