Art and Style


Chandeliers/ lighting Larger than life

Seeing the Light

Though our children—one a serious modernist and the other a staunch traditionalist—might once have disagreed, the most prized possession in our...

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Elements of Surprise

Elements of Surprise

Click here to see metal artist Mariko Kusumoto demonstrate the intricate workings of her sculpture "Kaiten Zushi." You’ve just inherited a...

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Fairfield County Finds

Fairfield County Finds

We asked three Fairfield County designers to share their favorite picks for lighting, furniture, floor coverings and accessories. KENLEIGH LAROCK Kenleigh...

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Age-Old Truths

Age-Old Truths

Nature in all its phases, but particularly its later stages, interests him, and he interprets it freely. In one recent, tiny...

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Borrowed Beauties

Borrowed Beauties

As holiday dinner parties grow—your daughter brings home her college roommate, your sister and brother-in-law decide to make the trip East...

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Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins


In the aftermath of her mother’s death, she returned to northern New Hampshire and photographed her home with the hope...

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Modern Marvel

Modern Marvel

Walter Gropius was constantly irritated by the fact that his design ideals became a “look.” The principles of the Bauhaus constitute...

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Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

When we say it’s hot this summer, we’re not just talking about the weather. We’re describing the high-voltage impact that strong...

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