Tag Archives: 2 Michaels

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.

DIFFA / Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS 2014

DINING BY DESIGN 2014!  It is an extraordinary event bringing together the most creative talents in design today…They have brought their passion to the table.  30 fantastic  rooms……….dining…….talking………and finding a way to make a DIFFArence.

For 30 years DIFFA has provided care to those living with HIV and AIDS.

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RALPH LAUREN

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FLEXFORM by Soren Rose Sponcer for MANHATTAN MAGAZINE

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OTTAWA CANADA’S CAPITAL…..Designed by Geoff Howell Studio

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KNOLL with Hok

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ECHO DESIGN

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KRAVAT……..designed by Diane von Furstenberg

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MAYA ROMANOFF…….designed by Kara Mann

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T MAGAZINE………………The New York Times

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STUDIOS Architecture

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Background by STUDIOS

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BEACON HILL…………..designed by 2Michaels

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DESIGNTEX

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MARC BLACKWELL New York

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PRATT INSTITUTE……….Mentor: Ali Taylor

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BARNEYS NEW YORK………Photographs by Bruce weber

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LUZE INTERIORS & DESIGN Magazine & Fendi Casa…….Designed by Philip Gorrivan.

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FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY…….Mentor: Jes Gordon

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ESSIE……….Designed by: Robert Verdi

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ARTERIORS

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DESIGN WITHIN REACH

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CALVIN KLEIN HOME

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IA ARCHITECTS & TEKNION STUDIO

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DDC……………..Designed by David Ling

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NEW YORK DESIGN CENTER………..Designed by Kati Curtis

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In Transition……..him, her……….her,him

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KEEP IT CLEAN

AXOR NYC………Designed by Slade Architecture

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M MOSER ASSOCIATES

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GENSLER………..HERMAN MILLER

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ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST STUDIOS ARCHITECTURE

GENSLER, Herman Miller

DIFFA 1013 Honoring Isabel and Rubin Toledo

This years 2013 edition of Architectural Digest Home Design Show is honoring Isabel and Ruben Toledo [and Rich Wolf}.

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ISABEL & RUBEN TOLEDO

Isabel and Rubin have supported DIFFA since it’s beginning in 1984.  Their unrivaled talents have contributed to both the artistic and financial success of many DIFFA Events.

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Rubin created this fantastic image for Nordstrom.  He is truly an extraordinary design visionary.

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This show is also honoring Rick Gordon.  His company’s  Gift of Hope program gives monthly support to DIFFA……….so far contributing over one million dollars.

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PARSONS: The New School of Design…….students created this “Ice Cave”.

 The MENTORS: 2Michaels.

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Rottet Studio LLC & Morgans Hotel Group.

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Fashion Institute of Technology.  Mentor:  Jes Gordon

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“Fragments of Life“.  Honoring the many who have died of AIDS.

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Arpad Baksa Architect:  THE DAY OF THE DEAD.

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Rachel Laxer Interiors with Robert Kuo.

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I’d like to duplicate this mood on my terrace this summer.

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Beacon Hill:  Midnight Garden.

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Marc Blackwell New York

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Eric Warner for Aesthete Ltd:  Hosted by Tracy Reese.

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Michael Amine

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CROSCILL designed and sponsored this room………using their own fabrics.

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A much showier display of the Croscill fabrics.

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PRATT INSTITUTE:  Mentor Arpad Baksa.  Hosted by J.Josephson, Inc.

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DINING TANK by Federico Delrosso.  Hosted by Corinthian Capital Group, LLC

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This is how New Yorkers get their water.  But whoever thought about dining in one!  Novel idea.  I’d like to try it.

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DAVID STARK for Benjamin Moore.  It is spectacular.

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DESIGN WITHIN REACH……….a favorite store just up the block from my apartment.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES:  Sponsored by Frette {and my bathroom loves their towels}.

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LEE JOFFA:  Designed by Aerin Lauder.  The linen tablecloth is “Montrose”.

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FABRICUT:  Designed by Vern Yip

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THE NEW YORK TIMES:  Designed by Lady Rina Green & Pietro Mingarelli for LALIQUE.

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This crystal table can be yours….$110,000.  OOPS!!!  My mistake.  I was told it is $240,000

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MANHATTAN MAGAZINE:  Designed by Inson wood .   Furnished by:  FENDI CASA

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Designed by ECHO.

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Crickets???  Maybe if they were chocolate covered.  Cute touch nontheless.

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Echo scarves……….my mother had a drawer full.  My sisters too.

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Profiles showroom and James Mangi are proud to support DIFFA.

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Simple and Classic………..one of my favorite rooms is the show.  Designed by…….

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ELIZABETH BOLOGNINO Interiors LLC

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Architectural Digest.……..a study in black and white.  The Ranunculus are the star!

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MICHAEL  ARAM:  Hosted by Geoffrey & Margaret Zakarian.

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ASID :  Voted this room “Top Pick for 2013”.  Designed by Gensler & Herman Miller

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KINKY BOOTS / Maya Romanoff / Rockwell room.  Soon to be a show on Broadway.  Discount tickets are on sale now.

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KINKY BOOTS………one of my all-time favorite films.  Have seen it over and over.