Texas Design Week Houston Speakers

May 17-21, 2021



MARK D. SIKES

MARK D. SIKES

Speaker at Paloma & Co. and Matt Camron Rugs

MARK D. SIKES More Beautiful: All-American Decoration
More Beautiful: All-American Decoration
CELERIE KEMBLE

CELERIE KEMBLE

Speaker at OKA

CELERIE KEMBLE Island Whimsy: Designing a Paradise by the Sea
Island Whimsy: Designing a Paradise by the Sea
CHRISTOPHER SPITZMILLER

CHRISTOPHER SPITZMILLER

Speaker at Found

CHRISTOPHER SPITZMILLER A Year at Clove Brook Farm
A Year at Clove Brook Farm
RAY BOOTH

RAY BOOTH

Speaker at Design in Bloom and Hickory Chair Houston

RAY BOOTH Evocative Interiors
Evocative Interiors
Doniphan Moore

Doniphan Moore

Speaker at Roche Bobois

Doniphan Moore Doniphan Moore Room Kips Bay Decorator Show  House Dallas 2020
Doniphan Moore Room Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
Chad Dorsey

Chad Dorsey

Speaker at Roche Bobois

Chad Dorsey Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
Margaret Naeve

Margaret Naeve

Speaker at Roche Bobois

Margaret Naeve Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
Lauren Rottet

Lauren Rottet

Speaker at Roche Bobois

Lauren Rottet Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas 2020
NAZIRA HANDAL

NAZIRA HANDAL

Speaker at Roche Bobois

RICHARD ANUSZKIEWICZ - RICHARD A TO Z

RICHARD ANUSZKIEWICZ - RICHARD A TO Z

aka Richard A to Z Speaker at COOKCHILL

KEITH WILLIAMS

KEITH WILLIAMS

Speaker at Design in Bloom

KEITH WILLIAMS The Graphic Garden
The Graphic Garden
MARGOT SHAW

MARGOT SHAW

Speaker at Design in Bloom

MARGOT SHAW Living Floral: Entertaining and Decorating with Flowers
Living Floral: Entertaining and Decorating with Flowers
LAURA DOWLING

LAURA DOWLING

Speaker at Design in Bloom

LAURA DOWLING Bouquets: With How-To Tutorials
Bouquets: With How-To Tutorials
BOBBY MCALPINE

BOBBY MCALPINE

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Schedule

Please See Schedule Below for Texas Design Week



10:00 - 12:00 pm

Richard Thomas Anuszkiewisz, aka Richard A to Z, Creative Director of Monogram and an acclaimed kitchen and bath designer, discusses all that's new and innovative in kitchen design. The event is at the new COOKCHILL, a feat of architecture and design, where you can try out over 500 pieces of kitchen equipment, and peruse 15 fully functional kitchens, created by Manna Distributors.

WHEN: Monday, May 17, 10 am to noon, at the new CookChill Showroom, 2301 Portsmouth

WHO: Richard A to Z, Creative Director Monogram

WHAT: Illustrated talk. 

TALKING POINTS: Eveything new and wonderful in kitchen design set within the sparkling new COOKCHILL.

DECORATIONS: Traditional Home 2020 Rising Star, Kitchen + Bath Person of the Year; and he is called Innovator, Leader and Influencer by KBIS, IBS, NKBA.

PUBLISHEDArchitectural Digest, House Beautiful, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post, Robb Report, HGTV.

WHY YOU CAN'T MISS: The event is at the new COOKCHILL, a feat of architecture and design, where you can try out over 500 pieces of kitchen and laundry equipment, and peruse 15 fully functional kitchens, created by Manna Distributors.

WHERE: COOKCHILL, 2305 Portsmouth in Upper Kirby. 

 

TXDW Sponsors: Monogram, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Porcelanosa, The Shade Store, K & N, Swiggard Creative, Alto

6:00 - 8:00 pm

NYC ceramics artist and garden designer Christopher Spitzmiller with an illustrated salon talk, cocktails and book signing.  SOLD OUT

 

WHEN: Monday, May 17, 2021, 6 to 8 pm

WHO: Christopher Spitzmiller

WHAT: Illustrated talk showcasing his idyllic Hudson Valley Clove Brook Farm, cocktails, book signing.

