For several years now, DC’s design community has rallied to raise money to help sick children—first, through an annual Georgetown Jingle fundraiser for pediatric oncology services at Georgetown Hospital, and more recently, for the Children’s National Health System. The annual event is now called Light Up the Season, and designers have decorated elaborate trees and holiday displays to be sold THIS SUNDAY, Dec. 16. We got a peek of the displays when they went up at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown last week, and their work—inspired by patients at Children’s National—is stunning. Separately, the Washington Design Center hosted its holiday fete last night, sponsored by Home & Design Magazine, which also served as a vehicle to raise money for Children’s.
Here’s some great eye candy from both events — Happy Holidays!
My kids like to say that I talk too much — and it’s true! I couldn’t make it around to all the trees and displays at the Four Seasons because, well, I was talking to much with friends—so you’ll have to stop by and see them for yourself.
Meanwhile, over at the Washington Design Center, more designers were at work creating holiday tables for the annual fete: