20 showstopping tables at DIFFA: Dining by Design exhibition

Famed artists and designers created inspirational dining installations in New York recently to raise money for DIFFA: Dining By Design, presented in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show 2013. Take a closer look at the imaginative dining tables from the event here…

The DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS 16th annual Dining by Design exhibition brings together some of the most talented and celebrated individuals in the worlds of fashion, interior design, art and architecture each spring to create spectacular, over-the-top dining environments. Here are 20, not all, of the dining tables that were featured at this year’s Dining by Design New York exhibition. They're simply spectacular and speak for themselves...

[Picture above] By designer Benjamin Moore

[Below] By Architectural Digest

[Below] By architect Arpad Baksa

[Below] By designers Arteriors

[Below] By Beacon Hill Design

[Below] By designers Croscill

[Below] By Design Within Reach

[Below] By Echo

[Below] By Ralph Lauren

[Below] By Fendi

[Below] By Eric Warner for Tracy Reese

[Below] By FIT

[Below] By Gensler for Herman Miller

[Below] By Interior Design Magazine design by Ali Taylor

[Below] James Magni for Profile

[Below] By Vern Yip

[Below] By Kenneth Cobonpue

[Below] By NUY

[Below] By Frette Design

[Below] By Marc Blackwell and Evette Rios

At the annual Gala dinner that kicked off the show, artist and designers Isabel and Ruben Toledo were honoured and guests dined surrounded by the stunning installations while sipping on Patron Cocktails and La Crema wine. Guests included singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper, architect and designer David Rockwell and Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Digest Margaret Russell (pictured below).

To find out more about DIFFA: Dining By Design click here

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Emily Peck, Editor

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