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Media Alert: 56 Design Stars for 1 Charity, Design on a Dime Thursday May 5

WHAT: Design on a Dime is New York City’s most popular interior design benefit event. The 3-Day charitable design event, art and travel auction features over 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. The event opens on May 5th with a ticketed Opening Night Reception celebrated with hundreds of VIPs, designers, and friends of Housing Works. Shopping continues with the Free Public Sale, May 6-7.

Thursday, May 5

VIP Open House 6PM – 7PM

Opening Night Reception 7PM – 10PM

Press call time 5:30

WHERE: Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W. 18th Street

Iman (Founder and CEO of IMAN Home Fabrics), Nate Berkus (Designer and Host of The Nate Berkus Show), Andy Cohen (Host of “Watch What Happens Live”), Lara Spencer (Host of The Insider and celebrated designer) , Thomas Roberts (MSNBC), Charlotte Moss (Acclaimed designer and author), James Huniford (Designer), Robert Verdi (TV Personality), Alex McCord & Simon Van Kempen (Real Housewives of NY), Ramona Singer (Real Housewives of NY), Sonja Morgan (Real Housewives of NY), Mike Ruiz (A- List NY), Richie Rich (Heatherette), Derek Warburton (Stylist), John Bartlett (Fashion Designer)

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.


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Posted on May 5, 2011 at 12:00 pm