Michael Tavano of BBC’s House of the Year Among Eight International Designers Tapped to Create Concept House at The Dillon; proceeds benefit Free Arts NYC
International design authority ELLE DECOR announced its second annual Modern Life Concept House, to open in New York City at The Dillon, in one of the property’s nine meticulously designed townhouses. The Concept House celebrates ELLE DECOR’s global network by assembling eight international designers to create one-of-a-kind contemporary spaces in partnership with leading modern brands. All proceeds will benefit Free Arts NYC.
“We are delighted to debut our second Modern Life Concept House at The Dillon,” said ELLE DECOR editor in chief, Michael Boodro. “When a formidable group of talented young designers is paired with a building that presents such an innovative concept in living, the results are sure to be inspiring. I have no doubt that the Modern Life Concept House will be elegant proof of our commitment to innovative contemporary design.”
The designers hand-selected by ELLE DECOR’s editorial team include: BBC ‘House of the Year’ judge Michael Tavano of MT Custom; Sherrill Canet of Sherrill Canet Interiors, Ltd.; Christopher Coleman of Christopher Coleman Interior Design; Nina Freudenberger of Haus Interior; Lee Kleinhelter of Pieces; Katie Leede of Katie Leede & Company; Amy Mellen of Calvin Klein Home; and Antony Todd of Antony Todd Home. Featured brands include: BoConcept, Brizo, Caesarstone, Calligaris, Calvin Klein Home, Charles P. Rogers, Farrow & Ball, Lumens.com, Phillip Jeffries Ltd., Restoration Hardware, The Container Store, The Dillon and USM Modular Furniture.
About ELLE DECOR
ELLE DECOR is the #1 brand in the shelter category: ELLE DECOR and elledecor.com – the preeminent online destination for design enthusiasts – offer inspiration and expertise to 2.5 million print and online users each month. ELLE DECOR reaches 8.9 million readers worldwide. ELLE DECOR is published by Hearst Magazines, the largest publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. (ABC 2011) which reaches 87 million adults each month (Spring 2011 MRI).
About Free Arts NYC
Free Arts NYC provides under-served children and families with a unique combination of educational arts and mentoring programs that help them to foster the self-confidence and resiliency needed to realize their fullest potential.
About The Dillon
Designed by Smith Miller + Hawkinson Architects, The Dillon is a sophisticated mix of studio to 5-bedroom residences that defy the cookie-cutter. Every detail of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) award-winning design has been calibrated to ensure privacy and a sense of home. With 83 residences in total, The Dillon has been designed from the inside out to make the most of space, light, and air. Many are Duplexes and Penthouses, offering expansive multi-story living unique to Manhattan. Penthouses are topped with private terraces providing landmark Midtown views of Time Warner Center, Hearst Tower, and Worldwide Plaza. The Dillon also has a collection of exceptionally rare three-story Townhouses. Each includes indoor pull-up parking directly accessible through the lower level in the purchase price. The eight Townhouses on West 53rd Street are open, airy, and offer generous private backyards – complete with full condominium services and amenities. Building amenities include: 24/7 concierge-attended lobby, onsite parking and storage available, residents’ lounge, dining room with full catering kitchen, garden, fitness center, and children’s playroom. The Dillon is 70% sold with a 421-a tax abatement and financing available. Priced from $665,000 to $4,200,000. Contact: Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing, www.dillon53.com 212-586-5300