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The French+ Connection

Métaphore | New Haven

Métaphore derives its style from France, Italy,  Sweden and Belgium and has dispensed its “European home” wares from three different locations in downtown New Haven over the past five years.

Before that, the store was in Branford for over three …

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Decon Mission

Joe DiRisi of Urban Miners

Joe DiRisi is not the easiest guy to photograph. As I followed him through his warehouse full of salvaged materials, trying to snap a portrait, we passed rows of cast iron bathtubs, typewriters, laboratory cabinets, windows, and lumber. Joe simply …

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Paradise At Your Feet

Kebabian's Oriental Rugs, New Haven, CT

If you have ever found yourself attracted by the beauty of an oriental rug, you will want to make your own pilgrimage to Kebabian’s, the oldest importer and dealer of oriental rugs in the United States. The browsing experience alone …

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Wood Works

Kerry Triffin, Fairhaven Furniture

Kerry Triffin, co-owner of Fairhaven Furniture, began his love affair with wood “…in my basement 30 years ago.” He wanted to work from home to be closer to his then-newborn, Molly, and smiles when telling me, “She was the babe …

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