Staff -- Interior Design, 12/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Humanscale hosted its second annual Wildlife Mask Auction on October 18 in New York, selling 76 masks created by designers, architects, artists, fashion designers, and students to the highest bidder and raising over $13,000 for the World Wildlife Fund. Humanscale matched that amount as a donation to the World Trade Center Disaster Relief Fund.
1. Dandy Duo: Terry Mowers and Suzanne Tick relax amid the showroom's jungle getup.
2. Call of the Wild: (From left) Dama, Dama, Dama by Russ Ramage of Interface; Australian Frilled Lizard by Fox & Fowle; Dragon by Clase Cuhna; and Mandrill by Reed Dixon.
3. Grin and Bear It: David Ling with his mask 19, Panda, Ling Ling.
4. WHOse Mask?: Lori Weitzner holds up her fabric Owl mask.
5. Encounters: (From left) Interior Design publisher Mark Strauss with architect Wid Chapman.
Going Once, Going Twice!
Interior Design and Tapestria cohosted the launch of Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz's first signature fabric collection, Elements, produced by Tapestria. The faces, fabrics, and fuzzy navels (among other cocktails) converged at Bid, the new restaurant at Sotheby's, New York.
6. What a Pair: (From left) Steven Wine greets the party's star, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz.
7. Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro: (From left) David Sonnenberg, president of Tapestria; Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz; Mark Strauss; and Deborah Northcott, vice president of marketing for Tapestria.
8. After-Work Drink: Beth Martell, vice president of Randall A. Ridless, and Randy Ridless.
9. Cheek to Cheek: (From left) Interior Design editor in chief Cindy Allen cozies up to the magazine's director of marketing, Susan Lobel.