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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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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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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 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.
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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