Author: Jamie Marshall

Marisa Bistany Perkins uses pattern and texture to create sophisticated interiors.

Marisa Bistany Perkins uses pattern and texture to create sophisticated interiors.

This historic home returns to its classic roots with a fresh new look.

A couple with a passion for modern architecture built their ideal Connecticut home with the help of a design dream team.

“The house is all about color,” says designer Lynn Morgan. “My client wanted to give it a big wow, and she wasn’t afraid to take the bold steps to get there.”

“The house is all about color,” says designer Lynn Morgan. “My client wanted to give it a big wow, and she wasn’t afraid to take the bold steps to get there.”

Designed with a modern lifestyle in mind, Marcia Tucker’s home serves as a backdrop for living.

Designed with a modern lifestyle in mind, Marcia Tucker’s home serves as a backdrop for living.

“My goal was to marry some coastal calm with the craziness of having three kids under the age of three,” says the homeowner.

Many empty nesters sell large family homes and move closer to town, but this couple went the opposite direction.

The clients envisioned transforming their quirky ’70s house into a warm, color-infused space with a slightly eclectic aesthetic.

For designer Lisa Ehrlich and her husband, Randy, the holiday season is a time to honor family and friends of all faiths.

For a family that entertains constantly, this transitional space is a perfect fit.

It's cozy, modern and fresh all at the same time.

The exterior setting is serene and tranquil while designer Anne Hepfer infused the inside of the home with an exuberant—and unexpected—palette of blues, greens, yellows and pinks.