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The Best Home Coffee Brewers

Our addiction to caffeine is only exceeded by our dependence on coffee makers. For many of us we started our fickle habit with the simple percolator and soon moved on to the hour-glass shaped Chemex, then to French presses, eventually graduating to the age-of-convenience Keurig or the Nepresso. Now there’s a new brew of high-end, … Read the full article

Westchester Butler’s Pantry

I just love the historical presence of a main kitchen with a Butler’s pantry as an elegant staging area just before entering a dining room. As I have discussed in the past, most of my inspiration comes from the aesthetic of many historical Butlers’ pantries. I was fortunate in that the existing space for the … Read the full article

Classical Language in Design

We are all fortunate to live in a community enriched in an architectural tradition that dates from the late 18th century to present. Studying these classical wonders has provided us with the knowledge to design homes that look and feel as if they have always been there. This discipline which I refer to as the Classical … Read the full article