Author: Ann Loynd Burton

A fusion of silver and gold, add these metallic home accessories to your collection. Including Oscar de la Renta candlestick holders in a pineapple motif, Michael Aram's Art Deco Rock Ice Bucket, Kim Seybert's metal Timber placemats, Jardin d'Eden stainless steel chair, Michael Wainwright dinnerware, and Baccarat's Heritage scented candle.

Add a touch of indigo & ivory to your tabletop by adding one or more of these crisp accessories, including embroidered indigo hem napkins designed by Bunny Williams for Ballard Designs​ , Juliska​ Country Estate Delft blue cake stand, Ralph Lauren​'s Ronan flatware in polished stainless steel and navy, a Blue Altered bow from WorkOf​ and the Vik 2 dining chair by designer Thibault Desombre through Ligne Roset​.

Bring the outdoors in with the blooming home accents, including the Flora plate in Magnolia by Allan Therkelsen for Royal Copenhagen, Design Guild's Shanghai Garden wallpaper, Missoni Home's Flowers teacup, Gien's Bagatelle flora teapot and Villeroy & Boch's Spring Awakening collection.

CTC&G's annual wallpaper feature, curated by Greenwich-based interior designer Amy Aidinis Hirsch, collects the season's hottest color trends. Hirsch influenced our selection of papers with some of her favorite color combinations, ranging in tones of green and blue, orange and metallic and her new favorite color duo of purple and navy.

Noted architects and designers—Michael Merrill, Geoffry De Sousa, Alden Miller, ODADA, Nicole Hollis and Decorist—transform six bay area bathrooms from ho-hum spaces into innovative spa retreats. Awash in modern style, palettes of white, black, gray and beige create seamless connections to San Francisco’s foggy skyline. Marked by craftsmanship, the spaces include materials by such manufacturers as Caesarstone, Waterworks, Kohler, Hansgrohe and Duravit.

Our guide to the best new products and pursuits from the cultural landscape, including Tom Dixon’s Pylon dining table, the handmade Light Ring by Italian manufacturer Henge for Nido Living and the Element table by Tokujin Yoshioka for Desalto.

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.