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Emily Summers

Interior Designer

Dallas-based designer — and new 1stdibs dealerEmily Summers is known for her refined interiors and creative eye. Throughout her 35 years in business, her work has been defined by a precise integration of architecture, art and interior design. In 2007, Summers was named to the AD100, Architectural Digest’s directory of the world’s top designers and architects, and has been included in this elite group every year since. Summers has over 36 years of involvement with the Dallas Museum of Art, including a current post on the institution's Building Committee, and serves on the advisory council for the University of Texas School of Architecture. She is a founding member and past president of the Dallas Architecture Forum, and also sits on the Architecture and Design Council at the Palm Springs Art Museum. From 2002 to 2006, she served on the federal Advisory Council for Historic Preservation at the appointment of President Bush. This week, the distinguished talent shops 1stdibs.
1960s Chandelier Attributed to Jean Perzel
Dimensions: H 43.31 in. W 43.31 in. D 43.31 in.
Dealer Location: Paris Saint Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass
Dimensions: H 40 in. W 5 ft. 10 in. D 2 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Lacquer
Emily Summers Studio Line Custom Gondola Sofa
Customizable
Dimensions: H 31 in. W 8 ft. 8 in. D 32 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Mohair
Signed Pedro Friedeberg Gilt Hand Chair
Dimensions: H 38 in. W 23 in. D 22 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 36 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Medium: Giclée Print, Rag Paper
Dimensions: H 27.5 in. W 10.6 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: North Miami, FL
Materials & Techniques: Art Glass, Brass
Dimensions: H 13.5 in. W 6 ft. 5 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Glass
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Dimensions: H 26 in. W 10 in. D 8.5 in.
Dealer Location: North Miami, FL
Materials & Techniques: Plaster
Line Vautrin Talosel Brooch
Dimensions: H 4 in. W 1.75 in. D 0.5 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Talosel, Glass
Dimensions: H 8 in. Dm 16 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Dimensions: H 29.5 in. W 6 ft. 3 in. D 21 in.
Dealer Location: Camden, ME
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum, Glass
Dimensions: H 16.5 in. W 24.25 in. D 16 in.
Dealer Location: Camden, ME
Materials & Techniques: Cypress
Dimensions: H 19.5 in. Dm 30 in.
Dealer Location: Camden, ME
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Metal
Dimensions: H 18 in. W 18 in. D 18 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Mahogany, Wenge
1960s "Folded" Acrylic Table
Dimensions: H 16 in. W 23.75 in. D 23.75 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Dimensions: H 26 in. Dm 26 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Walnut
Dimensions: H 15 in. W 4 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Stainless Steel
Dimensions: H 1 in. W 1 in. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dimensions: H 2.75 in. Dm 2 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
George Nelson Miniature Jewelry Chest
Dimensions: H 13.75 in. W 20.25 in. D 13.75 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ash, Brass, Porcelain, Walnut
Pair Of Paul Evans Side Tables
Dimensions: H 13.25 in. W 13.25 in. D 13.25 in.
Dealer Location: Pawtucket, RI
Vintage Isamu Kenmochi Lounge Chairs
Dimensions: H 26 in. W 23.75 in. D 27 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Rosewood, Upholstery
Dimensions: H 13.78 in. Dm 8.86 in.
Dealer Location: Saint Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Stoneware
Nickel Plated and Hand Cut Crystal Sconces
Dimensions: H 16 in. W 7.75 in. D 3.5 in.
Dealer Location: Tarrytown, NY
Shy Beams Floor Lamps
Dimensions: H 7 ft. 1 in. Dm 1 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Dimensions: H 28.5 in. Dm 17.5 in.
Dealer Location: Camden, ME
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum, Upholstery
Dimensions: H 30.5 in. Dm 4 ft.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Mirror
Dimensions: H 31 in. W 26 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Cut Steel, Mirror
Dimensions: H 5.31 in. W 4.53 in. D 2.95 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Size: 40 Italian sizing EU
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Dimensions: H 8 in. Dm 10 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic, Stoneware
Pair of Brutalist Blackened Steel Lamps
Dimensions: H 38 in. W 17 in. D 15 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Steel
Dimensions: H 26.75 in. W 16 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Bec Brittain "Shy 13," Light Fixture
Dimensions: H 46 in. W 4 ft. 2 in. D 36 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Dimensions: H 26 in. Dm 16 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Wood
Dimensions: H 46 in. W 12 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Miami, FL
Dimensions: H 7.36 in. W 7.48 in. D 7.48 in.
Dealer Location: Amstelveen, NL
Materials & Techniques: Stoneware
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 10 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Agate, Brass
Dimensions: H 15.35 in. Dm 11.81 in.
