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A Taste of the Exotic

Art & Antiques

Lockwood de Forest’s interiors and furnishings brought the exotic east to the Gilded Age. To become a tastemaker you need an artist’s eye, a flair for the dramatic, a head […]

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Social Design

Interiors

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

Interiors

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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Makeover Takeover

Expert Advice

Designer, author and makeover television personality Libby Langdon helps turn homeowners’ decorating dilemma into an easy, elegant, stylish solution.   Every home has its challenges, but “sometimes it’s just one […]

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IRONWORK: Beyond the Look

Expert Advice

Learn about a host of codes and regulations when incorporating decorative ironwork into gates, fences and stair railings. Ironwork is a decorative and functional addition to any home. But what […]

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Exuberant & Eclectic

Interiors

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

Interiors

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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The Awkward Marriage of Museums & Contemporary Art

Art & Antiques

The long view vs. the art of the moment. On March 18, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened Met Breuer, its new branch of modern and contemporary art. The new […]

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Why Do You Need an Architect?

Expert Advice

Eight reasons why you can benefit from hiring a professional. We tend to think of architects as the people who design enormous public structures for enormous corporate or municipal clients […]

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