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How to Effectively Mix and Match Different Styles

How to Effectively Mix and Match Different Styles

If you’re like most people, you probably know what you like.  You have a certain style. That doesn’t mean to say that everything you like is of one recognized style or another.  It means you see beauty where you see it. You have eclectic tastes. And there’s nothing wrong with eclecticism.  In fact, eclecticism (the […]

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Essential Modern Dining Room Pieces to Elevate Your Style

Essential Modern Dining Room Pieces to Elevate Your Style

The time has come to transform your dining area.  You’re busily seeking out essential modern dining room pieces to elevate your style, taking it to the next level of elegance. But “modern” can mean any number of things.  It can mean the latest style trend, but it needn’t and to be honest, it probably shouldn’t. […]

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Design Trends – Channel Tufting

Design Trends – Channel Tufting

We talk about tufting rather a lot on this blog (because we adore it), but channel tufting is one of our new obsessions. Aesthetically associated with the Hollywood of the 1920s and enjoying a resurgence in the 1970s, channel tufting never really went anywhere.  It went undercover, in terms of home design.  But cast your […]

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A Modern Italian Style for Outdoor Living Spaces

A Modern Italian Style for Outdoor Living Spaces

Now that summer has finally come, with its sweet, warm breezes and languid outdoor living, you’re fully engaged in making your deck, patio or balcony as stunningly beautiful as your indoor spaces. You may have your time-honored favorite pieces, pulled out faithfully, year after year.  Then again, you may be looking for a change that […]

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Hot (and Not) Interior Design Trends for 2018!

Hot (and Not) Interior Design Trends for 2018!

Times change and so do interior design trends.  That’s not to say you should run out and replace the contents of your home. Nope. That would be foolhardy (and wasteful).  Rather, incorporating interior design trends for 2018 may be as simple as a few key tweaks to bring your residence up to the minute. This […]

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The Essence of a Contemporary Classic Home

The Essence of a Contemporary Classic Home   

The spirit of Italian design is found in its essence.  That essence can best be summed up in one word – beauty.  And while beauty may well be in the eye of the beholder, the Italian aesthetic demands beauty in all things and that beauty is always expressed with superior quality and craftsmanship. The essence […]

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Designer Tips for Creating a Healthy, Non-Toxic Home

Designer Tips for Creating a Healthy, Non-Toxic Home

While we all desire a healthy, non-toxic home, style conscious people are usually a little concerned about introducing an element into their living space which may detract from their interior design scheme. Well, we have good news for the style conscious.  Our designer tips for creating a healthy, non-toxic home won’t put a dent in […]

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How to Use Luxury Custom Furniture in Your New Jersey Home

How to Use Luxury Custom Furniture in Your New Jersey Home

  You’re ready to add a little luxury to your home.  Now that you’re well-established and the kids are grown and on their way out the door, you’re ready to invest in luxury custom furniture to make your dreams of a gracious living space come true. But maybe you’re hesitating.  Maybe you believe that adding […]

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Ways to Make Your Dining Room Furniture the Star of the Show

Ways to Make Your Dining Room Furniture the Star of the Show

If you entertain regularly, you’re fond of having people over and sharing the delights of your home with them.  You’re no doubt a dab hand in the kitchen, but if you’re here, you’ve probably got beautiful dining room furniture you’d like your guests to notice. People who entertain often focus on the more temporal aspects […]

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Displaying Old and New Luxury Furniture Together

Contemporary interior design is rapidly evolving out of constricting dogmas of consistency of styling.  Disparate styles are now brought together as a matter of routine, creating something entirely new. This trend is reflected in the Eclectic, Bohemian and Maximalist trends which are dominating the world of home design right now.  Even in the most carefully […]

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Use Color to Help Your Dining Room Furniture Stand Out

Use Color to Help Your Dining Room Furniture Stand Out

If there’s one thing that can be said about contemporary design trends, it’s that color is back and bigger than ever.  White walls are giving way to glorious exclamations of vibrant color in every room of the home.  Even hotel properties are getting in on the color action, with many properties embracing the trend to […]

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Décor to Compliment Your Luxury Furniture

Décor to Compliment Your Luxury Furniture

Luxury furniture is made to grace your living space with the extraordinary.  Meticulous craftsmanship, high-end materials and enduring quality deserve to be surrounded by décor that speaks to its excellence. The trick is expressing yourself in the context of furnishings you’ve purchased to create a certain feeling.  Whether you’ve chosen modern, traditional or a blend […]

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