Color It Coastal

Sea-glass hues, subtle maritime touches and easygoing finishes inspire a beach-friendly home at the Jersey shore. The adage “if you build it they will come” rings true for Sherry and […]

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Closet Class

Lessons in delivering the best possible function―just for you. A well-designed closet—with attractive, carefully planned rods, cubbies, shelves, drawers and more—maxes out personalized, easy-access storage in the space. To achieve […]

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Winners at the Window

Experts reveal their favorite treatments. Design NJ invited six window-treatment companies and designers to show off their favorite projects from the past year. They made their choices on the basis […]

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Unexpected Mix

A designer mixes masculine and feminine elements—with a touch of the unexpected—to craft a stylish, contemporary master bedroom suite. 2015 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE OF NEW JERSEY IN SADDLE RIVER An elegant […]

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Under the Moon

An unusually shaped powder room with no windows creates a design challenge. 2015 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE OF NEW JERSEY IN SADDLE RIVER Imagine stargazing on a moonlit night. The stars twinkle […]

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Social Design

White lacquered tables, bold art and plenty of accessories form a welcoming dining space. 2015 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE OF NEW JERSEY IN SADDLE RIVER Judi Schwarz doesn’t like to refer to […]

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Pretty in Pink

Design brightens a dark room and salutes Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 2015 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE OF NEW JERSEY IN SADDLE RIVER A whimsical fabric with a pink background and gray, white […]

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Exuberant & Eclectic

A formerly formal room gets a bold makeover. 2015 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE OF NEW JERSEY IN SADDLE RIVER “I call it Paris Avant Garde meets Saddle River Traditional,” Barbara Ostrom says […]

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Dining Plus

A traditional space gets a fresh look and expanded purpose. 2015 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE OF NEW JERSEY IN SADDLE RIVER Anna Maria Mannarino wanted to respect the traditional bones of the […]

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