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bird vase
August 11, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I often find myself looking to the garden for inspiration for my Elizabeth Hamilton Collection fabrics and wallcoverings. The colors, textures, and...