Staff -- Interior Design, 10/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
If architects designed clothes, they might resemble those by Yeohlee Teng. Dresses, wraps, and tops married minimalism with luxury in her Yeohlee label's spring 2007 fashion show, held in a raw New York office space.
1. A linen pocket top and denim skirt.
2. Yeohlee Teng on the catwalk.
3. A silk-linen dress with silk organza loop.
4. A model getting her hair done.
5. Garments backstage.
6. A silk-linen wrap cardigan over a cotton tank and skirt.
7. The 20th-floor office space, procured by Gensler and Moed de Armas & Shannon, which renovated the building.
Designers for Sale
A very unusual kind of merchandise went on the block at a benefit auction for Interior Designers for Legislation in New York. Paddles waved madly as guests vied to buy two hours of consulting time from 12 experts in commercial and residential work. Held at the Mohawk Group showroom in New York, the event raised $43,000.
8. Architect S. Russell Groves.
9. Mancini Duffy design principal Bill Bouchey.
10. John Bricker, Gensler principal and creative director.
11. Interior Design Hall of Fame member Gary Lee.
12. Interior Design Hall of Famer Jamie Drake.
13. The showroom's architect, Shashi Caan.
14. HOK's Rick Focke, senior principal and director of interior design.
15. Interior Design editor in chief Cindy Allen with her prize, Tsao & McKown Architects partner Calvin Tsao.