Design Multitasking With Thos. Moser and India Hicks

Well, I finally made it to the new (old? old new?) Thos. Moser showroom last week—its reincarnation after a taking a brief leave of DC and then returning—a good choice, Thomas!

The event was particularly worthy, as it benefits Room to Rebloom, a design-driven charity where our local designers decorate apartments for women and children who are fleeing domestic violence.

While it was the perfect opportunity to peruse Moser’s collections—and catch up with friends—we could also shop products from fashion and design iconoclast India Hicks, with a portion of the proceeds going directly to the charity.

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Brian Fell and Julia Walter of Maxalto and Boffi (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

Brian Fell and Julia Walter of Maxalto and Boffi (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

 

Skip and Debbie Singleton, the founders of the annual DC Design House (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

Skip and Debbie Singleton, the founders of the annual DC Design House (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

 

Designer Jana Abel, Johnny Ro of EasyPaint, and designer Liz Levin, who serves on the board of Room to Rebloom (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

Designer Jana Abel, John Rosen of EasyPaint, and designer Liz Levin, who serves on the board of Room to Rebloom (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

 

Yours truly, standing between designer Annie Elliott (right) of Bossy Color and her associate, Sara Costello.

Yours truly, standing between designer Annie Elliott (right) of Bossy Color, and her associate, Sara Costello. (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

 

Moser's new Auburn chair and stool.

Moser’s new Auburn chair and stool. (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

 

A chair and console, underneath the window and streetlight burning on 33rd Street outside.

A chair and console, underneath the window and streetlight burning on 33rd Street outside.

 

Showroom manager Kevin Sweitzer shows guests how chairs are made. (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

Showroom manager Kevin Sweitzer shows guests how some of the chairs are made. (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

 

The new Sequel chair and table.

The new Sequel chair and table. (photo courtesy of Moki Media)

You didn’t have to go to the event, however, to shop from India Hicks’ catalogue. Her collection of bags, accessories and beauty products is luscious. (I got to see her in person a couple weeks ago at the Design Bloggers Conference, where she described the pieces herself. I’m hooked!) Check out some them from her Instagram account:

A photo posted by India Hicks (@indiahicksstyle) on

And here she is to describe one of the bags (God, I love her accent):

The Baby Duchess, roomy enough for all your essentials. And an avocado. #IHWantIt. (Shop it from my profile link)

A video posted by India Hicks (@indiahicksstyle) on

To benefit Room to Rebloom, shop through this link on the India Hicks site. And then go see Thos. Moser’s beautiful works for yourself. In fact, Mr. Moser will be here in person on April 23 to sign his book, Moser: A Legacy in Wood—an event not to miss!

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