Traditional New England Style in Ridgefield, Connecticut

When the new owner of this Ridgefield house relocated to California after college, her plan was to stay for a year. “Then I met my husband, Eric,” Amy remembers, “and I thought, ‘This

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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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A Home in Kent, Connecticut with a Modern Lake Aesthetic

When someone wants a waterfront house badly enough, not even New England bedrock can stand in the way. Before they could even start building, the owners of the aptly named Laurel

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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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True Originals: Connecticut Furniture Makers

A tree that falls in the forest may not make a sound—but let that same tree fall on a city street, and it’s likely to make a major statement. Particularly if it falls into the hands of Ted and Zeb

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A Summer Home on the Connecticut Waterfront

Connecticut waterfront living—and all sun and fun that it implies—doesn’t get any better than this. By the numbers, with this

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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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Modern on Mason’s Island

James Estes and Peter Twombly wrote the book on Yankee Modern (well, technically it was written about them), a movement celebrating “simple, innovative designs with firm roots in the New England tradition.”

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Style Scheme: A Masculine Home Office Retreat

For the Spring 2017 issue of New England Home Connecticut, we asked interior designers Caroline Kopp and Douglas Graneto to imagine chic office spaces for a stylish power couple. And, just to shake things up, Kopp

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Five Questions: Eleish Van Breems

1. What’s the attraction of Scandinavian design for you? Rhonda Eleish: Edie and I both grew up with a lot of Scandinavian influences. When

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Rosemary Hallgarten

Textile Artist Rosemary Hallgarten

Rosemary Hallgarten always wanted to earn her living making beautiful things. “I knew that as long as I could keep…

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Artist Rick Shaefer

Bent over a waist-high, eight-foot-square table in his airy, light-filled studio, Fairfield-based artist Rick Shaefer seems lost in thought as…

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