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Francine began her design career with David Easton Interiors in Manhattan and then Beverly Ellsley in Westport, Connecticut.  In 1996, she started her own Connecticut-based design firm.  Since then, Francine has worked on a wide variety of design and renovation projects around the world, including one of the largest and most exclusive homes in Beverly Hills;  a beautiful Victorian style home in Montecito, CA; sprawling compounds in Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; luxury apartments in Dubai and Cairo; a waterfront residence in British Virgin Islands; condominiums on Manhattan’s Upper East side; numerous homes of various architectural styles throughout lower Fairfield County, CT.

Michael believes that every house tells a story.  

And the story is shaped by history, by place, and by the individuals who live within it. His passion for adapting traditional architectural forms with the principles for contemporary living has earned him the trust of families across New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, and Palm Beach. Families who often return to Stonewater for a second home, a vacation home, or for updates to reflect changing needs when a new chapter is being written.


When Michael talks about his favorite clients, he says they are clients with incredibly high standards, but also clients that he can have a conversation with - have a quick lunch or a glass of wine and figure out the possibilities. The clients who then trust Michael and his Design Team to take the conversations, get to work, and make it all happen

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