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Movie Star Style

Despite an abundance of preshow turmoil, the 91st Academy Awards happened Sunday night and the Earth is still spinning on its axis. What have we learned? First, all that angst […]

Designers’ Favorite – What is Your Favorite Carpet?

Bindi from Stark “We are using the Bindi rug from Stark for a wonderful effect. It hides everything with its pattern, which is great for families. We love how it […]

Paint Challenge: How to turn up the thermostat in a dark, north-facing space

Designing a room that is starved from natural light? Cheer up! Paint experts from Benjamin Moore, Farrow & Ball and Sherwin-Williams tell us how to make north-facing rooms cozy and […]

Meet the Artist – Kathleen Palmeri

Artwork. It can make or break a space. Launch a design scheme or be just the right finishing touch. “Art is what makes a house feel like a home,” says […]

5 Ways To Add Romance To Your Space

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and, here at Design NJ, we’re all for heart-shaped candy boxes and bountiful bouquets. But we’re wondering: why set aside just 24 hours to indulge romantic […]

Great Walls of Fire

Snow, rain, ice and sleet – the Garden State is a bit of a mess today. Yes, winter continues to make its presence known and, unless you’re set to wing […]

6 Signs of Spring at NY NOW

On Monday, Design NJ’s editors made the bi-annual trek to New York City’s Javits Center to attend the NY NOW show. The balmy weather (for this time of year) was […]

The Carefree House: Fencing Lessons

Consider plastics for a set-it-and-forget-it option In every issue of Design NJ, The Carefree House asks an expert about durable products of interest to homeowners. This issue focuses on fencing. […]

4 Home Improvement Trends For 2019

It’s a new year; are you planning a home renovation? We had the opportunity to speak to Esther de Wolde, CEO of Phantom Screens in Abbotsford, British Columbia, about the […]

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