TALKING POINTS: Gardening, tending flocks, keeping bees, collecting antiques and entertaining friends, throwing lamps and tableware (as in throwing ceramics).

STREET CRED: The ultimate weekend farmer and ceramics artist extraordinaire (those lamps!). And his Millbrook, NY neighbor is Martha Stewart.

DECORATIONS: Board of the Garden Conservancy. Spitzmiller lamps are in the White House.

BOOK: A Year at Clove Brook Farm (Rizzoli, March 2021), foreword Martha Stewart

PUBLISHEDArchitectural Digest, Wall Street Journal, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Galerie, Veranda 

WHY YOU CAN'T MISS: Preternaturally charming.

WHERE: Found, 3433 West Alabama.

 

TXDW Sponsors: FOUND, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Monogram, Porcelanosa, Swiggard Creative, K & N, The Shade Store, Alto

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Cocktails with designer Ray Booth; salon talk, book signing of Evocative Interiors, and a look at Ray's stunning collection for Hickory Chair. 

WHEN: Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 5 to 8 pm

WHO: Ray Booth, Nashville, NYC

WHAT: Cocktails and Illustrated talk showcasing Booth's work as a partner in McAlpine, andarchitectural and interior design firm; talk moderated by Margot Shaw, editor in chief Flower Magazine. Following the talk he will sign his book Evocative Interiors.

TALKING POINTS: A partner with the prestigious McAlpine firm for 22 years, Booth is a master of modern elegance.

BOOK: Evocative Interiors (Rizzoli) 

PUBLISHEDArchitectural DigestWall Street Journal, Elle Decor, Milieu, Veranda 

COLLABS: Hickory Chair, Arteriors

WHY YOU CAN'T MISS:  Have you seen him? 

WHERE: Hickory Chair Houston showroom, 7150 Old Katy Road (The Houston Design District), Suite 100 

 

TXDW Sponsors: Hickory Chair Houston, Meredith O'Donnell Fine Furniture, Flower Magazine, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Monogram, Porcelanosa, Swiggard Creative, K & N, The Shade Store, Alto

10:00 - 12:00 am

If you've ever designed a room for a Kips Bay Decorator Show House, the most celebrated show house in America, then you know Nazira Handal. Nazira will lead a panel of designers who have designed rooms for a Kips Bay Show House, and lived to tell the tales. She will lead a panel discussion regarding how to apply to do a room in a show house; what does a show house committee look for in a designer; the application process; costs involved; commitment; what a designer can expect as a result of participating in a show house; illustrated with images from past magnificent rooms in Kips Bay Decorator Show Houses, including last year’s show house in Dallas. 

WHEN: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10 am to Noon at Roche Bobois.

WHO: Nazira Handal, Director Special Events, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, NYC, with a panel of designers who have designed rooms for a Kips Bay Show House and lived to tell the tales: Chad Dorsey, Dallas; Doniphan Moore, Dallas; Margaret Naeve, Houston, Lauren Rottet, Houston.

WHAT: Illustrated talk with panel discussion. 

TALKING POINTS: If you have ever wanted to design a room in a Kips Bay Decorator Show House, here is everything you need to know. 

STREET CRED: Nazira has choreographed 13 Kips Bay Show Houses, and launched Kips Bay in Palm Beach three years ago, and in Dallas in 2020.

PUBLISHED: Kips Bay Decorator Show Houses run in every imaginable design publication in print and online: this year's Dallas show house national media sponsor is Veranda.

DALLAS SHOW HOUSE DATES: Kips Bay Dallas Opening Night is Thursday, September 23, open through October 25, 2021.

WHERE: Roche Bobois, 4810 San Felipe. Valet parking. 

 

 TXDW Sponsors: Roche Bobois, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Monogram, Porcelanosa, The Shade Store, K & N, Alto, Swiggard Creative

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Red-hot Palm Beach/NYC designer Celerie Kemble Illustrated Talk, Cocktails and Book Signing, moderated by Laurann Claridge.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 6 to 8 pm

WHO: Celerie Kemble, Kemble Interiors, Palm Beach, NYC

WHAT: Cocktails and illustrated talk showcasing her new book Island Whimsy: Designing a Paradise By the Sea (Rizzoli, March 2021), followed by a book signing.

