Last weekend, Traditional Home’s Hampton Designer Showhouse benefiting Southampton Hospital opened its doors to reveal splendid spaces designed by more than 28 top interior designers and brands at a newly-constructed 16,000 square-foot estate in Bridgehampton.
Amy Churgin and Ann Maine, Meghan Tuohey, Jenny Bradley and Sean Bruns at Serena & Lily
Serena & Lily kicked off the weekend’s festivities with a "barn bake" at its Wainscott Beach Market on Friday evening. Showhouse designers, sponsors and Traditional Home editors enjoyed a lovely alfresco dinner featuring a super-size batch of Paella by Chef Peter Ambrose and Tea Twisters from Austin Cocktails, as well as shopping, mingling and a few games of cornhole.
2014 Hampton Designer Showhouse designers
The following day, the show house opened in grand style with a gala preview party for more than 450 guests. Notable attendees included honorary chairs Jamie Drake, Mario Buatta and Alexa Hampton, Hilary and Wilbur Ross, Steven Stolman, Anne and John Pyne, and interior designers Allison Hennessy, India Hicks, Tobi Fairley, Patrik Lonn and Katie Leede.
Duane Hampton, Alexa Hampton, Ann Maine, Mario Buatta
"Over the past 25 years, Traditional Home has showcased numerous show homes across the country and the Hampton Designer Showhouse has always featured prominently in our coverage," said Ann Omvig Maine, Editor in Chief of Traditional Home. "Year after year, the participating designers continue to surprise and delight us, which is why Traditional Home is thrilled to serve as the National Media Sponsor for the 6th consecutive year. We look forward to helping the Showhouse raise even more funds for Southampton Hospital this year so it can continue to provide essential services to the local community."
Here’s a look at some of the showhouse rooms:
Bakes and Kropp
Henry & Co Design
Melanie Roy Design
Caleb Anderson Design and Katie Leede and Company
The house, located at 408 Pauls Lane in Bridgehampton, will be open to the public through Labor Day, Monday, September 1. Showhouse hours are Monday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission to the Showhouse is $35 and includes the Showhouse Journal.
Photo Credits—Gala: Patrick McMullan, Rooms: Phillip Ennis