DIFFA’s 4th Annual Picnic by Design proudly sponsored by Poggenpohl

DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) Picnic by Design is serving up several new treats for its four-year anniversary. The fundraising event, which celebrates great design and engages emerging and young designers to support DIFFA’s work in the fight against HIV/AIDS, took place at Ramscale Studios on Wednesday, August 5th from 6:00-9:00PM.

Guests sampled gourmet picnic fare from fabulous restaurants at tables stationed throughout the venue, enjoyed a delicious selection of cocktails and wine, and had the opportunity to bid on show-stopping picnic baskets conceived by top designers--all for a good cause. Notable judges in the design and culinary industry voted for their favorite creations, which will be highlighted on Interior Design magazine’s website.

Sponsors included: Bolon, Robert Allen, Interior Design Magazine, Poggenpohl, the New York Design Center, STK Restaurants, Cliffton Dry, Harlem Brewing Company, Fika and Baked by Melissa.

Participating designers include: Archives ID, Michele Alfano / MoDmade NY, Byron C. James- Rodrigues for House of Oasis, Kristen Ward Guerrero/Sargenti Architects, Cheryl Umbles Interior Design, Nile Johnson Interior Design, Antoinette Loupe Interiors, Hollymount Ltd., Christina Caughey /Christina Mary Designs, Vanessa Deleon of Vanessa Deleon Associates, Carl Lana for Cliffton Dry, Elk Collective, CetraRuddy, Rixner Wright Interiors, Gensler, Urtensils, Courtney Sloane Design, and Mong/Todorova.