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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 […]

Do Over

It’s National Recycling Day—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 benefit when […]

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: 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: 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. […]

Fear Not

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: 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 […]