Book signing: "Mark Hampton: An American Decorator"

  • OLD LYME, Connecticut
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  • April 12, 2011

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Duane Hampton

In conjunction with Lyme Art Association’s first annual Interiors: Within Four Walls exhibition, on view from April 29th through June 12th, LAA will be hosting a Book Signing with Duane Hampton on Saturday, May 21st at 5:30pm.

Duane has written a book on her late husband, designer Mark Hampton. The publisher indicates "This [book] is a celebration of the career of one of the most famous and admired American interior designers of the 20th century. A classic American success story, Hampton grew up in a small town in Indiana and went on to worldwide fame. He began his career working for the some of the greatest interior designers of the age - Parish Hadley, David Hicks, Macmillen, Inc., and later went on to found Mark Hampton, Inc. Known for the tremendous depth and breadth of his knowledge, Hampton refused to be pigeonholed into a trademark style, moving effortlessly from sleek modernism to English country and back again." Mark also designed both furniture and fabrics.

Advance reservations are required, and there is a $10 fee for this event.  To make reservations, call LAA at (860) 434-7802 or e-mail

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