Array Magazine - Summer 2015

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Events at 200 Lex A look at a few recent celebrations.

Where’s Wendell Exhibition Opening On February 10, the New York Design Center hosted the opening of Where’s Wendell?, a photography exhibition by Felicia M. Gordon, which featured pieces from avant-garde fashion designer Wendell Headley and antiques from 1stdibs at the New York Design Center styled by interior designer Sasha Bikoff. The photographs are Gordon’s homage to Headley and his spirit of individual expression. The exhibition married fashion, furniture, and art to create a truly unique experience of color and playful elegance.

The exhibition featured garments made by Wendell Headley; Cicely Tyson and Faye Wattleton; designer Sasha Bikoff and Felicia M. Gordon; Hearst Design Group’s Andi Henke and Paige Alexus; Linda Fairstein, Wendell Headley, and Lesley Stahl; Keith Bernard, Felicia Gordon, and Charlotte Druckman; vignette styled by Sasha Bikoff; Somers Farkas and Muffie Potter Aston. Photos by Darren Ornitz.

Garden Party at 200 Lex On March 26, the New York Design Center continued Outdoor Month at 200 Lex with The Garden Party on the second floor. Century Furniture, Grange, and Lexington Home Brands hosted a festive open house with a presentation on Outdoor Entertaining Trends in Grange, featuring Bella Meyer of Fleurs Bella, floral and event designer Laura Clare, and event and design production by Ron Wendt. The panel was moderated by Alejandro Saralegui, director of the Madoo Conservancy. The event was held in conjunction with Luxe Interiors + Design and The Horticultural Society of New York.

Panelists Bella Meyer, Ron Wendt, and Laura Clare, with moderator Alejandro Saralegui; Ben Knox and Christopher Spaulding of Reclaim Design; designer Thomas Burak and Century Furniture’s Dane Anderson.

Designing Outdoors with Celerie Kemble and Lela Rose The New York Design Center kicked off Outdoor Month at 200 Lex on March 5 with Celerie Kemble, principal at Kemble Interiors, and fashion designer Lela Rose. The lively discussion on outdoor décor, entertaining, and fashion was moderated by Sophie Donelson, editor in chief of House Beautiful. Guests mingled in the Hickory Chair-Pearson-Henredon showroom, enjoying seasonal fare and browsing Kemble’s new outdoor furniture line with Lane Venture.

Celerie Kemble, Sophie Donelson, and Lela Rose; designers Michael Tavano and Lisa Frantz; House Beautiful Next Wave 2015 designers Ashley Darryl, Joshua Smith, and Max Sinsteden; Hearst Design Group’s Sabine Rothman with The New Traditionalists’ Philip Erdoes. Photos by Darren Ornitz. 76

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