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Design on a Dime

Design on a Dime

Design on a Dime is the premiere interior design benefit event taking place annually in New York and Miami!

Design on a Dime, founded in 2004 by Designer James Huniford, challenges interior designers to create unique room vignettes curated with donated merchandise from well-known home decor brands and artists. All merchandise in these one-of-a-kind rooms is then sold at charitable prices to design-savvy attendees. In 2016 Housing Works grew the event nationally expanding it to Miami, Florida for the first time. 2018 marked its most successful year: Raising a combined $1.6 million in support of the Housing Works’ mission to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS.

Since its inception, the event has raised over $15 million. With two locations, Miami, and New York, Design on a Dime will bring together an estimated 100 interior designers, over 800 top home decor brands, and nearly 6,000 guests.


Upcoming Events

Design on a Dime New York City

The Metropolitan Pavilion

April 24-27, 2019

Event Details: 

Groundbreaker Awards Dinner

Wednesday, April 24 at 6pm 

Opening Night Reception 

Thursday, April 25

VIP Cocktail + Preview Hour from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

General Admission & Shopping from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Late Entry Shopping from 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

Free Public Sale Days

Friday, April 26 from 10am - 5pm

Saturday, April 27 from 10am - 5pm  

Our Mission

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.

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