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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House Warming-Fireplace

FIREPLACE | The family’s collection of Fiesta® ware adds bright color to the island and mantel. A wall was removed to the left of the fireplace to create an opening […]

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