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Indulge yourself in these gorgeous green jewels

We've selected luxurious pieces that will make you shine through 2013. An intricate necklace of green tourmaline leaves and diamonds from designer Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. to a Kimberly McDonald uvarovite garnet and diamond ring.

Discover the photographic works of Diane Arbus

"Diane Arbus: The Guggenheim Grant Years, 1963-1967" are the focus of KMR Art's current exhibit. This selection of vintage prints is from a private collection. "A dark beauty exist in these images," says gallery owner Kathryn McCarver Root.

Be the talk of the party with these unique hostess gifts

Stuck on what to bring to your family and friend's homes for the holidays? Well look no further. Soaps, drink ware and more from makers like Lillian August to Juliska. We've found something for everyone.

Elena Columbo makes sculptural outdoor fire pits

Colombo started experimenting with fire in fall 2001. "I was sitting on the beach in front of an empty fire pit," she recalls, "and the wood was all wet. I thought, If only I could just hook up the gas from my house and flick on a bonfire..."

Check out CTC&G's 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Fabulous finds for the fashion lovers, travelers and nesters on your holiday list. From items like shimmery Heera jeweled pumps to an Orvis customizable camping trailer and an Oomph's lacquer bar cart to the Botticelli honeycomb gift box...

Join us for dinner at Ina Garten's

At her home in East Hampton, Ina Garten proves that a great meal and a beautiful table can be a stress-free-affair—even at the peak of the holidays.

The perfect bottle for your favorite drink enthusiasts

What to give your favorite tippler this season? Get a whiff of Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur to Camus Cognac. We've got every spirit covered.

London's annual Design Festival is worth the hop across the Pond

As proprietors of Design House in Southampton, a full-service interior design firm and shop, we are always following the trends and looking for new inspiration. So what better excuse to pop over to London than the 10th annual Design Festival?

Interior designer Ophelia Weiss has a sixth sense when it comes to collecting art

In her art-filled SoHo loft, Weiss creates a space with painterly panache. Her and husband Adam like to buy art that they can hang and live with. "Soho is such an urban setting, and I didn't want the standard redbrick, white-walled downtown loft.

From designers Madeline Weinrib to Miles Redd we've asked those in the know

What's the best gift you've ever given or received?

These festive discoveries have caught our expert's eye

We've found unique items to help add some extra cheer to the holiday season. Serve guests with a circa-1880 grape-motif bowl and ladle by the Gorham Manufacturing Company or decorate the home with a luminous oversized-lighted star made in the 1940s.

Bling in the season with these dazzling diamonds

Gorgeous statement pieces that are sure to excite every fashionista this holiday. Tiffany & Co's unique leaves necklace with green tourmalines and diamonds set in platinum and 18k gold to a pair of stunning Van Cleef & Arpels diamond earrings set in 18k

Designer and architect Orlando Diaz-Azcuy designs the perfect penthouse

Known for sumptuously spare, elegant interiors and an artist's eye for a sublimely edited mix of ornate and minimal furnishings, Diaz-Azcuy embraces a "less is more" aesthetic. For this home, his clients wanted a fresh, young, new attitude for...

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree remains the most grand of all

When one thinks of Christmas in New York there is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. A beautiful Norway spruce is cut down on November 8th and lit on the 28th giving a full 19 days...

Let’s Go Faux

A peek inside the Historic White House of the Confederacy in Richmond shows off high victorian design

Design discoveries from New York and beyond...

We've handpicked the holiday's most fabulous items for gift-giving or to simply self indulge. For the art lover, a set of six artist-designed dinner plates from the Azuero Earth Project to old-fashioned sweetshop hard candy by Cordon Bleu in Brooklyn.

Dine-in and prepare a festive tablescape and menu

We've discovered the endless options for entertaining any crowd at home. Here are some of the best dinner-party resources abound in the hills of Litchfield County.

Today's fashion takes on a modern edge

Fashion-forward fabrics easily take today's styles from home wear to the office and beyond...

Adventure Into the World of Wall Coverings

We've handpicked a collection of wall coverings that will spruce up any room. From Brett Beldock's sassy animal prints and fanciful florals to patterns by Eskayel which remain traditional with a modern approach to color and scale.

1stdibs Features Mae Festa’s Worldly Collection of Textile Treasures

Available online and at its NYDC showroom November 8, 1stdibs reveals interior designer Mae Festa’s precious fabric findings from around the globe

Set the perfect tablescape with Michael Aram's new line

Designer Michael Aram stop by Hoagland's of Greenwich to show us how to create a gorgeous table setting. Drawing from his new collection and from past success stories, plus using other objects that were on hand in the store, he mixed, matched and...

The debut of CTC&G Designing Greenwich!

It's finally here: Four days of carefully curated design—from symposia to book signing to vendor booths—at Stamford's ultra-chic Loading Dock led by design chair Tony Ingrao.

A long weekend in London focused on decorating and design!

Whether staying at the Metropolitan or the Halkin by COMO or dining on delicious food at Daylesford Organic, a trip to this favorite city always means getting treated like a royal.

Favorite finds that will refresh your interiors

We've got you covered! Add the perfect touch of mod with fresh fabrics to chic seats and more from makers like Roche Bobois and Vladimir Kagan.

Tiffany & Co. Turns 175 in Glittering Style!

