Sally Walsh Lecture Series: Hervé Descottes

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November 18, 2021
6:30 PM
The Museum of Fine Arts / Brown Auditorium
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Brought to you by the Interior Architecture Committee

Sally Walsh Lectures are supported by an endowed fund of the Houston Architecture Foundation. The lectures are dedicated to the memory of one of Houston’s most distinguished interior designers, Sally Walsh, who brought modern design to Houston and became an inspiration to a whole generation of Houston architects and designers. All Sally Walsh lectures are free and open to the public.

Advanced registration is required. Space is limited.

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Our featured speaker for 2021 is Hervé Descottes with L’Observatoire.

Mr. Descottes is a French lighting designer, business owner and author; in 1993, he co-founded the lighting design firm L’Observatoire International in New York City after eight years of design practice in Paris, France. Descottes personally creates the lighting concepts for all projects designed by L’Observatoire, and oversees project development through project completion.

Mr. Descottes has been recognized numerous times by the lighting design and architectural community. He has received awards from the International Association of Lighting Designers, the Illuminating Engineering Society and the New York City Illuminating Engineering Society, the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Landscape Architects, D&ADAD, the Municipal Art Society of New York City, and the GE Corporation. In 2008, Mr. Descottes was named Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Minister of Culture.