Features

River Reverie

Featured Homes

Little Silver couple transform their property into welcoming spaces for their family and friends. “Grandma” and “Gramps” Napoli had worked with Suzette Donleavy of Well-Designed Interiors for indoor transformations in their […]

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Minimal Yet Colorful

Featured Homes

Fuchsia, lime and teal punctuate the sedate design of a Montclair home. Zoom in anywhere on an English garden and you’ll spot all the detail that has inspired chintz and […]

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Make Perfect Scents

Featured Homes

Planting for fragrance multiplies the sensory pleasure of your garden. The top priorities on everyone’s landscaping list are great visuals—see-worthy color and texture throughout the year. Many homeowners also want […]

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Color it Coastal

Featured Homes

Sea-glass hues, subtle maritime touches and easygoing finishes inspire a beach-friendly home at the Jersey shore. The adage “if you build it they will come” rings true for Sherry and […]

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Closet Class

Insider

Lessons in delivering the best possible function ― just for you. A well-designed closet — with attractive, carefully planned rods, cubbies, shelves, drawers and more — maxes out personalized, easy-access […]

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Always Wash Your Hands

Lifestyle

Aquamanilia were created for the purpose. From ancient Rome and Islamic cultures to the Byzantine empire and medieval Europe, ritual hand-washing was done for both symbolic and sanitary reasons (probably […]

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Art (With an Explanation)

Lifestyle

A visit to the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers Newark. In an art world that can often seem hermetically sealed off from the rest of society, the Paul Robeson Galleries […]

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Winners at the Window

Featured Homes

Experts reveal their favorite treatments. Design NJ invited six window-treatment companies and designers to show off their favorite projects from the past year. They made their choices on the basis […]

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Weathering the Storm

Featured Homes

A builder and architect create a shore home with the latest weather-resistant features. People have been more mindful for some time—even before Hurricane Sandy—of the need to build weather-resistant homes, […]

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