This week’s Field Trip Friday takes us to The Modern Life Concept House, ELLE DECOR’S first New York designer show house in Chelsea, featuring a Room & Board-furnished space designed by Jesse Carrier, one of ELLE DECOR’S A-List “Designers to Watch.”

living room space

OHNY worked with Room & Board to open up the space for friends of OHNY for free! The Modern Life Concept House will be open to the public on the following weekends: May 20, 21, and 22; May 27, 28, 29, and 30; and June 3, 4, and 5 from 10am- 4pm.  Admission is typically $30.


Proceeds will benefit Housing Works, whose mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain its efforts.


The ELLE DECOR Modern Life Concept House features 10 designers – ELLE DECOR’s A-List “Designers to Watch” – who partnered with leading brands to create dazzling indoor and outdoor spaces that offer a fresh approach to contemporary living.

another living room

living space and kitchen

The list includes:  Katie Lydon for Bosch, Beth Martin for Calligaris, Grant K. Gibson, Jesse Carrier of Carrier and Company, designing on behalf of Room & Board, Marie Turner of M. Elle Design for LEMA, Oliver M. Furth for USM Modular Furniture, Rafael de Cardenás of Architecture At Large who will be designing on behalf of Extremis, Aurelien Gallet for Flou, Sara Story or The New Traditionalists, Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe of Nickey Kehoe for Restoration Hardware.


For more information, visit

ELLE DECOR’s Modern Life Concept House
540 West 28th St. between 10th and 11th Avenues

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