State of the Art

Given a blank canvas, a designer takes inspiration from her clients’ art collection. There were some adjustments to be made when the owners of this Union County home—serious collectors of […]

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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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Mix & Match

Jersey City homeowners bring a world of styles to their 1893 brownstone. The appealing neighborhood was one reason why Robert Lynch Steed and Matthew Adam Smith were drawn to their […]

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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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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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