|Joseph Minton Antiques carries a unique selection of English, French, and Continental furniture and decorative objects. The collection includes chic and unusual finds from around the world, as well as many antique garden pieces. Mirrors are well represented.
As an interior designer, Joseph Minton has designed and created a myriad of beautiful and exciting projects from his Fort Worth office for over three decades. As an extension of this work, Joseph decided to share his expertise and collection to the public through Joseph Minton Antiques.
As a nationally recognized interior designer, Joseph’s work appears regularly in Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, Veranda, House Beautiful, Town and Country, and Texas Homes. He has been honored in “The AD 100: An Exclusive Guide to the World’s Finest Interior Designers”, and highlighted in “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.
Joseph Minton attended The College of William and Mary, where he received his Bachelor of Arts, then Southern Methodist University where he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Following graduation from S.M.U., he worked as a City Attorney for Fort Worth, Texas. His legal work is complemented by his service as 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force where he served as a 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.
After serving as a Trust Officer for the Continental National Bank of Fort Worth, Joe formed his first interior design firm, partnering with with David Corley. The birth of Minton-Corley Interior Design began the design legacy of Joseph Minton, which quickly became a prominent design influence, and continues to thrive and evolve.
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.