Find out why the summer home of legendary style maven,
philanthropist, and preservationist Doris Duke was the perfect
setting for Design New England’s cover story.
Meet the editorial team that put it together using Kravet fabrics
and the local jewelry makers who added the bling!
Enjoy special tours of the house and gardens.
For more information and to purchase tickets, view
the daily schedule at
Presented by Design New England
as part of Design WeekRI.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
4–6 p.m. at Rough Point
680 BELLEVUE AVE., NEWPORT, RI
Design] was there, an art community, a great
and a;ordable city to live in between Boston
and New York, so I moved.” It was her 23rd
birthday. “I got a job at Tazza, a co;ee shop by
day and cocktails at night,” says Christy, now
38. “I could earn a little money and make art.”
“I like sculpture that is outside,” says
Christy. “I like public art because of its
accessibility. Someone who might not feel
comfortable in a museum can experience art
in their environment. When I am in another
;;;; ;;;;;;; ;;;;; moved to
Boston with her husband, she
commuted to her Providence
studio. In 2013, she moved to this
studio in Dorchester.