Today marks the opening of the 42nd annual , the premier designer showcase of New York City. Set in a , the event brings together 22 of the nations best designers and decorators and gives them creative freedom to design the most awe-inspiring interiors their minds can dream up. , bold colors, inventive wall treatments, ethnic influences, and rich textiles are all the rage, and Kips Bay is no exception. , , and Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller of are just a few of the designers who opted for bold wall treatments, while , , and embraced high-wattage, color-saturated looks. and went tonal and textural with their designs and, let's just say, we would move right in to either of the resulting rooms. Click through the slideshow for a full tour and head to the for more information on hours, location, and tickets. Photographs: Courtesy of Kips Bay Decorator Show House; above design by Darryl Carter.