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September 2019- Houston

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Opposite page, left: In the dining room, finds from the much-missed Houston mid-century dealer Metro Modern hold court: rosewood-and-chrome table/desk, part of Richard Schultz's desk collection originally designed for Knoll in 1963, rimmed by Brno chairs originally designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich in 1929-1930. (This particular set, manufactured in 1981, is covered in the original rust-red mohair). Sculptural AIM ceiling light designed by the Bouroullec Brothers for Flos, 2013. Galveston artist Leslie Sanders's maritime painting Outbound, 2014. Opposite page, right: The couple keep the bulk of their art collection in the Gift Shop, a purpose-designed storage and exhibition area in the center of the house, inspired by similar spaces in the Menil House. This page, above: Modular windows line the garden elevations of the house. Roof and walls are dark green to blend with foliage and conceal staining. White-blossoming Gordlinia trees will form an arbor in the courtyard when full grown. White, Blushing Bride hydrangeas on far wall. Plants on long side are all white-flowering and include agrapanthus, amaryllis, cat's whisker, gardenia, ground orchid, lantana, dwarf loropetalum, narcissus, plumbago, Pope John Paul tea rose, wood sorrel, and yarrow. This page, right: In the dogtrot, white-painted lattice shades porch sitters from the western sun. Croisette armchair designed by Pascal Mourgue for Fermob. Dusty pink Självständig side table is from IKEA.

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