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PaperCity Houston April 2024

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TEXAS DESIGN WEEK HOUSTON IS A TICKETED EVENT. TO PURCHASE TICKETS, AND FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE, GO TO TEXASDESIGNWEEK.COM. CV : AD100 and Elle Decor A-List; honed his eye at Christie's auction house decorative arts department; consults for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); chair emeritus of LACMA's Decorative Arts and Design Council; curated exhibitions and shows focusing on the space between fine art and functional design, and regularly writes and lectures on the subject. Book: OP! Optimistic Interiors (Rizzoli 2024). So, Oliver, tell us … Favorite room designed by anyone, at any time. Rotunda at The Pantheon. Built (and eventually rebuilt) by Emperor Hadrian in 125 AD; this remains the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome. A wonder of science, and a truly magical space inside. Go-to white paint. Farrow & Ball All White No. 2005. A very pure and even white — not too warm or too cool. A great backdrop color. Favorite restaurants and hotels anywhere in the world. Château La Coste in Aix-en-Provence, France. Ett Hem in Stockholm. Villa d'Este, Como. Aman Tokyo. Historical, vintage design books in your library. Rose Tarlow: The Private House (2001, rereleased 2024). Parish-Hadley: Sixty Years of American Design (1995). Jansen/Decoration (1971). Design, architecture Instagram feeds. @eveningsmagazine. What's next. My book OP! Optimistic Interiors comes out this month. So excited to launch this into the world. Texas Design Week Houston: Salon talk and book signing with Oliver Furth, discussing his new book, OP! Optimistic Interiors, Tuesday, April 23, 2 to 4 pm, at Roche Bobois, 4810 San Felipe. Books will be for sale at the event. For tickets, go to Oliver Furth Oliver M. Furth Design and Decoration, L.A. From top: Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills. Bird Streets, California. Wilshire Corridor, California. (Continued from page 88) (Continued) Oliver Furth Texas Design Week Houston STEPHEN BUSKEN COURTESY ROGER DAVIES / OTTO ARCHIVE COURTESY ROGER DAVIES / OTTO ARCHIVE 90

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