Nantucket by Design 2017

While the first week of August on Nantucket has in recent years always included a focus on design, this year marks the second annual edition of Nantucket by Design.

Nantucket by Design 2017 cocktail party-1The major fundraising event for the Nantucket Historical Association, this exciting week of design brings together a group of distinguished designers, sponsors and events to celebrate the great history and traditions of design style here on Nantucket.

Nantucket by Design VIP cocktail partyThe week launched yesterday evening (Tuesday) with a VIP cocktail party with Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch of Roman and Williams. The design duo behind the chic new boutique hotel on island, Greydon House, they will be the featured speakers at the sixth annual Design Luncheon today (Wednesday) at the Great Harbor Yacht Club on Wednesday.

2017 Nantucket by Design opening night-1On a perfect summer evening the cocktail party was hosted in the garden of a beautiful private residence here on island. Classic shingles, bountiful hydrangea and flowing rosé and margaritas kicked off the week in quintessential island style.

Nantucket by Design VIP cocktail party 2017-1

Sponsored by Magellan Jets with Hearst Design Group as National Media Sponsor along with local media New England Home Magazine and Design New England, this year’s Nantucket by Design is off to a great start. Stay tuned on Instagram for live and daily coverage!

opening night cocktail party for Nantucket by Design-1all photos by Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence

4 thoughts on “Nantucket by Design 2017

  1. Absolutely obsessed with y’all! We watch all of the episodes of Quintessence over and over. Will there be any new ones soon? Come to Little River South Carolina. Hector and I are tastemakers (Executive Chef and Interior designer) and would love to entertain y’all! Looking forward to hearing back from you soon. Warm regards, Gerard and Hector

    • Well thank you so much! Yes, lots of new ones coming! I just took a little much needed vacation break after a tough COVID winter. New one coming a week from Saturday

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