Freddy’s Landscape Company brings BioNova Natural Swimming Pools to Connecticut

By Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Permalink 0

Many of us can remember the joy of swimming in a fresh-water pond or lake all summer long as kids. Up until now, most children have never had a natural swimming experience due to chemical treatments, polluted waters and more. Freddy’s Landscape Company of Fairfield, CT is bringing that fresh -water experience back as the only licensed dealer in Connecticut for BioNova Natural Swimming Pools and waterscapes. These organic pools are 100% chemical free and purify the water using plants. The biological filtration system makes an ecologically-friendly pool, which requires less energy and maintenance. Pools designed as natural “pond-like” water oases, ...

THE CRAFTSMAN – Handmade Designs Inspired by American Craftsmanship

Some people think craftsmanship is a dying art. After all, it has to compete with the current desire for instant gratification, one-click buying and the must-have-it-tomorrow way of American life. But, fortunately, a core group of artisans still believe in quality and American-made craftsmanship, and they are determined to not let the tradition fade away. Handcrafting is all about a love for design, a passion for perfection and the desire to keep improving. For the creators of handcrafted, quality products, craftsmanship is the center of their lives. It’s the reason they get up and go to work every morning—and they are ...

Terri Ricci Interiors moves to Norwalk

By Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Permalink 0

Terri Ricci takes her interior design business forward with another milestone – a new interior design studio in Norwalk’s up and coming Wall Street Design District. Having spent the past 8 years working from her home office, Terri recognized the need to find a larger space to accommodate her growing business. “As my project demands expanded, I needed more room. After looking at several locations, I knew I found the perfect site when I discovered this raw space. The opportunity to work with a clean slate and create an environment from the ground up was fun and energizing,” comments Terri. The newly ...

An Ideal Collaboration

By Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Permalink 0

Meet an experienced group of professionals who individually have mastered their craft and together their ability to collaborate to achieve great designs and magnificent spaces. See photo presentations showing the full scope of their collaborative work from original concept through to completion. Hear the stories of how they worked together, developed design concepts and helped their clients through the design and building process. Speakers: Philip James Dodd, Bespoke Residential Design Lynne Scalo, Lynne Scalo Design Foster Reeve, Foster Reeve & Associates Thursday, April 21, 2016 The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Wine Reception, 6:00pm Speakers, 7:00pm Please RSVP directly to: Glaucia@HorizonBuildersInc.net

Designer Vignette Series Kick-off at Sorelle Galleries

By Friday, February 19, 2016 Permalink 0

Matthew Kolk and Shelley McCormick Kolk of East Coast Home + Design invite you to the kick-off our Designer Vignette Series, produced in partnership with Sorelle Galleries. Various Interior Designers create vignettes on a monthly rotating basis in Sorelle Galleries New Canaan gallery. This is a trade only event, please RSVP to: shelley_mccormick@yahoo.com

Super Bowl(s) 2016

By Saturday, February 6, 2016 Permalink 0

The Chicken Cup A Shanghai collector bought a rare Ming Dynasty cup that's touted as the "holy grail" of China's art world for $36 million at a Hong Kong auction in 2014, smashing the previous world record price for Chinese porcelain. Sotheby's said Liu Yiqian was the winning bidder for the small white cup, which measures just 8 centimeters (3.1 Inches) in diameter and is more than 500 years old. The vessel is known as a "chicken cup" because it's decorated with a rooster and hen tending to their chicks. It was made during the reign of the Ming Dynasty's Chenghua Emperor, who ...

Häcker Kitchens opens in Greenwich

By Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Permalink 0

Häcker Kitchens has just opened its flagship U.S. showroom in Greenwich, CT. These beautiful German custom kitchens are at the cutting edge of kitchen technology, and feature a wide range of styles, contemporary, transitional, and traditional. A family-run business since 1898, Häcker offers a charming aesthetic carefully tailored to each customer’s preference and needs. The newly opened Greenwich showroom also showcases stunning and high-tech Miele appliances and Julien fixtures. Maya Nair and her world-class team of designers are already putting their excellent taste to work. Häcker Kitchens 388 West Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830 203.622.9200 hackergreenwich.com

2015 Annual Interior Designer Issue

By Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Permalink 1

As a reader of this magazine, you know better than most: design is highly personal. When you choose a designer, you are welcoming an individual into your home and your lives. The impact of that interaction will affect you, your family and your friends for a long time to come. Our job is to utilize the most progressive technologies—like metallic inks, die cuts, double and even triple foldout covers—to provide the highest quality images for you, our readers, and to generate interest for our advertisers. The Printing Institute of America (think the Oscars for top-echelon printers in America) likes our style. We ...

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT SEPTEMBER 11TH MEMORIAL DEDICATED

By Monday, September 21, 2015 Permalink 0

The new Greenwich, Connecticut September 11th Memorial was dedicated at a 9AM ceremony on Friday, September 11th 2015. Sponsored by the non-profit Greenwich Community Projects Fund and paid for with private contributions of over 1000 citizens, the new Memorial was designed by Charles Hilton Architects and Doyle Herman Design Associates to honor the 33 men and women with ties to the Greenwich community lost on that tragic day, as a place for gathering and reflection for family members and friends, and as a place for education and teaching of future generations. The Memorial is sited on a hilltop overlooking the water ...

Renovating a Classic Colonial – Michael Smith Architects

By Monday, August 17, 2015 Permalink 0

As with many of his designs, Michael Smith was inspired by New England coastal architecture when he renovated this 1910 residence. “The house had fallen into a dilapidated state, and the family wanted to restore the living space to what it used to be, with the addition of many modern features common today,” said Smith. These features include a large, open living space and kitchen, complete with custom interior features. The client, a young family, was relocating from New York City and wanted to maintain the historic nature of the house. “They didn’t want a big, new house with a great ...