Marvels at the Mansion: Dining at the Abbey

This eclectic space is both uplifting and bright. Barbara Ostrom’s first foray into this room was, to put it mildly, inauspicious. “The whole ceiling was falling off,” she quips when […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Aegean Dreams

Romantic and elegant, this bedroom is made for dreaming of Greek shores. The mesmerizing blue-green colors of the Aegean Sea and the charming white that characterizes the Greek villages that […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Left Bank Loft

Living room, kitchen, dining room and bedroom — all in 460 square feet. Envisioned as a pied-a-terre in the heart of Paris, Left Bank Loft was the collaborative vision of […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Happily Ever After

Inspired by the Gilded Age, this dressing room embodies the hopes and dreams of every bride. Though inspired by the Gilded Age, this dressing room designed for the bride-to-be as […]

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Old Is New Again

A 19th- century home gets a midcentury makeover. When Tracey Butler undertook a renovation of her 1895 center-hall colonial-style home in Essex Fells, New Jersey, she brought the residence up […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Precious X Two

A nursery for twins can transition as the babies grow. The architecture of this room provided the basis for designer Karla Trincanello’s interpretation of the space. “It’s a large room […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: L’Abbey en Rose

A light and airy bedroom mixes 20th-century extravagance and early 21st- century ease. Designer Samuel Ciardi’s goal for this room was to blend the best of the past and present. […]

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Shared Luxury

Calming earth tones sooth in elegant low-key style. Located in a vacation home in Long Beach Island, this master bathroom is one of two en-suite baths on the second floor. […]

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The Ties that Bind

After Hurricane Sandy destroyed a treasured family beach house, a new home rises up to secure its hold on future generations. A love of the water, salty air and laid-back […]

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