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Adventures on the West Coast

Leaving rainy Houston for sunny L.A. is never a chore. Last week the Chateau Domingue team trekked to the city of angels for the La Cienega Design Quarter Legends event – three days packed with key-notes, cocktails, and mingling with … Read the rest of this entry

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A Lookback: Italian Doors

Since we opened our doors in 2002, hundreds of amazing antique Italian doors have passed through our gallery halls and into the homes of our clients. During her voyages to Italy and beyond, our proprietor Ruth Gay scours vendor after … Read the rest of this entry

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The Magic of Orangeries

This March, we reconstructed a 19th century French Orangerie in our showroom.  We have always been captivated by these classic structures with their tall, arching windows and romantic garden feel. Aside from housing citrus trees during harsh European winters, orangeries … Read the rest of this entry

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This Turkish Paradise has a Fitting Name…

On a narrow cobblestone street, in a historic neighborhood of Istanbul, sits a 19th century townhouse complete with glorious interiors and enchanting outdoor spaces. It is the serene bed and breakfast owned and decorated by fashion designer turned interior designer, … Read the rest of this entry

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