The  17th Annual Hampton Designer Showhouse
presented by Traditional Home magazine to benefit Southampton Hospital


Writer: Yerelyn Cortez Hidalgo​

On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 the 17th Annual Hampton Designer Showhouse took place in 2 houses neighboring each other in a new community for sale in Southampton, New York. ​Pictured above are the designers whom contributed their time to showcase their designs in every room to support and raise funds for Southampton Hospital.

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, the showcase for America’s premier design talent, returned this summer in Southampton opened with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party on Saturday, July 22, 2017 and will run until Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2017.  Proceeds will benefit Southampton Hospital, Southampton, NY.  The Showhouse is happy to announce that Traditional Home magazine is the 2017 Presenting Sponsor, Saunders & Associates is the 2017 Exclusive Real Estate Sponsor, Hamptons Purist is the 2017 Regional Magazine Sponsor, and Kohler Co. is the 2017 Design Sponsor.  Mario Buatta is the Honorary Showhouse Chairman.  Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton are the Honorary Design Co-Chairmen. 

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, now in its seventeenth year, is featuring over 30 top interior designers and decorative artists from the Hamptons, New York City and nationwide.  This year’s Showhouse will take place in two magnificent Hampton homes located in The Fields (82 Rosko Lane) in Southampton, New York that have been generously donated by Paramount Custom Homes.  The Showhouse Boutiques will be provided by Deluxe.

The exquisite cocktail party began with professional photography at the beginning of the evening followed by the media and included all 30 designers in front of one of the homes. The weather was perfect and a bit crisp as guests where able to peruse thru each room in each home and continue to experience each room thru each garden respectively. Both homes had very similar layouts and all included a bottom floor with a private theatre and party room or men cave. Each room was beautifully decorated with bold colors, prints making each room special on their own.

Guests savored upon an array of delicious appetizers in each garden and the options to select from included, tuna tartare, beef sliders, gumbo shrimp, lobster rolls, among other delicious options as well as wine and specialty mixed drinks. In addition, guests where able to enjoy the music and sounds from Alex Donner. Check out our interviews and videos capturing part of the evening.

To attend the homes and experience this year's showhouse, the hours will be as follows: Monday through Sunday, 11:00am - 5:00pm (last admission 30 minutes before closing).  Children six and under, infants, strollers and pets are not admitted in the Showhouse. Admission to the Showhouse is $40 and includes the Showhouse Journal.  Cocktail Gala tickets were $225 per person. 

About Hampton Designer Showhouse
The Hampton Designer Showhouse is produced by Hampton Designer Showhouse Foundation, Inc. (HDSF, Inc.).  HDSF, Inc. is led and operated by a dynamic team of experts from the worlds of marketing, public relations, fundraising and special events production. They have combined their talents to produce what is now recognized as one of the country’s most successful Showhouses. Hampton Designer Showhouse Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) corporation.

About Traditional Home Magazine
As the largest upscale shelter magazine in America, Traditional Home celebrates the union of timeless design with modern living, inspiring almost 7 million design lovers to reinterpret classic elegance in a thoroughly personal way. From home, garden, and green living to food, entertaining, and travel, the magazine is a tribute to quality, craftsmanship, authenticity, and family—a trusted resource that respects the past, lives in the present, and embraces products designed for the future. For more information, please visit And for more great design ideas, check out Traditional Home's free online magazine, TRADhome.

About Southampton Hospital
Throughout more than a century of service, Southampton Hospital’s long tradition of exceptional care and compassion for patients and their families has never wavered.  More than 1,700 physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff, volunteers and Board Members take personal pride in the Hospital’s record of excellence and commitment to healthcare on the East End. Comprehensive programs at the Hospital cover a full-range of specialties and an extensive network of conveniently located satellite facilities from Westhampton to Montauk provides access to primary care, laboratory, radiology, specialty care, and wellness services close to home.  In addition, the Hospital sponsors informative health and wellness programs through partnerships with community organizations and libraries. For more information, visit

For more information on the Showhouse and to purchase tickets, please visit or reach out to  Follow the Showhouse on Social Media at @HamptonDesignerShowhouse (Facebook), @HamptonDesigner (Twitter), and #HamptonDesignerShowhouse.   

Designers come together at The 2017 Hamptons Designer Showhouse in Southampton.