Recycle That! Wall-to-Wall Carpet

My sister and her family moved into their 1964 ranch a few months ago. Since then she has done a lot to bring it into this decade; removing dated wallpaper (although none of it tops my kitchen’s old

Relax in style

This LC4 lounge by the Italian furniture maker Cassina is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Can you imagine having one in your own home? The iconic lounge, designed in

New Garden Barely Survives Irene

By Amy Dolego Our vacation week went by in a flash.  Although it was a working vacation to get some very important things done on the house, it felt restful simply because we weren’t rushing. We

A dose of color!

The blood orange hue of this Margarita bistro set by Alfresco Home is deliciously lush. Plus, what better color than orange to usher us out of summer and into the fall? I know, we still have almost

Get to Know…Green Lunching

Let me start with a few staggering statistics so you understand the impact going green at lunch can have on our planet. The Container Recycling Institute claims that 2.81 million juice boxes were sold

Cool, Contemporary Lighting

I love the simplicity of this Kamal Dark Walnut Wood Lamp by Arteriors, available from Country Design in New Canaan. It’s fashionable and contemporary, but by no means stark. The rich-toned wood and

Burn, Baby Burn

So Irene has come and gone but she has left her mark. I have a burn down my hand from the candles I have been burning. It is day three of no power and as I write this I am relying on the light from my

Just look at these curves…

This versatile little Escher table by Emmemobili, found at Signorello of Westport, is constructed of wonderfully-pleasing curved plywood. It can be used “as is,” or stacked to create a shapely shelf