Find out the latest trends in interior design from Design on a Dime, an annual fundraising event that showcases curated vignettes made with designer furniture.
The third annual fundraising event, Design on a Dime was hosted by Housing Works, a national nonprofit to raise funds for AIDS research and homelessness on February 3 and 4. Faena Art‘s Artistic Director, Ximena Caminos and Rudy Weissenberg were honored as the night’s honorary guests.
The two-day interior design benefit and sale kicked off with a media preview night on February 2. While a VIP preview was held on February 3 which featured a private cocktail reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and followed by the Chairman’s dinner at 8 p.m. The night continued with a night reception sale until 9:30 p.m.
James Huniford, the Founding Chair of Design on a Dime, and Co-Chairs Whitney Robinson, Amanda Lindroth and Rudy Weissenberg were the speakers of the venue.
Over 30 interior designers took over the Moore Building in the Design District and showcased home decor donated directly from top brands priced up to 80 percent off. The venue doubled as a shopping frenzy for guests and included clothes and items for interior decorating such as furniture, artwork and more. If after seeing all these designs, you feel inspired to redecorate your home, then there are loads of furniture shops that you could go to, for example, you could check out furniture in fashion and hopefully you’ll find something you love. If you’re new to the designing world, you may want to check out a interior and exterior designer, www.clairedaviesinteriors.co.uk has been around for decades and has been serving the Cheshire area in the United Kingdom. They’re a company to either get some inspiration from or one to get in touch with for some designing help!
Participating designers included: A.Keith Powell, Antrobus + Ramirez, Benjamin Moore, Britto Charette, Brown Davis Interiors, Inc., B+G Design Inc., Contour Interior Design, Deft Union, Errez Design Studio, Fava Design Group, Fein Zalkin Interiors, Hallock Design Group, Hernan Arriaga, Hinojosa Design, Housing Works, KAKAR House of Design, Krista + Home, Maggie Cruz Interior Design, Mendez Vela Design, Miguel Lewis, Mike Stake Studio, Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams, Nicole Fuller Interiors, RedNoir by M.Arellano, MONIOMI Design, Sogol Décor and ELLE DECOR.
Designers Miguel Lewis, Monica Arellano and Stephannie Benhamu collaborated exclusively for the venue to design a double room.
Proceeds from the event were donated to Housing Works. Sponsors of Design on a Dime Miami included ELLE DECOR, Miami Design District, Benjamin Moore, Modern Luxury Miami, The Points Guy and Russian Standard Vodka.
Founded in 2004 by Designer James Huniford, Design on a Dime challenges interior designers to create unique room vignettes curated with donated merchandise from well-known home decor brands and artists. Since its inception, Design on a Dime Benefit has raised more than $11 million.
Read below for the 18 interior design trends from Design on a Dime 2018.
Photo Credit: Photographer Justin Kevin Mark of Trini-Zion Photography
Interior Design Tip #1: Use a red or black palette for a touch of drama.
Interior Design Tip #2: Add a burst of color to a room with a couch.
Interior Design Tip #3: A mirror opens a tight space.
Interior Design Tip #4: Pastel colors create a relaxing vibe in the bedroom.
Interior Design Tip #5: A white and black color palette create a modern element.
Elle Decor at Design on a Dime Miami 2018 in the Moore Building located in Design District Miami.
Interior Design Tip #6: Use wicker accessories to create a casual decor.
Interior Design Tip #7: Don’t be afraid to use millennial pink.
Interior Design Tip #8: Turn a wall into art.
Interior Design Tip #9: Use flowers accordingly.
Interior Design Tip #10: Don’t be afraid to use floral wallpaper. To make your life easier, choose a peel and stick wallpaper so that application is super quick.
Interior Design Tip #11: Add plants to make a room more inviting.
Interior Design Tip #12: A marble wall finish adds a touch luxury to any room.
Interior Design Tip #13: Embrace a yellow wall.
Sogol Decor & Luca Porcelli at Design on a Dime Miami 2018 in the Moore Building located in Design District Miami.