Tag Archives: Design on a Dime

DESIGN on a DIME…..Housing Works

DESIGN on a DIME……….the decorators extravaganza……..raising money for Housing Works Thrift Shops……….and the money goes to helping victims of AIDS.

Decorators around New York donate their time and talent…………and their merchandise to this fundraiser.

The event is held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea……….today thru Sunday.

GATHER UP YOUR DIMES………YOUR DOLLARS AND YOUR CHARGE CARDS……grab a cab and get thee to the Pavilion on 18th street.

PAVEL KRAUS at Design on a Dime

HOUSING WORKS is a healing community of people living with AISD/HIV………providing lifesaving services for victims in need of help.

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DESIGN on a DIME is an annual event at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea.

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Michael..……….one of the volunteers that make this event a success.

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PAVEL KRAUS donated one of his incredible installations.

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For your “Home Disco” ?

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For your “Loft” ?

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Or……… for your “Office” ?

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Please go to his web site for a “visit” his studio.

http://www.pavelkraus.com

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JANAY …………ready at her cash register to ring up your new art installation………your donation to a wonderful cause.

 

DESIGN ON A DIME / Raising money to fight AIDS

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE had a gala event last night at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea.  Lots of champagne…………with an entrance fee of $200………gotta pay for that champagne.  $100,000 was raised………..all going to fight AIDS.  It was a night of fab and glam!

And, of course, if you CLICK on one of my photos……..zoom!

The room settings were designed and donated by some of the leading Interior designers in New York City.  Everything was for sale.  By the end of the show on Sunday…..it hopes to raise $250,000.  All of it going to help victims of AIDS.

Housing……meds………and moral support.

DESIGN ON A DIME……….Floral Decor

DESIGN ON A DIME……..an extravagant interior design benefit presented by HOUSING WORKS at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street began on april 26……….and lasts through the week-end.  50 of the worlds top designers participate and create room vignettes.  The founding chair this year is the interior designer James Huniford.

The floral displays were provided by the Michael Day Studio………..and they are spectacular.  Crystal Vases were donated by Christofle.

DESIGN ON A DIME………Accessories

Sponsors for the Housing Works DESIGN ON A DIME FUNDRAISER were……….Elle Decor,  House Beautiful,  Veranda,  Home Goods,  Valspar,  Viacom,  One Kings Lane,  New York Design Center.

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Travel Packages and Dinner for 2…….. for the Silent Auction were provided by The Ace Hotel,  The Standard NY,  the Breslin,  Jean-Georges’ Mercer Kitchen and the Smorgas Chef.

DESIGN ON A DIME 25 Room Settings

DESIGN ON A DIME………..a spectacular fund raiser……put together by Housing Works Thrift Stores…………raising money for people living with AIDS.  The event is hosted in the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th street.

There were 50 room settings this year………..each done by a noted designer……….every thing is donated………and for sale…….all at reasonable prices.  There were hundreds of donors who made this event possible.  A few of them:  ACE HOTEL……….APARTMENT 48……….BALLARD DESIGNS……..CALVIN KLEIN HOME……BLOOMINGDALE’S……… CHRISTOFLE……..COWTAN & TOUT.

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HOUSING WORKS THRIFT SHOP………..does a special decorating event once a year………..it is fabulous.

Everything in these rooms is for sale……….at Thrift Store prices.