Thursday, April 3, 2014

the 2nd Annual Take A Seat is in the works, with a visual recap of last year's chairs!

For the love of design, 
and worthwhile causes...
please Save The Date 
Wednesday, May 14th 
for the 2nd annual IFDA NY 
Take A Seat chair charity auction

Plus, a look back at last year's gorgeous chairs, 
works of art created by talented designers and artists...
Rose Hittmeyer (right); Andrea Mihalik & Janell Wysock (left)
Christine Baumann (left) and Lois Croce (right)

Dwayne Clark & Bob Gaynor 
 This year, we promise a spectacular evening with special chairs designed by some of NYC's finest designers.  Please check out more sublime chairs from last year's first event in order to stir our creativity...
Scott Hohl (left); Andrea Algaze (right)

Irwin Feld (left); Anna Israel (right)  
 Nancy Fire (left); Stacy Garcia (right)
Mary Little (left); Jessica Geller & Virginia Toledo (right) 
Rose Ott (left); Florence Perchuk (right)
 Sarah Sarna & Tina Ramchandani (left); Sam Simon (right)
                 Michael Tavano (left); Tamara Stephenson (right)
Claudia Giselle Tejeda (left); Sara Touijer (right)
 Karim Rashid (left); Katharine Wood (right) 

Well, there you have a full visual recap of last year's chairs photographed just before they were auctioned off to an enthusiastic crowd.  We hope you will join us on May 14 for this special evening.  Please stop back soon for sneak peeks of this year's chairs while they are transformed by a talented bunch. 
Invitations coming soon!


  1. I am SO excited to have been asked by the great design team of Deborah Martin and Andrea Algaze and help bring their visions to a reality!

  2. that's wonderful new Debbie -- and I'll be writing about your talent on the upcoming blog post. Best of luck with the chair, Tamara