Transcending the Typical-Kitchen

Faux leather stools at this kitchen island in Tenafly, New Jersey, are easy to clean. The bottoms are constructed from walnut, except for the front piece. “They have a stainless […]

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Transcending the Typical-Kitchen Island

Natural walnut cutting boards at each end of the island coordinate with the cabinetry along the wall of this kitchen in Tenafly, New Jersey. The doors at the center of […]

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Transcending the Typical

Attention to details — some classic, some unexpected — creates an elevated aesthetic Valerie Corsaro describes the style of this kitchen as “updated traditional.” Classic wood and stone accents contribute […]

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Transcending the Typical-Kitchen Cabinets

The cabinets in this Tenafly, New Jersey, kitchen were painted onsite with lacquer spray. “They’re really customized pieces,” designer Valerie Corsaro says. “They give the kitchen a seamless look because […]

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Designer Showhouse of New Jersey: Pub Room

Color and creativity combine in fund-raiser. Football legend Phil Simms was the impetus behind Barbara Ostrom’s design for the sports-themed pub room. “I have always admired him,” says the designer, […]

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Designer Showhouse of New Jersey: Pub Room

VINCE LOMBARDI TROPHY | Phil Simms lent his Vince Lombardi trophy (opposite, left foreground in photo) to Ostrom to use in this space. Hand-painted murals on the coffered ceiling represent tristate teams.

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