Category Archives: New York City adventures

DIFFA nyc, 2017• Tabletops

My friend, Michael, was at DIFFA on Sunday and took these photos.

The show on PIER 92 is a 5-day showcase of extraordinary tabletop designs for a worthy cause.

DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises awareness and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS by providing treatment and direct care services for people living with the disease.

DIFFA DINES……….after the show • NYC 2017

 

DIFFA…..Dining by Design…….on the pier in the Hudson River.  After the show…….donors can dine in one of the dozens of room settings.

It is a wonderful way to raise awareness of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.

The event raised over a million $$$.

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFA…..Designing By design • nyc 2017

DINING DESIGNS presented by DIFFA…….on the pier, NYC.  The design industry raising funds to help victims of AIDS and those who are HIV positive.

Designed by “2 Michaels”……the Beacon Hill Table is based on the textiles in their collection.”Japonisme”.

Table decor by New York Times “T” magazine.

Jamie Drake designed this for Benjamin Moore….to raise awareness about AIDS.

Matisse inspired……Carlos Mota designed this dining room  for Architectural Digest .

Charles Harper’s illustrations for DESIGNTEX.

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE……Ali Taylor used a “pop art style” inspired by the target paintings of Jasper Johns.

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT • Fabulous Spring Event

All of the proceeds from HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE.……….goes to victims of AIDS……….paying for their meds……rent…….and the many other things they require to survive.

It is a very worthy cause…………Don and I shop here every week.

BUSHWICK ARTISTS and their ART

 

 

BUSHWICK is worth the schlepp………. so take the L train…..and feast your eyes on the coolest GRAFFITTI in New York.  Anna Winter says it is now the seventh most stylish city in the world…….really???

 

 

The NEW YORK SKETCHBOOK by Fabrice Moireau

 

The SKETCHBOOK is a beautiful collection of watercolors by the artist Fabrice Moireau.  Written by Jerome Charyn……..his descriptions are spot on.

 

My thanks to Fabrice ………..and do go online and order his book.

 

New York COMIC CON

New York COMIC CON is one of most fun happenings in town.  150,000 people attend………and thousands of them in costume.

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Who is your favorite comic book character?

Mine is Wonder Woman

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On the subway on his way to Comic Con…………and his character is???