The Carefree House: Rock Star

Quartzite, a natural stone, promises luminous, lasting countertops without pampering. The Carefree House examines aesthetically pleasing, low-maintenance and durable home products. This issue’s topic is quartzite countertops. DESIGN NJ: What […]

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Designing with Color

Color exerts a powerful influence. The ability to set a mood, jumpstart a decorating scheme, reduce or enlarge a sense of space. With infinite options, choosing the right color can […]

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Inner Strength

A Seaside Park, NJ home, just steps from the ocean, requires reinforcements. The appeal of a beach house is, of course, proximity. Warm sand, cool water, ocean breezes, endless views—all […]

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A Custom Blend

In Bergen County, NJ, a standard colonial-style home gets a transitional transformation. When a young family relocated from the city to the suburbs, they were looking forward to a less […]

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Crafted by Hand

Think they don’t make furniture like that anymore? Think again. Nowadays, we’re used to shopping for finished products—prepared food, ready-to-wear clothing. And we’re so accustomed to choosing furniture from a […]

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Living Off the Land

A neighborhood in Basking Ridge marries style and sustainability. Our ancestors were adept at working with nature to create a high quality of life for themselves. Somewhere along the way—between […]

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An Entirely Different Story

A 1950s ranch rises up to become a modern farmhouse. Sometimes it takes a professional to see past what came before and imagine something different. After a string of unfortunate […]

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The Carefree House: Counter Intelligence

How does quartz stack up against natural stone? The Carefree House explores attractive, durable home materials requiring low or no upkeep. This issue focuses on countertops. DNJ: Quartz countertops are […]

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