This year DINING BY DESIGN brings Morocco to Pier 94 with the MMPI and Poggenpohl table designed by interior designer, Harry Daniell. Daniell’s vision blends Poggenpohl’s modern functionality with DINING BY DESIGN’s “over the top” aesthetic. The space features two Poggenpohl Dining Desks in elm veneer. The concept incorporates a layered approach intertwining modernity and extravagance. Staying consistent with Poggenpohl’s high-end brand, the design features table-top items from Bernardaud, Saint-Louis, Puriforcat and the AIDS red-ribbon inspired serving plate by Hermes.
“THERE were many fantastical table settings at the Diffa Dining by
Design benefit exhibition and dinner in Manhattan Monday night,
but the most inventive accessory was a bare-chested young man
who sat, eyes closed and legs crossed, in a yoga pose at the
Poggenpohl for MMPI “Morocco in New York” display. There
were tables and potted trees on either side, and tent-like drapes
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