That time of year is finally here—that time when every woman in Fairfield County has burned her tights, buried her snow boots and broken out the sandals. Life’s soundtrack now includes the melodies of chirping birds and roaring lawnmowers. And the best part of it all? Warm-weather shopping! New Englanders only get a brief, fleeting window to enjoy life outdoors so we have to stock up the best accessories for plein air enjoyment. I headed to the sweet enclave of shops in Darien to check off my list.
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Interior design’s “mixmaster” Eric Cohler was tapped by Kindel to design a dramatic space that reflects the 114-year-old luxury furniture brand’s move into the future with updated colors, finishes, hardware and fabric. The result is fresh, modern and energetic, and provides an exciting new look at how traditional furniture can be relevant with how people design and live today. Here, we talk to Cohler about this new collaboration.
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The glamour of the New Year has faded (most likely, along with our resolutions), but the cold and snow remains. What better way to bring a little glitz to the last of these dark days than with statement jewelry?
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Now that the bustling days of holiday shopping have passed, every Santa deserves a carefree shopping spree. How about some indulgences that will battle January’s frosty chill? Our Girl About Town, Ann Loynd, took a day in Westport’s downtown retail wonderland and hand picked five toasty-warm necessities.
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To honor the demonstrated commitments of so many members of this community, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) are proud to announce the third annual KBIS Outstanding Media Award has been presented to DJ Carey, Editorial Director of Cottages & Gardens Publications, a collection of luxury design magazines in Connecticut, New York, the Hamptons and San Francisco. Each celebrates the diverse design, architecture and lifestyle of its locale.
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Over 73,000 people crowded into Art Basel Miami last month browsing through works displayed in the main show, satellite fairs, museums, gardens all over town. We asked some prominent designers and one of our editors to pick out and describe some items that caught their particular attention.
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This year we’re asking you to let us know which of the 2015 top eight NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards’ finalists in the Product Design category gets your vote. Our editors have made their selection, now it's your turn! Cast your vote in the first-ever Readers' Choice award in the Product Design category. All of the 2015 NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards' winners will be announced on September 16th.
Posted 08/24/15 to Over the Wire
Announcing the winners of the 2015 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards
Posted 08/06/15 to Over the Wire
Feasting at Chefs & Champagne, Yachting with Domaines Ott, and Mingling with the Cast of the Housewives of New York.
Posted 08/06/15 to Liquid Liaisons
This year we’re asking you, dear readers, to let us know which of the 2015 top five HC&G Innovation in Design Awards’ finalists in the Product Design category gets your vote. Our editors have made their selection, now it's your turn! Cast your vote in the first-ever Readers' Choice award in the Product Design category. All of the 2015 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards' winners will be announced on August 6th.
Posted 07/20/15 to Over the Wire