Counting on Contrast – Butler’s pantry

The cabinetry in the adjacent butler’s pantry echoes the tones of the kitchen’s center island. The countertop is Fantasy Brown granite with a leathered finish. The antiqued mirrored backsplash—cut on […]

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Counting on Contrast

Warm wood tones and a dose of steely grays energize banks of white cabinetry. A well-designed kitchen was important to the feel and flow of this home on the banks […]

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Counting on Contrast – Range hood

The family’s Goldendoodle strikes a pose on the warm, wide-planked wood floors. The stainless steel range hood, custom designed for the space, features metal strapping and rivets. The professional-style Lacanche […]

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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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Beach Scene-Bedroom

One of the first assignments Burke received from her client was to decorate the bedroom of this New Jersey shore home. Years later she was asked to give the room […]

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Beach Scene-Dining Room

The owner prefers a casual living style, so Burke chose a farm table and window bench for the dining area. The kitchen was in excellent condition and was given only […]

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Beach Scene-Living Room

The homeowner’s dog, Clancy, enjoys the natural vibe and coziness of the living room, which has evolved over the years through his owner’s professional relationship with designer Laurie Burke-Boice. The […]

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