Category Archives: Designers

Carrier and Company

Designer Interview Q&A’s The Timeless work of Carrier and Company runs the gamut from Tribeca lofts and Florida vacation homes to notable fashion offices. Married founders Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller collaborate as parents and as principals of the firm, and … Continue reading

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John P. Franzen

Designer Interviews Q&A’s A SPECIALIST IN PRESERVATION, planning and new construction, John P. Franzen, FAIA, is a former member of the Fairfield Historic District Commission and is involved in many regional and community boards and design juries. His firm, J.P. … Continue reading

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Erica Moses

Designer Interview Q&A’s It’s no wonder nest studio pillows feature vibrant colors: their creator, Erica Moses, is a native of Brazil. After moving to Connecticut to marry an American, she owned two successful local retail stores (Benetton and new Frontier), re-created … Continue reading

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Joe Passero

Designer Interviews Q&A’s Founded almost 100 years ago in Norwalk, Klaffs built its reputation on selling building supplies and household fixtures. Third generation executive Joe Passero worked his way up through the family business from stockroom to decorative plumbing specialist … Continue reading

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A FLORIDA FOREST OF EVERGREENS

Palm Beach’s Festival of  Holiday Trees Customarily travelers to Florida expect beaches and palm trees, but at this time of year, it’s evergreen trees that are special.  For two weeks in December, visitors to Palm Beach can admire the Festival … Continue reading

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Loot 2016–Global Baubles

Unique Jewelry Designs from Around the World Discovering unique local treasures is one of the many pleasures of travel. Brought home from overseas, handicrafts, implements, ethnic costumes can evoke memories of new cultures and happy times on vacation. For those … Continue reading

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