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Before I start posting about the Elle Decor Modern Life Concept House which I am visiting today, I figured I should try to squeeze in a few last Kips Bay Decorator Show House rooms. As someone who studied and loves art, I will always have an affinity for any designer who can easily incorporate artwork into […]

As I mentioned previously, some designers were faced with the task of keeping certain room elements at the 2011 Kips Bay Decorator Show House.  None was more daunting than the dining room with walls clad in hand-painted wallpaper which was a gift to the owner of the house from the sister of Madame Mao.  Interior designer Matthew […]

Kips Bay Book Signings

05 . 10 . 11

Besides checking out the great rooms at the 2011Kips Bay Decorator Show House, you can attend some wonderful events.  Up this week and next are books signings with Kips Bay Decorator Show House interior designers from this year and other noted authors. The signings are included in the price of admission and guests can present […]

One of the most fun rooms in the 2011 Kips Bay Decorator Show House is the foyer and staircase and landing designed by Wayne Nathan.  The pops of color and wall art created with electrical tape by Brooklyn street artist Aakash Nihalani create a contemporary art gallery feeling.  The designre said, “It’s about curating a […]

One of my favorite rooms in the 2011 Kips Bay Decorator Show House was designed by Celerie Kemble and her team at Kemble Interiors.  Due to the historic significance of the home, many of the designers were required to work around certain features and that included the wood paneling in the library. With a little magic […]

Los Angeles based interior designer Mary McDonald created a big impact in the tiny entrance area at the 2011 Kips Bay Decorator Show House.  She was inspired by Annabel’s, a private members’ restaurant and nightclub on Berkeley Square in London where “drama meets classical decor.” The bold feminine lipstick red wallcovering plays off the masculine charcoal grey […]

I had the pleasure of visiting the 2011 Kips Bay Decorator Show House this morning and can’t wait to share all my photos.  The former residence of John Hay “Jock” Whitney is a bit smaller in scale than some previous houses but as is usually the case, big things come in small packages.  There are […]

The list of designers for the 2011 Kips Bay Decorator Show House were just announced and it’s a fabulous list!  I cannot wait to see what this talented group has up their chic sleeves for their rooms.  Congratulations everyone!  See you in April! Amanda Nisbet Design – Master Bedroom Aurelien Gallet Barbara Ostrom Associates Bilotta […]

The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club announced today that the 39th Annual Decorator Show House will take place April 28 – May 26, 2011. It will take up residence in an striking, neo-Federalist style mansion at 163 East 63rd Street. The four story home was once owned by John Hay “Jock” Whitney and boasts unique historic […]