There are so many wonderful events every year in New York but one of my favorites is Housing Works Design on a Dime. I had the pleasure of attending the Opening Night and was yet again blow away but all the great booths. For those of you who don't know, each year designers beg, borrow, and steal items for their booth that will be sold to benefit Housing Works "Get a Room" for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. This year's co-chairs include James Huniford, Charlotte Moss, Nate Berkus, Iman, and Lara Spencer who hosted the wonderful evening.
While I had time this morning to upload my photos, I did not have time to label them all before heading out to a client meeting. If you click on the photos, they will enlarge and you should be able to read the signs. As soon as I get back, I will label them all so each designer gets the credit that they so richly deserve for participating in this great event!
Housing Works Design on a Dime
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
125 West 18th Street
(bet. 6th & 7th Avenues)
Admission : Free
Huniford Design Studio
Foley & Cox Interiors
Ralph Lauren Home
Flair Home Collection
Gabriel de la Portilla
Joshua Ingraham Design
de la Torre Design Studio
Tricia Foley + Roy Hardin for the New General Store
Larry Ruhl for High Falls Merchantile
This was one of my favorite booths and I bought a Blue Willow plate from it.
Franck Hodelin & Company
Publisher Beth Brenner measuring a rug in Lilian August
Jack Bergamino for Paul Smith
Loved this creative tenament apartment booth by Bradley Stephens Interior Design
Valspar was giving out paint samples and brushes.
Brett Design Inc.
Katie Lydon Interiors
Carrier & Co. booth featured screens from their room in the Hamptons Designer Show House!
Access to Design Shop
Loved this ode to Elizabeth Taylor room by Daniel M. Pafford
Yetta Banks for MTV Networks
Arlene Angard Designs
S. Russell Groves
Form Architecture + Interiors
Photos by Heather Clawson for Habitually Chic