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7 Ways To Wow With White

Labor Day has come and gone, but I’m feeling a tad rebellious and I’m thinking about the color white. Yes, white. After Labor Day. Because, really, who makes these rules? […]

Game of Thrones

Let’s get down to business. When it comes to doing your business, there have never been such extravagant options. Today’s high-tech toilets offer astounding features: self-cleaning bowls, self-warming seats, automatic […]

Good Work—A Word From the Wise

This is the latest installment in our series featuring outstanding professionals who contribute to Design NJ. Back in 1999 when the decision was made to launch Design NJ magazine, our […]

9 Reasons To Love Fall

Look, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we all saw this coming. Labor Day weekend is upon us. And, perhaps because New Jersey is a coastal state, […]

Dog Days of Summer

Here at Design NJ, a photo shoot is a full day’s work. We love when the family pet joins in on the action. With National Dog Day approaching on August […]

Sun Block

It’s solar eclipse day! Here in New Jersey we’ll only see a partial eclipse, but it’s still an occasion worth noting. As Hayden Planetarium Director and super-cool celebrity astrophysicist Neil […]

Mighty Melamine

Melamine — virtually unbreakable tableware — has become a major force in the tabletop category. Why? The growth of casual dining, al fresco living and a “shift toward a more […]

What Kate Knows

The Duchess of Cambridge rarely lets us down when it comes to sartorial splendor. Whether she’s mingling with presidents, sharing a carriage with Camilla, or presenting her hours-old offspring to […]

Playing Favorites

It’s a rainy day here in New Jersey. And we are many, many weeks into school summer vacation. Need we go on? Parents know that a well-appointed kids’ room can […]