For 175 years, Tiffany & Co. has made hearts flutter and beat faster with the help of its iconic blue box tied with a white satin ribbon (red satin ribbon during the holidays). Today, Tiffany & Co. has 250 boutiques worldwide...

The Highs and Lows of Different Spirits

When the tequila is flowing, did you ever notice how wild the night gets? How rum seems to bring on tropical island abandon? Is there any substance to these sweeping characterizations or is it just folklore?

Meet designer David Ashen of Dash Design

Noted for creating interiors that integrate the psychology and the physicality of beautiful design, Ashen has recently transformed a 1960s Howard Johnson hotel in Greenwich into the popular Jhouse Hotel and eleven14 restaurant.

Charlotte Moss' Italian Sojourn

Nothing beats days touring Tuscan and Roman gardens than afternoons devoted to shopping and evenings dining on heavenly Italian food, along with a hearty Brunello...

Artist Anthony Goicolea puts an unexpected spin on urban living

In Williamsburg, change has been virtually unknown for decades, Goicolea raised eyebrows when he transformed 1,200-square-foot row houses into a soaring, vaguely brutalist 2,000 square-foot wood and concrete structure into his own...

New York City's gorgeous garden

In Larry Lederman's book titled Magnificent Trees of New York Botanical Garden, he celebrates the garden's trees through a series of beautiful photographs. "This was my way of expressing my feeling for the subject matter," he says.

Our expert talks tables

These antiques are sure to bring charm to any space. A circa-1950 American drum-shaped end table is sleek in design while Robert Guillerme's and Jacques Chambron's oak plant stand has a more dimensional-unqiue look.

Designer Patrick Townsend creates masterful light

In Long Island City lies Patrick Townsend's cavernous workshop where the designer makes intricate light fixtures. Ironically enough, the century-old headquarters of Townsend Design was originally a light bulb factory...

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Designer Spotlight

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Lovas Architects
Every project is a unique response to each client's lifestyle and programmatic needs as well as site characteristics and surrounding context. We create buildings that harmonize with their environment and dovetail into existing buildings when necessary. Styles are based in classical forms yet designed for a modern lifestyle. We work closely with our clients, to interpret their desires and are committed to providing each project, large or small, with the utmost in personal, specialized attention.

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Builder Spotlight

Ben Krupinski Builder
Ben Krupinski Builder has been building luxury homes of the highest quality for over 30 years. From custom coastal, country and city residences to remodels and historic renovations, they are respected for their integrity and innovation by discerning clients, visionary architects and world-class designers. For projects of both modest and expansive scale, they work to exacting standards delivering consistent excellence through value engineering, deep knowledge and vast resources in the Hamptons, NYC and Connecticut.


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Yankee Custom Builder
Yankee Custom Builder’s priority is maintaining your original concept within budget and on schedule. YCB strives to make the process of building a home gratifying rather than overwhelming by providing clear communication and valuable product knowledge. This allows our clients to feel comfortable every step of the way. Because of our excellence in service, the majority of our business comes from architects & designers who feel confident in recommending us to their valued clients.

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Property of Note

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15 Duck Pond Road, Westport, CT
Welcome to the water’s edge. Poised on Saugatuck Harbor, this gated waterfront oasis boasts open and elegant interiors that take advantage of sweeping views of the marina. Discover a gourmet kosher kitchen, master spa bath with sauna, and home gym. Take in fabulous sunrises, sunsets and rainbows over the water from the inviting balconies and rooftop deck where you have a front row seat for Westport’s Fourth of July fireworks. Minutes from town and train!



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6 Juniper Point Road, Branford, CT
Classic modernism, refined materials and stunning LI Sound views imbue this steel framed waterfront property with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, open floor plan, concrete radiant heated floors, high ceilings, large rooms and walls of glass. The main floor master is nearly 900 square feet with en-suite guest bedrooms, study and private in-law apartment set apart. A zen-like court-yard features a heated Gunite pool. Shoreline living at its architectural best.

6 Juniper Point Road

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23 Remington Road
23 Remington Road is a 2,759-square-foot home in the River Road neighborhood of Palmetto Bluff. This four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home features a living room that effortlessly flows into the kitchen and back porch. Two gas brick fireplaces, custom molding and ample outdoor living space add a layer of charm. Conveniently located, this home is within walking distance of an amenity center and the River Road Preserve, a 120-acre protected maritime forest.



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Property of Note

Historic Wyndecote
Built in the heyday of 19th century Hamptons summers, Wyndecote has been meticulously renovated for which John David Rose won the 2018 AIA Peconic design award for outstanding achievement in historic preservation. The home offers ten bedrooms, eleven baths, three half-baths, and seven fireplaces. Among the refurbished and reinstalled elements are the 70+ “lead” paned windows. Wyndecote was built originally by noted owner-architect Robert H. Henderson, and hosted the Duke of Windsor and the King of Spain among its guests.

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354 South Main Street

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248 Gay Street, Sharon, CT
Expansive & protected western views from this 5BR, 5BA completely renovated home on 18 acres in Sharon, CT. Kitchen, Dining, and Family Room open to an enclosed porch with distant views. Living Room w/fireplace overlooks pastoral views and pond. First-floor master suite with fireplace. 3 Upper BRs and 2 Full BAs. Guest suite w/ full BA & separate entry. Bonus Room in Basement. Heated Gunite Pool. Privately situated.



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