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Wine connoisseur Jean-Luc Le Du checks out Long Island's best

On a recent summer Saturday, master sommelier and James Beard Award-winner Jean-Luc Le Du played hooky from his Manhattan wine shop, Le Dus Wines to check out the very best vintages on the North Fork.

Artist Sabina Streeter makes drawings with cinematic flair

"I drew before I spoke," says German artist Sabina Streeter, who has studios in both Sag Harbor, where she now lives, and Munich. Streeter carries her artist's tools whenever she travels in case inspiration strikes...

Art Nouveau antiques can add pizazz to any room

Our expert dug deep and discovered unique finds all around New York. From a 1910 Drophead Dragonfly hanging shade to a 1916 rosewood and amboyna vanity French-made table.

Little known gems of Loire Valley and Burgundy wines

Over the years, my love affair with all things French has brought me to some of the most seductive wine regions in France. From Bordeaux and Côtes du Rhône to the northern corner where Champagne is produced...

Step Inside a Gray North Sea Home

From pale ash to deep charcoal, model and actor T. R. Pescod sticks to a sensuous, seductive palette in his North Sea beach house.

It Pays to Look Upwards from Time to Time

Back in the day, in the Roaring Twenties, when skyscrapers were as scarce as the architects who designed them, there were a handful of firms, which were slowly transforming the skylines of major cities like Manhattan.

Designer Susan Bednar Long designs swanky cruise ship suites

Designer and CTC&G contributing editor Susan Bednar Long was hired by Oceania Cruises to design three 2,000-square-foot owner's suites on their new ship the Riviera. The results: a perfect blend of modern and traditional.

Landscape Architect Mario Nievera designs garden escapes

With his new book coming out this month titled Forever Green, Nievera shares with us how to enjoy our gardens. By sense of composition, textures and colors homeowners can create the ultimate sanctuary to enjoy for years to come.

New and notable products from the Hamptons and beyond

From festive and fun placemats by designer Lisa Perry to designer Madeline Weinrib’s Floris Scarlett Tibetan rug we’ve hand picked the perfect products to end your warm weather decorating on a high note.

Decorator Eddie Lee and Architect Edward Wendt collaborate on a Fire Island dream

When a friend of Eddie Lee and Edward Wendt was looking for a new place to summer on the island, the duo decided to create a light-filled airy home perfect for a family setting. The team used driftwood and mirrors to dress the walls.

Style Setters

We asked Hampton’s very own fashionistas who their most fashionable icon is. From Jonathan Adler to Cynthia Rowley we got the scoop!

Discover the beauty of Thailand

Last September Editorial Director D. J. Carey embarked on a trip to Thailand, an exotic country beckoned with beautiful scenery, chic cities and gorgeous beaches and she was invited to the King’s Cup Elephant Polo match…

Architect Mac Patterson creates a striking new house

When a family was looking for a weekend escape they turned to Mac Patterson to create their ideal home outside of the city. Modern interiors were their main request and the deck and dock combo overlooking the pond was an added feature to the property.

Fire Up Your Kitchen with the Newest Appliances

Channel your inner chef with these state-of-the-art kitchen essentials. Upgrade with the sophisticated MotionSense Moen faucet and get cooking with Thermador’s first full-surface touch screen stovetop.

2012 HC&G IDA Winners!

This past July, HC&G held its second annual Innovation in Design Awards ceremony, recognizing the very best design projects in the Hamptons. Check out our winners!

Design discoveries from New York and beyond

We've covered everything from playful wallpapers to deep hued accent pieces for the fall. Check out Yves Delorme's luxurious plum throw and designer Madeline Weinrib's Floris Scarlett Tibetan rug in whimsical florals.

Interior designer Suzanne Kasler is all about collaborative mixing

Known for elegantly combining Southern charm with European flair, Kasler's style can be seen through several of her signature lines. Partnering with Hickory Chair, Safavieh Rugs and many more, Kasler is sure to always bring her feminine touch to the table

Local discoveries that have caught our expert’s eye

From an early 1960’s brass and inlaid marble backgammon table to Danish designer Verner Panton’s iconic-ultra suede Cone Chair, we’ve found the best pieces for a touch of modern romance.

Architect Deborah Berke creates an art-filled sanctuary

With Berke and her husband's love of art, it was time to turn their apartment into a tranquil art-filled escape. The furniture and art were the main components in the conversion.... "they are here because they make me happy," says Berke.

8 Great Wonders of Litchfield County

In celebration of CTC&G's eighth anniversary we put together a curated collection of inspired finds from design and food to fashion and culture.

Experience first hand the fine-furniture making of Thos. Moser

Discover how cabinetmaker Mike Beaumont helped C&G Editorial Director D. J. Carey build a one-of-a-kind square-end table at the Auburn, Maine shop of Thos. Moser during her week-long Customer Residence program.

Landscape Architect Mario Nievera has a natural touch for gardening

With his brand new book Forever Green, out this September, Mario Nievera talks of his natural gardens and approaches to creating unique landscapes.

