Conway Symphony Guild Presents 2014 Designer House

The Conway Symphony Designer House opens on Oct. 17, with tours through Oct. 25. The house will showcase the exciting work of 12 talented designers from across central Arkansas, in a charming Craftsman bungalow built by Luke Porter. Located at 1120 Reynolds Ave., in the Village at Hendrix in Conway, the house is open 10am-4pm Monday-Saturday and 1pm-4pm Sunday. A general admission ticket, which provides unlimited tours of the house, can be purchased for $25 at or at the presenting sponsor locations, The Village at Hendrix office, or the 501 Life Magazine office at 701 Chestnut St.

“We will be thrilled to open the doors of the Designer House to the community on October 17. The designers have done an outstanding job crafting for us a creative experience in art and décor that we cannot wait to share,” commented co-chair Lindsay Henderson. “It has been magical to see this project come to fruition, with collaboration from volunteers, financial backers, and artistic designers, each contributing their unique talents to make it happen,” added fellow co-chair Julie Adkisson.
Featured designers for this year’s event are: Jayson Cain, Jayson Cain Interiors/The Stone House; Mary Kordsmeier, Mary Kordsmeier Design; Alicia Gough, Colour Design; Pam Hueston, Interior Solutions; Lynne Crafton, Crafton Designs; Scott Curtis, Design Central; Cheryl Hannick, CW Designs, Inc.; Donna Benton, Waterhouse Market; Debbie and Tim Goodwin, Equinox Outdoor Concepts Louvered Roof Specialists/ARK Roofing; Laure Antonetti, Laure Antonetti Design; Missy Quinn, Quinn Interiors; Heather Rae Daley-Cox; and Beth Robinson.
In addition to day tours, the Designer House will be open from 6:30-9:30 the evening of Oct. 24 for the Finale event, underwritten by Southwestern Energy. Guests at the Finale will enjoy food and drink, an opportunity to meet the designers in their rooms, and special presentations from featured musicians of the Conway Symphony. Tickets for the Finale are $50 and are also available on the Symphony website and at the presenting sponsor locations.
As the major fundraiser of the Conway Symphony Orchestra, the Designer House will benefit the Symphony’s outreach and educational programs. “The CSO Guild members are eagerly looking forward to the 2014 CSO Designer House,” says Guild president Mary Mosley. “The sponsors and underwriters have been more than generous, and it is sure to be a big success with proceeds all going to help keep the music playing.”
The CSO Guild is the volunteer support organization of the Conway Symphony Orchestra. Now in its 30th season, the Conway Symphony Orchestra brings professional concerts, exciting guest artists and high-quality music to the Central Arkansas community. To join the Guild, or for more information on symphony concerts and other programs, visit or call (501) 269-1066.