A Place of Harmony – Porch

Retractable Isinglass remote-controlled shades surround the Johnsons’ favorite gathering place: the wrap-around porch of the main house. Infrared heating, lighting and fans embedded in the ceiling provide climate comfort while […]

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A Place of Harmony – Living Room

LIVING ROOM | An Orkney Island cane chair joins a round table always laden with stacks of books to be read and discussed with family and friends. Skip trowel plaster, […]

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A Place of Harmony – Exterior

EXTERIOR | Shed dormers suggest the house is Neocolonial, the wrap porch speaks of Transitional Colonial Plantation and the intentionally unbalanced roof gives it a New England Saltbox pitch. The […]

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A Place of Harmony – Kitchen 1

Designed to emulate an English country house kitchen, the central focus is a 7-foot-long copper pot rack that hangs over the center island. Glazed ceramic tiles in varying pastel tones […]

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A Place of Harmony – Barn

BARN EXTERIOR | Built in the past 20 years using materials and methods of barns built 200 years before, the three-story, 64-by-47-foot spa barn overlooks pasture where herds of prized […]

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Little Giants

In Summit, NJ, a designer brings big style to small spaces. “Sometimes I feel like the smallest rooms provide the biggest opportunities,” says Valerie Grant of Valerie Grant Interiors in […]

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Little Giants-Bathroom

The soft blue/gray in this bathroom coordinates with the colors in the adjoining bedroom.

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Two Sides of the Story-Powder Room

Designer Jennifer McGee calls the grosgrain ribbon bordering the Roman shade and the wallpaper “dressmaker details.” The light fixture (reflected in the mirror) has an Art Deco appeal.

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