| Jun 19, 2012 |
Mario Buatta to chair Hampton Designer Showhouse
Boh staff
By Staff

This summer's Hampton Designer Showhouse, now in its 12th year, will take place at 80 Flying Point Road in Watermill, NY. Approximately 25 top interior designers and decorative artists will transform the $5.3 million shingle-style home, which will be unveiled at a gala preview party Saturday July 21, and will open for tours July 22 through September 3. Proceeds benefit Southampton Hospital

The Honorary Showhouse Chairman is Mario Buatta and the Honorary Design Co-Chairmen are Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton.

Participating interior designers include Dyfari Interiors; Greg Mckenzie Design; House of Honey; Jeff Lincoln Interiors; Jennifer McConnell; Kate Singer Home; Katie Leede and Company; Lee Najman Designs; the Lee W. Robinson Company; Libby Interiors Inc.; Mabley Handler Interior Design; Mercedes Courland Design; Old Town Crossing; Patrik Lönn Design Inc.; Robert Passal Interior & Architectural Design; Stephen Mooney Interiors; Tammy Connor Interior Design; Tara Seawright, Inc.; and Timothy Brown Studio.

“The summer season is rich with tradition. We are delighted that one of our own traditions includes partnering with the Hampton Designer Showhouse,” said Ann Maine, Editor in Chief of Traditional Home magazine. “This incredible project is a marquee destination on our annual Showhouse Tour. We are privileged to work with the talented designers and generous sponsors of this event to benefit Southampton Hospital year after year.”

Showhouse hours will be Monday through Sunday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Children under six, infants, strollers and pets are not allowed in the Showhouse. Admission to the showhouse is $30 and includes the Showhouse Journal.  Gala tickets are $225 each. 

Barlow Tyrie, Circa Lighting, Gloster, Hinkley Lighting, Juliska, Karastan, Lillian August, LX.TV Open House NYC, Natural Decorations, Inc., Pearson, Pratt & Lambert Paints, Raymond Vineyards, The Rug Company, Serena & Lily, Schumacher, Stanton and Thibaut are the 2012 Sponsors. 

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