What: Launch of “1920/2020” art and architecture accession by Ken Downing
Where: Arteriors flagship showroom
The 411: Neiman Marcus appearance director Ken Downing, Arteriors founder Mark Moussa, and admiral Steve Davis were abutting by about 200 appearance and architecture aficionados — including BagSnob architect Tina Craig, socialite Heidi Dillon, archetypal Chandra North, and above Neiman Marcus CEO Karen Katz — for an opening-night acknowledgment to Downing’s curated pop-up accession at the Dallas Architecture District showroom.
Proximo provided wine, bubbles, and spirits, including a signature cocktail, the French 75, Downing’s cocktail of choice. Guests enjoyed anesthetized canapes such as miniature tacos, and cheeseburgers, while DJ Blake Ward spun an upbeat playlist.
But the guests were all there to see Downing’s immersive display. “1920/2020,” which fuses appearance and autogenous design, uses about 80 admirable items to accompany to activity a affair of the 1920s alloyed with his estimation of the 2020s.
“My architecture abstraction melds capacity of Art Deco, the alluring 1920s movement that alone the antiseptic addition of the Machine Age, with a eyes of a future that departs from the minimalism of today to embrace animal alternation and a rebellious, bohemian spirit,” Downing says in a release.
The exhibition is allotment of Arteriors’ Designer Interpretations program, which asks international tastemakers to actualize curated spaces in showrooms about the world. Downing is the aboriginal to actualize a vignette for the Dallas flagship space, with added to come. His architecture launched March 22 and will be on affectation for a month.
The program, which kicked off aftermost abatement with artist Shawn Henderson’s vignette in the Arteriors New York Architecture Center showroom, will abide with added talents in showrooms in Los Angeles, New York, and London.
Who: Juliette Moussa, Alan Katz, Lauren Luter Bryant, Colby McWilliams, Jim Sheehan, Robert and Meaders Ozarow, Erin Mathews, and Russ Davis.
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