DIFFA's Dining by Design Celebrates 20 Years in NYC

David Rockwell and Cindy Allen, editor in chief of Interior Design and DIFFA chairman, at the magazine's 2017 table.


For the 20th installment of Dining by Design, designers and manufacturers pulled out all the stops. DIFFA’s annual fundraiser, part of the Architectural Digest Design Show, showcased 30 elaborate table displays. The imaginative dining environments, on view from March 16-19, served as the backdrop for a closing gala dinner on Monday night.


As always, Interior Design contributed to the fundraiser with its own table, a punchy setup developed around the theme “All You Need Is Love.” At the very end of the hall at Pier 92 in NYC, the booth beckons visitors with giant graphic lettering that spells out “love.” Past Interior Design tables were designed by the late architect Ali Tayar, and this year’s edition serves as a testament to him.


Watch our Facebook live with DIFFA executive director Johanna Osburn for a closer look at the tables >

The graphic table's theme is "All You Need Is Love."



The backdrop spells out "love." Photography by Alan Berry.



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