Come to “Warmer Hearts, Safer Spaces” on Valentine’s Day, from 3 to 5 pm at the Pollack Weitzner Showroom to join Sabine Rothman and the Safer Spaces team for a silent auction and reception to honor the anniversary of the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, FL. Bid on prizes from generous design industry brands and people, supporting Moms Demand Action and Gays Against Guns.
A partial list of the offerings is below. You can feel great about your bid, here are some of the positive actions your generosity supports:
- Pressuring lawmakers to improve our gun laws
- Raising awareness about gun violence
- Educating the public about common-sense gun laws and responsible gun ownership
- Mobilizing grassroots supporters
- Connecting and amplifying the voices of survivors of gun violence
Hosting sponsor: Pollack Weitzner
Charles P. Rogers
The Real Bed mattress. It’s safe, sustainable and certified organic. It’s made in America. Named the best mattress for couples, and featured on the Today Show. The Real Bed is the real deal, generously donated by Charles P. Rogers.
Hand woven using richly textured stands of DEDON’s groundbreaking new ecological fiber, the DALA Large planter is suitable for exterior use, where it will endure beautifully.
Studio Van den Akker
Grab your chance to own this beautiful table lamp by Emma Peascod from the esteemed Studio Van den Akker. It is approx 26″ h and 15″ w. This showroom offers a collection of luxurious goods designed by Rob Copley and Sean Robins, the team behind Van den Akker Antiques and Galerie Van den Akker.
Studio Van den Akker
Also from Studio Van den Akker, beautiful contemporary patterned pillows 19″ square with fabric by Modra. This showroom offers a collection of luxurious goods designed by Rob Copley and Sean Robins, the team behind Van den Akker Antiques and Galerie Van den Akker.
This perfectly pink pillow from Pollack is the prettiest Valentine’s Day gift we can think of! Shisa pillow.
Get a portrait session from this amazing photographer, whose work in interiors is also superb. (photo to come)
“You Make Me Feel 33” framed wood quilt by artist Troy Murrah. Combining inherited family skills of quilting and carpentry, artist Troy Murrah uses thousands of wood fragments, cut from leftover remnants, (in this case from a 1930s garage) to construct elaborate wall hangings that replicate traditional quilt patterns. Framed in copper.
You know Lori’s legendary textile design expertise, now you can wear it! The lovely Athena clutch will brighten any evening ensemble.
Also from Weitzner, the beautiful Bonsai pillow is yours for the bidding.
From the ne plus ultra of French crystal houses, Lalique, the Hirondelles vase is perfect spot for those V-day roses! Fashioned by hand in satin-finished and re-polished crystal, emblematic of Lalique, the swallows are juxtaposed in a graphic play on repetition. This pretty and petite vase is 5.91″ H x 3.15″ W.
Farrow & Ball
A $500 gift certificate towards paint from Farrow & Ball, which is dedicated to creating richly pigmented paint using only the finest quality ingredients.
From frame design to art conservation and frame restoration, these experts handle it all. A $250 gift certificate towards Custom Archival framing services and consultation. Also includes upgrade to UV glass and inert polypropylene backing to preserve your art.
The ultimate mirror TV puts one of life’s necessities at hand beautifully. Bid on this $2500 gift certificate towards your purchase of a 49″ Reflectel Mirror-TV with a Modern Wood, Metal or Gilded Shaped frame and you’ll also get an at-home consultation (in NYC area) and a photoshop rendering. Note: certificate is a discount towards purchase, not the full purchase price, and does not include delivery or installation.
The ultimate mirror TV puts one of life’s necessities at hand beautifully. Bid on this $3000 gift certificate towards your purchase of a 55″ Reflectel Mirror-TV with a Modern Wood, Metal or Gilded Shaped frame and you’ll also get an at-home consultation (in NYC area) and a photoshop rendering. Note: certificate is a discount towards purchase, not the full purchase price and does not include delivery or installation.
Warp & Weft
Hand knotted beauty, this is the “Planks” carpet in Denim from the Warp & Weft Modern Collection. This is a gem, with its hand-carded, hand spun, lanolin rich Himalayan wool, rich, saturated colors in a generous 9′ x 12′ size.
Oh, Oliver, Olive you so much this Valentine’s Day, because someone generous is going to bid on you and get an original Rachel Brown painting in a gold floater frame. This charming 12″ x 12″ “Oliver” ostrich portrait is by the hot and much buzzed about Brooklyn-based artist.
Porcelain fragrance diffuser. Home fragrance in the shape of a gloss porcelain Opuntia Cactus with flower, with an absorbent ceramic base in which to pour the Night Approaches essential oil which accompanies the item.
JanMacBrands + Megan Hotze Creative
End your instagram anxiety and start your road to ‘influencer’. A professional Instagram consultation from two of the design industry’s top content creators and strategists. In just 90 minutes, Jan MacLatchie and Megan Hotze will have you producing your own content like a marketing pro. Get state of the art tips and best practices advice. Includes six months of daily amplification of everything you post, to organically jump start your audience growth.
Velveteen Heart Sconce. This hand blown glowing glass heart light is a tribute to youth affected by violence. Tightrope is a NYC based furniture, lighting and homewares company specializing in handcrafted goods that are sustainable, nontoxic and bespoke. In their collaborative workshop, makers are designers and designers are makers.
These genius makers of surfaces for living have donated a vase to the Safer Spaces auction. (photo to come)
Zimmer + Rohde
You’ll want to own these spectacular pillows from one of Europe’s leading textile manufacturers, whose name stands for quality and innovation. (photo to come)
Show you care! At D&D Warmer Hearts Events all day on 2.14
Wear your heart on your sleeve, or anywhere you like, this Valentine’s Day. All day, stop by these generous participating D & D showrooms for Valentine treats and festivities, and pick up your Warmer Hearts, Safer Spaces fabric heart badges. Snap a picture with your heart badge and share on social to show your support for an end to gun violence. Tags: #warmerheartssaferspaces #gunsafety #bethechange #parklandstrong
Visit Edelman for your chic leather Warmer Hearts badge and Valentine festivities.
Dessert buffet all day with prosecco and Warmer Hearts badges.
Visit Liora Manne for V-day festivities and your fabric Warmer Hearts badge.
Visit Zimmer + Rohde for V-day fun and your Warmer Hearts fabric badge.
Safer Spaces Design gratefully acknowledges the D & D Building for welcoming us and the 2.14.20 Warmer Hearts, Safer Spaces and Warmer Hearts Initiative events.