Restoration Hardware, one of the fastest growing luxury home furnishing brands, launched its highly anticipated spring 2012 collections last week. The event took place at the Restoration Hardware Flatiron Gallery in New York City and benefited ACRIA, the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America.
Some highlights within the new collection include:
The Deconstructed Collection – handcrafted furniture that accentuates the old world artistry, designed and created in partnership with the brand’s newest artisan partner, the Van Thiel family.
Big Style Small Spaces – a smaller-scaled version of Restoration Hardware’s classics.
House of Blues – Restoration Hardware’s first-ever color collection.
Highlights at the event included graffiti art installations by GE-OLOGY and CMENTONE (Matt Boal), lavish Cipriani Bellinis and a performance by British singer-songwriter Edei. Notable attendees include Gary Friedman, Carlos Alberini, Tinsley Mortimer; British Singer Edei, Rebecca Minkoff, Jamie Drake, Margaret Russell, Michael Boodro, Newell Turner, Thom Filicia, Kipton Cronkite, Joseph Abboud, Ross Bleckner, Isabel Rattazzi, Stewart Shining, Glenda Bailey, Charlotte Moss, Mario Buatta and more.
ACRIA is a leading organization dedicated to HIV research and education. It is supported by prominent communities in the fashion, art, media and design industries. For more information on ACRIA, visit www.acria.org.