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Judges for the Dallas PaperCity Design Awards Announced: Calling All Designers and Architects — Entry Site Is Open - PaperCity Magazine
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Judges for the Dallas PaperCity Design Awards Announced

Calling All Designers and Architects — Entry Site Is Open

BY // 09.07.16

The Dallas PaperCity Design Awards with Dunhill Partners and Dallas Design District recognize outstanding residential interior design, interior architecture; retail, restaurant, gallery design; landscape design, historical preservation, furniture and product design, along with other categories. We are pleased to announce our esteemed panel of out-of-area design professionals:

Architect Bobby McAlpine, McAlpine Architects, with offices throughout the South and NYC.

Jeffrey Alan Marks, based in LA and Santa Monica.

Jay Jeffers, based in San Francisco.

(Additional judges to be announced.)

Together with Dunhill Partners and Dallas Design District, we invite Dallas and Fort Worth-area interior designers and architects, regardless of affiliation, to enter the 2016 Design Awards.

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The entry period opened Sunday, May 1, 2016 and concludes Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

On Thursday, November 3, the winning entries will be announced and celebrated at a by-invitation awards ceremony at Dallas Design District. Winning entries will also be featured in the January 2017 PaperCity Home + Art issue, in our new perfect-bound format.

Submit your entries now by clicking here.

A closer look at this year’s judges:


California designer Jeffrey Alan Marks may be known for his star role on Bravo’s Million Dollar Decorators, but his inclusion in House Beautiful’s list of the most influential decorators in American history and Elle Decor’s A-List demonstrate his expertise. His numerous Hollywood clients and prominent projects are published regularly by major shelter magazines.

Marks’ numerous collaborations include collections with Kravet, Palecek and A. Rudin, with a bedding collection debuting this year. His book, The Meaning of Home (Rizzoli), chronicles 15 of his firms’ projects, from a Malibu beach house to a London townhouse.

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Bobby McAlpine, the quintessential Southern architect and a member of the Architectural Digest AD 100 list, holds both architecture and interior design degrees and has crafted a timeless and poetic style of architecture termed “The Inheritable House.” He founded his architecture and interior design firm, McAlpine, 33 years ago, and has offices in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and New York.

McAlpine is the author of the best-selling book, The Home Within Us (Rizzoli), and co-author with designer Susan Ferrier of The Art of the House (Rizzoli). McAlpine’s work has been published in The New York Times, Elle Decor, Architectural Digest, House & Garden and a host of other publications. His furniture collections are through Lee Industries, McRae Designs, and Elegant Earth.

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San Francisco designer Jay Jeffers, a member of Elle Décor’s A-List, has a home accessories collection for Arteriors, with an expanded collection of furniture, accessories, and lighting debuting this year. His work has been published in House Beautiful, Elle Decor, Departures, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and other publications.

His design store, Jay Jeffers – The Store, is located in Lower Nob Hill and stocks his bespoke furniture paired with objects and accessories by local and international artists. Jeffers is the author of the book Collected Cool (Rizzoli).

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