TALKING POINTS: The creative journey of designing Playa Grande, a cluster of fantastical island houses and shared clubhouse for friends and family on a magnificent beach in the Dominican Republic. 

STEET CRED: A fourth-generation Palm Beacher, she grew up in a rambling, deconsecrated Gothic church overlooking Lake Worth. Her mom is Palm Beach designer Mimi McMakin, who recently completed the chinoiserie fantasy renovation of The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach.

DECORATIONS: AD100, Elle Decor A-List, House & Garden's 50 New Tastemakers, House Beautiful's Top Designers

BOOKIsland Whimsy: Designing a Paradise By the Sea (Rizzoli, March 2021) 

PUBLISHEDArchitectural Digest, Wall Street Journal, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Veranda, The New York Times 

COLLABS: Schumacher, Arteriors, Lane Venture, Maitland-Smith, Mirth, Classical Elements, Merida, Mirror Images

WHY YOU CAN'T MISS: Hot Gauguin colors, de Gournay wallpaper, latticework, coquina stone, antique wicker, Dutch wax prints. Need we say more.

WHERE: The new OKA retail store, 3461 West Alabama

 

TXDW Sponsors: OKA, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Monogram, Porcelanosa, Swiggard Creative, K & N, The Shade Store, Alto

6:30 - 8:00 pm

PaperCity Design Awards Cocktail Reception and Presentation of Winning Entries, at The Sarofim House, Hosted by New Orleans Auction Galleries. 

THE DESIGN AWARDS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY.

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WITH ANY QUESTIONS. 

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WHEN: Thursday, May 20, 2021 6:30 to 8 pm, at The Sarofim House, 2124 River Oaks Boulevard

WHAT: PaperCity Design Awards Cocktail Reception and Presentation of Winning Entries, at The Sarofim House, Hosted by Susan and Fayez Sarofim and New Orleans Auction Galleries.

Master of ceremonies Mark D. Sikes. 

WHO: TXDW VIP Ticket Holders and by invitation. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres; presentation of the winning entries for the 2021 PaperCity Design Awards.

WHY YOU CAN'T MISS: The projects are stunning!

WHERE: The Sarofim House, 2124 River Oaks Boulevard.

 

PaperCity Design Awards Sponsors: New Orleans Auction Galleries, The Shade Store, K & N, Swiggard Creative

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Celebrated LA designer Mark D. Sikes delves into his world of blue and white, showcasing projects from his new book, More Beautiful (Rizzoli, 2020).

 

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. THANK YOU.

WHEN: Friday, May 21, 2021, 5 to 7 pm, at The Cottages at Matt Camron: Paloma & Co. and Matt Camron Rugs

WHO: Mark Sikes, L.A. 

WHAT: Illustrated talk, cocktails and book signing. 

TALKING POINTS: Mark discusses his love of blue and white, mixing design sensibilities from American and European to contemporary and classic.

STREET CRED: His room at Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas was a sensation.

DECORATIONS: AD100, Elle Decor A-List

BOOK: More Beautiful: All-American Decoration (Rizzoli, 2020)

PUBLISHEDArchitectural Digest, House BeautiulVerandaElle Decor, World of Interiors, The New York Times

COLLABS: Schumacher, Chaddock, Soane Britain, Hudson Valley Lighting, Annie Selke, Merida, Blue Pheasant 

WHY YOU CAN'T MISS: Whose ranch is he designing ouside of Dallas? He's resurrecting Falcon Lair in Beverly Hills built by Rudolf Valentino then later the estate of Doris Duke; he's designing an Addison Mizner in Palm Beach, and what is this about a collab with Anthropologie, and The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach? The intrigue. And he's just so cute.

WHERE: The Cottages at Matt Camron, 2702 Sackett and at Paloma & Co., 2705 Bammel Lane.

 

TXDW Sponsors: Paloma & Co., Matt Camron Rugs, New Orleans Auction Galleries, Monogram, Porcelanosa, Megan Hotze Editorial, The Shade Store, K & N, Swiggard Creative, Alto

Event schedule is subject to change without notice

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