Features

Take II on Tradition

A master bathroom project in a Short Hills center-hall colonial bridges the home’s classic roots with the owners’ more transitional taste. Serene, streamlined and bathed in natural light, this master […]

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Two Sides of the Story

Interiors

In Ridgewood, NJ, a calming master bathroom and a lively powder room reflect the history of the home. A peaceful atmosphere was very important to the Ridgewood, NJ, homeowner when […]

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Suited to the Site

Architecture/Build

A Harvey Cedars, NJ home is designed to take advantage of its bayside location. It’s called “Belle Baie,” (“beautiful bay”) and it certainly lives up to its name. The Masri […]

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Fashionable Facelift

Interiors

Designer Kara Vacca proves it’s possible to work with existing elements and still achieve a stunning transformation. When juggling multiple priorities, sometimes we all need a little incentive to tackle […]

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The Nature of Simplicity

Iconic Design

Angered when his design is copied, Isamu Noguchi retaliates by creating a new masterpiece of restraint and modern elegance. Geometry meets nature in the Noguchi coffee table, a 1944 design […]

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A Print Mystery

Art & Antiques

A Bergen County, NJ, woman’s search for an artist’s identity. Coral Petretti’s collecting obsession began more than 30 years ago. It was in the mid-1980s. She backed her car out […]

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Vive la Faience!

Art & Antiques

French faience ceramics have a colorful history. In 1689, France was at war with much of Europe and its military was drastically underfunded. So King Louis XIV demanded that the […]

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State of the Art

Interiors

Given a blank canvas, a designer takes inspiration from her clients’ art collection. There were some adjustments to be made when the owners of this Union County home—serious collectors of […]

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For the Fun of It

Interiors

An Asbury Park, NJ, home is sophisticated yet lively. It all started with a piece of fabric, designer John Chadwick says. The textile in question—Le Cabinet Curiosites from Cowtan & […]

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