Summer 2010 Table of Contents



Features

38 | Emerald Palace 
At a grand estate in Greenwich, Phillip Watson turns out a majestic landscape while turning on his Southern charm. 
By Suzanne Gannon

50 | Treasure Island
Tailored and fresh, with plenty of hand-picked details, this Westport house is the hottest property on the beach. 
By Suzanne Gannon

62 | Swimming in Style
An elegant, thoughtfully designed pool house provides all the amenities for exceptional entertaining and family fun. 
By Judy Ostrow

Departments

8 | Editor’s Note

13 | Goods
The happy appeal of apple green; bright ideas for alfresco entertaining; tie a room together with
rope-trimmed pieces. 

18 | Haute Stuff
Sitting pretty: Put up your feet and kick back on the hottest outdoor seating of the season. 

20 | Builder Roundtable
Top local builders dig into everything from the biggest remodeling trends to how to avoid costly mistakes. 

30 | House Parties
Near & Far Aid Spring Gala; Mad Hatter’s Tea to benefit BCured;  British Invasion Party for Darien Technology and Community
Foundation; Stamford Art Association Student Art Show; Toc Toc Benefit for Haiti.

88 | Expert Advice
Ten questions for designer Cindy Rinfret. 

96 | at home with...
Darryl Carter - A master at blending classic and modern, this leading designer reveals his favorite fabric, go-to paint colors, and tricks of the trade for creating a comfortable, timeless home. 

Most Popular Articles

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    The head-turning looks from past A-List Awards
  2. Extra Rugs
    Bonus: More rugs from the Sept/Oct issue!
  3. Celebrate SONO With Lillian August
    Celebrate the redevelopment of Sono
  4. SM Home Art Show
    Greenwich
  5. New Classic
    Eye-catching modern additions put a welcome spin on this New England home.