HOUSE BEAUTIFUL AND LEE INDUSTRIES CELEBRATE THE 120TH ANNIVERSARY OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL

House Beautiful and Lee Industries partnered to celebrate the 120th Anniversary of House Beautiful at the Lillian August Design Center in Norwalk, CT. House Beautiful Editor in Chief, Sophie Donelson, Lee Industries Marketing Director, Bondi Coley, and Dan and Jon Weiss, President and COO of Lillian August joined Connecticut’s top interior designers to toast the magazine.

Guests enjoyed beautiful Lee Industries’ vignettes, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails from premiere catering company Marcia Selden Catering & Events, and a special presentation highlighting iconic House Beautiful covers over the years.

HOUSE BEAUTIFUL AND HICKORY CHAIR CELEBRATE GREAT AMERICAN DESIGN

House Beautiful and Hickory Chair partnered to host A Night of Great American Design at the Hickory Chair showroom during High Point Market in October. Hearst Design Group Publisher Kate Kelly Smith, Heritage Home Group CEO Pierre de Villeméjane, and over 300 top designers and VIP guests joined to celebrate the 120th Anniversary of House Beautiful, the new Susan Hable collection for Hickory Chair, the 75th Anniversary of the James River collection, and the new Anthony Baratta collection for Thomasville.

The pages of the magazine were brought to life through a colorful vignette featuring pieces from the collection.

 

120TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT AT STICKLEY

On November 15, House Beautiful and Stickley partnered to celebrate both the unveiling of the new Studio by Stickley collection and the 120th Anniversay of House Beautiful. Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson and Aminy I. Audi, CEO of Stickley, co-hosted this lively celebration at the White Plains, NY Stickley showroom.

Sophie Donelson and Aminy I. Audi

Sophie Donelson and Aminy I. Audi

Jon Walker and Sean Sullivan

Jon Walker and Sean Sullivan

The Stickley Team

The Stickley Team

Kate Kelly Smith, Mrs. Aminy Audi, Sophie Donelson

Kate Kelly Smith, Mrs. Aminy Audi, Sophie Donelson

Party guests

Party guests

Stickley's Signature cocktail

Stickley's Signature cocktail

WEST WEEK KEYNOTE

On March 23, House Beautiful Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson moderated the opening keynote of WESTWEEK Spring Market in Los Angeles. Sophie, along with designers Jeff Andrews, Lindsey Coral Harper, and Molly Luetkemeyer gave a lively panel discussion entitled GENERATION NOW: Designing for Young Affluents, focusing on the designers’ experiences working with young clients. Following the panel, a reception was held at the Baker Showroom where guests enjoyed meeting Sophie and the designers.

Sophie Donelson, House Beautiful Editor in Chief, Lindsey Coral Harper, Molly Luetkemeyer, and Jeff Andrews

Sophie Donelson, House Beautiful Editor in Chief, Lindsey Coral Harper, Molly Luetkemeyer, and Jeff Andrews

HOUSE BEAUTIFUL NEXT WAVE LUNCHEON

House Beautiful magazine hosted its annual Next Wave Luncheon at Hearst Tower in New York City on Thursday, February 25. The magazine celebrated 10 up-and-coming interior designers: Caleb Anderson, Lindsey Lane, Robin Henry, Shaun Smith, Frank Bostelman, Stephanie Sabbe, Amy Berry, Dan Fink, Rivers Spencer, and Antonino Buzzetta – all of whom have been featured in House Beautiful in the past year. The event was lead by House Beautiful editor-in-chief Sophie Donelson, who sat down for a special Q&A with legendary designer Jamie Drake to discuss his own career and principles of design. Drake spoke about his upcoming merge with rising star Caleb Anderson (one of this year’s Next Wave honorees), the design community, and his thoughts about the future of the industry. 

Next Wave spotlights rising talents in the next generation of designers, and this new crop of Next Wavers joins the ranks of previous honorees including Nate Berkus, Ruthie Sommers and Laura Kirar.

Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful, Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson , Caleb Anderson, Drake + Anderson

Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful, Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson , Caleb Anderson, Drake + Anderson

Next Wave honoree group photo with Kate Kelly Smith, SVP, Group Publishing Director, Hearst Design Group; Lindsey Lane, Next Wave Designer; Frank Bostelmann, Next Wave Designer; Caleb Anderson, Next Wave Designer; Amy Berry, Next Wave Designer; Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson; Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful; Dan Fink, Next Wave Designer; Robin Henry, Next Wave Designer; Stephanie Sabbe, Next Wave Designer; Shaun Smith, Next Wave Designer; Rivers Spencer, Next Wave Designer

Next Wave honoree group photo with Kate Kelly Smith, SVP, Group Publishing Director, Hearst Design Group; Lindsey Lane, Next Wave Designer; Frank Bostelmann, Next Wave Designer; Caleb Anderson, Next Wave Designer; Amy Berry, Next Wave Designer; Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson; Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful; Dan Fink, Next Wave Designer; Robin Henry, Next Wave Designer; Stephanie Sabbe, Next Wave Designer; Shaun Smith, Next Wave Designer; Rivers Spencer, Next Wave Designer

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Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson and Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful

Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson and Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful

Patrick Mele, Next Wave Designer Alumnus, Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beauitful; Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson

Patrick Mele, Next Wave Designer Alumnus, Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beauitful; Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson

Sophie Donelson at West Week 2016

During Generation Now: Designing for Young Affluents, House Beautiful Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson will be quizzing her guests on courting and keeping young clients. Discussing how to woo, educate and cultivate relationships with up-and-comers … plus must-knows about millennial clients coast to coast. New York City Next Wave designer Lindsay Coral Harper, LA's Jeff Andrews and Molly Leutkemeyer will be joining Donelson for a lively, informative chat.

Reception to follow at Baker Furniture, Suite B525.

Date: Wednesday, March 23
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Pacific Design Center, Blue Conference Room Suite B259
8687 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069

RSVP required at westweek2016.eventbrite.com