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6 Exquisite Sconces to Light Up Your Life

You’ve Got the Bright Idea What better way to light up a room than a sconce (or 2)? Here is a round-up of a few lovely lights to warm your […]

Simply Divine Window Treatments

Unfussy window treatments stand the test of time Victor Dompierre, Owner/Partner Dompierre LLC 17 Roosevelt Blvd. Marmora 609-390-2223 DompierreLLC.com The Carefree House, featured in each issue of Design NJ, explores […]

And the Winner is… Classic Blue Pantone’s 2020 Color of The Year

Every December the design community awaits Pantone’s top color pick of the year. Sometimes the color proclamation — as it translates to home fashions — is met with more enthusiasm […]

5 Simple Steps to Holiday Home Safety

Looking forward to family meals, holiday parties and out-of-town guests this holiday season? As you prepare your home for festivities, take these five important steps recommended by the American Home […]

The Future of Design

Bright and early Monday morning, Social Media Editor Beth Powell and I headed over to Bell Works in Holmdel to attend project presentations by Brookdale Community College’s second-year interior design […]

Eat, Drink & Be Merry – 10 Ways to Decorate Your Table

Festive tableware designs that will add the jingle to your mingle this year. Classic Combos — With a Twist Vietri’s Uccello Rosso pattern, red bird in Italian, is a sign […]

Design NJ’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Spread the cheer: 18 home gift ideas for anyone on your list A festive plaid tray is the perfect way to serve a crowd over the holidays. Mark & Graham’s […]

8 Holiday Gifts For Kids (And The Grownups Who Love Them)

Nothing’s as magical as the holidays seen through the eyes of a child. Here are some ways to delight the little ones in your life (and please their parents as […]

7 Gifts to Outfit the Kitchen

It’s a self-evident truth that, no matter our culinary ability, we’ve all got to eat. And who wouldn’t love a gadget or accessory that makes time spent in the kitchen […]