State of the Art-Living Room

LIVING ROOM | The owners nixed standard décor in favor of a billiard table and lots of comfy seating in the living room. The space is a hit with guests. “It […]

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State of the Art-Dining Room

In the dining room, “we kept the window treatments a pale gold to work with the wall color,” Knauss says. Sheer bronze curtains on brass hardware complement the goldleaf on […]

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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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State of the Art-Family Room

The family’s Australian Labradoodle watches over the family room, where designer Kingsley Belcher Knauss chose the sofas to accommodate “his” and “her” seating. “The sectional [foreground] has a bench-style, tightly […]

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State of the Art-Study

STUDY | The homeowners consider the study the “adult family room” because of its proximity to the bar, Knauss says. “The acid yellow walls are a surprising touch against the […]

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State of the Art-Problem Solver

PROBLEM SOLVER | Knauss says the reusable water bottle drawer was “inspired by my own pet peeve.” The owner loves the tidiness of the drawer. “I’m super-organized and you always lose […]

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State of the Art-Kitchen

KITCHEN | Hand-blown glass pendants hang at different heights over the island for a contemporary look in the kitchen. The walnut table features a hand-chiseled edge. It can be detached […]

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State of the Art-Son’s Bedroom

SON’S BEDROOM | A gold, blue and orange color scheme prevails in a son’s room, at his request. As he grows, there’s space to replace the twin bed with a queen […]

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Designer Showhouse of New Jersey: Chatham Interiors

Color and creativity combine in fund-raiser. Elizabeth Humphry imagined the master bedroom/sitting room as a space “designed for a couple who inherited many antique pieces from their families, but who […]

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