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 nyc 2015


DIFFA • Dining by Design……a wonderful event……..supported by The Rockwell Group, Interior Design Magazine, Ralph Lauren,  Fendi Casa, Patron Tequila, Hermes, Roche Bobois, Calvin Klein Home, Sunbrella, Design within Reach, Ligne Roset, Michael Fina and Ottawa.

Michael Aram was one of the table centerpieces sponsor.

Some of the most creative visionaries in design today have brought their talent to this event…….all helping to make a DIFFArence.


DIFFA 2014………the DIFFArence is in the Details

The designers this year for DINING BY DESIGN are all proud supporters of DIFFA in their fight against AIDS.  I applaud all of them for their creative contributions.  Millions of dollars will be raised thanks to their efforts…….working side by side to really make a DIFFArence.


RALPH LAUREN HOME has designed a vignette that reflects the spirit on “attic living”…………with the roof tops of Paris out the window [yes, I would love to move right in].

CLICK ON any vignette to enjoy the details

1.KRAVET: Diane von Furstenberg   2. David Rockwell   3. AXOR NYC: by Slade Architecture   4. INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE with Ali Tayar   5. KNOLL with HOK   6 .IA INTERIOR ARCHITECTS & Teknion Studio   7. MARK BLACKWELL New York  8. TIMAYGUNAYDIN DESIGN &   Mee Tran Studio   9. GENSLER & Herman Miller   10. BEACON HILL by 2 Michaels   11. ECHO DESIGN   12.DESIGNTEX: illustrations of Charley Harper  13. HDR and Waldner’s   14. BENJAMIN MOORE:  by Jamie Drake   15. NEW YORK DESIGN CENTER: by Katie Curtis   16. MAYA ROMINOFF: by Kara Mann   17.LUXE INTERIORS + Design & Fendi Casa: by Philip Corrivan Design   18.ddc: by David Ling   19. CALVIN KLINE HOME   20. SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL         21. OTTAWA CANADA’S CAPITOL: By Geoff Howell studio   22. ARTERIORS  23. DESIGN WITHIN REACH  24. ROCHE BOBOIS PARIS   25.essie: by  Robert Verdi   

These sponsors are helping to fight a battle THAT CAN ONLY BE WON  with communication, courage and CASH.  Please help.