Surmounting the Stereotype

A split-level takes on a new identity. The split-level home—it’s an architectural style perhaps best known from the Brady Bunch television series and often dismissed as a midcentury folly. But […]

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Modern Makeover

Designer Kingsley Belcher Knauss transforms a Colonial-style home in Westfield to suit the owners’ modern tastes. From the outside, Damien and Nicole Dossin’s center-hall Colonial fit right in with the […]

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The Stars Align

A family finds a Hoboken home that, with a serious update, meets their varied needs. It was a rare find in an urban setting—a Hoboken, NJ townhome with enough space […]

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Simply Stylish

When designing a room, start by removing what isn’t necessary or what you no longer love, Elizabeth Vizzone advises. Interior design need not be intimidating. That’s the mantra of the […]

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RX for Restoration

An architectural gem in New Vernon gets the care it deserves. New Jersey’s stock of grand, architecturally significant homes is dwindling—victims of neglect, financial constraints and changing lifestyles—but at least […]

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A Kinder, Softer Master Bathroom

A designer takes a dated space from outdated and hard-edged to bright and fresh. A Wyckoff, New Jersey master bathroom presented quite the challenge for interior designer Terri Fiori, who […]

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Imagine That!

A pro tells how she stages homes to sell faster and for more money. Interior designer Sandy Levin of Beautiful Interiors Design Group in Freehold, New Jersey likes the quick […]

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A Sense of Place

A designer incorporates antiques into a contemporary home, creating a unique space linked to our historic past. In our disposable age when the “new” is almost always considered good and […]

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One, Two, Three

A Short Hills couple—now empty nesters— take on a trio of bathroom renovations in succession. “I love designing bathrooms,” says interior designer Jenny Madden, principal of Jenny Madden Design in […]

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