Los Angeles-based designer Suzanne Rheinstein, a member of the and the Elle Décor A-List, and NYC-based Vicente Wolf, who is on the Architectural Digest AD 100 list and has been named one of the 10 most influential designers in the U.S. by House Beautiful, will appear at The Houston Design Center Spring Market Tuesday, April 12. The keynote address with Rheinstein and Wolf begins at 11:30 am and will be moderated by Robin Mueck, CEO of Heritage Properties, in the Alkusari Stone Showroom, followed by a light lunch. Rheinstein will sign her new book, Rooms for Living (Rizzoli); Wolf will sign his fourth book, The Four Elements of Design (Rizzoli). Books will be for sale at the event.
At 4:00 pm in the Ken Kehoe & Co. showroom, Robert Leleux will discuss his new Southern Style Now festival, to be held in New Orleans May 18-22, which showcases top design talent (Bunny Williams, India Hicks, Richard Keith Langham, Suzanne Rheinstein, Shaun Smith, Brain Patrick Flynn) and features keynotes, discussions, cocktails, dinners and a showhouse.
Spring market events are gratis, but reservations are required. For information and to reserve, go online to thehoustondesigncenter.com/springmarket. At The Houston Design Center, 7026 Old Katy Road.
And later that evening …
The 2016 Houston PaperCity Design Awards received a record number of entries, 297 in 15 categories. The awards recognize outstanding residential interior design, interior architecture, retail, restaurant and gallery design, garden design, historical preservation, and product design, along with other categories. On Tuesday, April 12, the winning entries will be announced and presented at a cocktail event at The Houston Design Center; winning entries will also be featured in the October 2016 PaperCity Home + Art issue. The 2016 panel of judges for the awards are Los Angeles-based designer Suzanne Rheinstein; New York-based designer Vicente Wolf; Connecticut and New York-based architect Roger Ferris; and San Antonio-based architect Vicki Yuan of Lake/Flato.
The judges sifted through 2,300 photographs and 297 descriptions to arrive at their decisions. Suzanne Rheinstein, Vicente Wolf and Vicki Yuan of Lake/Flato will present the awards the evening of April 12.
For information about the Awards Cocktail party, contact Farrell Lawo, firstname.lastname@example.org.