Silestone by Cosentino and the Gracious House team, Chicago.

Silestone USA and GRACIOUS HOUSE  at COSENTINO Center Chicago. With M. Grace Sielaff, of M. Grace Designs, and Debbie Auer of Auer Design Associates. 

A launch party for Gracious House, a newly formed non-for-profit which works with others in the interior and architectural design industries to raise awareness for underprivileged children, and the Gracious House Chicago Designer Show House, was generously underwritten though a sponsorship Silestone by Cosentino. The event held Thursday, May 15, at the Cosentino Center Chicago benefited Prevent Child Abuse America.

Approximately 200 people, within the design industries community, attended the event enjoying a silent auction, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and tours of Cosentino's impressive state-of-the-art granite and quartz surfacing warehouse. Guests had the opportunity to meet Gracious House founder, M. Grace Sielaff of M. Grace Designs, owner of the award winning design firm bearing her name, and the residential interior designers who will transform a 5,400 square foot house in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood into the Gracious House Chicago Designer Show GRACIOUS HOUSE, Designer Showhouse.

The Designer Show House theme is, “Boutique Hotel,” and will present innovative concepts and ideas in the context of the house as a beautiful, safe and nurturing environment. “We’re excited to provide a platform for such a stunning group of interior designers,” said M. Grace Sielaff. “Bringing so many talented people together to create a beautiful space and help a cause near to my heart is a dream come true.” Proceeds from the September Show House opening gala and tours will benefit Prevent Child Abuse America.

The residential designers for the Gracious House Designer Showhouse include M. Grace Sielaff, President of 
M. Grace Designs.  Sielaff is an award winning interior designer and a recipient of the ASID Design Excellence Award from the American Society of Interior Designers.

Designers include: Debbie Auer, owner of Auer Design Associates; Michelle Rohrer-Lauer, owner of Michelle Interiors; Donna Hall, owner of Savvy Interior Design; Mary Susan Bicicchi, owner of Interiors by Mary Susan; Susan Brunstrum owner of Sweet Peas Design; Loren Reid Seaman owner of LRS Interiors; Lauri Venema, owner of Leading Edge Design.

The Gracious House Designer Show House, is made possible through the support of the following sponsors: Silestone by Cosentino, Brizo, Dekton by Cosentino, GE Monogram, Karastan, and Titian Electric.
 — at Cosentino Center Chicago.

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