Exterior shot of the Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House. Show house photos courtesy Capehart Photography / Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House.
The organizers of the Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House — the debut Show House from the esteemed Kips Bay Decorator Show House program in New York City — have announced the designer participants. The Show House will run from Nov. 25 through Dec. 19, with the Opening Night Preview Party on Nov. 24.
Participating designers include: Amanda Lindroth, Amanda Lindroth Interior Design; Christopher Drake and Will Steele, Bierly-Drake Associates; Christopher Maya, Christopher Maya Inc.; Caroline Rafferty, Caroline Rafferty Interiors; 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, Matthew Quinn – Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio; Robert Brown, Robert Brown Interior Design; Roric Tobin, Bradfield & Tobin; Philip Gorrivan, New York-based Philip Gorrivan Design: Sarah 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.
Top: Michael Stornello and Tom Konopiots, Vincere Ltd.; Bottom: Michael Cox and Mary Foley, foley&cox. Photos courtesy Capehart Photography.
Top: Lisa and Lars Erdmann, Lisa Erdmann & Associates; Bottom: Christopher Maya, Christopher Maya Inc., and Nazira Handal, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Photo courtesy Capehart Photography.
Top: Christopher Drake and Will Steele, Bierly-Drake Associates; Bottom: Fernando Wong, Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design and Stephen Mooney, Stephen Mooney Interiors. Photos courtesy Capehart Photography.
“The caliber of this group is truly remarkable — each designer has such an impressive portfolio of work and unique design point-of-view,” said Bunny Williams, celebrated designer and Honorary Show House 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.”
Villa Belmonte, a two-story 1920s Mediterranean-style home with longstanding connections to Palm Beach, will serve as the backdrop for the highly anticipated design event. The designers will each decorate individual rooms before the home is exhibited to the public.
Since 1973, the New York event has grown into a must-see attraction, sparking interior design trends throughout the world and raising more than $22 million for Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. In its inaugural year in Florida, The Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House will benefit Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, which offer innovative after-school and enrichment programs for youth, ages 6 through 18, in their respective areas.
“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,” said 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 Show House 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.”
A pre-renovation celebration was held on April 12, 2017 during which several members of the Palm Beach interior design community supported the kick-off to the project. Architectural Digest and Benjamin Moore sponsored the evening.
Tickets for the Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House can be purchased online at www.kipsbaydecoratorshowhouse.org/palmbeach and at the door during general admission hours. For more information, call 718-893-8600 ex. x11245.
Sponsors for next month’s show include the following: Benjamin Moore; Kohler Co.; Middelby Residential, Viking and La Cornue Products; The Rug Company; Cambria; Hearst Design Group; The Royal Poinciana Plaza; Eau Palm Beach; Land Rover Palm Beach; Florida Design; and Blackman Plumbing Supply Inc.
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