Fairfield County

Shingle Style in Westport, Connecticut

For boat lovers, what could be more appropriate than a waterfront
house designed to reference the sea and built to stand forever?

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5 Questions: Peter Deane

1. You were originally known as Kitchens by Deane. Why the name change? We have been in business since 1961…

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A Delightful Entertaining Space on The Gold Coast

A front door the color of a daffodil? A bright yellow Bronco in the driveway? The French are renowned for their sense of style. And Gaelle Dudley was born and raised in France, so it’s in her DNA. Dudley, who calls herself an interior/exterior designer, is adept at creating both beautiful rooms and fabulous gardens. But then there’s also

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Special Focus: Kitchen & Bath Design Connecticut 2018

Inner Space When Denise Davies’s clients, a German CEO and his American wife, relocated from Boston, they bought a Westport center-hall colonial—a traditional home squarely at odds with their modern sensibilities. It’s a design dilemma Davies is increasingly familiar with. “The next generation is moving from

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Special Invitation: Bespoke Designs in Westport, Connecticut

She calls herself a paperpreneuer and a purveyor of obsessive details (loving a clever turn of phrase as much as a beautifully engraved invitation). In fact, Shari Lebowitz is a businesswoman who fell into her niche unexpectedly—but quickly made herself comfortable. Lebowitz is

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Floor Show: Jakob Staron

Jakub Staron is an accidental weaver, an artist turned businessman who chanced upon a career path that led to the…

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An Elegant Georgian-Style Home in New Canaan, Connecticut

With its white clapboard and dark shutters, this Georgian-style house in the picture-perfect town of New Canaan is the quintessence of Yankee rectitude. But some pleasant surprises await inside, in an interior design that reflects the personalities and

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Beauty Mark

Don’t underestimate pretty. The word may have its detractors, but for Marisa Vara Arredondo, there couldn’t be a better description of her new Greenwich townhome—which also happens to be the place where she successfully launched her business: Phace Bioactive, a pH-balanced skin-

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Tour a Revitalized Federal-Style Home in Wilton, Connecticut

Like a fine wine, some homes mature with age. After nearly two centuries, an in-town residence in Wilton has evolved into a thoroughly modern dwelling while retaining its historic

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Taste & Tour of the Greenwich Design District

When PR Maven Beth Dempsey saw one shop after another popping up along Putnam Avenue in tony Greenwich Connecticut she decided to make it official and create a design destination aptly dubbed the

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Contemporary Connecticut Farmhouse

It’s a classic happy-ending story. Nancy Monahan lived just a mile down the road from this pretty farmhouse. She drove by almost every day, wishing it could be hers. When a for-sale sign suddenly popped up on the home’s

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Coastal Glam in Southport

When life gives you lemons… you know how the rest goes. Truer words were never spoken when it comes to designer Mindy Schwarz’s home in the coastal hamlet of Southport. At 1,800 square feet, the cozy house is the

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Stamford’s Waterside Design District

True, the “Waterside” in its name does set an expectation that Stamford’s newest design destination involves boardwalks and beach grass in addition to samples and swatches.

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A Storybook Stone Cottage

If a child immersed in fairytales were to close her eyes and imagine a cottage, it might look just like the one interior designer Patricia Lapierre’s client stumbled upon. Time and nature had only enhanced its

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A Fresh Spin on a Traditional Colonial Spec House

Serenity is often in the eye of the beholder: for many, a stately colonial-style home on a peaceful New England lane would be the epitome of rest and relaxation,

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