Photos: (From top left clockwise) Tracy Glover Studio, Richard Shemtov/Dune, Brad Ascalon + Shapeways, Stefan Rurak, Daniele Semeraro/Sempli

Preview special design works and bid early online.

Tracy Glover uses traditional Italian techniques to craft her delicate glassworks. Her handblown Teardrop pendant is no exception. 

Richard Shemtov created an ottoman with homage to Dune’s signature bold looks and functionality. Dune has maintained its American Made status from their first workshop in Brooklyn to current 75,000sf factory and studio in Jersey City.

Brad Ascalon teamed up with the 3D printing studio Shapeways to custom-design candle holders exclusively for the Design Trust supporters.

Stefan Rurak transforms hurricane debris into expressive designs. His end table features a slice of salvaged wood from Hurricane Sandy with butterfly key inlays and a hand-turned walnut base.

Sweden-born designer Daniele Semeraro became inspired by the experience of consuming wine while living in Florence. His liquor infuser set for Sempli connects the Scandinavian practicality with the Italian style.

The 2016 Art + Design Benefit Auction is a special evening that brings together over 500 New Yorkers – leaders in the private and public sectors of architecture, design, city planning, transportation, and real estate who  public space. Mingle with Design Trust project Fellows and auction artists over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Dance and model for the Photo Booth. Bid on unique art and design pieces and experiences from emerging and seasoned talents. Contribute to making NYC a better place to live, work, and play.

Become a leadership supporter. Giving levels start at $1,500.

Buy tickets – starting from $75 for young professionals.

Preview the silent auction and bid early on select items.

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