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San Francisco Decorator Showcase marks its 40th year

showhouses | February 24, 2017
An 11,000-square-foot Classical Revival mansion in Pacific Heights, built in 1904, will play host to a selection of top designers for this year’s San Francisco Decorator Showcase. The showhouse, which is now in its 40th year and benefits the San Francisco University High School financial aid pro...

A new showhouse will debut in the Southeast

showhouses | January 30, 2017
The first-ever House for Hope Designer Show House is being produced by build firm Carbine & Associates in partnership with Southeastern designers and other influencers. The House for Hope Foundation was founded in 1993 by the firm’s president, James Carbine, and his late brother, Denzel Carb...

Christopher Kennedy's Modernism Week Show House reveals participating designers

showhouses | January 26, 2017
For this year’s Modernism Week Show House, Christopher Kennedy is working with a designer and “tastemaker” roster that includes Barclay Butera, Kelli Ellis and more to renovate social media star Kelly Golightly’s 6,500-square-foot home in the Andreas Hills area of Palm Springs. The showhouse wil...

Historic Hollywood home announces this year's designers

showhouses | January 6, 2017
The Wattles Mansion Designer Showcase returns for its second year to the historic home, built in 1908 in the Mission Revival style by Myron Hunt and Elmer Grey, who also designed the Huntington Library, the Rose Bowl and the former Ambassador Hotel. Designers and companies participating this yea...

Target Open House to return with upgraded features

showhouses | January 3, 2017
Target Open House, the San Francisco­-based product concept store that debuted in summer 2015, is returning, remodeled, in February. Among the new updates, which were informed by feedback from engineers and guests: a space called The Garage, showcasing early-stage products; a personalized produc...

Mark D. Sikes will serve as honorary chair for Illinois showhouse

showhouses | December 16, 2016
Mark D. Sikes will serve as honorary chair for the 2017 Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens, which is transforming an estate designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw (the notable architect was called out in The Great Gatsby as designer of one of the main characters’ homes). Opening April 29, ...

Brian Patrick Flynn shares the scoop on the new HGTV Dream Home

showhouses | November 22, 2016
St. Simons Island, Georgia, is now home to HGTV’s 2017 Dream Home, designed by Brian Patrick Flynn. The show HGTV Dream Home, which has given away completely reimagined homes via a sweepstakes held yearly since 1997, will officially unveil the home in a January 1 special. Today, Flynn takes EAL ...

Sasha Bikoff, Ryan Korban and others to design Holiday House in SoHo

showhouses | November 8, 2016
New York City’s ninth-annual Holiday House, returning on November 17, has named its full roster of participating designers. The designers will transform SoHo’s 10 Sullivan development, which was designed by architects Cary Tamarkin and Montroy Andersen DeMarco. Dineen Architecture + Design ...

Holiday House SoHo details announced

showhouses | October 26, 2016
New York City’s ninth-annual Holiday House will return on November 17, this year taking over new townhouses in SoHo’s 10 Sullivan development, designed by architects Cary Tamarkin and Montroy Andersen DeMarco. Holiday House SoHo, which benefits The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, will run thr...

Albert Hadley's Rooms With a View returns

showhouses | October 17, 2016
Albert Hadley’s Rooms With a View, hosted by honorary chairman Thom Filicia, invited 12 designers to debut 6-by-8-foot vignettes. The event, taking place November 11 through 13, was founded by designer Albert Hadley and is now in its 22nd year. The mini rooms, which have 8-foot ceilings and thre...

Luxe debuts modern showhouse in Houston

showhouses | October 14, 2016
On October 13, Luxe Interiors + Design magazine and Nina Magnon of Contour Interior Design hosted a modern house tour in Houston’s Piney Point Estates. The 6,300-square-foot contemporary home was brought to life by Contour and Capital Builders. The showhouse is located in the Piney Point Es...

20 New Jersey–area designers to transform 'Heroes’ showhouse

showhouses | September 16, 2016
The 2016 Designer Showhouse for Heroes, kicking off in Saddle River, New Jersey, on September 28, will benefit the Heroes to Heroes Foundation, which provides spiritual care, suicide prevention and peer support for veterans. Sponsors include Design NJ magazine, Farrow & Ball, Kravet, Interio...

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles showhouse names designer list

showhouses | September 13, 2016
Debuting November 18 in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood, the Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse & Marketplace will run through December 11, in a 6,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath Federal-style home renovated and reimagined by architect...

Nina Yashar debuts fifth ‘Squat’ show, in London

events | August 17, 2016
Founded by Nilufar gallery owner Nina Yashar in 2012, “Squat” is a traveling exhibition that unfolds in different locations and environments, its latest incarnation having run in London this June and July. Over 100 pieces, including historic works as well as newer pieces designed by young or eme...

Sunset magazine’s Idea House to arrive in Bay Area

showhouses | July 27, 2016
Located in the hills near Berkeley, Sunset magazine’s Bay Area California Idea House is designed by Emeryville-based Lauren Geremia of Geremia Design. The design team also includes Landmark Development Corporation, DFI Funding, The Grubb Co. Realtors, Oakland Promise and Robert Nebolon Architect...

