Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2021 virtual ticket
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The Cashiers Historical Society shares their 2021 Cashiers Designer Showhouse’s summer camp experience for adults, showcasing style and green stewardship through a virtual ticket.
For two decades, the Cashiers Historical Society has partnered with Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine to present the Cashiers Designer Showhouse, a place where renowned designers from the Southeast flock to transform a breathtaking estate of Cashiers.
This is the main annual fundraiser of the Historical Society and essential to its mission of preserving the heritage of the Cashiers Valley through education, stewardship and advocacy.
However, a desire for rural luxury inspired by Covid led to a real estate boom that left the Historical Society in a unique situation in 2021; no homes were available for the annual Showhouse event.
It required a fresh take on what “home” is for the 24th Annual Showhouse. The Historical Society decided to capitalize on one of the most popular installments of Showhouse and Go Glamping 2020 and adopted the theme of Home is where the heart is.
With a stage consisting of six identical Diamond Brand Gear tents, Acorns Boutique (Old Edwards Inn & Spa), Alexander Interiors, DWH Interiors, PLATT, Spruce Interiors and Tribus have created out-of-the-ordinary glamping experiences for guests – redefining the spirit get away from it all and bring the feeling of an adult summer camp to life.
In choosing the designers’ glamping tents, the Cashiers Historical Society sought a brand in western North Carolina with historical roots that embrace their Home is where the heart is They are concepts of conservation, preservation and stewardship.
They found one at Diamond Brand Gear, located in Asheville. Founded in 1881, Diamond Brand moved to the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina in 1942, with the intention of preserving the art of tailoring while continuing its rich history of support.
and outfitting the Boy Scouts of America and the military with backpacks, tents and other gear.
In addition to the six Atlas wall tents, Diamond Brand Gear unveiled its new tent at the Showhouse, the LMNL tent system – an innovative glamping tent ideally positioned to serve a wide range of end users, from those looking to earn an income in the burgeoning outdoor accommodation market to people looking for a backyard getaway.
It wasn’t just CDS glamping tents that were made in the United States. Rope sponsor Guyline BlueWater Ropes is a family-owned American rope manufacturer with roots dating back to their family-owned textile business that began manufacturing in Georgia in 1903.
These six glamping tents withstood two tropical storms at the Cashiers Designer Showhouse. Thanks to the designers’ smart, functional and stylish design choices, combined with the proven Diamond Brand Gear tents and guy lines from BlueWater Ropes, the designers remained able to convey feelings of relaxed serenity to Showhouse guests, even in the midst of flooding. and the winds of great storms.
For centuries, naturalists have explored the southern Appalachians, one of the most biologically diverse regions in the temperate world.
Biodiversity is extremely high in terms of both the variety of different species and the abundance of each species. Almost 10,000 species already exist, and more are discovered every year, some of which are new to science. In addition, the Highlands-Cashiers plateau is located at the source of six different watersheds.
When deciding to glamp for its 24th show house, the Historical Society decided to use its voice and design platform to amplify the efforts of companies and organizations seeking to educate homeowners on the responsible development. The Cashiers Historical Society is proud to partner with eight stewardship partners, The Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy, Duke Energy, Highlands Plateau Audubon Society, Highlands Biological Foundation, Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust, The Ruffed Grouse Society, Trout Unlimited and Witherspoon Platt + Associates to form a series of panel discussions with conversations about areas where style and stewardship meet.
Stewardship roundtables include:
Development and conservation, regarding the development and conservation of private lands and how good stewardship helps protect our natural ecosystem, creating habitat for wildlife.
Clean energy and conservation, a panel of experts from Duke Energy discusses its clean energy strategy, hydroelectricity and the stewardship of Lake Glenville.
Conservation of the hunter, on how hunting plays a role in good management, creating a balance in local ecosystems and protecting wildlife habitat.
For the benefit of biodiversity, local leaders discuss best practices to protect habitat and benefit biodiversity.
Covid-19’s warrants meant a mostly virtual event last year, but the Cashiers Historical Society quickly found their virtual tours to be a hot ticket – with viewers and showhouse enthusiasts across the world.
This year’s virtual ticket features a rich lineup of content, including Matterport 3D virtual tours of each of the glamping tents, designer interviews, roundtable videos, children’s programs with designer interviews, and the CDS resident artist Shannon Whitworth, and more. Panel discussions include not only conservation discussions with CDS Stewardship Partners, but also Design Day discussions featuring an architectural panel and a preservation panel with the team at the newly renovated High Hampton Resort at Blackberry Farm. .
Virtual tickets are free for any guest who purchased a physical ticket and $ 25 for anyone excited to see how this team of six designers redefined glamping and eager to learn how a style-driven event can use their platform. design to encourage conservation, preservation and stewardship. affect posterity.