The Design Trust for Public Space's Art + Design Benefit Auction Raises $300,000

David Rockwell and Danny Meyer, the evening's honorees, take the stage. Photography by Keith Claytor/Timefrozen.

West Chin of West Chin Architect.

The comic “What to Expect When You’re Alive” by Roz Chast of the New Yorker.

Di Tolla’s piece, “Upon Arrival,” was one of the pieces with the most bids..

Paola Di Tolla, one of the night’s contributing artists, studies the other works.

Jim Crispino, president of Francis Cauffman, and Tami Hausman, president of Hausman Communications.

Interior Design editor in chief Cindy Allen and Kitty Hawks raise a glass the evening’s honorees.

Kitty Hawks, Interior Design Hall of Fame inductee and one of the evening’s event chairs, with her husband Larry Lederman.

The auction was held at Ralph Pucci International showroom in New York. Photography by Keith Claytor/Timefrozen.

Susan Chin addresses the crowd. Photography by Keith Claytor/Timefrozen.

Interior designer Krista Sammons and artist Rebecca Sherman with Sherman’s chair for Royal Botania, “Film Still: Midnight in Paris.”

Teresa Laughlin of TC Laughlin PR and Joan MacKeith of the Rockwell Group.

Travis James of May Furniture Company with his hemispherical piece.

David Rockwell and Danny Meyer take the stage.

Yeohlee Teng, the fashion designer responsible for both Allen’s and Chin’s outfits for the night, with Eric Rothman, president of HR&A Advisors, and Jorg Schwartz of Jorg Schwartz Architect.

A terrarium of steel, bronze, and glass with orchids by Lindsey Taylor Design and Atlas Industries.

Jaime Viñas of Jaime Viñas Graphic Design, Ghislaine Viñas of Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design, Kate Korten of Kate Korten Design, and Jayne Michaels of 2Michaels.

Most popular: Deborah Ehrlich, Stemless Champagne Glasses - winning bid $825 (retail value $440) - 18 bids!