At Home in Greenwich

    Paris-born Claire Maestroni has a knack for uncovering unique, high-end furnishings and accessories from around the world for her Greenwich, Connecticut store Mis en Scene, which in French means “setting the stage.” Opened last year, the expansive store offers a range of international, artistic furniture, lighting, rugs, hardware, accessories, and more. Beyond great design, Maestroni seeks out collections that have a story either through an age-old craftsmanship or original use of material or design concept. Most of the designs are exclusively sold in the U.S. through Mis en Scene including Zimmer and Rhode’s German-made furniture, Royal Botania’s high-end outdoor furniture, and Atelier Vierkant’s Belgian-made decorative urns, which are used by prestigious architects and designers such as Peter Marino, but up until now not available through retail. (203.422.0567)

    —Jill Newman

    From Around the Web...
    Project Farmhouse
    A Boffi-outfitted teaching kitchen at the new Project Farmhouse is serving up stylish...
    The Armani/Casa store in Milan, Italy
    The largest of the Armani/Casa stores showcases furniture, textiles, and home decor from its rich...
    Custom designs abound high above Hyde Park…
    From golden Champagne goblets to a copper palm-frond bowl, these pieces shine bright…
    Ralph Pucci is known for his luxurious furnishings that celebrate quality in material and design
    The furniture designer opens a new studio in Los Angeles…
    Set on 300 acres above the Gallatin River in Montana, this home has sweeping views of the surrounding valley
    A modern hunting and fishing retreat makes the most of Big Sky country…
    Laufen opens a gorgeous new space that will inspire your dream oasis at home…
    Robb Report tests the world’s most innovative new cookware…
    The engineer converses about the risk, reward, and potential reality of moving at Mach 24…
    Forget the endless amounts of work, it’s the design of the building that is really doing you in…