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March 2019- Houston

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34 O ne of the world's most opulent, imaginative, and daring interiors — the creation of decorator and set designer Tony Duquette — is Dawnridge, a fabled folly in Beverly Hills. Duquette protégé and designer Hutton Wilkinson, heir to his empire, comes to town to sign his latest volume, Tony Duquette's Dawnridge (Abrams), and serve as PaperCity Design Awards master of ceremonies. Wilkinson acquired the estate after Duquette's death in 1999 and has lovingly preserved and added to the property, incorporating houses of his own design, set with Duquette's remarkable Margot Shaw BOOKED AT TEXAS DESIGN WEEK HOUSTON AND DESIGN IN BLOOM DISCOVERING DAWNRIDGE M argot Shaw, founder and editor in chief of Flower Magazine, writes about what she knows best: romantic interiors informed by an abundance of blossoms. Tastemakers entertaining at table and decorating their homes fill the pages of a glorious new Rizzoli volume — Living Floral: Entertaining and Decorating with Flowers. Designers Charlotte DESIGN BLOSSOMS objects. One of the highlights of Texas Design Week Houston, the insider talk and book signing at David Sutherland showroom reveals delicious details of Dawnridge history, Duquette derring-do, and tales of adventures with pal Elsie de Wolfe. Hutton Wilkinson speaks Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 pm, at David Sutherland Showroom, Decorative Center Houston; cocktails, talk, book signing; tickets at Moss, Suzanne Rheinstein, and Bunny Williams, alongside culinary master Alex Hitz, are among the experts who share floral secrets in this book spun around the seasons. In collaboration with Texas Design Week Houston, Margot Shaw moderates the Design in Bloom panel Tuesday, March 26, 9:30 am, with Bunny Williams, Jeffrey Dungan, Ariella Chezar, and P. Allen Smith, at The Houston Design Center, followed by luncheon and books signings with all designers; books for sale at the event. For VIP ticket to Design in Bloom, go to designinbloom2019. com. For Texas Design Week ticket, which includes Design in Bloom, go to For more Texas Design Week Houston appearances, see pages 76-83. DAVID HILLEGAS BETH HONTZAS In the bedroom of James Carter's home A scene from Richard Keith Langham's home MICHAEL MUNDY Hutton Wilkinson, photographed by Ivan Aguirre, Beverly Hills, 2018 TONY DUQUETTE'S DAWNRIDGE BY HUTTON WILKINSON, © ABRAMS, 2018. IMAGES © TIM STREET-PORTER. Green Room at Dawnridge Drawing Room of Dawnridge

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