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Rural Intelligence

Just this week, Home Accents Today, a retail trade publication, announced its annual 50 Retail Stars list, and to absolutely no one’s surprise, J. Seitz & Company of New Preston was on that list. Again. The family-run mini mega store has thrived for decades, not only because of its continually fresh “cabinet of curiosities” approach...

Country Home

A REVERENCE FOR ECOLOGY GUIDES THE STYLE OF THISLAKESIDE HOME, FILLED WITH ORGANIC MATERIALS ANDTREASURES FROM A LIFETIME OF NATURE WALKS. W R I T T E N B Y SARAH EGGE P H O T O G R A P H E D B Y LAURA MOSS P R...

Unlocking Connecticut

Ahh, J. Seitz & Co., what a beauty of a store. Every single thing is pleasing to the eye! From the store, to being in the cutest of towns (New Preston), to the merchandise they carry. Oh, and the most awesome waterfall just outside at the back of the store....

What's Happening in Washington, CT Fall 2016

Spotlight on BusinessJ. Seitz & Company Design is a broadly and frequently used term. But genius and passion make it real. And you know it when you see it. J. Seitz & Company in New Preston, CT exemplifies design delivered with genius and passion. Established 32 years ago by Joanna...

Collective Wisdom

A South Kent home reaps the benefits of its owners’ years of seeking out unique, wonderful pieces for their clients.  Joanna and Bill Seitz share a long history in the design world. She is a former magazine editor, stylist, and public-relations professional for the fashion industry, while he had a...

Happenings in the Hills

ON OUR RADAR Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention J. Seitz & Co. Turns Thirty  For thirty years, Joanna & Bill Seitz—and more recently their daughter Amanda—have been bringing us a curated selection of stylish goods to live by. Happy Anniversary! When Joanna and Bill Seitz bought...

J.Seitz | Connecticut Country Chic

In a picture perfect vintage building overlooking a waterfall in the historic village of New Preston, Connecticut, J. Seitz is a specialty store of distinctive design. From a carefully edited selection of furniture, antiques and home design as well as fashion, jewelry, accessories and gifts for babies and pets, this...

A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life LITCHFIELD COUNTY CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH SHOPPING, PARTIES, SLEIGH RIDES AND MORE There is something very special about Christmas in Connecticut and the season’s first dusting of snow. In December, the frozen landscape is a contrast to the jovial weekend gatherings and dinners, as we...

50 most influential People

Litchfield's artists, philanthropists, conservationists, restaurateurs, and more These hills are filled with talent and money and dedicated community spirit. We have among us great artists and shop owners, non-profit organizers and big-money philanthropists. They use their time, talent, and resources to improve this corner of paradise and to weave a...