One of the most anticipated events on the design calendar each year, Design on a Dime kicks off this weekend with more than 60 designer room vignettes filled with furnishings donated by top brands, which will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 75 percent off retail price.
These designers have chosen products from over 600 participating brands such as A. Rudin, Apropos, BIA Cordon Bleu, Donghia, DwellStudio, Kravet, Lee Jofa, One Kings Lane, The Rug Company, Scalamandre and Schumacher.
"Where the Aesthetes, Eat" by Megan Winters. Photo courtesy of Megan Winters.
The event’s Founding Chair is James Huniford, and Honorary Chairs are Lara Spencer, cohost of ABC’s Good Morning America, and interior designer and author Nate Berkus. Co-chairs include Michael Boodro, editor in chief of ELLE DÉCOR; Todd Oldham, designer and president of L-7 Designs Inc.; George Oliphant, host of NBC’s George to the Rescue; and Evette Rios, interior designer and correspondent for ABC’s The Chew. ELLE DÉCOR is the National Media Sponsor.
Robert Passal for Arteriors. Photo courtesy of Robert Passal.
All proceeds benefit Housing Works’ newest supportive housing development, the Hull Street Residence. This latest project will transform a vacant 6,000-square-foot lot into a safe home for 29 single, formerly homeless adults living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
The free Public Designer Sale begins today, Friday, April 24, from 10am – 7pm and runs through Saturday, April 25, from 10am – 5pm at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street) in New York City.