Staff -- Interior Design, 5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Trading Spaces's Doug Wilson and hordes of other designers and design enthusiasts thronged the 35th annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House's preview reception in New York. A total of 19 renowned firms lent their talents to decorate spaces in the 1904 town house by Charles Pierrepont Henry Gilbert—from Beale-Lana Interior Design's entry hall to Amy Lau Design's top-floor lounge.
1. Event chairs Karin Luter, designer Robert Couturier, Hilary Geary Ross, and Interior Design Hall of Fame member Mario Buatta. 2. Show-house participants Carol Egan and Wayne Nathan of Nathan Egan Interiors. 3. RIGroup CEO Janna Bullock, Interior Design Hall of Famer Jamie Drake, also a participant, and writer Jamie Gregory. 4. Participant Scott Salvator and his firm's director Michael Zabriskie. 5. Beale-Lana Interior Design's entry hall mingling contemporary pieces with antiques.
For the Planet
Creative minds from the worlds of interiors, textiles, and fashion came together to present eco-friendly apparel in the Project Earth Day fashion show. Hosted by Emerging Green Builders New York, the event took place at the showroom of Teknion, an office-furniture company committed to sustainability.
6. Tricycle A&D marketing staffer Anj McClain's dress fashioned from the company's simulated carpet samples, actually paper.
7. The Tricycle dress on the runway at Teknion.
8. Gensler associate design director Randy Fahey and job captain Molly Garretson.
9. Teknion VP of sales Chris Stevenson and client-experience manager Michelle Phillips with FCI president Mike Eble.
10. SDN's denim coveralls made of organic cotton.