Terri Ricci Interiors moves to Norwalk

By Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Permalink 1

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 ...

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 ...

Master of Color, Master of Design

By Friday, June 5, 2015 Permalink 1

When readers visit the website of Barbara Feinstein, owner and designer at B Fein Interiors, they will likely come across a glowing quote from one of her clients, claiming that Feinstein is “a master with color.” In reality, color is only one aspect of her design expertise. Feinstein speaks with the ease and confidence of a woman who knows her craft inside and out, and is taking her clients along for the ride. She has been transforming upscale homes for her clients in Westchester and Manhattan since 1999, and, while interior design is clearly an art, the focus and attention ...

Seaside Serenity

By Monday, March 30, 2015 Permalink 0

Combining old and new elements in unforgettable ways in Stamford. Maintaining the delicate balance between antique and modern styles in a home is a challenge for any interior designer, but it is a feat that Donna Benedetto has clearly mastered. Her aesthetic seamlessly blends old and new elements with her own custom-designed pieces, resulting in a sophisticated, layered look. Benedetto’s clients had a special appreciation for this unique “mix not match” approach. Having seen her talents at work when she spent 18 months remodeling their office spaces to exude a sense of homelike comfort, Benedetto’s clients immediately became residential ones when ...

How to Find Your Kitchen Style

By Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Permalink 0

If you're planning to remodel your kitchen, you have a lot of decisions ahead.   Everyone who is design conscious suffers from a bit of “design schizophrenia”, so it is almost inevitable that you will be drawn to more than one style of kitchen.  Here's how to find inspiration, get organized and start making some choices. 1. Keep a file.  Pinterest, Magazines or the old fashioned file folder—whatever works for you!  Tear out every kitchen you see that strikes a chord with you, even if you’re not sure why (more on this later.)  The more photos you save, the more data points ...

UNRAVELING UPHOLSTERY- 5 Questions with Chris Upholstery Owner Chris Hamalidis

By Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Permalink 0

In your opinion, what is trending now in home decor? There’s a huge resurgence of Lucite furniture that has become popular over the last few years.  Popular back in the 1960s, Lucite’s signature look is chic, simple, and versatile.  Today, we’re updating that 60s look by pairing it with contemporary styles that give customers a lot of options when it comes to coordinating within their design scheme.  It’s especially great for smaller spaces as the transparent look gives the illusion of taking up less space.  We offer different style benches, chairs and custom legs for beds.  If you don’t want commit ...

Home is Where the Art is – Experts share their secrets to selecting the perfect piece for your place

By Monday, September 29, 2014 Permalink 0

For many home owners, the selection of artwork is often considered an afterthought when planning a space. Yet the addition of art can add more to a room than mere decoration.  \Indeed, art has the ability to truly set the tone for any design project. But how does one obtain the right piece for their room? The good news is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to have great art. Just as long as the creation reflects your own personal taste. Luckily, the area is rich with local artists who can work with clients to make the ...

2014 Transformation of the Year goes to: Linda Ruderman

By Friday, July 18, 2014 Permalink 0

Linda Ruderman of Linda Ruderman Interiors gave us this years "Most Amazing Transformation of 2014". Her Floridian transformation blew us away in her creativity, inspiration and original concept. Linda designed the space as a luxury office for an executive and virtually every structural element was custom designed by Linda. We were "wowed" by her creativity! To reach Linda and create your own "Amazing Space", Contact Linda at:: Linda Ruderman Interiors 74 Greenwich Avenue Grenwich, Connecticut 06830 203.552.9700 lindaruderman.com

Interior Designer Jamie Herzlinger – Artist at Work

Like fine art, all of Jamie Herzlinger’s projects are unique but each one exudes refined elegance while remaining inviting and user friendly.   After spending 20 years in interior design, Herzlinger has gained national respect for her talent to consistently deliver livable luxury and sophistication.  Not surprisingly, her interior design firm, called Jamie Herzlinger Interiors, has earned a coveted spot on Traditional Home’s list of Top 20 Interior Design Firms, participated in the Kips Bay Show House in New York, and recently been named in the Top 50 American Kitchens in Trends International.  She has also been featured on numerous television ...