Most Recent in Home & Style

Easy Does It: Creating Productive Backyard Gardens

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
A green thumb and a gardening greenhorn turned fallow land into a productive garden—without breaking the bank, or their backs. ...
Read More »

Prefab: Easy Being Green

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
The family of former governor Christine Todd Whitman wanted a house that looked like it had always been part of its bucolic surroundings, but was ecologically state-of-the-art. They found exactly what they needed—in a factory. ...
Read More »

Gardens Galore: Public Gardens in New Jersey

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2016
Tiptoe through the tulips and other blooms at these five great public places this spring....
Read More »

History in Bloom: The New Jersey Botanical Garden

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
Visiting the Garden State’s botanical showcase....
Read More »

Spring Awakening: The Latest Trends In Home Decor

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/19/2015
Cruelest month or not, April borrows Cupid’s arrow to point to the full-fledged return of a treasured pastime: basking in our own private, domestic outdoors. ...
Read More »

Up With Downsizing: A Rumson Couple Scale Down

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
Alone in the sprawling Rumson home where they had raised their sons, Stephanie and Frank Picone realized the time had come to feather a smaller nest. Sorting through 31 years of stuff was “traumatic,” but with discipline and the help of a creative interior designer, they emerged in a better place....
Read More »

Heartfelt Holiday: A Family Begins New Traditions

By New Jersey Monthly | 12/02/2015
After the untimely deaths of their husbands, a woman and her mother-in-law join to forge festive new traditions for the kids....
Read More »

Needle Work: Christmas Tree Farms In New Jersey

By New Jersey Monthly | 12/02/2015
Think Christmas trees grow on trees? It takes about 14 years of TLC (and luck) to ready each one for its shining hour. ...
Read More »
There’s no mistaking Madison for Sweden—except at Christmas, when Mats and Karina Larsson raise a glass of glögg and celebrate, Swedish style....
Read More »
A Plainfield couple prove that preserving an architectural treasure—while challenging, time-consuming and, yes, costly—is well worth the effort....
Read More »
Two of the state’s top restaurateurs show us how (and where) they cook when at long last they’re off duty....
Read More »
Our favorite spaces from Glynallyn, this year’s Mansion in May Showhouse, seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor comfort....
Read More »

A Family Affair

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
Drawing on the expertise of family and friends, a Basking Ridge homeowner designs an outdoor structure for all of them to enjoy....
Read More »

Cool Basics

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
Cool products that can spruce up your outdoor entertaining spaces. ...
Read More »

Hot Fun in the Summertime

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
An interior designer and an architect collaborate to create a backyard space that’s as functional as it is pretty....
Read More »

The Perfect Plan B

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
Their original idea thwarted, a Brick Township couple went back to the drawing board—literally. It took 16 years, but the wait for their dream house was worth it....
Read More »

Smart Choices

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
Our design panel spotlights 12 innovative ways to enhance your home. ...
Read More »

Delightful Duke

By New Jersey Monthly | 06/21/2018
Smack in the middle of Somerset County, one of the state’s largest privately owned parcels of undeveloped land beckons guests to explore and learn....
Read More »

Room to Grow

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
A neighborly architect designs an addition for the family next door—twice—and makes great friends along the way....
Read More »

Lush Life, Naturally

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/30/2015
Practicing what she preaches, a Frenchtown landscape designer proves that organic gardening brings spectacular results in her own backyard....
Read More »