New Kitchen, Old Soul

Inspiration for the time-honored touches—Shaker-style cabinetry with bracket details, subway tile backsplash, honed-marble countertops, cupboard latches and more—came from the house itself, kitchen designer Bart Lidsky says. “The homeowner wanted […]

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A Custom Blend-Breakfast Area

BREAKFAST AREA | The breakfast area and the formal living room are separated by sliding barn doors. Though barn doors are usually chosen for more rustic spaces, these feature a more […]

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Modern Matchup-Foyer

FOYER | The glass in the front door brings abundant light into the foyer. The console features an intriguing combination of wood and chrome and holds the homeowner’s hourglass collection.

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Modern Matchup-Living Room

The living room combines contemporary and rustic aesthetics. The dramatic windows were once covered by heavy drapery (not shown). “They’re so much better with no window treatments,” homeowner Lyndsay Mancilla […]

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Design for a New Age-Open Space

OPENING UP THE SPACE | Designer Sandra Funk removed a half wall to open up the space in this 1,619-square-foot basement. The columns had to remain so Funk covered them in black […]

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Modern Matchup-Exterior

FRONT DOOR | The previous front door was too traditional for the style of the home. The new, more contemporary front and garage doors suit the structure.

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Modern Matchup-Bathroom

BATHROOM | floor, wall and shower floor tile, Ideal Tile of Flemington; sink and faucet, Ferguson Bath Kitchen & Lighting Gallery in Bridgewater.

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Change of Venue-Seating Area

SEATING AREA | The table and chairs have a definite midcentury modern vibe. The roll-up door in the cabinetry at left hides storage space.

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