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Kea Tawana

Art & Antiques

A new exhibit honors the woman whose unusual work inspired Newark after race riots three decades ago. Some 30 years ago when I was starting out as a newspaper art […]

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Home for the Holidays

Interiors

A Monmouth County couple pay homage to tradition—on Christmas and every day. Soon after closing on their historic property in Shrewsbury, New Jersey—one that came with all its charms, perks […]

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Entertaining Ideas

Cultured Living

Top designers create festive holiday tablesettings exclusively for Design NJ readers. Hosting a get-together for family and friends this season? Check out the newest tabletop collections from three premier brands—Jonathan […]

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The Stars Align

Interiors

A family finds a Hoboken home that, with a serious update, meets their varied needs. It was a rare find in an urban setting—a Hoboken, NJ townhome with enough space […]

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Smart Home

Interiors

The Pyng® app from Crestron allows you to easily control whole-home automation systems. The flood of home technology products on the market might give you a sink-or-swim feeling about your […]

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Simply Stylish

Interiors

When designing a room, start by removing what isn’t necessary or what you no longer love, Elizabeth Vizzone advises. Interior design need not be intimidating. That’s the mantra of the […]

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RX for Restoration

Architecture

An architectural gem in New Vernon gets the care it deserves. New Jersey’s stock of grand, architecturally significant homes is dwindling—victims of neglect, financial constraints and changing lifestyles—but at least […]

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Maine’s Moody Vibe

Art & Antiques

There’s more to this artists’ destination than perfect blue skies and perfect blue seas. Although I grew up in New Jersey, I’ve been going to Maine since I was 10. […]

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Something to Write Home About

Art & Antiques

The vargueño is the “most Spanish of Spanish furniture.” To call a vargueño a “portable writing desk” deprives it of the admiration it deserves. Even if it originally was designed […]

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