Kips Bay began in 1973. In that year, ride-or-die supporters of the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club launched the Kips Bay Decorator Show House. They created the house to raise funds for after-school and to improve programs for the New York children.
For 47 years, Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club has celebrated the best interior designs by transforming a luxurious Manhattan house into an elegant display of fine furniture, art, and technology. For design lovers, Kips Bays is an unmissable event. Thanks to its power of driving interior design trends worldwide.
In 2021, two events happened in Palm Beach and Dallas. This year, the first event took place in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 3rd.
For the decor of the Kips Bay Decorator Show, the 24 designers didn´t look for inspiration. They turned to local styles from the past and present and then created vibrant rooms with the palette Florida is known for.
KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE PALM BEACH
When it comes to these amazing designers, color and pattern and an overwhelming sense of caprice are always considered. Kips Bay Decorator Show House, located in the Old Northwood Historic District, marks the fifth fundraiser.
Any design lover sees this house as an inspiration, regardless of where they live. The Kips Bays house is a combination of designs from the past and present.
When guests arrive, they come forward the landscaping by Bell Design, Inc. That includes a festive pergola and elephant topiaries, signs of the authenticity of the interior rooms.
Inside, layers of details from the county´s fanciful style meet the ceiling, railing details, and bold colors combinations. The way that the colors combinate makes the dining room shine through the house.
KIPS BAY: DESIGNERS INSIGHTS
To understand more about this year’s design choices, we collected some opinions from the designers.
Paloma Contreras talks about her direction in the sunroom. The designer stated that many of the features are characteristic of Palm Beach; she wanted to display them in a modern and more restrained way than possible.
Cathy M. Austin designed a bright, colorful casita as part of the guest house. She got her inspiration from the people she met.
Moving Forward, Alice Engel of Peter Pennoyer Architects designed a living room inspired by the Florida ways. The designer shared that the tangerine grasscloth on the walls was a nod to Florida citrus cultures with a mural of lemon trees.
Thus, all the rooms Kips Bays decorator show house Palm Beach are unique but complete each other.
Source: Galerie Magazine