Features

A Bergen County Home Meets Age-Appropriate Modernism

Interiors

In an uncommon turn of events, the owners of this Bergen County residence—who are in their 70s—chose it because it was bigger than their previous home. The couple wanted extra […]

Read More

A Fire Turns into a Blessing for this Full House

Architecture

Historic architecture and several generations come together in a Ridgewood, New Jersey “family compound” A Bergen County, New Jersey, resident with a love of family and a feel for historic […]

Read More

Updating a Townhome for Newly Empty Nesters

Interiors

Rich colors and lush furnishings bring contemporary style to an Essex County, New Jersey, townhome When it came time to downsize, an Essex County, New Jersey, couple wanted to do […]

Read More

This Designer Downsized to a Gorgeous Summit Condo

Interiors

Designer Hope Sferra leaves behind her big family home—and its demands—in favor of a new condo in Summit, New Jersey After her son got his own place in Hoboken, New […]

Read More

Fall Inspired Table Settings with Forest Walk

Entertaining

Bring the fun of the outdoors in autumn to your table As summer transitions into fall, the days become shorter and sweater weather arrives, our thoughts turn to spending more […]

Read More

Designer Vanessa DeLeon Goes Bold to Complement Her Motif

Interiors

In Edgewater, New Jersey, open spaces and bold accents complement a linear motif Interior designer Vanessa DeLeon is the president and owner of Vanessa DeLeon Associates, an interior design firm […]

Read More

An Elegantly Simple… Trash Bin

Iconic Design

A trash bin designed for a hair salon 80 years ago proves its staying power A tap on the foot pedal and the lid swooshes open to accept our trash, hiding […]

Read More

This Art Form Still Inspires Style Today

Art & Antiques

Ever since the mid-19th century, when ukiyo-e prints took Paris by storm, Westerners have been enchanted with this Japanese art form. Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave Off Kanagawa is now […]

Read More

Whaler’s Delight

Art & Antiques

Back in the days of Moby-Dick, men on whaling ships spent their downtime carving objects from whale bone and dreaming of pie. What other explanation could there be for the […]

Read More

Stay informed. Stay inspired. Stay local.

Sign up for the Design NJ newsletter to receive exclusive offers, design news, and information on local events straight to your inbox.