Monday, April 29, 2013

DESIGN ON A DIME


 Everything was for sale and going fast at the annual Design on a Dime event for the charity Housing Works this past weekend at the Metropolitan Pavilion. More than 50 top interior designers created stylish vignettes with donated furniture and fabric which was all for sale at 50-70 percent off retail. The result- controlled chaos as the smart set scooped up some serious bargains!

 Bibliophile dream at David Duncan Antiques-note the fun faux wallpaper

 A dose of sunshine from Cullman and Kravis

 David Scott Interiors creates a gold dipped interior with a clever wall covering made from spray painted corrugated boxes. 

 Chinoiserie chic at Hamilton Design Associates was created with a stylish deep blue backdrop and rich textiles.

 Healing Barsanti created a bold architectural wall using chalk and blackboard paint-the classic motif continues with beautiful busts and furnishings.

Yetta and Tracey created a rocker chic room with a whimsical floral ceiling and edgy art.




 Great use of Celerie Kemble's new fabric line for Kravet as wall covering in Patrick James Hamilton's vivid room.

Driving maps were layered for an interesting wall covering. 


Yetta Banks room featured arresting photography and graphic black and white prints.
Happy Monday!

16 comments:

designchic said...

What fabulous inspiration and amazing deals...wish I could have snagged a few of those pieces!!

CDS said...

I love the maps as wallpaper the most. Thansk for sharing!!

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About Last Weekend said...

Thanks for popping by , love that orange, very similar to the orange on our mudroom!

The enchanted home said...

What fun! Who doesn't love a great deal especially on something beautiful that "you just have to have". Fun!

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michele said...

oh mama! i like gold painted corrugated box wall treatments! i love rocker chic rooms! eating it all up. thanks, lovely lady.

hanging in there. having some tough days but know things will settle down with time.

smiles.

michele

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Leslie said...

This looks like a fun event! Lots of great deals and fun pieces. Hope you found something you liked!

Cynthia said...

Love this and the great deals. The gold corrugated on the wall is great! Thanks for sharing this with us.

Cynthia

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Dee said...

I love the wall of maps - they are just so lovely - thanks for great inspiration!

patrick (the other one) said...

Thanks so much for the coverage of this wonderful event! One correction... the wall covering in my vignette was part of Celerie Kemble's line of printed grasscloths for Schumacher. But the folks at Jonathan Adler were well-represented, with a donated Bel Air vase and set of gorgeous Truesdale Coasters!

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