Dealer Location: Paris, FR
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 5 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: Atlanta, GA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Nickel
Dimensions: H 4.5 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Dealer Location: Washington, DC
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Vintage Swedish Flatweave Carpet
Dimensions: H 8 ft. 2 in. W 6 ft. 8 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Linen, Wool
Pair of Hand-Coiled Gilded Ceramic Flat Back Lamps
Customizable
Dimensions: H 27.25 in. W 20.5 in. D 12 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Dimensions: H 47 in. W 28 in. D 2 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Buff
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 30 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Dimensions: H 0.75 in. Dm 4.25 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Dimensions: H 5.91 in. W 7.09 in. D 10.63 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Dimensions: H 17 in. W 9.5 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Mirror
Dimensions: H 4 in. Dm 19.5 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Metal
Dimensions: H 12.6 in. Dm 12.6 in.
Dealer Location: Geneva, CH
Materials & Techniques: Art Glass, Brass
Jacques QUINET - Unique Commode
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 4 ft. 2.5 in. D 18.75 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Tommaso Barbi Nesting Tables
Dimensions: H 16.5 in. W 16 in. D 15.75 in.
Dealer Location: Miami, FL - New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Chrome, Grasscloth, Reed
Gabriella Crespi "Ellisse" Coffee Table
Customizable
Dimensions: H 13.78 in. W 4 ft. 3.2 in. D 35.43 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Bronze, Wood
Dimensions: H 17 in. W 16 in. D 16 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Dining Table by Carlo Scarpa
Dimensions: H 28.5 in. W 6 ft. D 42 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Dimensions: H 30 in. W 28.5 in. D 31 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Teak Bookcases by Peter Hvidt for Soborg
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 7 in. W 14 ft. 9.5 in. D 10.75 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Rare Double-Drawer Executive Desk by Silvio Berrone
Dimensions: H 31.5 in. W 5 ft. 5 in. D 31.25 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Dimensions: H 31 in. Dm 9 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Plaster
Dimensions: H 31 in. W 5 ft. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Mahogany
Dimensions: H 8 ft. W 6 ft. 2 in. D 24 in.
Dealer Location: Cathedral City, CA
Materials & Techniques: Acrylic Paint
Classic Sofa by Frits Henningsen, 1930s
Dimensions: H 29 in. W 6 ft. 6.5 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Dimensions: H 27 in. W 24 in. D 24 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Walnut, Paper, Rush
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 8 in. D 8 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Travertine
Gabriele d'Ali "Erasmo" Table Light
Dimensions: H 8.5 in. W 8.5 in. D 6.25 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Metal
Saturne Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
Dimensions: H 16 in. W 16 in. D 15 in.
Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Brass
Dimensions: H 7.09 in. W 21.65 in. D 7.09 in.
Dealer Location: Paris Saint Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Agate, Brass
De Sede DS 600 Non-Stop Sectional Sofa
Dimensions: H 29 in. W 15 ft. 4 in. D 40 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Leather, Upholstery
Bronze Stools by Anasthasia Millot
Dimensions: H 18.5 in. W 21 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Upholstery
Dimensions: H 15.5 in. W 15 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Onyx
Original Rug, After Sonia Delaunay
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 9.7 in. W 9 ft. 4.2 in.
Dealer Location: Paris, FR
"Lalanne" Claude and Francois-Xavier
Dimensions: H 10.5 in. W 12 in. D 2 in.
Dealer Location: North Yorkshire, GB
Dimensions: H 4 in. Dm 3 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Dimensions: H 6.69 in. Dm 10.24 in.
Dealer Location: Saint Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Dimensions: H 27.95 in. W 0.98 in. D 20.08 in.
Dealer Location: Brussels, BE
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Stainless Steel, Wood
Dimensions: H 11 in. W 10 in. D 8 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Dimensions: H 11 in. W 18 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Medium: Aquatint, Rag Paper
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass, Nickel
Dimensions: H 18.9 in. Dm 13.39 in.
Dealer Location: Saint Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic, Clay
Dimensions: H 29 in. W 26 in. D 23 in.
Dealer Location: Weymouth, MA
Dimensions: H 11.5 in. Dm 4 ft. 2 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Jacaranda
Pair of Angelo Brotto Table Lamps
Dimensions: H 25.2 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Dealer Location: Paris, FR
Materials & Techniques: Blown Glass, Brass
Dimensions: H 32.5 in. W 25.5 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Birch, Upholstery
Bodil Kjaer Rosewood Writing Desk
Dimensions: H 28.5 in. W 6 ft. 6.8 in. D 39.25 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Rosewood
Antonio Fornaroli Desk
Dimensions: H 30 in. W 5 ft. 3 in. D 31.5 in.
Dealer Location: West Palm Beach, FL