2008 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Talented designers, gorgeous rooms, inspirational styles — all in one place.


Considered by many to be the premier showcase of professional interior design, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has grown from a fund raiser for a local Boys & Girls Club to a must-see event for industry professionals and thousands of design enthusiasts. Renowned for launching interior design trends throughout the world since 1973, this much-anticipated spring event is dedicated to challenging its participants and inspiring every visitor.

With over $15,000,000 raised since its inception, all Show House profits go directly to the 13,000 members of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Located in the Southeast Bronx with ten satellite locations, the Club provides essential after school enrichment programs for disadvantaged children. for more information about the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club.

2008 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Thursday, April 24 – Thursday, May 22


The Manhattan House

200 East 66th Street (between Second & Third Avenues)


Monday through Saturday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 8 p.m., except May 6th

Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.

On Tuesday, May 13, 6-8 p.m., join legendary designer Vladmir Kagan for a book signing of his autobiography, The Complete Kagan: A Lifetime of Avante-Garde Design, held in his exhibition in Manhattan House's Rooftop Garden. Entrance included in Show House admission.

Admission is $30, which includes the Journal and Source Book.

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