Author Archives: Stacey Bewkes

Final Tabletop Inspiration from the Lenox Hill Gala

The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala is always full of fabulous tabletop inspiration. Whether ideas for floral arrangements, textiles for tablecloths, mixing and matching dinnerware or fun table accoutrements, each year the designers come up with new inventive visions for entertaining with style.…
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More Designer Tables from the Lenox Hill Gala 2015

With over 50 tables at the Veranda Magazine sponsored Lenox Hill Gala 2015, it was a visual feast with endless entertaining inspiration. Carolina Irving created a casually chic table for Oscar de la Renta Home. Oscar de la Renta table at the Lenox Hill Gala 2015 Their charming new artichoke plates, combined with red striped tablecloth and ODLR Home Indigo Ikat Dot napkins, proves that unpredictable pairings makes for a visually interesting and inviting table.…
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Thank You Domino | 24 Best Design Blogs of 2015

Domino Magazine has just announced its round up of the 24 Best Design Blogs of 2015 and I am thrilled to once again be included. 24 best design blogs by Domino magazine While many of us create our blogs out of a passion for what we love, it’s always nice to receive industry recognition.…
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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala 2015

Last Wednesday evening, crowds turned out for the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala 2015. Honoring long time board member Juan A. Sabater, the event grossed more than $1,070,000 for the organization’s social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness programs which, each year, serve over 20,000 of those in need who live, work or attend school on the Upper East Side.…
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Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse Auction

Tomorrow (Monday) is the Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse auction. Whether you are attending in person or considering an online bid, I share with you the last three rooms so you can see the items in situ. A classicist at heart, Trey LaFave created an elegant master bedroom that would be a civilized retreat for a couple.…
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Last Looks at the Sotheby’s 2015 Showhouse

Continuing our pre-auction tour of the Sotheby’s 2015 Showhouse, we visit Eric Cohler‘s family room. Inspired by the family room in the NYC brownstone where he grew up, Eric created a room that is testament to his signature ability to mix styles and periods with a comfort factor perfect for today’s lifestyle.…
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Last Call to See the 2015 Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse

This weekend is the last chance to see the 2015 Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse. On Monday, April 20th, the auction will begin for the wonderful selection of antiques, decorative art and furnishings featured in the rooms. Although there unfortunately isn’t enough time to feature each room in detail, I wanted to at least show how effectively the designers curated their spaces with individual and innovative visions for incorporating the auction items.…
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Kinderhook Spring Home & Garden Day

I am excited to be participating this weekend in the historic town of Kinderhook, NY’s first Home & Garden Day. From the practical to inspirational, there will be talks and tours about design, gardening and lifestyle. Kinderhook Spring Home & Garden Day One of the most historically significant places in the Hudson Valley, Kinderhook, like other towns in Columbia County, is a growing community with both weekender home owners and full time transplants from New York City and beyond.…
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Sotheby’s Showhouse Part II

When touring the Sotheby’s Showhouse, a fellow visitor paid it an enormous compliment, explaining that to him it felt like a gracious grand dame apartment. He was referring not to any particular style of decoration but rather to the fact that, overall, the connected rooms felt elegant and livable in the most timeless way.…
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Sotheby’s 2015 Designer Showhouse

Having debuted their inaugural designer showhouse last year, Sotheby’s took a giant leap forward with their second iteration this year. With the Sotheby’s 2015 Designer Showhouse, the auction house chose thirteen designers (up from six last year) to each transform a room on the fifth floor exhibition space of their NYC headquarters.…
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