Past Perfect: A Decade of Design

February 5, 2020 Erika Finch

We’re kicking off New England Home Connecticut’s tenth anniversary year with memorable moments and lasting lessons in style.

New England Home Connecticut ten years Kerri RosenthalHome is Where the Art Is

Nothing personalizes a house more than living with art you love. This painting by Kerri Rosenthal is perfectly juxtaposed against a foyer’s high-gloss gray walls.
Interior design: Denise Davies, D2 Interieurs, and Kerri Rosenthal
Photography: Michael Partenio
Produced by: Stacy Kunstel

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years dining roomGo for Drama

A sculpture by New York artist Jeremy Holmes is an unexpected element in an otherwise formal dining space.
Architecture: Brooks & Falotico Associates
Interior design: Tori Legge, Stirling Mills Interior Design
Builder: West Construction
Photography: Michael Partenio
Produced by: Stacy Kunstel

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years living roomIn the Details

Even rooms without a riot of color can be filled with complex design elements. In this living room, glistening nailheads and zebra fabrics add subtle interest to the lounge chairs, while the dining room’s Dennis & Leen chandelier and shimmering wallpaper add another layer of understated elegance.
Architecture: Anthony J. Tartaglia, Anthony J. Tartaglia Associates
Interior design: Michelle Morgan Harrison, Morgan Harrison Home
Builder: Belpointe
Photography: Jane Beiles
Produced by: Stacy Kunstel

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years colorful living roomEmbrace Eclecticism

A dash of wit and whimsy is essential to any home. A Matisse-inspired handpainted floor adds a whimsical touch to this great room. The ceiling casts a rosy glow, thanks to a coat of Pantone Creole Pink paint.
Architecture: Stacey Jacovini Storm, ASCAPE
Interior design: Robin Henry, Robin Henry Studio
Photography: Michael Partenio
Produced by: Stacy Kunstel

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years dining room tableTimeless Blue and White

It’s the palette that never goes out of style. A collection of blue-and-white porcelain is surrounded by hand-painted de Gournay wall panels and chairs in a rich blue hue.
Architecture: David Beckwith and Samuel Fitzgerald, BD Design Group
Interior design: Amy Aidinis Hirsch
Builder: Julio DiBiase, Dibico Construction
Photography: Tria Giovan
Produced by: Karin Lidbeck Brent

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years laundry roomElevate the Everyday

In this laundry/mud room, an antique zinc bath commands attention, as does the lovely antique siding the owners uncovered during the renovation. It’s a beautiful space for often unpleasant tasks.
Interior and architectural design: Amanda Jones
Photography: John Gruen
Produced by: Karin Lidbeck Brent

 

Invest in Good Bones

It should go without saying, but great architecture is priceless. A massive window wall in this great room opens onto garden and water views.
Architecture: Joseph Matto
Interior design: Cindy Rinfret
Builder: Brindisi & Yaroscak Custom Builders
Photography: Michael Partenio
Produced by: Stacy Kunstel

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years subway tiles and black cabinetsDecade-defining Style: Modern Farmhouse

Modern farmhouse style shows no signs of slowing down. Standard, in-stock cabinets were painted black in this kitchen, giving them a swank edge. Subway tile with contrasting grout adds even more texture.
Interior design: Brooke Garden and Elise Garden, RoomSecret
Builder: Huane Carpentry
Photography: Scott G. Morris, SGM Photography

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years patioGather Around

Outdoor rooms as elegant as any indoor space coddle family and friends. Filled with greenery, this dining alcove on a patio radiates European charm.
Architecture: Ken Daniel, Visual Terrain
Builder: Walter Johnson, West Mountain Builders
Photography: John Gruen
Produced by: Karin Lidbeck Brent

 

New England Home Connecticut ten years poolNatural Instinct

Connecting with nature is the best elixir. Landscape designer Simon Johnson created a secluded garden space for this home’s classic swimming pool.
Architecture: Brooke Girty
Builder: Tiefenthaler Construction
Photography: John Gould Bessler
Produced by: Karin Lidbeck Brent

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