Stairway to Elegance-Staircase

This three-story staircase is the “jewel in the crown” of the home, designer Diane Gote says. It’s the kind of “wow” factor homeowner Dr. Divyang Parikh envisioned for guests’ first […]

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Stairway to Elegance-Living Room

The living room is a clean, uncluttered rendition of formal. The furnishings center on the fireplace—one of five in the home. This one has a marble surround and extensive molding. […]

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Beach Scene-Entertainment Room

Personal touches abound, including a custom crest etched into door glass and barstools outfitted in blue leather with gold tacks—a nod to the owner’s love for the Notre Dame Fighting […]

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Beach Scene-Entertainment Room

ENTERTAINMENT ROOM | A second-floor entertainment room was built from scratch, occupying the open space that was once the high ceiling of the living room below. It is well appointed […]

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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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Casting a Glow

The golden glow of candlelight sets the mood for an elegant dinner party at Natirar resort in Peapack, New Jersey.

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