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September 2017 - Houston

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138 L egends in L.A., Southern Style N o w , H i g h Point, NYDC's What's New What's Next … Notably missing from the design-fair circuit? A Texas stop. What began as an answer to that quickly snowballed into a momentous undertaking, as PaperCity editor in chief Holly Moore and Alton LaDay of Alton LaDay Media rounded up a marquee list of sponsors and enlisted noted designers and art experts for an inspiring week of salon talks, panel discussions, book signings, pop-up shops with new product launches, cocktails, and dinners for the inaugural Texas Design Week, held in Houston in May. Gables West Avenue served as official HQ for TXDW, with a beautiful event venue where the annual PaperCity Design Awards celebration kicked off TXDW. See the October issue of PaperCity for full coverage of the event and winning entries. The morning after the awards, bright and early, programming began, and pop-up shops in West Avenue opened for business. 36 HOURS OF PROGRAMMING, 6 DAYS OF EVENTS, 31 SPEAKERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY, COUNTLESS HORS D'OEUVRES, 990 GLASSES OF WINE, AND 720 COCKTAILS. WE'RE STILL ON A HIGH FROM THE INAUGURAL TEXAS DESIGN WEEK HOUSTON. Anne Lee Phillips recaps. Photography Jacob Power, Jenny Antill Clifton, Daniel Ortiz, Julian Bajsel. TEXAS DESIGN WEEK HOUSTON WRAP UP (continued on page 140) Mark D. Sikes at Meredith O'Donnell Fine Furniture Karen Pulaski at Luxury Bedding Ruth Gay, Martyn Lawrence Bullard at Chateau Domingue Aaron Rambo Ruth Davis at Found Teddi Knight at West Egg Rizzoli Bookstore at West Avenue pop-up Martyn Lawrence Bullard at Chateau Domingue Caleb Anderson at Design Confidential David Sutherland, Vicente Wolf at Sutherland Selena MacKay, Amanda Holliday at Chateau Domingue Danielle Rollins, Alton LaDay at Design Confidential Carrie Brandsberg-Dahl Amy Johnston at Kartell

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