Connecticut Lake House

A Connecticut Lake House revitalized This is still a wonderful lakeside home for my clients and their girls –  now young women.  Everyone loves going there to relax and kick back in informal, but still beautiful surroundings.  

Cross River Cottage, NY

Cross River Cottage, NY Seeking the help of an interior designer, experienced in repurposing treasured items, can result in a financial savings as well as a comfort during times of great change. At some point in our lives we all seek to downsize.  With that change often comes a painful choice of which furniture and artwork […]

New York City Apartment

Paula Perlini wins the respect and loyalty of clients with excellent resources and strong creativity. When one client wanted to wait to find the ultimate Oriental rug, Perlini had a facsimile of a Sultanbad design carpet painted on sisal. Now the client considers the sisal rug one of her favorite possessions.

Meadow Brook Farm, Connecticut

Daring Designer Plays With Color When it comes to color, designer Paula Perlini likes to take a walk on the wild side Quoted from Connecticut Cottages & Gardens     “At the core, I’m pretty much traditional, except I’m all about doing wild color,” she says. “I’m always trying to convince my clients to move […]

Bedford, NY

Bedford, NY – Country Residence I used clean colors and good art which we found together. Cozy yet interesting with lots of seating areas and the beginnings of collections.

Vice President’s Residence

Number One Observatory Circle – the home of Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife Marilyn during their tenure. I was also asked to decorate the Vice President’s Office in the Congressional Building. Read the Washington Post article  

Eel Pond House, Edgartown

Featured in Cape Cod & the Islands Magazine: An Edgartown Summer House combines in-town formality with at-the-beach casual … it just depends which side of the house you enter. Architects: Mark Hutker & Brian Regan Photographer: Brian Vanden Brink Builder: Bob Avakian Vineyard Construction Services Also featured in Cape Cod & the Islands Magazine    

Paula’s NYC Apartment

Manhattan Serendipity: British House & Garden featured Paula at home in her New York apartment. Paula Perlini lives in a one bedroom apartment high up in Manhattan … [where] … the designer’s imaginative use of colour, mirror and pattern fuse to produce a supremely comfortable interior

Harbor House – Edgartown

Starbuck Neck in Edgartown is now the site of many grand houses, but this was the first “cottage” built there, around 1872 … The project was adrift until the right team came on board “Andrew Flake & Mark Hutker’s renovation for client’s Barbara & Tom Israel, which doubled the size of the house, required the addition of […]

Meadowbrook Farm – Cottages & Gardens

REPRODUCED FROM   Connecticut Cottages & Gardens / May 2012 / Daring Designer Plays With Color SEE THE FULL PROJECT GALLERY HERE     Daring Designer Plays With Color WHEN IT COMES TO COLOR, DESIGNER PAULA PERLINI LIKES TO TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE by Mindy Pantiel photographs by Keith Scott Morton “Mark […]

The Governor’s Mansion

In celebration of the Residence’s 100th anniversary, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens and the Governor’s Residence Conservancy, a private nonprofit group, hand-picked a team of world-class designers—all with ties to the Nutmeg State—to preserve and refresh its public areas, including the pool house and guest cottage. Paula’s Project was the Governor’s Library In the library, where […]

Cotuit Shore, MA

Featured In Mark Hutker’s Book “Heirlooms to Live In” This century-old home sits on a bluff with stunning 180-degree ocean views filtered through mature trees across the full width of the house. It had been poorly renovated in the 1980s. Our client’s goal was to create an elegant waterfront home that harks back a century […]

Cottage Classic (Historic Edgartown Property)

“The mudroom multitasks for flower arranging, with open shelves that store baskets and the owner’s pitcher collection. Beadboard and an oversize porcelain farm silk create the feeling of turn-of-the century Martha’s Vineyard. Resilient navy-blue granite countertops keep watermarks at bay and oak floors have a light pine stain so sand doesn’t show.” Featured in “Cottage […]