Design on a Dime 2011 Free Public Sale

Friday, May 6, 2011 - Saturday, May 7, 2011

Design on a Dime is New York City’s most popular interior design benefit event. The seventh anniversary features 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.

After the Opening Night Reception on May 5th, Housing Works Thrift Shops’ seventh annual Design on a Dime sale is free and open to the public both Friday, May 6th (10AM to 6PM) and Saturday, May 7th (10AM to 6PM) at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Shop spectacular rooms by the country’s top designers; featuring brand new housewares, furniture, and linens, all available at charitable prices.

Design on a Dime 2011 benefits Housing Works’ 874 Jefferson Avenue Residence Project, a new housing development consisting of 12 permanent units of supportive housing for single, formerly homeless adults living with HIV/AIDS.

Learn more about the event.


Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St. (btwn. 6th & 7th Ave.)


Advocate Members ($120 or $10/month) and above get 10% off on both Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 10am-6pm.

PLEASE NOTE: This 10% membership discount cannot be combined with other sales or discounts at Design on a Dime.

Are you a member? If not, become a member online, at any Thrift Shop location, or at the Bookstore to receive exclusive benefits, including discounts off of our already priced-down merchandise.