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Red Diamond Lecture: The Art of Tradition

featuring Hannah Cecil Gurney, Celerie Kemble, Sarah Wetenhall with moderator: Steele Marcoux, Editor in Chief, VERANDA

Friday, September 29, 2023 | 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Red Diamond Lecture: The Art of Tradition

Sponsored by Red Diamond, Inc.

Three of the most iconic women in their respective industries will share the stage in this conversation exploring the intersection of tradition and design. Book signings to follow. 

Our panelists and moderator are 

Hannah Cecil Gurney, the director of the English bespoke wallpaper company de Gournay, renowned for its elegant hand-painted wallpapers and textiles, a defining element of some of the world’s most exquisite spaces. 

Celerie Kemble, a principal in Kemble Interiors, known for designs that masterfully balance Palm Beach playfulness with Manhattan cool, an aesthetic that shines through her popular licensed product lines. 

Sarah Wetenhall, the owner and CEO of The Colony Hotel, the visionary behind Palm Beach’s historic Pink Paradise’s restoration and relaunch, evolving The Colony into an internationally recognized design-forward hotel. 

Moderator: Steele Marcoux, editor in chief at VERANDA.

Cost: $80

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