Posts tagged: Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse

“Up In The Villa” with Mark D. Sikes at the Kips Bay Showhouse

May 27, 2015 Decorating
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I was thrilled to learn that my friend Mark D. Sikes was designing a room for the 2015 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse. Mark is known for his love of blue and white and has even coined a frequently used hashtag #blueandwhiteforever that’s become it’s own thing. So I kind of went into the preview with the expectation of a blue and white themed room but was pleasantly surprised when I stepp …

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A Kips Bay Designer Showhouse Favorite: Alessandra Branca’s “Le Salon Rouge” Living Room

May 22, 2015 Decorating
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At this year’s Kips Bay show house one room I absolutely loved was Alessandra Branca’s salon style living room. Alessandra dubbed her space, “Le Salon Rouge” which is quite appropriate seeing as though red is a signature color that permeates some of her best known designs. Her room for Kips Bay was, of course, was full of red accents set against a backdrop of red cotton voile ticki …

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Before & After: Tilton Fenwick’s Kips Bay Dining Lounge

May 19, 2015 Decorating
Tilton Fenwick - Kips Bay Showhouse 2015 Butler's Pantry

The Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse is by far one of the most inspiring show houses of the year and what always impresses me most is the creativity with which the designer’s tackle the toughest challenges when it comes to decorating their space. While some participating designers are lucky to be assigned an amazing room in pristine condition with a perfect layout, other designers end …

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Tour The Kips Bay Showhouse!

June 29, 2014 Decorating

Showhouse season is winding down so what better time than to recap one of my favorites – The 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse. I’ve attended this showhouse for many years and I have to say, this year’s was the best yet and it was chock full of beautiful rooms by twenty-two of the nation’s most acclaimed designers and architects. Showhouses give designers the opportunity to execute t …

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