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Introduction

Joe Minton has been designing interiors across the United States and Europe for over 41 years! Whether traditional or modern, the design should be what is right for the house and right for the client.
Joseph Minton has been designing and creating a myriad of beautiful projects from his Fort Worth office for nearly four decades. His medium is as expansive as his style, with dwellings ranging from beach houses on Mission Beach and Sea Island to pent houses on Nob Hill, from apartments on Park Avenue to log cabins on the Taylor River, Snake River and Aspen.
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Biography

Minton attended The College of William and Mary and received his B.A. and Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University. Joe worked for several years as a City Attorney for the city of Fort Worth. As 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, he served as Personnel Officer in England for several years. Living abroad sparked a craving for European antiques, collectibles and design, which could not be satisfied with a desk job.
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Background & Realizations: Best Projects

His first step toward a thriving Interior Design career was taken by managing the remodeling of a local bank while serving there as a Vice President and Trust Officer. Living abroad sparked a craving for European antiques, collectibles and design. In the early 70’s, Joe formed his first interior design business with David Corley. The birth of Minton-Corley began the design legacy of Joseph Minton which has been a prominent influence in the Southwest for over thirty years and continues to thrive and evolve.
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Best Projects:
Glamorous
– Connoisseur
– City Apartment
– Nob Hill Penthouse
– Indian Creek

Get Away
– Montana
– Lake House
– Mouse House
– Taylor River
– Snake River
– Bachelor Pad

Classical
– Villa
– Mill House
– Spanish Trail
– Preston
– Mira Vista

Contemporary
– Art Collector
– Townhouse
– Mid Century

Traditional
– Georgian Redo
– Hilltop
– Merrymount
– Rivercrest
– Halloran
– Welch

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Interesting Facts about Joseph Minton

Minton’s work has appeared more than a dozen times in Architectural Digest, and numerous times in other publications including Southern Accents, Veranda, House Beautiful, Town and Country and Traditional Homes. He has been listed in “The AD 100: An Exclusive Guide to the World’s Finest Interior Designers”, and “Town and Country’s Guide to the Top 55 Decorators in the U.S.”. In 1996, Joe was awarded the prestigious ASID Designer of Distinction Award for lifetime achievement.
Joe Minton is proprietor and owner of Joseph Minton Inc., (Interior Design Firm), the Minton-Corley Collection, (fine European inspired furniture), and Joseph Minton Antiques, (a collection of period English and Continental Antiques). He is a member of ASID, TAID and is registered with the American Institute of Architects. Minton is also a board member of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
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Joseph Minton Antiques – The Most Iconic Project

Joseph Minton is currently the proprietor and owner of Joseph Minton Antiques in Dallas, Texas, the Minton-Corley Collection (fine European inspired furniture), and Joseph Minton Inc. (Interior Design Firm), located in Fort Worth, Texas. He is a member of ASID, the Texas Association for Interior Design, and is member of the American Institute of Architects. Joseph is a frequent contributor to D Home magazine, and a board member of both the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

In support of Joseph Minton Antiques, Joseph has assembled a dedicated staff to run the day to day operations of the showroom. Kevin Peavy serves as Director, and accompanies Joe on regular expeditions to acquire new pieces. Kevin has been with Joseph Minton Antiques for 12 years and, provides a vast knowledge of period antiques and silver. Kevin earned a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Judy Cross serves as Manager of Joseph Minton Antiques. She has 16 years of experience in the field, and has been with the company for 10 years. Judy has an expansive background of knowledge in Continental and American Antiques, and is committed to remain current with market research and pricing. Judy earned a B.A. from the University of Texas, Arlington.
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Inspirational Quotes

In the early 70’s, Joe formed his first interior design business with David Corley. The birth of Minton-Corley began the design legacy of Joseph Minton which has been a prominent influence in the Southwest for over thirty years and continues to thrive and evolve.
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The Media´s Choice

– Magazines
Architectural Digest
Better Homes & Gardens
Colorado Homes & Lifestyles
D Home
Dallas / Fort Worth Design Guide
Dallas / Fort Worth Home & Garden
Dallas Design Book
Dallas Home Design
Domain
House Beautiful
Houston Home & Garden
Interior Design
The Key
Log and Timber Style
LUXE
Modern Luxury Interiors Dallas
New Woman
New York Times
Residential Interiors
Showhouse Magazine
Snow Country
Southern Accents
Southern Living
Southwest Passages
Texas Homes
Traditional Home
Ultra
Veranda

– Books
Architectural Digest Designers’ Own Homes
Paige Rense, 1984, The Knapp Press
Designing With Glass: The Creative Touch
Carol Soucek King
The Finest Rooms in America
Thomas Jayne, 2010, The Monacelli Press
French By Design
Betty Lou Phillips, 2000, Gibbs Smith
Southern Rooms II: The Timeless Beauty of the American South
Shannon Howard, 2005, Quarry Books
Southern Living Landscape Book
Steve Bender, 2000, Oxmoor House
Gardenscapes: Designs for Outdoor Living
Carol Soucek King, 1997, PBC International, Inc.
How To Work With an Interior Designer
William Turner, 1981, Whitney Library of Design.
The Worlds of Architectural Digest – Country Homes
Paige Rense, 1982, The Knapp Press
“Rocky Mountain Retreat,” pp. 2-7

– Newspapers
Paper City
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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