Features

Marvels at the Mansion: The Kitchen at Alnwick Hall

Interiors

Mixed materials contribute to a contemporary ambience. The challenge for Lakshmi Sheth, owner and designer at Cabri Inc. in Summit, New Jersey, was creating an aesthetically appealing kitchen in a […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Dining at the Abbey

Interiors

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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What Shines Within

Art & Antiques

Knife boxes were necessities for a well-appointed dining room. At Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Virginia estate, tours of the house begin in the elegant New Room. (Completed in 1787, it’s […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Aegean Dreams

Interiors

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

Interiors

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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Modern Times

Iconic Design

The end of World War II unleashed playful yet sophisticated designs for the home, including wall clocks. In some cases the best way to describe something is to say what […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Happily Ever After

Interiors

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

Interiors

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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An Entirely Different Story

Architecture

A 1950s ranch rises up to become a modern farmhouse. Sometimes it takes a professional to see past what came before and imagine something different. After a string of unfortunate […]

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