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The Value of the Interior Designer at the Construction Site

Interior designers at a construction site are crucial to the success of your remodeling or new construction project. A professional interior designer assists in the many decisions that require attention during this process. Construction is a complicated endeavor and must include all the necessary groundwork to complete…

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Interior Design: Change is Everywhere!

Change is certain in our lives; its breadth and pace is mind-boggling. Many of us have lived though the digital revolution – some of us may have even lived without color television! This is never so important to consider as when embarking on a renovation or…

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Barbie was my Interior Design Inspiration; Who inspires your Graduate?

My career in architectural design was serendipitous. I loved drawing and doodling as much as I enjoyed math in school. Unfortunately, the former two interests never came up in conversation when preparing for higher education. One day, deep into a university mathematical major, I visited a…

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How to Control Noise in Your Work Space

Can you hear me now? Acoustics, the science of sound and its effects within a space, are a serious matter in the interior design of your space – be it your office, a theater or your home. Too much noise is distracting and makes us feel uncomfortable.…

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Looking at Your Interiors Differently

Don’t let your preconceived notions limit your desires! As a designer, I am often asked to design a dream space for my clients. At the same time, clients don’t ask for what they really want, assuming that their dream is either impossible or if possible, too…

Man Cave to Home Hub

The Evolution of the Home Office Decades ago, there were libraries and studies where gentlemen would retire to after dinner for cigars and male discussion. This “man cave” was the early precursor of today’s home office. Some people did business discreetly in these quiet retreats but such…

How to get from Colonial to Contemporary

How do you modernize a traditional home? Here’s a case study. Before: A traditional interior. After: A contemporary open space. The situation: You bought into a great neighborhood! You finally found and moved into a new home in the form of an old colonial. Your kids are looking forward to…

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Make-A-Wish Room Makeover! A Heartwarming Design Process.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is an exceptional group of people offering happiness in challenging situations. They declare: “Each day Make-A-Wish New Jersey grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the Garden State. We believe that a wish experience can be a…

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Put the WOW Factor in Your Guest Room for the Holidays

A warm house beautifully decorated for the holidays is a perfect backdrop to welcome family and guests. While arrangements and preparations can be daunting, organization is key to allow yourself to enjoy the festivities with everyone. To help alleviate holiday stress, start your planning earlier in…