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The Carefree House: Rock Star

Expert Advice

Quartzite, a natural stone, promises luminous, lasting countertops without pampering. The Carefree House examines aesthetically pleasing, low-maintenance and durable home products. This issue’s topic is quartzite countertops. DESIGN NJ: What […]

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Designing with Color

Expert Advice

Color exerts a powerful influence. The ability to set a mood, jumpstart a decorating scheme, reduce or enlarge a sense of space. With infinite options, choosing the right color can […]

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Symbol of Space

Iconic Design

Light fixture symbolizes the optimism of new frontiers. Your first glimpse of a Sputnik chandelier might give you an out-of-this-world moment, and that was exactly the intention. The central orb and […]

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Inner Strength

Architecture/Build

A Seaside Park, NJ home, just steps from the ocean, requires reinforcements. The appeal of a beach house is, of course, proximity. Warm sand, cool water, ocean breezes, endless views—all […]

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Summer Style

Cultured Living

Boost the elegance in this season of casual living. Promise yourself that one evening this summer you will surprise your family—and perhaps yourself—by keeping the plastic stowed in the pantry […]

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European Roots of the Hudson River School

Art & Antiques

Two local exhibits shed light on the relationship. The Hudson River School was America’s first home-grown art movement. It is still a source of national pride, both because of the […]

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Making a Match

Architecture

In Long Valley, NJ a pool house design reflects the style of the main house. When working on a home of distinguished provenance, additions and alterations need to be handled […]

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Here to Stay

Architecture

An Englewood, NJ home destroyed by fire is replaced with a minimalist masterpiece Donald and Debbie Aronson have a zest for life that’s enviable. The couple are active in their […]

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Year-Round Color

Shrubs can be the unsung hero of your landscape. The goal of having a colorful landscape year-round in New Jersey may be easier than you think with a little planning, […]

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