Author: Ann Loynd

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?

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?

23 rugs, including selections from Edelman Leather, Stark, Tai Ping, Fort Street Studio, Patterson, Flynn & Martin, Dash and Albert, Aimee Wilder, Elizabeth Eakins, Nanimarquina, The Rug Company, Doris Leslie Blau, Mitchell, Gold + Bob Williams, Orley Shabahang, Ethan Allen, WorkOf and more, to give your interior shape.

Leading voices in architecture and design gathered recently among the beautiful slabs at AKDO’s Bridgeport showroom to chat with CTC&G about the industry’s state of affairs—particularly in the realm of surface materials. Cottages & Gardens Editorial Director D.J. Carey moderated the discussion and posed questions to the panel.

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.

Editorial Director D.J Carey and designer Kerry Delrose rounded up the season's most alluring fabrics, including those with gradient hues, a splash of lime and all-over tangerine. Get inspired with selections from top designers including Thibaut, Stark, Pollack, Weitzner, Liora Manné, Scumacher, Fonthill, Black Edition, Designers Guild, Kravet and more.

With 15 years in the design business and one successful showroom already under his belt, Cardenio Petrucci set out to create a new San Francisco design destination. His endeavor, Dsegnare (from the Italian word disegnare, meaning to design), is a 10,000-square-foot showroom in the heart of the design district that aims, Petrucci says, to “blur the line between work and home.”

Plunge into summer with these must-have design finds, from Crate & Barrel's Fish Green plates to the perfect tailgate game by Room & Board.

Interior designers Kerry Delrose and Jennifer Gresinger brought a unique spin to CTC&G ’s tablescapes for the 2014 Red & White Ball, benefitting the Metro New York North Chapter of the American Red Cross. Here, we ask the designers to share their inspiration and design process.

Smart, cheerful color schemes make interiors smile for spring. Co-produced by interior designer Patrick Mele and CTC&G editorial director D.J. Carey, browse the latest posh papers in haute hues from the trade’s top fabric houses.

CTC&G enlisted interior designer Patrick Mele to co-produce its April wallpaper feature, “Express Yourself.” Here, he dishes on his creative process, new company (Sauvage/Savant) and love for patterned papers.

Time for tea at David's Tea, a new shop in Westport where customers can choose from dozens of loose teas and hot and cold to-go cups. While your at it pop on over to Bel Mondo, a new furniture and accessories shop in Westport offering furnishings and interior design services.

Blues and greens are the season's go-to shades. Decorate your space with a chic "Tiffany Blue Console" from Irwin Field Design or lay low in one of Link Outdoor's latest editions, the comfy Echo Low Chaise.

Sparkle and pizzazz and bright hues make your kitchen more lively and sleek. Try a spout of color with Jonathan Adler’s cast-iron sinks in bold colors and shapes or top your counters with KitchenAid’s Artisan series 5-quart stand mixer.

All-white kitchens may never be a thing of the past, but lately we are seeing a shift in kitchen design. Stainless appliances are being wrapped in elegant wood in a range of colors as homeowners personalize the heart of the home to match the way they live

We've discovered thirteen fireside reads that will satisfy every bookworm on your list. From topics like gardening and painting to home design and classic reads, there's something for everyone.

Put off your shopping again? Choose from these unique gifts, no mall required

Available online and at its NYDC showroom November 8, 1stdibs reveals interior designer Mae Festa’s precious fabric findings from around the globe

We've got you covered! Add the perfect touch of mod with fresh fabrics to chic seats and more from makers like Roche Bobois and Vladimir Kagan.

"Think of a fabulous cruise ship, or a huge, magnificent hotel," interior designer Catherine Cleare urged her clients as she pitched the idea of turning their unfinished basement into an elegant man cave...

Venture through Norwalk's historic Lockwood-Mathews mansion and unfold luxurious fabrics in Autumn's richest hues. They'll be sure to sweep you off your feet.