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Everything Smart

By Lauren Payne | April 13, 2010
What are the hot new looks for homes? New Jersey Monthly’s Design Advisory Council updates us on ten startling years....
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Go With The Flow

By Eleanor Gilman | April 12, 2010
Two New Jersey homeowners create water gardens complete with koi ponds that become backyard focal points....
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They emerge by the thousands late each spring, creating a magnificent display at this grand estate....
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By the shores of the Shrewsbury and the Navesink, the outdoors is welcomed in and works of art come into their own. ...
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Landscape designer Rene Torres transformed his Collingswood yard into a lush retreat, without chemicals or pesticides, and not a lick of grass....
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After inheriting a major collection of museum-quality antiques, this Essex County couple put the trove front and center....
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Best of the Best

By Lauren Payne | March 24, 2010
We asked three of New Jersey’s top design professionals to help us compile a list of the state’s most significant architectural projects in the past decade. Among many worthy contenders, here are the panel’s top ten picks....
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Stage Right

By Lauren Payne | February 10, 2010
With real estate sales still lagging, what can you do to prepare your home to sell fast—and for top dollar? Try home staging. (Photos by Barbara Cluck-Miksits)...
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Just how important are exterior first impressions when selling a home? Our experts reveal the truth. ...
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A late-winter construction update for the LEED-certified residence of Matt and Kathy Sheeleigh. ...
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Great Escapes

By Lauren Payne | January 18, 2010
In these crazy, stressful times, who hasn’t wanted a place that’s all theirs? We found two New Jersey residents who created their own private spaces....
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The High Life

By Lauren Payne | December 15, 2009
Luxurious river-view urban living in New Jersey? Check out these ultra-stylish homes....
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Things are moving along at Sycamore Farms, the soon-to-be completed, LEED-certified residence of Matt and Kathy Sheeleigh. ...
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Holiday House

By Lauren Payne | November 11, 2009
A home in Summit gets a sumptuous holiday makeover....
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Deborah Carter's serial article on the construction of a LEEDs-certified home continues this month by answering a question—what type of insulation is good enough for an energy efficient home....
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That Loven Feeling

By Lauren Payne | October 13, 2009
A Glen Rock couple meticulously restores the charming yet quirky home of noted New Jersey architect Carl Kemm Loven, gargoyles included....
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Calming therapies step forward to relieve stress and pain associated with disease....
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Current Kitchens

By Lauren Payne | September 16, 2009
Like its residents, New Jersey’s kitchens come in all shapes and sizes. We scoured the state and found these noteworthy examples of current styles....
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Work on the Sheeleigh residence was in full gear on my mid-July visit. ...
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Seaside Showcase

By Lauren Payne | August 13, 2009
A talented group of interior designers, artisans, and craftsmen work together to transform a historic Cape May home into an entrancing show house....
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