New Kitchen, Old Soul

A sensitive renovation gives this kitchen a rebirth—And pays homage to its past. Listed on the historic registry in Ridgewood, New Jersey, this 1907 Dutch Colonial had a lot to […]

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House Warming

A Maywood kitchen gets a new look while keeping its coziness. Though it was definitely time for a renovation, Eric and Kristine Koenig wanted their new kitchen to retain all […]

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A Custom Blend

In Bergen County, a standard colonial-style home gets a transitional transformation. When a young family relocated from the city to the suburbs, they were looking forward to a less hectic […]

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Modern Matchup

In Tewksbury, a style shift unifies a home inside and out. At the time they moved in, this wasn’t quite David and Lyndsay Mancilla’s dream house. “Lyndsay didn’t like a […]

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Change of Venue

Swapping spaces is a practical solution in a Morris County, New Jersey  home. What can be done about a space that’s just wrong? Jeri Freeman wrestled with that question when […]

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Design for a New Age

A basement renovation creates a sophisticated hangout for kids and grownups alike. The child-sized table and the dollhouse just weren’t working anymore—the kids in this Montclair, New Jersey home had […]

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Entertaining: Ladies Who Brunch

Casual designs encourage enjoyable get-togethers. The opening of Serena & Lily’s newest retail location in Summit —the first in New Jersey—inspired designer Cory Connor to create a casual Girlfriends’ Brunch […]

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John F. Peto

Island Heights’ trompe l’oeil painter. John Frederick Peto, a 19th-century still life painter, never had a single exhibit in his lifetime. He lived quietly, he made quiet paintings and, when […]

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Shades of Light

The Tiffany lamp is an icon of Art Nouveau style with a history of innovation, imitation and a little mystery. Turn on a Tiffany lamp and the stained-glass shade comes […]

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