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 […]

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 […]

House Beautiful Colors for your Home Book

What transforms a room from monotone to magical?   Color! So, if you’re nervous about splashing that white with bright, this conveniently portable primer based on House Beautiful’s most popular column will help. With special insider advice from top designers, plus a directory of actual paint swatches, this book is the most comprehensive and appealing […]