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bird vase
August 11, 2014
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By Karin Lidbeck BrentThe most important props in my closet are my collection of vases—modern, craftsmen, ceramic, silver, wood, paper, glass...
Copper pendant
August 8, 2014
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Stacy Kunstel, Homes EditorOnce in awhile on my travels I'll come across a great copper pot in an antiques store and think about how wonderful...
west newton georgian
August 7, 2014
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By Lynda SimontonWe want to offer hardy congratulations to this year’s Bulfinch Award winners. The awards are presented by the Institute of...
fairfield county garden shop
August 6, 2014
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By Stacy KunstelLast spring I fell through the looking glass and landed in Marvin Gardens in Wilton, Connecticut. While it was still chilly and...
August 5, 2014
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I’ve seen housing markets boom and bust through the years. One factor has always remained constant through these times—homeowners have...
lake champlain home
August 4, 2014
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Photography by Jim WestphalenBy Maria LaPianaMany of us, when we make a costly impulse purchase, second-guess ourselves all the way home. And at...
Bec Brittain Echo 1 Pendant Light
August 1, 2014
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Cheryl Katz, Contributing EditorI’ve been a fan of Bec Brittain’s lighting since I first came across it at Matter in New York City. But...
International Buddhist Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand
July 31, 2014
By Kyle HoepnerI seem to be a pushover for design and construction materials that have some particularly sensuous surface quality to them—I...
Landscape architect Susan Cohen pergola and grasses
July 30, 2014
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By Paula M. BodahSusan Cohen loves plants, flowers, trees, and bushes. The Riverside, Connecticut-based landscape architect makes her living...
Elizabeth Hamilton Shangri-La Fabric
July 29, 2014
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I often find myself looking to the garden for inspiration for my Elizabeth Hamilton Collection fabrics and wallcoverings. The colors, textures, and...

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