Thursday, May 16, 2013

NYC: Panna – Mark and James Celebrate New York’s Design Hunting.

NYC: Panna – Mark and James Celebrate New York’s Design Hunting. To celebrate their apartment in the second issue of New York Design Hunting magazine, Mark Haldeman and James Aguiar invited friends to the Indian restaurant Panna.

Mark and James Celebrate.  With great style, like everything they do, Mark and James decorated the table of the tiny kitschy restaurant with pink tablecloths, Big City Little Sweets Cakes Pops, especially made to match the color scheme of their apartment, elephants held the name cards which were all decorated with bling and a copy of the magazine was tied with Moroccan napkin wire holders. 

Mark sits between New York’s Design Hunting legendary design editor Wendy Goodman and cookbook author Susan Simon.

James greets Bergdorf Goodman’s Linda Fargo.

New York’s Design Hunting. The shoe cupboard in the dressing room, “Things that aren’t meant to go together go together. But it works.” 

Businessman, David Hoffman, freelance editor Rima Suqi, jewelry designer Paige Novick and designer John Derian.  On the right; visual designer Johanna Burke, Ralph Lauren’s home design director Nicholas Manville and James.


Musician and filmmaker Phil Aceto, New York Design Hunting’s editor Lauren DeCarlo and James.

The Basmati rice. 


Decoupage superstar designer John Derian checks out the magazine.

New York’s Design Hunting. The drum table in the library was inspired by Cecil Beaton, one of their style icons.

  Art director Stephen Johnson and Flair’s Sean Clark.

The venue the Indian restaurant Panna is decorated with tons of fairy lights, the Indian pop music is loud and it’s great fun.
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