Design Blog

’Tis The Seasons

As 2017 winds down, we’re pausing to take stock of the year gone by. Here at Design NJ, we’ve had a banner year full of interesting people and exciting events, […]

11 Great Gifts to Round Out Your List

It’s Cyber Monday! How’s your holiday shopping going? Are all your presents accounted for? Have you found that perfect something for everyone on your list? Me neither. If you’re still […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]