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Interior designer Michael Van Horn's quirky Hudson Valley home

Van Horn and his partner Tom Gilling found 3,600 square feet of straight-up-and-down modern geometry: a multi-level, multi-windowed circa-1988 contemporary house in historic Chatham, about a two-and-a-half-hour drive north of NYC.

Interior designer Lindsay Hair's beautiful designs

Raleigh, North Carolina native Lindsay Hair followed her dream by opening her own decorating firm in Manhattan in 2008. Her aesthetic is marked by comfortable elegance and strong silhouettes, always reflecting her client's personality.

Jewelry that will make you shine

During the autumn season why not add a little shimmer and surprise to your jewelry collection? From Pomellato Tabou's dome ring in blue topaz to David Yurman's cinnamon cable-wrap necklace, you will be sure to glitter all season.

Inside Designer Jill Stuart's Sagaponack Sanctuary

Fashion designer Jill Stuart’s Sagaponack retreat is a study in good taste.

Interior Designer Amanda Nisbet enlivens a Park Avenue apartment

When it comes to decorating Amanda Nisbet is no stranger to a bold color palette. She prides herself on using the power of colors and textures to set a room's overall mood and feel.

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.

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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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33 Crooked Mile Road, Darien, CT
Magnificent blend of classic Connecticut craftsmanship and style with the ease of contemporary living, filled with natural light and modern flow. Each space has been designed with exquisite attention to detail, from the intimate paneled library to the luxurious master bathroom with heated glass mosaic floor and elegant soaking tub. Set on a private cul-de-sac with a pool surrounded by beautiful gardens, enjoy privacy and serenity in a park-like setting only 5-minutes from Darien town and train.



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20 Juniper Road, Darien, CT
One of the largest waterfront properties in Darien. Magnificent 11-room estate on 7.1 private acres looking south to Long Island Sound and north to Goodwives River and Rings End Bridge. The 8,300 sq.ft. home includes: great room with 12’ ceilings and 2 limestone fireplaces, gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, family room with stone fireplace. 10 sets of French doors to expansive flagstone terrace. 5 en-suite bedrooms with water views, 8 bathrooms, full basement with billiard room, astroturf play room, workshop. Includes a pool/spa, outdoor shower and dock and more!



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29 Barn Lane, Bridgehampton
Beautiful 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom home conveniently located between Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor. This 6,400 SF Dutch Gambrel home is the perfect place to relax or host family and friends this summer. 10’ – 11’ ceilings throughout main level including a designer kitchen featuring breathtaking stonework with Sub-Zero, Wolf and Miele appliances. The master suite showcases a luxurious bathroom. Finished lower level, upgraded construction features, and integrated concierge services by Chaloners make Barn and Vine the easiest home for you.

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Unprecedented Compound, East Hampton NY
Featured in the Wall Street Journal Mansion section and the New York Post, this luxurious 23-acre compound minutes from East Hampton Village includes an approx. 18,000-sq.ft., 12+ bedroom main house, chic 6-bedroom former carriage house, and charming horse stables with paddocks and riding fields. The Cotswold-inspired main house with heated gunite pool, oversized spa, pool house, and hard-court tennis is framed by stone courtyards, covered arbors, and idyllic gardens.



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265 Thimble Island Road
Lifestyle & Luxury meet the sea in this 4 bedroom waterfront home with panoramic views of the Thimble Islands. This home embraces it’s surrounding & is the epitome of seaside elegance. The interior is caressed with charm & character. The walls of windows bring in the light of illuminating ocean sunrises & by evening the interior space is filled with picturesque evening sunsets. The lush side courtyard & wrap around deck both take on spectacular water views making this home the envy of the most rich & famous.

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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.

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