Work Flow-Dark and Handsome

“The office was a fun project because it gave me the opportunity to incorporate a darker color into the house,” which is otherwise light and bright, the owner of this […]

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User Friendly-Exterior Back

Gables at varying heights and black-trimmed windows contribute to the striking look of the rear façade of this modern farmhouse-style home in Bergen County.

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Highlighting History-Living room

Uncomplicated furnishings in the living room of this Essex County Tudor-style home keep the focus on the original paneling and leaded-glass windows.

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Past Forward-Kitchen

Custom cabinets in the kitchen of this Lawrenceville home are painted in Benjamin Moore’s “Cloud White.” The countertops are natural quartzite. Prefab wood flooring from a prior remodel was replaced […]

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Highlighting History-Kitchen

The original kitchen in this Essex County Tudor-style home was not functional, designer Daria Boutle says. “The layout was really strange. It didn’t have good circulation at all.” A new […]

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User Friendly-Exterior Night

The exterior of this Bergen County home features farmhouse-style hallmarks, such as steeply pitched gable rooflines and white clapboard siding, along with more modern elements, such as shed dormers and […]

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User Friendly-Guest bathroom

The white and black palette in the accessible guest bathroom mimics the colors on the Bergen County home’s exterior. | The guest bathroom features a curbless shower with a linear […]

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Past Forward-Entryway

Plaster wall surfaces and authentic, character-rich details — archways, columns, fluted casings and pine floors — were preserved and carefully restored in this Lawrenceville home. The 1970s-era X bench in […]

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Past Forward-Drawing room

Antique books and other artifacts fill the newly installed custom bookcases around the perimeter of the drawing room — a multi­func­tional space used for reading, entertaining, piano playing and more. […]

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