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51st Symphony Designers’ Showhouse Goes Virtual

The 51st Symphony Designers’ Showhouse, a beloved event in support of the Kansas City Symphony Alliance, has officially started hosting virtual tours this week.

Normally, the annual interior design showcase would bring countless in-person visitors to view stunning displays in a historic estate in Kansas City, Missouri throughout the month of May. But due to COVID-19, the has gone virtual to avoid being canceled.

This year’s participating designers will be stepping up to take viewers through their creative spaces via Facebook Live streams and YouTube.

Photo via Symphony Designers’ Show House

“Each day… a new designer will take you virtually through their space, giving you before and after looks and unique insights into how they transformed this historic 1909 Hyde Park neighborhood home,” shared Kellie Sullivan, Vice President, Symphony Designers’ Showhouse, and Gloria Christison, President, Kansas City Symphony Alliance, in a press release.

“We are so excited that we can share our designers’ inspired work and hope you have as much fun touring it as we did creating it for you this year.”

This year’s showcase features work sponsored and created by Sherwin-Williams; Ryan Lawn and Tree Colonial Gardens, LLC; Colonial Gardens; Seville Home Furniture; Wilson Lighting; Howard Fischer Design; West Elm; Johnson County Community College Interior Design Program; Weave Got You Covered; Growing Days; Kacy Design Interiors, LLC; Howard Fischer Design; Furniture Mall of Kansas; Kansas City Symphony Alliance; Gary Hodson Photography; The Cozy Cottage; Lavender Blue Vintage Designs; The Cozy Cottage; Art of the Symphony; Ethan Allen; Pryde’s Kitchen & Necessities; KCSA; From the Summers Garden; Nothing but Blue Skys; Ryan Lawn & Tree, Inc.; By George PR; M and M Painting; Schmitt Music; Kansas City Homes & Style; and Nite Lites.

You can see a preview of “The Spanish Room” (Design by Dakota Collins, Jill Evans, Meg Hilburn, Ava White with the JCCC Interior Design Student Association. Faculty Advisor: Professor Kathryn Grube) in the video player below.

Stay tuned to see how more show houses are operating in new ways through COVID-19 challenges, with future House Tipster Industry updates.

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