The winning projects in the 2015 CTC&G Innovation in Design Awards came courtesy of MGS Milano, THS Paris, SieMatic, Kohler, Troy Lighting, Sabi, Hudson Valley Lighting, Edyn, Robern and California Faucets.
Connecticut Cottages & Gardens - August 2015
The winning projects in the 2015 CTC&G Innovation in Design Awards came courtesy of Reese Owens Architects, Robert Dean Architects and Douglas Vanderhorn Architects.
Celebrating their 50th year, supporters and guests sipped wine on the lawn before descending to a tent to enjoy cold corn and lobster soup, roasted halibut, and a black raspberry dessert catered by Glorious Foods. Anne Bass, Julien Lethbridge, Agnes Gund, Ben Rosen, Linda Allard, were among those attending in support of the group's stewardship, educational programs for families, and acquisition of threatened, irreplaceable lands.
The winning projects in the 2015 CTC&G Innovation in Design Awards came courtesy of Thornton Design, LLC, Calla McNamara for Able Construction Inc. and Arbonies King Vlock, PC
Recently, my wine travels took me to Galicia in northwestern Spain, the final destination of the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James). I arrived in the UNESCO city of Santiago de Compostela, visited the shrine of St. James and then headed to the wine lands of Rías Baixas about an hour away. In this unique region, grape growing is a community affair—a beehive of thousands of nonprofessional growers.
I had a hunch that decorative ceramic tiles were a big thing in Portugal the moment I visited Lisbon’s National Tile Museum, the only museum in the world that chronicles the art of tile back to the 15th century.
On Friday, May 8, CTC&G was the designer breakfast and house tour media sponsor for the annual Near & Far Aid Designer House Tour. The day kicked off with a designer breakfast at the Patterson Club featuring Alexa Hampton as the keynote speaker, followed by a tour of six extraordinary homes in Fairfield County. The tour concluded with a Toast the Tour evening at the Fairfield County Hunt Club that included a luxury car show by Miller Motor Cars.
On Thursday, May 28, media sponsor CTC&G and Stark hosted the grand opening of the new Stark showroom in Stamford. Guests viewed the latest collections of luxurious carpets and rugs while enjoying a lunch prepared by Marcia Selden.
On Wednesday, May 20, media sponsor CTC&G and The American Society of Interior Designers held the Design Matters Forum at Realm in Norwalk. The event included a panel discussion on design ecology with keynote speaker designer Clodagh.
This year's Innovator Award goes to Waterworks Co-Founder Barbara Sallick. Here, Sallick talks about where she finds design inspiration, three favorite items to include in any bath, advice on working with family, and more.
On Tuesday, May 19, CTC&G hosted its ninth annual Innovation in Design Awards at the Greenwich County Club honoring the best design in the following categories: Landscape, Kitchen, Bath, Interior Design and Architecture.
The winning projects in the 2015 CTC&G Innovation in Design Awards came courtesy of Artemis Landscape Architects, Inc. with Freddy's Landscape Co., Gregory Lombardi Design and Devore Associates, LLC.
The winning projects in the 2015 CTC&G Innovation in Design Awards came courtesy of Northern Lights Construction LLC, Jordan Construction LLC and Significant Homes, LLC.
The winning projects in the 2015 CTC&G Innovation in Design Awards came courtesy of Thornton Design, LLC, Calla McNamara for Able Construction Inc., and Arbonies King Vlock,PC