Shimmer and Shine

Good things really do come in small packages Sara and Chris Clasen, parents of three children, wanted a stylish and elevated aesthetic in all areas of their Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Office

The wife’s office, located off the foyer, “is a command center where she can run the household in a stylish atmosphere,” Kim says. Walls and built-ins are painted in “Gentle­man’s […]

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Shimmer and Shine-Vanity

A mix of high-impact silver and gold finishes plays up the powder room’s jewelry-box vision. “Having a sconce on each side of the mirror is functional and much more flattering […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Exterior

The traditional seashore colonial-style home in Sea Girt, New Jersey, is designed to look timeless in exterior design and detailing, architect Paul Grabowski says. It has such features as Dutch […]

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Sea Girt Sway

A fresh, sophisticated take on classic coastal style   The success of a new-build project requires great teamwork and the collective vision of all involved. So when a young family […]

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Shimmer and Shine-Bath Hallway

“I spent a lot of time thinking about the area right outside of the powder room,” designer Laurie DiGiacomo says, because it establishes a visual connection between spaces. “I had […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Breakfast Area

“We loved the combination of a traditional pedestal table with wishbone chairs, which are a bit more modern and casual,” Kim says. The rope-and-globe lighting is a “fun nod to […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Dining Room

The dining room is sophisticated in a subtle way with textured seating, statement lighting and enlarged wall paneling painted in an “ephemeral, ever-changing moody shade of gray,” Kim says. A […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Outdoor Shower

Because it’s a full-time residence and beach house, an outdoor shower was a must. The covered area also has direct access to a practical and functional mudroom entry, Grabowski says.

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