Best of Westchester: Home & Garden in 2023

We want to know where you find all your furniture, architect, and home improvement needs.

Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors. Photo by Mike Van Tassell.

Ready to beautify your home? From designing to shopping, our Best of Westchester home and garden winners are here to help.

Editors’ Picks: Home & Garden

Combination Firm

Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors


If you are in the market for an all-in-one design and architecture firm locally, make an appointment with Carol Kurth Architecture + Carol Kurth Interiors. With 40 years’ experience, Carol Kurth, FAIA, ASID uses a multidisciplinary design approach that melds architecture and design services together. This allows clients to have a vision from inception to completion no matter what the project. The team is known for layering modernism with traditional elements and textures.

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Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors
Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors. Photo by Mike Van Tassell.
Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors
Carol Kurth Architecture + Interiors. Photo by Adam Macchia.

New Home Store

Bentley Jane


Bentley Jane, founded by designer Bentley Waters, is a home store and design center rolled up into one in the heart of Chappaqua. A mother of two boys, Jane knows how important it is to have durable items that are also stylish. The almost two-year-old shop offers design services for homeowners, but also carries unique home accessories and furnishings plus a curated design library of wallpapers, textiles, and rugs to choose from.

Shades and Awnings

Gregory Sahagian & Son


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Owned by Sahagian and his son, they have been in business for over 23 years. Having worked in the Oriental rug business with his dad, Gregory, learned how important strong business skills and customer service are. Now working with his son and his nephews, they specialize in awnings of all kinds for projects big and small, residential, and commercial. If you need shade of any kind (canopies or awnings), this should be your first call.

Upholstery Makeover

Accent on Interiors

Bedford Hills;

This unassuming shop is a sanctuary for those looking for the widest selection and professional guidance in window treatments and upholstery. The breadth of their fabric choices is only matched by their experience and professionalism with the best designer and affordable fabric houses represented. Decorate like the rich and famous, as their clients include local Academy award and Grammy award winners.

Tile Selection

Terra Tile and Marble

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Briarcliff Manor;

Whether you are building a new home or remodeling a kitchen or bath in your current one, if you want a breadth of tile and marble to choose from, walk in or make an appointment at Terra Tile and Marble in Briarcliff Manor. Having been in business for over 40 years, they have experts on hand who live and breathe these materials to help you make the best selection.

Luxury Plumbing Supplies

Consolidated Plumbing Supply

Mount Vernon;

Family owned and operated since 1928, Consolidated Plumbing Supply is the oldest Kohler dealer in Westchester. They were the first supply house to have a showroom and today with 3,500 square feet of space, there are plenty of well-known brands and supplies to choose from for any style and project. Known for their quality, prices, and customer service, this is the place to stop if you are remodeling or building a bathroom or kitchen.

Kitchen Storage Solutions

Studio Dearborn Mamaroneck;

If you’re designing or remodeling a kitchen, style and functionality are both at the top of the list. With functionality also comes clever storage solutions and if you want storage galore, Studio Dearborn is the design studio for your kitchen. Sarah Robertson considers every square inch of space and maximizes it with innovative storage to keep your counter clear and everything in its place – plus it’s all done in a beautiful way.

Designer Carpet and Flooring Selection

Kanter’s Carpet & Design Center

White Plains;

Over the 70 years the Kanter family has been in business, they have prided themselves on customer service and keeping everything in-house. Under the current owner Ken Kanter, they continue to work with interior designers and homeowners and have started partnering with such big names as Celerie Kemble and have expanded into luxury vinyl flooring, laminate flooring, hardwood floors, window treatments, and custom blinds in addition to the carpet they have always been known for.

Long Distance Movers

EZ Haul Movers

New Rochelle;

Third only to death of a loved one and divorce, moving is the most stressful time in a person’s life. Owner Joe Imbrogno makes the process so seamless and carefree it borders on the impossible. Supporting customers every step of the way, from packing to unpacking boxes and the disassembling and reassembling of all types of furniture, the only thing left for you to do is enjoy your new home.

Custom Wood Furniture

New England Antique Lumber

Mount Kisco;

A family-owned and operated business with over 10 years’ experience in the lumber industry, New England Antique Lumber is known for their creative pieces of custom wood furniture. They make pieces from new and reclaimed lumber including live-edge dining tables, flooring, beams, doors, and mantles for both residential and commercial spaces. Their customers include designers, architects, and homeowners (some celebrities including Pound Ridge residents Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds).

New England Antique Lumber
New England Antique Lumber. Courtesy of New England Antique Lumber.

Residential Developer

Ginsburg Development Companies


If you’ve ever gone hunting for a Westchester home or apartment with top-notch amenities, chances are that you’ve visited a property developed by Ginsburg Development Companies (GDC), which has captured our Best Residential Developer honors for the fourth year in a row. The 60-year-old company, founded and led by Martin Ginsburg, prides itself on adding value to neighborhoods wherever their luxury developments are built and managed.

Across the Border

Custom Garage Doors

Henry B. Whitaker Garage Doors


Choosing a garage door is an important part of any remodel or new build as it is one of the first things you see when you pull up to a home. The decision should be trusted by a company that has expertise and customer satisfaction. That’s where Henry B. Whitaker comes in. Family-owned, the company was established in 1949 and offers custom-made garage doors as well as stock options.

Readers’ Picks: Home & Garden

Apartment Building

The Huguenot

New Rochelle

Apartment Developer

Cappelli Organization

White Plains


Robert Siegel Architects


 Robert Architects
© Robert Architects

Carpet Shop

Carpet Trends


Closet Organizer

California Closets


Flooring Shop

Westwood Flooring & Design

Ossining (plus two other county locations)

Frame Shop

The Art Barn


Furniture Store

Country Willow

Bedford Hills

Garden Center

Rosedale Nurseries


General Contractor

Franzoso Contracting


Hardware Store

Berger Hardware


Home-Accessories Store

Melita’s Home


Home-Energy Company


Port Chester

Home Inspector

Joe Mazza Home

Inspections White Plains

Home Stager

AtWell Staged Home


Interior Designer

KAM Design


Kitchen/Bath Design

Gotham Cabinetry and Design


Kitchen/Bath Fixtures

Best Plumbing Tile & Stone

Somers (plus three other county locations)

Landscape Designer

Zavaglia Associates


Light-Fixture Store

Hi-Light Lighting & Vanities


Moving Company

Collins Brothers


Move-Management Company


Rye Brook


Franzoso Contracting


Swimming Pool Company

Coral Sea Pools

Briarcliff Manor

Tile Selection

Pedra Rustica U.S


Tree Care


Bedford Hills

Window-Treatment Shop

The Curtain Shop

New Rochelle

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