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7 Table Setting Strategies

The holidays can be fraught, your table setting doesn’t have to be. Thanksgiving is just a few days away. Here at Design NJ, we are all about gratitude, but we […]

9 Home Decor Items Made of Unexpected (Recycled!) Material

National Recycling Day was last week—in honor of this auspicious occasion, I’d like to make a public service announcement: your grandma was right—waste not, want not. We all stand to […]

Designer Spotlight: Libby Langdon – The Story Behind the Style

Meet designer, author and home makeover television personality Libby Langdon—the creative force behind New York City-based Libby Interiors, Inc. Through her licensed product designs and partnerships with Bradburn Home, Crystorama […]

High Point Market: 2017 Trend Trackers – Part III

Rounding out our three-part Blog series on High Point Market highlights, designer Yelena Gerts—principal of House of Style & Design in Holmdel—shares some of her favorite finds and her take […]

Holiday Decorating Ideas

An Interior Designer’s Tips for Making Your Home Festive Let’s talk holiday decorating ideas. Whether it’s delicious food, quality time with family and friends, or a chance to display all […]

High Point Market: 2017 Trend Trackers – Part II

Designer Michael Mariotti, owner/principal of Michael Mariotti Interior Design in Haworth, shares his insights and discoveries on the Fall 2017 High Point Market, the premier destination for the home fashions industry. […]

Don’t Be Afraid of a Little Orange

Orange—that Halloween mainstay—is not generally the first thing that comes to mind when choosing a color for a room. That’s a shame, because orange can perk up a lifeless space. […]

High Point Market: 2017 Trend Trackers Part I

Fresh back from their trip to High Point Market in North Carolina, three New Jersey-based designers were tasked with reporting some of their favorite finds, trends or discoveries from the […]

Spring Lake Kitchen Tour

It was a fabulous day to tour fabulous homes! On October 21st, eight Spring Lake homeowners opened their doors to guests who enjoyed great design and great food. Our readers […]