Readers who are going to be in the area this summer might want to check out 2010 Hampton Designer Showhouse.
Now in its 10th year, the HDS is a showcase for some of America's top designers. Together they will turn a large shingle-style house into a work of art filled with room after room of beautiful designs. Check out some of the photos from past years to get an idea of what to expect.
Some of the participants involved this year include Bradley Stephens, Brady Design, diSalvo Interiors, Jack Levy Design, Mabley Handler Interior Design, and Richard Keith Langham.
The 2010 Showhouse will be open to the public from Sunday, July 25th through Sunday, September 5th. Hours are Monday through Sunday, 11:00am to 5:00pm. Admission is $30. (Please note that children under six, infants, strollers and pets are not allowed in the Showhouse).
This type of event is a great place to go for inspiration. While the items in the rooms are frequently out of most people's financial reach it's fun to fantasize and figure out how to incorporate some of the ideas into your own home. It's also for a good cause. This year's proceeds will benefit Southampton Hospital, Southampton, NY.
For location and details visit the Hampton Designer Showhouse website.
Photo © Barney Sloan