As documents of domestic life, the watercolors featured in House Proud celebrate nineteenth-century interiors and the designers that conceived of them. Cooper-Hewitt invites contemporary designers Hermes Mallea, Carey Maloney, Mitchell Owen, and Thomas Jayne to join exhibition curator Gail Davidson for a roundtable discussion on residential interior design, historic restorations, design promotion, and the role of the interior space as a source of pride, convenience, personal status, and presentation then and now.


Hermes Mallea, M (Group)
Carey Maloney, M (Group)
Mitchell Owen, Consolidated Design Studios and Parsons, The New School for Design
Thomas Jayne, Thomas Jayne Studio