Tony Connecticut towns and their unique takes on living well

We’ve scouted some great finds on where to enjoy all your town has to offer. From shopping at Essex village’s Silkworm to boating at the Greenwich Polo club we’ve got you covered!

Bold Bright and Beautiful at the New York Gift Fair

Twice a year, the New York International Gift Fair presents an enormous venue of international exhibitors bringing the very best in home, lifestyle and gift brands to the city.

Celebrate the colors of fall with rich and vibrant jewelry

We've picked the perfect statement pieces for the season. From a stunning David Yurman cinnamon quartz yellow gold necklace to Sorab and Roshi carved green aventurine leaf earrings, you will be sure to stand out in these deep hues of color and jewels.

Style Setters

Tell us what your favorite piece of Hamptons architecture is? We ask those in the know.

Celebrate CTC&G's 8th Anniversary with these Connecticut connections

From Tucker Robbins handcrafted Wire Wheel sconce to Parc Monceau's chic French-style dining tables, we've discovered some of the most unique and locally sold products to add a little bit of personality to every home.

Summer Stock

Make the best of what’s left of the season with these summertime essentials that will top the waves for the perfect beach day.

Building Blocks

From ancient stone columns to Baroque period wooden doors, we’ve dug deep and found five architectural discoveries brought back to life.

Style Setters

What is the most exotic decorative accessory you’ve seen? We ask those in the know!

Magic Carpet

Her mason said it couldn’t be done, but Margaret Kerr was determined. It was 1986, and she was in the middle of designing a medieval herb garden at her house. Two rectangular spaces were just “crying out to be rugs.”

Beyond the G&T

A gin and tonic is the very essence of summer. But in the past few years, several distilleries have been producing top-notch, small-batch gins that deserve a lot more than a splash of tonic.

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Designer Spotlight

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Clarity Home Interiors
Clarity is a full service design studio. They approach each project with a fresh eye creating a home that reflects their clients personal style. Clarity Interiors lean toward traditional to transitional with modern details. Their aesthetic is timeless and sophisticated, but without pretense. They design with luxury in mind, while also giving their clients comfortable and relaxed spaces. Striving to exceed all client expectations, Clarity offers the best resources available working in partnership with architects, builders, and tradesman for the highest quality and solutions for your home environment.


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Designer Spotlight

Roughan Interiors
Christina S. Roughan of Roughan Interiors is an award-winning designer who believes her clients’ home should reflect their personal style. Roughan is known for her curated approach to modern/traditional design that creates the ultimate livable interior. Her 20 years of experience allows her to offer a luxurious and refined product that translates from apartments, vacation homes, condominiums and primary residences around the world. Roughan is a full-service design firm with locations in Connecticut and New York City.

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17 Brush Island Road, Darien, CT
Sitting elevated on 1.23 acres with 430 feet of shoreline, with private dock and sandy beach, pool with automatic cover, green roof garden, extensive landscaping and terraces, this custom 7,900 square foot family home exudes warmth and country elegance with water views from nearly every room. With a breathtaking master suite, and incredible architectural and artistic details throughout, Brush Island is a year round oasis where outside spaces integrate seamlessly with unique natural surroundings.



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NO RESERVE AUCTION. Fully Renovated
4 Bedroom Federal Home in
Southport, Connecticut

A coastal gem! Historic home reimagined with no expense spared. Famed architect Jack Franzen and designer Tom Scheerer have created a truly stunning masterpiece of colonial living. Marvelous views of Southport Harbor, Long Island Sound, and the Country Club of Fairfield golf course. Take a stroll to Pequot Yacht Club, shops, restaurants and the train. This seaside home is the ideal New England estate.



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Lake Front Compound in Greenwich
Private compound on 5.7 lakefront acres in the estate section of Greenwich CT. Meticulous attention to detail with luxury finishes and extraordinary workmanship seen throughout this 9 bedroom Georgian Colonial. Guest House with professional recording studio and living quarters. Extensive terraces and gardens, pool, pool pavilion all overlooking lake with its own island.



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53 Myanos Road, New Canaan, CT
The Gratwick House was designed by Mid Century architect Victor Christ-Janer and further enhanced and improved by important architect/owner Harvey Kaufman. Built in 1953, this 3,696 SF 4-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath home sits on a rise with gorgeous views of a stunning oval swimming pool. Large entertaining spaces with floor to ceiling windows look out to a sweeping lawn in back and manicured courtyard to the side. This house is the perfect culmination of architectural significance & livability.



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11 Musket Ridge Road, Wilton CT
Perched at the top of a roaring Silvermine River waterfall on almost 4 acres, the property spreads out into Wilton and New Canaan. Every inch of this home has been perfected to capture the timeless appeal of the river while exuding ultimate refinement and good taste. The architect-designed home captures river views and sounds, and almost every room opens to one of the magnificent decks or to a private balcony. Call Ileana Barns Slavin Associates-William Raveis at (203) 246-7215.

11 Musket Ridge Road

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