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What’s New

Welcome To The People’s Project

14 Connecticut designers (and artisans, contractors, painters and products) give the Governor’s Residence a modern-day makeover

Editor's Letter: Residence Redux

Insights about this historic issue from editorial director D.J. Carey

A Closer Look Inside the Governor's Residence: Shopping Out of the Box

Shop with the designers behind C&G's makeover of the Governor's Residence.

Inside the Governor's Residence: Jamie Drake's Reception Area Redesign

Inside the Governor's Residence: Philip Gorrivan's Sunroom Redesign

Shopping Out of the Box

Accessories, shops, jewelry, books, people, and gifts

Charlotte Moss

Elegant yet practical, the decorating doyenne shows a real flair for living

Orient Expression

Italian design visionary Mauro Lipparini makes his mark in the new style-conscious-China

See the First Photos Inside the Redecorated Governor's Residence!

Take a look at the first official tour of C&G's makeover of the Residence with Ken Dixon of The Stamford Advocate.

Litchfield, My Muse

Finding design inspiration during the change of seasons

C&G is Turning Heads with Pink Aid

Westport News covers C&G's Pink Aid design event at Mitchells to fight cancer

Grand Central Respite

Check out this amazing photography exhibit that just opened at Vanderbilt Hall

The 18th Century Revisited

Book excerpt from Clarence House: The Art of the Textile-Fabric for the Inspired Home

California Dreamin'

A return to America’s wine roots: Napa and Sonoma valleys

Architects You Should Know

Meet some of the most talented and successful architects in the area, experts who understand the importance of a well-designed home. They can help make your dream home a reality.

Fashion Forward

The new president of Scalamandré looks to the past for the future

From Russia With Love

The "Venice of the North" gallerist is passionate about design

The Unveiling of The People's Project

Governor Dannel Malloy, pictured with DJ Carey of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens magazine, hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the beautiful refurbished public rooms of the Residence.

It's Showtime

Rooms created by area talent showcase the best in today's design at this year's Designer Showhouse of Westchester

Design Fundamentals

Riverbend showroom offers ideas and inspiration under one roof

Connecticut Cottages & Gardens Magazine Helps Preserve Historic Connecticut Governor’s Residence with “People’s Project”

Connecticut Design Community Comes Together to Update Public Spaces of Governor’s Residence.

Shopping Out of the Box

Accessories, shops, jewelry, books, people, and gifts

Deeds & Don’ts Connecticut and Westchester

Inside stories behind area real estate deals

Allegra Hicks

This multitalented design maven is cut from a different cloth

Luxe Living

Top-of-the-line design solutions for your home

Crème de la Crème

A glimpse at Chateau Lafite's prestigious vineyards

Against the Grain

The creations at Hemingway Custom Cabinetry are truly one of a kind

Moveable Feasts

Sample Fairfield county's underground dining scene, courtesy of foodie-favorite, CTbites.com

It Takes Two

Q&A with garden designer Lisa Stamm and her husband, architect Dale Booher, of The Homestead Garden Design on Shelter Island.

Golden Gems

Play up the richer colors of fall foliage

Tour a Renovated Historic Shinnecock Home

Tim O’Brien takes a historic summer cottage off the endangered list

Bubbly Personalities

The Champagne scene on the East End positively sparkles.

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Designer Spotlight

English Country Home
Bestselling author Chris Mead sold over 500,000 coffee table books on design, and has been decorating the Hamptons for 30 years. From beach cottages to family summer homes, & NYC Apartments. English Country Home sells an eclectic mix of modern and antique furniture, and has everything for the home, and is a must-see destination and a unique shopping experience. With over 20,000 sq. ft. of inventory, English Country specializes in instant gratification and Chris believes interiors should be both beautiful and functional.

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52 Dorchester Road, Darien, CT
Reminiscent of a bygone era, this iconic 1930s brick estate is poised to be brought back to its former glory. Envision Gatsby-meets-2018 with a grand entrance, generously sized rooms, high ceilings, fumed wood paneling and arched doors, newly refinished floors and a freshly painted interior throughout much of the house. Set on 4.5 private acres with a pool, cabana and mature plantings, this property is a rare find. Vintage details for a future masterpiece.

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57 Miller Lane East, East Hampton
Charming East Hampton cottage renovated in 2013 was transformed into a 2,500+/- sq. ft. dream home. On the first level are two bedrooms, a bath, open living areas, and a sunroom. The bluestone sun porch overlooks a beautiful pool and pool house with garden. Upstairs master suite features a bath with marble herringbone floor with nickel Samuel Heath shower fixtures. Custom window treatments, Phillip Jeffries wallpaper throughout and Sonos inside and outside.

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64 Birchwood Lane, Bridgehampton
6,100 SF Barn-style home conveniently located between Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor. With six bedrooms, six full baths and two half baths, this home will entertain family and friends all year round with two fireplaces, one of which is in the spacious master suite. Enter into a Grand entry foyer, 10’–11’ ceilings throughout main level and into a designer kitchen. Relax outside with beautiful landscaping and a heated gunite pool. Integrated concierge through Chaloners for an effortless Bridgehampton lifestyle.

Barn and Vine

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20 Hook Pond Lane, East Hampton
On a private lane in the Hook Pond estate area is a new home designed by Abstract Builders. The 10,000 SF home (on 3 levels) is perfectly sited on a 1.6 acre lot to take full advantage of the pond and ocean views. Dramatic open kitchen, dining and living space opens to the outside; includes 7 ensuite bedrooms, plus light-filled lower level with billiards, viewing room, wine cellar and sauna. Outside, landscaped grounds surround a gunite pool, spa and pool house.

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76 Windmill Lane, Bridgehampton
On 2+/- acres, landscaped for complete privacy, this complex consists of three interconnected enameled clad steel barns custom designed by Jack Ceglic, with radiant heat concrete floors, maintenance free exteriors and grand, open spaces. The 4,600+/- sq. ft. main house offers custom kitchen, master and guest suites, library and half bath. All rooms open to large mahogany terrace. The guest house/studio has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and separate study. Heated gunite lap pool.

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5 Green Pond Road, New Milford, CT
Litchfield County's fabled Candlelight Farms Airport. This is a rare opportunity to own one of CT's few grass strip airports. Moments from Candlewood Lake and all that Litchfield County offers. Bucolic 35 acre setting with 2,900 ft. turf runway. The collector-quality hangar boasts a steel framed, 6,000 sq ft structure with automatic doors. Spacious enough to store up to 10 Piper Cub size planes. Perfect for a private user, a collective of enthusiasts or a commercial investment.

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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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