| Jan 22, 2013 |
Traditional Home unveils Palm Beach showhouse
Boh staff
By Staff

Sixteen leading design firms from across the country have transformed a 5,000 sf Key West-style house for the 37th annual American Red Cross Designers' Showhouse sponsored by Traditional Home. Located at 123 Santa Lucia Ave. in West Palm Beach, the house will be open Jan. 24 – February 23.

Bill Kopp of Smith Interior Design Group is general chairman for the event, Stephen Mooney is design chairman, and Susan Angert and Frank Maguire are boutique co-chairs.

“Once again, the show house space and our team of incredible designers promise a fantastic showcase of both local and national talent, plus interior and exterior decor that will transport guests through an ‘island living’ experience,” said Kopp. “Our designers and volunteers donate a tremendous amount of their time and energy to support their local American Red Cross and we are looking forward to an exciting event.”

The designers working on the show house this year and their spaces include:

Allison Paladino of Allison Paladino Interior Design—Second Floor Hallway

Craig and Virginie Garcia of CV Design Inc. & Andres Paradelo of Andres Paradelo Design—East Terrace and Crow’s Nest

Daryl McCann of Gregory Lombardi Design, Inc.—Pool Area

Frank Maguire of Quigley Maguire Collection—Powder Room

Gary McBournie of Gary McBournie, Inc.—Master Bedroom

Jenny Garrigues & Diana El-Daher of Jenny Garrigues Interior Design—Living Room

Joseph Cortes and Kevin Marnell of HomeLife Interiors—Southwest Bedroom

Joseph Pubillones of Joseph Pubillones Interiors, Inc. —Northwest Bedroom

Karen Kirk of Island Living & Patio—West Terrace

Keith Williams of Nievera Williams Design Inc.—Exterior Entrance

Lisa Erdmann of Lisa Erdmann & Associates—Library

Melody Smith of Melody Smith Interiors—Third Floor

Melissa and Noe Guerra of NXG Studio—Kitchen

Mimi Masri of MMDesigns, LLC—Dining Room

Stefani de Laville of Coco House & Co.—Second Floor Bath

Stephen Mooney of Stephen Mooney Interiors—Entry Foyer

A preview party will kick-off the month’s events tomorrow evening, Jan. 23.

On Saturday, Jan. 26 at 11:00 a.m., Campion Platt will be at the show house for a lecture, “Designing for the sexes: Designing for Men V. Women,” and book signing of his recently published book, “Made to Order.” Platt will discuss what appeals to each gender and how to blend seamlessly, showing examples of his work, fabric selection, furniture selection and coloration, ideas and funny anecdotes.

On Saturday, Feb. 2 at 11:00 a.m. Nancy Noonan will host a furniture painting workshop, and on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11:00 a.m. Stephen Stefanou will discuss how to create larger than life holiday displays and “must see” destinations.

Tickets to any of these lectures are $60, and include a tour of the show house. General admission tickets to the show house are $30.  Special pricing is available for groups of ten or more. The show house will be open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross, for more information click here.

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