A Colorful Welcome

Home, if nothing else, should be a sanctuary where we can escape the frenetic pace of modern life and recharge for the challenges we face with each new day. Some […]

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Urbane Update

A 1938 Summit home gets a chic makeover for a transplanted Manhattan couple. Moving from the big city to the ’burbs doesn’t mean you need to lose your edge. After […]

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For the Fun of It

An Asbury Park, NJ home is sophisticated yet lively. It all started with a piece of fabric, designer John Chadwick says. The textile in question—Le Cabinet Curiosites from Cowtan & […]

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In Search of an Opening

Pocket corkscrews were a practical accessory for the well-dressed man or woman. You never know when you might be called upon to uncork a bottle of wine. If you were […]

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The Carefree House: Rock Star

Quartzite, a natural stone, promises luminous, lasting countertops without pampering. The Carefree House examines aesthetically pleasing, low-maintenance and durable home products. This issue’s topic is quartzite countertops. DESIGN NJ: What […]

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Designing with Color

Color exerts a powerful influence. The ability to set a mood, jumpstart a decorating scheme, reduce or enlarge a sense of space. With infinite options, choosing the right color can […]

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Symbol of Space

Light fixture symbolizes the optimism of new frontiers. Your first glimpse of a Sputnik chandelier might give you an out-of-this-world moment, and that was exactly the intention. The central orb and […]

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Inner Strength

A Seaside Park, NJ home, just steps from the ocean, requires reinforcements. The appeal of a beach house is, of course, proximity. Warm sand, cool water, ocean breezes, endless views—all […]

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Summer Style

Boost the elegance in this season of casual living. Promise yourself that one evening this summer you will surprise your family—and perhaps yourself—by keeping the plastic stowed in the pantry […]

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