Palm Springs Modernism Week 2016 – Part I of III

The Design Guy is just back from Modernism Week in Palm Springs and it was truly a celebration of everything modern, from mid-century interior design, to architects and furniture, to fashion, and celebrities. The mission of Modernism Week is “to celebrate and foster appreciation of mid-century architecture and design,” and that it did. There was more than one red carpet … Read More

Steve Thompson in Detroit: The Design Guy Does The Motor City, Part III of III

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The tour continued down the Merchants Row shopping area on the city’s most famous street, Woodward Avenue. We passed by the block with the curious painted steel beams sticking out of the ground which Bruce told us was… …it was the site of the famed J.L. Hudson Department Store, now a parking lot with steel girders exposed like a contemporary sculpture (also owned … Read More

STEVE THOMPSON in DETROIT: The Design Guy does the Motor City, Part I of III

Yellowstone National Park Downtown Detroit “Hiking Yellowstone for my Birthday or exploring downtown Detroit” hmmm… “Hiking Yellowstone for my Birthday or exploring downtown Detroit” hmmm… The historic Yellowstone Inn, Yellowstone National Park The Aloft Hotel at The David Whitney, Detroit, MI You may wonder, with Yellow Stone as an option, how is Detroit even in the running? My interest was piqued … Read More


CONJURING RAIN 1, 2, & 3. Artist, Mary Heebner. Each 50 X 38 To visit an artist in their studio is just as thrilling today as it was the first time I got to do it 25 years ago with our group from our museum (Dallas Museum of Art). It’s so interesting to get to see where the artists lives (sometimes) … Read More

Lee Loves Local Event


February 9-14th is our Lee Loves Local Event! Save 10% off all Lee Furnishing purchases and an additional 10% will be donated to a local charity.  The event applies to all In-stock and custom order pieces. Steve Thompson and Caroline Thompson, owners and founders of the Cabana Home stores invite you to join us for our 1st annual Lee Loves … Read More

HIGH POINT MARKET FALL 2014: A day worthy of name dropping!

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Designer Barry Dixon with Interior Designers Caroline Thompson & Steve Thompson at the Fall High Point Market.  Once a year we make an all day trek back to the East coast to the largest home furnishings show in the world, The High Point Market in High Point, NC. We make this trek only to trek through 12 million square feet of … Read More