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January 2017 - Houston

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B odron + Fruit has worked on houses for an elite roster of contemporary art col- lectors whose preferences for Ruscha and Rauschenberg over Remington and Rus- sell helped propel Texas as a 21st-century bastion of the arts. Led by Dallas-based interior designer Mil Bodron and architect Svend Fruit, the firm has handled high-profile projects for top art patrons in Dallas and Houston; renovated homes by acclaimed modernist architects Frank Lloyd Wright, E.G. Hamilton, Howard Meyer, and Antoine Predock, and designed a number of sleek abodes from the ground up. It's an impressive curriculum vitae, but the project closest 49 In the living room, Edward Wormley love seat. Antique French fauteuil with Rosemary Hallgarten fabric from David Sutherland. Vintage Ward Bennett coffee table. Painting by Louisiana artist Sam Weiner, 1975. Vintage Billy Baldwin slipper chairs with J. Robert Scott fabric from Allan Knight. Vintage Billy Baldwin étagère from the Billy Baldwin Studio, New Jersey. Paul McCobb lounge chair. In foreground, Philip and Kelvin LaVerne coffee table. Custom Scott Group rug. In the study, vintage Paul McCobb sofa with Zimmer + Rohde fabric from George Cameron Nash. Vintage Pace Collection Lucite-and-suede lounge chairs. Vintage T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings triangle table. 1950s brass lamp. Conrad window coverings from The Shade Shop. continued on page 50 INTERIOR DESIGNER MIL BODRON RETURNS TO HIS LOUISIANA ROOTS TO FURNISH A SLEEK HOUSTON HIGH-RISE. BY REBECCA SHERMAN PHOTOGRAPHY CASEY DUNN Interior design Mil Bodron, Bodron + Fruit. Portrait Steve Visneau. Flowers Todd Events.

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