VERANDA Celebrates the Global Kitchens Issue

VERANDA’s Editor in Chief Clinton Smith hosted a special event at the A&D Building to celebrate the May/June 2018 Global Kitchens issue. More than 150 leading designers and VERANDA readers joined Clint as he led them through three showrooms – SieMatic, Miele and Cosentino – on a tour of glorious food and wine for the soul. At SieMatic, there was a special wine and cheese pairing. At presenting sponsor Miele, Chef David Kirschner gave a very lively cooking demonstration on how to create an elevated picnic meal. At Cosentino, guests were treated to great music, Spanish pastries and Cava. 

Photos by Kevin Lau for Editor at Large

 David Hamilton, SieMatic’s Samantha Connell and Marcia Speer, and Stacey Piano

David Hamilton, SieMatic’s Samantha Connell and Marcia Speer, and Stacey Piano

 One of Chef David Kirschner’s wine and cheese pairings in the SieMatic showroom

One of Chef David Kirschner’s wine and cheese pairings in the SieMatic showroom

 Veranda’s Clinton Smith, and Carolyn Englefield, Kim Huebner, and SieMatic’s Janine Flamer

Veranda’s Clinton Smith, and Carolyn Englefield, Kim Huebner, and SieMatic’s Janine Flamer

 Veranda’s Suzanne Noli, and Eden Sandlin

Veranda’s Suzanne Noli, and Eden Sandlin

 Wen Shi, Brittney Burford

Wen Shi, Brittney Burford

 Guests peruse the Miele showroom

Guests peruse the Miele showroom

 Erika Cramer, Stacey Piano, Innovative Travel Marketing’s Michelle Walsh, and Alanna Slate

Erika Cramer, Stacey Piano, Innovative Travel Marketing’s Michelle Walsh, and Alanna Slate

 Chef David Kirschner provides at cooking demonstration at Miele

Chef David Kirschner provides at cooking demonstration at Miele

 Clinton Smith, and Susan Gutfreund

Clinton Smith, and Susan Gutfreund

 Sarah Straub, Chris Agostinelli, Steve Quiles, Jessica Molinari, Helen Ziminsky

Sarah Straub, Chris Agostinelli, Steve Quiles, Jessica Molinari, Helen Ziminsky

  Michael Devonshire, Veranda’s Kate Kelly Smith, Cosentino’s Patty Dominguez, and Veranda’s Lisa Lachowetz

 Michael Devonshire, Veranda’s Kate Kelly Smith, Cosentino’s Patty Dominguez, and Veranda’s Lisa Lachowetz

 Paul Wojcik, 41 Madison’s Susana Caceres, and Veranda’s Stacey Piano, and Sarah Smith

Paul Wojcik, 41 Madison’s Susana Caceres, and Veranda’s Stacey Piano, and Sarah Smith

 David Hamilton, Patty Dominguez, and Clinton Smith in the Cosentino showroom

David Hamilton, Patty Dominguez, and Clinton Smith in the Cosentino showroom

28th Annual Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville

VERANDA was proud to sponsor the 28th Annual Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville, which celebrated "A Sense of Place." VERANDA Editor in Chief Clinton Smith signed copies of his book "Inspired By Color" at the festive Preview Party, along with the Show's top speakers including Keynote Speaker Charles, 9th Earl Spencer, Honorary Chairman Gil Schafer, Timothy Corrigan, Richard Keith Langham, Susanna Salk, Beth Webb, Stacey Bewkes, Lewis Miller and Rita Konig. Visit antiquesandgardenshow.com.

 Robin Puryear; Charles, 9th Earl Spencer; Kim Holbrook

Robin Puryear; Charles, 9th Earl Spencer; Kim Holbrook

 lark Akers; Kate Ezell; Kathy Rolfe; Bobby Rolfe

lark Akers; Kate Ezell; Kathy Rolfe; Bobby Rolfe

 Kim Holbrook; Clinton Smith; Robin Puryear

Kim Holbrook; Clinton Smith; Robin Puryear

 Nicole Lynch; Jeannette Whitson

Nicole Lynch; Jeannette Whitson

Artist Cathy Graham Hosts A Book-Signing Event for VERANDA’s Clinton Smith in New York City

Artist and entertainer Cathy Graham hosted a cocktail party for members of New York City’s design industry to celebrate Veranda Inspired by Color, editor in chief Clinton Smith’s new book. Guests were treated to live piano music, and champagne and signature cocktails. More than 100 guests attended the gathering, including Anthony Baratta, Maria Canale, Alex Papachristidis, Scott Nelson, Carolyne Roehm, Amanda Nisbet, Robert Rufino, Max Sinsteden, Ashley Whittaker, Matthew Patrick Smyth, Jill Cohen, Miles Redd, Laura Hunt, Carolyn Englefield, Susan Gutfreund, Ellie Cullman, Harry Heissmann, Richard Keith Langham, Christopher Mason, Michael McGraw, Charlotte Moss, Courtney Coleman, William Brockschmidt, Josh Greene, Claire Potter and Christopher Spitzmiller.

 

Photos by Ayano Hisa for Editor at Large

VERANDA Hosts The Power of Preservation Forum in New York City

Over November 1 and 2, Veranda put on its Power of Preservation Forum in New York City for leading designers and architects. The two-day event, hosted by Veranda editor in chief Clinton Smith, included a luncheon; private tours of Hearst Tower, the Merchant’s House Museum, the Judd Foundation, the Woolworth Building and The Beekman hotel; and visits to P.E. Guerin, Kravet and Jonas. The event also included panels with Michael Devonshire, Olivia Brock, Max Sinsteden, Ashley Whittaker, Benjamin Moore’s Ellen O’Neill, Carl Minchew, Kravet’s Gary Searle, and Robert Tierney, former chair of New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Designers and architects in attendance included Caleb Anderson, Kevin Bone, Chesie Breen, William Brockschmidt, Bachman Brown, Emily Butler, Nina Campbell, Lee Cavanaugh, Courtney Coleman, Joan Craig, Amanda Essex, Anne Fairfax, Mary Foley, Heide Hendricks, Thomas Jayne, Garrow Kedigian, Kevin Lichten, Zuni Madera, Jayne Michaels, Joan Michaels, Richard Sammons, Marc Thee, Phillip Thomas and Alyssa Urban. 

Images by Ayano Hisa for Editor at Large