Dunhill Partners, led by the ambitious, larger-than-life real estate developer Bill Hutchinson, made headlines when it purchased a massive swath of the Dallas Design District last year. Since then, Dunhill has been busy, signing a raft of exciting new tenants, and PaperCity has the exclusive scoop.
Executive VP Andy Crosland tells us innovative German outdoor furniture company Dedon, famous for its weatherproof handwoven chairs and tables, is slated to open mid-summer in the former J. Robert Scott space.
California-based Made Goods, which specializes in custom statement furnishings for designers and boutiques, opens this fall next door to George Cameron Nash showroom.
Peacock Home, founded by celebrated British kitchen designer Christopher Peacock, is slated to open late summer or early fall, along with Paris Ceramics, internationally known for reclaiming and preserving antique tile, stone, mosaics and wood flooring and surfaces. Both will occupy the 5,000-square-foot space formerly home to Herman Miller, on the corner of Hi Line Drive and Oak Lawn Avenue.
Holland & Sherry, which shared a small space inside David Sutherland, opens a freestanding showroom this month on Hi Line Drive.
Look for Robert Haas Motorcycle Gallery to open in October on Dragon Street, a collection of rare and custom motorcycles and custom-designed leather motorcycle gear, owned by Dallas entrepreneur, investor and adventurer Robert Haas. The gallery will be open to the public.
Also in the District, Dallas’ first dedicated B&B Italia showroom is under construction on Hi Line Drive and slated to open mid-to-late July, says showroom manager Iñigo Rey.
Beloved 69-year-old Elliott’s Hardware opened a 17,000-square-foot new store in the District mid-April across from Crate & Barrel Outlet on Inwood Road. Interior designers will be thrilled about the expanded selection of decorative hardware and paint section that includes Benjamin Moore, Valspar, Plutonium and Mohawk professional finishes.