One of the winners (in two categories, no less!) at last night’s Innovation in Design Awards hosted by Connecticut Cottages & Gardens was our client, Sage Design. Needless to say, we’re thrilled for Kathy since we’ve gotten to know her over the past couple of months and love her taste (read our post here.)
We’re even more excited to have visited Kathy’s website recently and found new images of the suites she designed for the Delamar Hotel in Southport. Some of the pictures included the Diane James Home florals she borrowed for the photo shoot. The Delamar liked what we did so much, the general manager bought two designs!
Being at the right place, at the right time may not be the most successful business strategy to follow but it has certainly worked for us and for Kathy. In fact, she was asked to design the two suites at the Delamar when the owner, Charles Mallory, saw a model residence Kathy created for Southport Green. Don’t you just love serendipity?!
Photos via Sage Design
April 2011 Issue
… to Cottages & Gardens for hosting the 5th annual Innovation in Design Awards (the IDA’s for those in the know!) on Tuesday. Held at the Stamford Hilton in their Garden Pavilion, we dined under the stars (under a tent, at tables decorated with DuraLee fabric runners and Diane James flowers) amongst design stars and these little bees even had the honor of meeting Bunny Williams, Anthony Baratta, Philip Gorrivan and Matthew Patrick Smyth.
Calling All Designers!
Needless to say, while the winners of each of the five categories (landscape, kitchen, bath, architecture and interior design) left with gorgeous Juliska trophies in hand, we left with stars in our eyes!
2011 Innovator Award Recipient
P.S. For more on the IDA’s, hop on over to Quintessence!
Photos from Cottages & Gardens and Bunny Williams
We’re back from a lovely evening at the Stamford Hilton where we mixed and mingled with divine designers under the boughs of Japanese maples in beautiful architectural planters. One of the many highlights of the evening was meeting the fabulous Jamie Drake (he even complimented us on choosing the perfect bouquets to coordinate with his Schumacher table runners – swoon!) and seeing the gorgeous work of all the nominees. While Connecticut Cottages & Gardens will be publishing party pictures very soon, we didn’t want to keep you waiting – so here are the 2010 IDA winners!
Robin Kramer Garden Design
Alisberg Parker Architects
Austin Patterson Disston
Mis en Scene
Joeb Moore + Partners Architects
Photos from CTC&G, Robin Kramer Garden Design, Alisberg Parker Architects, Austin Patterson Disston, Mis en Scene and Joeb Moore + Partners
With so many talented designers and architects creating beautiful environments here in Connecticut and in nearby Westchester, it’s no surprise that we all look forward to THE local design event of the year – The Innovation in Design Awards hosted by Cottages & Gardens Publications in the Garden Pavilion at The Stamford Hilton on May 25, 2010.
The Innovation in Design Awards - May 25, 2010
Needless to say, we were thrilled when our friends at CTC&G asked us if we would be willing to create centerpieces for and attend this year’s dinner; who wouldn’t want to mix and mingle with the best of the best, including world-renowned design innovator and honoree Jamie Drake?
Divine Designer Jamie Drake
The tables will be dressed with Temple Garden in Appletini (don’t you love that color?), a pattern Jamie designed for Schumacher so we thought pink and cream peonies, lilies, hydrangeas and orchids would add the right pop of spring.
Jamie Drake for Schumacher - Temple Garden
Diane James Home - Peony and Lily Bouquet
And for those of you who will miss this exciting event, here is a list of this year’s nominees:
The 2010 Innovation in Design Nominees
We can’t wait to see who wins! For more information and tickets, please click here or visit CTC&G.
Photos from CTC&G, So Haute, Schumacher and Diane James Home