An installation from a previous Design on a Dime by Kellie Franklin

On March 6, 2019, Housing Works announced the participating interior designers and brands for its annual benefit, Design on a Dime held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City from April 25-27. Now in its 15th year, Design on a Dime brings together the nation’s top interior designers for this one-of-a-kind benefit to support Housing Works’ lifesaving health services, housing and social justice advocacy for New Yorkers.

Designers create unique, jaw-dropping vignettes utilizing over $2 million of new furniture, art and home décor merchandise donated from top brands, artists, and makers which is sold at the end of the event for up to 80% off retail to savvy and stylish attendees.

The designers and brands participating in this year’s Design on a Dime include: ADF PARTNERS; Anthony George Home; Apartment 48; Azie & Beth of Fringe; Bailey Li Interiors; Benjamin Moore; Beth Diana Smith Interior Design; Carl Barnett Design/Studio; Carlos Junqueira for ESPASSO; Cire’ by Eric Bartley; Cynthia Spence Design Inc; David Kleinberg Design Associates; Dec It Up; Drew McGukin Interiors; Elissa Grayer Interior Design; Eneia White Interiors; FERRER; foley&cox; Francis Interiors; Gregory Augustine for the Lucas Alexander Collection; Greyscale Interiors; HALDEN Interiors; Hernan Arriaga; Hollymount; House of Cline & House of Coco; Housing Works Thrift Shops; HUNIFORD; J Cohler Mason Design; Josh Evan Interiors; KA Design Group; Kellie Franklin; Lauren Nicole Designs; Manscapers NY; Mark Cunningham Inc.; Matt Blacke Inc.; Melone Cloughen Interiors; Michelle Gerson Interiors; Mike Harrison Art; Mitchell Hill; Nick Olsen Inc.; Nicky Rosendorff Interior Design; Paris K Design; Peter Sandel Design, LLC; Phillip Thomas for Bungalow 5; Redd Kaihoi; Revamp Interior Design; Ron Marvin Design; Santopietro Interiors; Saudah Saleem Interiors; Sotheby’s International Realty with Taylor Spellman; Stephen Henderson; and Touijer Designs.

A vignette from last year’s Design on a Dime by Element Design Group + Aaron Mapp.

Design on a Dime kicks off with a ticketed Opening Night Reception on April 25 including a VIP Preview Hour at 5:30pm prior to General Admission at 6:30pm when the sale will begin. In attendance will be renowned designer, James Huniford, who founded Design on a Dime in 2004. Following Opening Night there will be two public sale days with free admission for the public on April 26 from 10am-7pm and April 27 from 10am – 5pm.

Sponsors of the event include Official Paint Sponsor Benjamin Moore, Gilead Sciences, New York Design Center, and Sotheby’s International Realty.

For more information about Design on a Dime or Housing Works, please contact Ashley Lake at or 718.408.6579. For Tickets to the event, please go to

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