Todd Bracher will design home show within IMM Cologne

events | July 20, 2016
New York product designer Todd Bracher will create “Das Haus,” a model house within the international interiors show IMM Cologne in Germany next year. The show appoints a young designer to create the residence each year, addressing questions including “Why do we live in a particular way and not ...

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles showhouse will debut in penthouse

showhouses | July 13, 2016
This September, a luxury penthouse will serve as host for the third annual Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Serenbe Designer Showhouse. Spanning three bedrooms and a series of shared and private outdoor living spaces, the penthouse, located at The Textile Lofts, will feature spaces designed by Clo...

PHOTO TOUR: A glimpse inside Holiday House Hamptons

showhouses | July 1, 2016
Running until July 26 and benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, this year’s Holiday House Hamptons features the work of 20 designers, among them 2Michaels, Maddux Creative, Sasha Bikoff Interior Design and West Chin Architects & Interior Designers. "We are delighted to be honorin...

Hampton Designer Showhouse kicks off with Manhattan event

showhouses | June 30, 2016
Traditional Home and Pirch SoHo hosted the kickoff for The Hampton Designer Showhouse, with a June 23 evening event that brought together 110 members of the design community. The event celebrated designers of this year’s showhouse, which opens July 24 in Sag Harbor, and introduced guests to Pirc...

Mark D. Sikes and others design Southern Living Idea House

showhouses | June 28, 2016
Launched over the weekend in Birmingham, Alabama, the 2016 Southern Living Idea House features design by Mark D. Sikes, Lauren Liess, Amy Berry, Ashley Gilbreath and Margaret Kirkland, along with area architect Bill Ingram, who also designed a section of the home’s interior. Their inspiration? T...

PHOTO TOUR: San Francisco Decorator showhouse unfolds

showhouses | June 13, 2016
West Coast designers earlier this spring reimagined Villa de Martini on Telegraph Hill, raising funds for San Francisco University High School's financial aid program in the process. Now in its 38th year, this year’s San Francisco Decorator Showcase, which was located at 298 Chestnut Street, inc...

Tilton Fenwick, Mabley Handler on for Hampton showhouse

showhouses | June 10, 2016
Kicking off with a July 23 cocktail party, the annual Traditional Home-sponsored Hampton Designer Showhouse will unfold in Sag Harbor this year with a lineup of top area designers. With honorary showhouse chairman Mario Buatta and honorary design co-chairs Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton at the he...

Mary McDonald, Alex Papachristidis chair ARF showhouse

showhouses | May 26, 2016
On Saturday, designers will gather in Sagaponack to unveil this year’s vignettes for the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Designer Showhouse at the ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop. Honorary Chair Mary McDonald, along with chairs Gordon Hoppe, Gigi Mahon, Lisa McCarthy, Alex Papachristidis and M...

2Michaels, Venus Williams, Kara Mann join Holiday House roster

showhouses | May 20, 2016
Holiday House Hamptons and Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine have announced the list of designers for this year’s showhouse: 2Michaels, Anne Tarasoff Interiors, Baltimore Design Group, Barbara Ostrom & Associates, Carmiña Roth Interiors, Chad James Group, DORFMAN+ Sag Harbor/NYC, Eliz...

PHOTO TOUR: Inside the Kips Bay Decorator Show House

showhouses | May 16, 2016
Now in its 44th year, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has returned with work by Alex Papachristidis Interiors, Victoria Hagan Interiors, Suzanne Kasler Interiors and more gracing the halls (and the bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen…). Discover a first look at the interiors making news this week: ...

Designers share snippets of inspiration from Kips Bay

showhouses | May 12, 2016
The Kips Bay Decorator Show House officially swings its doors open to the public today. A selection of designers have shared a preview of their inspirations and insights for the storied showhouse with EAL. As designer and chair Bunny Williams observes, “This year’s team of participating designer...

Holiday House Hamptons announces Water Mill location

showhouses | May 4, 2016
Next month, Holiday House and HC&G Hamptons Cottages & Gardens will debut the third-ever Holiday House Hamptons, in partnership with Douglas Elliman and The Corcoran Group. Kicking off with the opening night White Gala on June 18, the showhouse, located at 100 Crescent Avenue, in Water M...

California designers debut in Pasadena Showcase House

showhouses | April 19, 2016
The Pasadena Showcase House of Design opened earlier this week, produced by the all-volunteer nonprofit Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts, and featuring the work of California designers, among them D Christjan of Ontario, Julia Wong Designs of Calabasas, decorative artist Shari Tipich of San ...

Rooms by Bunny Williams, Sandra Nunnerley, come to Sotheby's

showhouses | April 1, 2016
Twelve designers tackle 12 rooms in a single home using fine and decorative arts sourced (and available at auction) from Sotheby’s. Designed by Bunny Williams, Sandra Nunnerley, Patrick Mele, Jenny Wolf, and more, At Home: Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse and Auction will be on exhibit April 9 throu...

David Collins, Alex Papachristidis tapped for Kips Bay

showhouses | March 28, 2016
Twenty-one top designers and architects have been confirmed for this year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House, each one chosen by the program’s committee and its chair, Bunny Williams. The designers will dedicate the next two months to reimagining rooms in the Carlton House Townhouse at 19 East 61st...
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