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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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Mix & Match

Interiors

Jersey City homeowners bring a world of styles to their 1893 brownstone. The appealing neighborhood was one reason why Robert Lynch Steed and Matthew Adam Smith were drawn to their […]

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Water Works – 100 Years of Lehmann Pools

Ask the Pros

When the Lehmann family started building swimming pools in 1955, residential pools were mostly the province of movie stars and the ultra-wealthy. At the time, the company was called V. […]

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Revved Up With Color

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We are seeing more color this year in everything from interior design to automobiles. Bold reds and yellows, bright blues and greens, and soft pastels are in the driver’s seat, […]

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A Colorful Welcome

Expert Advice

Home, if nothing else, should be a sanctuary where we can escape the frenetic pace of modern life and recharge for the challenges we face with each new day. Some […]

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Urbane Update

Interiors

A 1938 Summit home gets a chic makeover for a transplanted Manhattan couple. Moving from the big city to the ’burbs doesn’t mean you need to lose your edge. After […]

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In Search of an Opening

Art & Antiques

Pocket corkscrews were a practical accessory for the well-dressed man or woman. You never know when you might be called upon to uncork a bottle of wine. If you were […]

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