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March 2020- Houston

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36 DESIGN DARLINGS ANNE LEE PHILLIPS SWIRLS THROUGH THREE FABULOUS DESIGN EVENTS. PHOTOGRAPHY JENNY ANTILL CLIFTON, PRISCILLA DICKSON, JOHNNY THAN. THETA'S SWAN SONG A fter a 67-year run, the Theta Charity Antiques Show came to a glamorous end. The Grand Finale weekend kicked off with a fabulous preview party chaired by Brooke Solcher, Tricia Blalock, Judy Ann McCartney, and Beth Evans. Some 600 guests in cocktail attire toasted to the memories and to about 40 new and returning exhibitors from across the country and Europe. The next morning was a dazzling dais with Alexa Hampton, Charlotte Moss, Thomas Jayne and Thomas O'Brien in a panel discussion. Seen: Nicole Zarr, Jennifer Barron, Catherine Brooks Giuffre, Alexandra Killion, Lauren Haskett, show chairs Jennifer Donovan O'Donnell, Giggy Martin Thanheiser, and Courtney Hill Fertitta; Cedar Baldridge, Karol Barnhart, Lindsay Holstead, Cherie Flores, Mary Kristen and David Valentine, Molly and Nick Solich, Ruth Davis, Ryan Reitmeyer, Laurann Claridge, and Carol Piper. MADELINE STUART BOOK SIGNING Designer Madeline Stuart was in from Los Angeles for a special evening chez Ruth and Jack Gay. No home in Houston looks quite like Ruth's — which is only fi tting, as she owns Chateau Domingue, the architectural salvage building materials showroom. The patinaed stone fl ooring, rustic beams, and historic mantels set a dramatic backdrop to converse with Stuart and purchase inscribed copies of her new Rizzoli book, No Place Like Home: Interiors by Madeline Stuart. Seen: Genna Weidner, Deborah Hasou, Kara and Ray Childress, Ruth Davis, Courtnay Tartt Elias, Laura Mudd, Megan Hotze, Barbie Ross, and Anita Gaylor TIMELESS DESIGN AT DCH Decorative Center Houston debated the age-old question of timeless versus trend at their Fall Market. In a fun twist, James Beard-award winning chef Chris Shepherd discussed connecting over food and design and Shop's Adam Cook discussed the fascinating history of nonconformist Eileen Gray and her lasting impact on modernism. The day also featured panels on trends, kitchen design, and the ins and outs of participating in a show house. Designs on: Paloma Contreras, Libby Ferin, Ben Johnston, Courtney Hill Fertitta, Courtney Blair, Cheryl Baker, Jennifer Barron, Salma Seyar, Amanda Medsger Mary Wilson, Jacob Medina, Julie Rhodes, Emily Spanos, and Nadia Palacios Lauterbach. Genna Weidner, Deborah Hasou, Karen Pheil Jackie Benninger at Stuart Preview Party co-chairs Brooke Solcher, Tricia Blalock Judy Ann McCartney, Beth Evans at Theta Giggy Thanheiser Charlotte Moss at Theta Jack & Ruth Gay at Stuart Adam Cook, Meedi Hidalgo at DCH Madeline Stuart Monica Taunay Rasha Domloj at DCH Todd Beckendorf, Ryan Reitmeyer Alison Turley at Theta Courtnay Tartt Elias Barbie Ross, Anita Gaylor at Stuart Ruth Davis at Stuart Karol Barnhart Lindsay Holstead Cherie Flores at Theta

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