Time for Trim

Architectural moldings add definition and interest to rooms Are you looking to add character to your plain-Jane walls? Molding and paneling will add instant architectural appeal, but you may have […]

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One of a Kind

A Westfield home features distinctive design Ellie and Michael Mroz might be familiar to you. The husband-and-wife team has appeared on NBC’s George to the Rescue, providing home renovations for […]

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Scaling the Heights

High ceilings bring special challenges — and opportunities — when designing a room The specific requirements and smaller size of bathrooms need special attention in the design phase. You can […]

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Ground Work

Lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, walkways & driveways add a finishing touch Landscaping and hardscaping play an important role in complementing a home’s exterior, tying it to the surrounding property, protecting it […]

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Renovation on Ridge Road

Interior designer Jaclyn Isaac, principal of Doni Douglas Design in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, loves a home with history. That’s among the reasons the self-described “serial old-home lover” and her husband, […]

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Step by Step

Make your staircase more than utilitarian The staircase gets little thought in many homes, but it’s too big and offers too many options to make a design statement to be […]

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Moving Targets

Delays and shortages create construction challenges Flexibility and patience have become necessary attributes for anyone who is building a new home, including the homeowner. Shortages of materials and labor — […]

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Conversations with Kate: Casting Light

Tips on choosing fixtures that enhance your everyday life Many of us choose light fixtures based on how they look. Equally important, however, is how they function. Kate Rumson sought […]

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10 Tips for Designing a Healthy Home

Create spaces that calm, nourish and restore Designing homes to improve health, mind and well-being is essential — perhaps now more than ever.  For designer Terri Fiori — principal of […]

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