Design on a Dime 2014

April 24-26

This April Housing Works will celebrate the 10th anniversary of New York City’s most popular interior design benefit, Design on a Dime. Held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, the 3-day event features more than 50 of the world’s top interior designers, who create unforgettable room vignettes with new merchandise, which is donated and then sold for 50 to 70 percent off retail pricing!

Design on a Dime’s landmark anniversary will feature the incredible support of:

Honorary Chair:


Founding Chair:

The ticketed VIP Opening Night Reception will take place on Thursday, April 24. (VIP access at 5:30 pm)

Attracting a star-studded crowd, the Opening Night Reception is celebrated with hundreds of VIPs, designers, and friends of Housing Works. A-list design enthusiasts mingle with top designers, including event chairs. Guests will get the first public look at the room vignettes and enjoy exclusive preview shopping, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment.

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The shopping continues with the Public Sale, April 25-26

All profits from Design on a Dime help Housing Works “Get A Room” for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Founded in 1990, Housing Works provides lifesaving services to homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. Since 2005, Design on a Dime has raised more than $7 million in support of Housing Works.

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Ticket Inquiries
Lily Acunzo
Development Assistant

Designer/Donation Inquiries
Mel Alvarez
Special Event Donations

Andrew Greene
SVP for Development & Marketing

Rebecca Edmondson
Director for Public Relations Juliana Goldman

Location Detail

Metropolitan Pavilion

125 West 18th St, New York, NY

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