Bill Dodds encountered his first stained-glass window when he was seven. On the way to visiting his grandparents in Pennsylvania, his family made a stop at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City to see where… Read More
Say you want to freshen up your home or office, maybe this time with wallpaper. You look online and then, wanting to get up close and tactile, drop into a design store to burrow into big, fat wallpaper books, sliding… Read More
Large, black, thick-furred, long of tooth and claw, come April or thereabouts they’ll awake from their winter torpor to a town that has most certainly awoken to them. Maybe you’ve seen one lumbering along with their golly-gee gait, in our… Read More
High atop NYC’s Plaza Hotel, Eva Lee and Nels Christianson applied their high-end decorative painting skills to the penthouse home of Dee and Tommy Hilfiger, the iconic resort-wear fashion designer. “The views were spectacular,” says Lee, co-owner of Christianson Lee … Read More
Every year since its founding in 1921, as the snow begins to thaw and the first signs of green begin to peek from the earth, members of the Wilton Garden Club spring into celebratory action and begin harvesting plants to… Read More
Finding a retirement community for mom or dad can be overwhelming. But one thing that can make your decision easier is whether or not that place is environmentally friendly. That’s where Maplewood Senior Living in Southport comes in.
Wetland preservation… Read More
“Eeeww! Soil a pair of men’s underwear?” Some of Bedford’s Rusticus Garden Club members recoiled in disgust at the suggestion by Karen Simons, their co-chair of conservation. The “Soil My Undies” initiative to bury men’s underwear is one way for… Read More
It’s not as if Joseph Abboud was looking for a new professional challenge. After all, in addition to designing two menswear collections each year, this award-winning creative director was also overseeing both his Madison Avenue store and full-scale, seasonal fashion… Read More
Surveying your yard you realize your landscaping is looking a little sad. Don’t despair. You can blend the utility of an outdoor space and the beauty of a landscaped yard with some proper planning.
Most spaces created by Jeff Kuffel,… Read More
Feeling cooped up? Cabin feverish? Climbing the walls? You are so not alone. The days may be lengthening, but frigid weather still puts the kibosh on romping in the borders; average lows this time of year hover around 32 degrees,… Read More