Author: Photographs by Robert Grant

Designer and art historian Eric Cohler shows us how to seamlessly mix one-of-a-kind antiques with modern design elements.

For a family with Argentinian roots, creating a variety of outside entertainment spaces was a primary directive for architect Steven Kalur.

A couple set out to renovate their home for a post-retirement lifestyle plus meet stringent FEMA requirements.

Dave Cote and Chris Chervenak are serious collectors, but they don’t always take their collection seriously.

Caroline Beaupère balances timeless and unique in her airy Milford condo.

Touches of nature and strings of lights create a classic Christmas in a vintage Riverside Colonial.

After a year of research, interviews with construction and remodeling agencies, then drafting a 20-page document, Beth and Marc Cutler of Greenwich hired Matt Giardana of Front Row Kitchens in Norwalk to design and execute the gut renovation of their dated ’70s kitchen.

A place for everything and everything in its place was the mantra for this kitchen by Rose Adams of Rose Adams Cabinetry & Design, who loves the challenge of working with an older home. A total redesign of the existing space involved removing everything down to the existing framing, then adding new plumbing, appliances, lighting, windows, venting system, storage and more. “We kept the existing floor,” says Adams. “It’s in keeping with the house and runs in the downstairs mudroom. It’s timeless and looks amazing—a must-keep.”

A place for everything and everything in its place was the mantra for this kitchen by Rose Adams of Rose Adams Cabinetry & Design, who loves the challenge of working with an older home. A total redesign of the existing space involved removing everything down to the existing framing, then adding new plumbing, appliances, lighting, windows, venting system, storage and more. “We kept the existing floor,” says Adams. “It’s in keeping with the house and runs in the downstairs mudroom. It’s timeless and looks amazing—a must-keep.”

Designer and 2009 CTC&G IDA winner Leslie May lives by her design philosophy that homeowners should live in every room in their home. May spends her time contributing to her Family Style blog which is dedicated to “making your nest elegant, chic and completely family cozy."

Are metallics the new white? Here, we take a look at four kitchens that have taken metals to a new level, plus a carefully curated collection of surfaces for even more kitchen inspiration.

Pair wine and chocolate for a marriage made in heaven

Pair wine and chocolate for a marriage made in heaven