Showhouses | Oct 2, 2017 |
Mabley Handler, Foley&Cox and more to transform Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House

The Palm Beach outpost of New York’s storied Kips Bay Decorator Show House will kick off November 25 with a roster of A-listers from Florida and beyond.

Villa Belmonte
Villa Belmonte, site of the Palm Beach Kips Bay Decorator Show House

The full roster of participating designers includes:
Amanda Lindroth, Amanda Lindroth Interior Design
Christopher Drake and Will Steele, Bierly-Drake Associates
Christopher Maya, Christopher Maya Inc.
Caroline Rafferty, Caroline Rafferty Interior Design
Ellen Kavanaugh, Ellen Kavanaugh Interiors
Fernando Wong, Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design
Jennifer Mabley and Austin Handler, Mabley Handler Interior Design
Lisa Erdmann, Lisa Erdmann & Associates
Mary Foley and Michael Cox, Foley&Cox
Matthew Quinn, Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio
Philip Gorrivan, Philip Gorrivan Design
Robert Brown, Robert Brown Interior Design
Roric Tobin, Bradfield & Tobin
Sara McCann, Jenna Conte, and Ashley Warren, McCann Design Group
Stephen Mooney, Stephen Mooney Interiors
Susan Zises Green, Susan Zises Green Inc.
Tom Konopiots and Michael Stornello, Vincere Ltd.

Villa Belmonte
Villa Belmonte

“The caliber of this group is truly remarkable—each designer has such an impressive portfolio of work and unique design point of view,” said designer Bunny Williams, honorary showhouse chair. “We are looking forward to how these industry leaders dial up the design of each space with beautiful trends, new ideas and clever solutions.”

The designers will transform a Mediterranean-style, 1920s house known as Villa Belmonte, to benefit Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.

A look inside Villa Belmonte, pre-designer transformation
A look inside Villa Belmonte, pre-designer transformation
A look inside Villa Belmonte, pre-transformation

“Each year in New York, the Kips Bay Show House brings the design community together to raise critical funds for educational and developmental programs throughout New York City,” says James Druckman, president and CEO of the New York Design Center, and president of the board of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. “The Palm Beach location provides an exciting new landscape for the showhouse and a wonderful opportunity to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. We are pleased to introduce South Florida to the Kips Bay experience.”

Design chairs are Ellie Cullman and Pauline Pitt, while the honorary preview party chairs are Dick and Ginny Simmons, and the preview party chairs are Wally and Betsy Turner. Junior preview party chairs are Nick and Caroline Rafferty.

Sponsors include Benjamin Moore, Kohler Co., Middleby Residential Viking and La Cornue Products, The Rug Company, Cambria, Hearst Design Group, The Royal Poinciana Plaza, Eau Palm Beach and Blackman Plumbing Supply.

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