New Kitchen, Old Soul-Island

The island is made of quarter-sawn oak in a medium stain that blends with the original paneling in adjacent rooms. “Bart designed the legs of the island so it reminds […]

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Rising with the Tide-Kitchen with Range hood

Glossy white subway tiles make a clean and subtle backdrop for the focal-point range hood. A convenient butler’s pantry stores extra food, service ware and appliances. Glass pocket doors help […]

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Rising with the Tide-Open plan areas

Barnegat Bay is the backdrop in the open-plan kitchen, living and dining areas. Glass-front cabinets reflect light, and earth-toned marble countertops echo the bay’s current in a soothing, free-flowing pattern. […]

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Counting on Contrast – Kitchen

White, bright and efficient, the classic kitchen is anchored by a large center island in a contrasting gray tone. “The client wanted a statement piece for the refrigerator,” Ginny Padula […]

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House Warming-Large Island

The large island is painted soft green to differentiate it from the perimeter cabinetry. The Dutch exterior door (to the left on the range wall) is original to the house. […]

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Design for a New Age-Using the Space

USING THE SPACE | The children’s toys were packed away to make more space for an activity/television area. The owners’ comfortably slouchy sofas—along with the popcorn machine in the back corner—are musts […]

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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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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-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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