To suit the homeowners’ minimalist sensibility, architect Christopher Pagliaro designed a home respectful of the community on the outside, while leaving any hint of classic Connecticut at the doorstep.
by Mindy Pantiel photography by Keith Scott Morton
The American Friends of Versailles will be hosting their sixth Grand Gala Extraordinaire. This year's funds will help to preserve the frescos and architectural details of the Queen's Guard Room. Many of the group's events will contribute to restoring and preserving a piece of Versailles history.
A recent trip to Paris reveals the color blue's worldwide allure. From fabrics and wallpapers to porcelain and crystal, shades of blue from navy to lagoon appeared at both Paris shows Maison & Objet and Paris Deco Off.
Ina Garten's number one rule is keeping it simple and classic when it comes to hosting summertime get togethers. Design menus that are outdoor friendly, delicious and loaded with knock-'em-dead eye appeal!
A family-style beach house is transformed into the perfect in-town perch. The traditional six-bedroom shingle-style cottage was one of three being built in a highly sought-after neighborhood that’s just a fifteen-minute walk to town, five minutes to the bike path and beach.
The Metro New York North Chapter of the American Red Cross with media sponsor Cottages & Gardens Publications held the annual Red & White Ball on May 11. Designers helped transform the NetJets Hangar at Westchester County Airport by creating fabulous tablescapes for guests to enjoy. Here are this year’s dazzling designs!
Photographs by Paul Johnson, Christopher Beauchamp and Michelle Chappel
We've discovered some of this summer's must-have products. Give the gift of nautical inspired barware from maker MW Coastal Goods in Mystic to your beach loving friends or test out this pizza lover's dream by firing up Klaff's Artisan Fire outdoor pizza oven to create the perfect pie.
This little-known gem boasts serene waterfront gardens alongside heavenly views of the Sound. All are welcome to visit this 11-acre island, which is home to the Society of St. Edmund, an order of Catholic priests and brothers.
Connecticut's homes tend to be rich in history. So for our coastal collection of listings, we chose houses that have been lived in by notable people, including artist Helen Frankenthaler, playwright Larry Kramer and novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald. See what listings offer lovely "living on the water" settings!
Architect Rick Staub designed the 9,000-square-foot structure as a series of pods sited on the footprint of the original house, stepped up and angled slightly to capture views of the Connecticut River and the hills of Lyme.