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PaperCity Houston October 2020

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72 book Simply Serene on the table and said, 'We want this.'" In other words, Pheasant's mandate was to create interiors that are a calming respite from the outside world — something we all need in 2020. Damask wall coverings, mahogany paneling, and whitewashed oak floors all harmonize with Pheasant's Studio Line of custom coffee tables, nightstands, and chairs. To give the public spaces a residential feel, he stocked shelves with books and decorative objects that were sourced locally. Original artwork was created for the redesigned areas, including more than 50 paintings commissioned by Eaton Fine Art in Austin. D a l l a s p h o t o g r a p h e r Sil Azevedo captured the Mansion's historic architectural details in photographs for rooms and suites, and Bay Area potter Sara Paloma created 128 ceramic vessels to decorate the hallways. In an almost poetic aside, Pheasant teamed on the redesign with Dallas architecture firm Three, whose president, Gary Koerner, worked with Caroline Rose Hunt to design the original Mansion on Turtle Creek in 1980. "This is a very idiosyncratic hotel," Pheasant says. Penthouse bedroom Manor Estate suite bath A redesigned bedroom Turtle Creek suite living room Lobby living room designed by Thomas Pheasant Books, sculptural objects, and a grand piano provide suites with a residential feel. Penthouse dining area Dining room inside a suite (Continued from page 68)

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