Array Magazine Summer 2016

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

Dining by Design Kick Off On Wednesday, January 20, the New York Design Center and Henredon hosted the Sponsor & Designer Kick-Off Party for DIFFA’s Dining by Design. Dining by Design brings together internationally renowned and local talent to create dining installations to raise critical funds for DIFFA’s work fighting HIV/AIDS. These extraordinary dining environments set the stage for five days of fun and fundraising.

Ngahuia Damerell, Michelle Aguda, and Johanna Osburn, Executive Director at DIFFA; guests mingled in Hickory Chair Pearson Henredon; 200 Lex’s Alix Lerman with Regan Iglesia and Laura Holland of Heritage Home Group, and Johanna Osburn; Rio Hamilton snapped photos of the festivities. Photos by Lev Avery-Peck Photography.

Design on a Dime Kick Off On Tuesday, March 1, the New York Design Center hosted the kick-off party for Housing Works Design on a Dime event. Design on a Dime is a 3-day benefit and sale featuring more than 60 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. Guests enjoyed a festive evening of cocktails and conversation in the DESIRON showroom, mingling with participating designers and learning more about Housing Works’ life-saving mission.

Asler Valero, founding chair James Huniford, Michael Dipp, Dyana Kazan, and Chris Viehe; Tim Croneberger and Michael Logan of Halycon Design; Francis Toumbakaris and Tyler Wisler; Peti Lau and Darcy Fulton; event co-chairs Nicole Gibbons and George Oliphant with Elle Decor Editor-in-Chief Michael Boodro (center); Zoe Oliphant, Ellie Mroz, and Dianne Rose; Jana Weill of Robert Allen and IFDA’s Su Hilty with Caleb Anderson and Jamie Drake of Drake/Anderson. Photos by Getty Images for Housing Works.

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