earthy colors were key |

Gertrude Aziz

It’s been quite some turnaround for this family home. Originally dubbed ‘the worst home on the best block’ of a prestigious NYC Suburb by the homeowners themselves, it is now truly one of the world’s best homes. Following a major redesign and reworking of the internal layout, the house is […]

10 spooky ideas for indoors and out |

Gertrude Aziz

Halloween window decor can transform your home into a spookiest house in the neighborhood. Whether you want it to appear as if you’re entertaining a gaggle of ghouls, or like you’ve got an undead house guest trying to escape the front door, window decorations can create festive illusions and frightening […]


Gertrude Aziz

Kitchen PHOTOGRAPHY BY AIMÉE MAZZENGA When Sam Berngard and her husband, Jason, were looking for a home for their young family, the timing was imperfect. Having sold their city dwelling right before COVID shut down the world, they found themselves with nowhere to go. “We had our heart set on […]

5 Fireplace Options to Enhance Any Space

Gertrude Aziz

Tired of staring at the same ‘meh’ walls—but not feeling a full-scale home reno? Changing a major element can go a long way towards updating the look of a room; especially if you add something as eye-catching as a flickering fireplace. If you already have a fireplace, consider swapping out […]

10 wood wall decorating ideas

Gertrude Aziz

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Interior design icon selected for Pinnacle Awards keynote

Gertrude Aziz

The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) has selected interior design icon Libby Langdon as the keynote speaker for its 26th annual Pinnacle Awards next month. Libby Langdon Known as the creative force behind the New York City-based design firm Libby Langdon Interiors, Langdon also travels the country presenting her […]

Emily Henderson’s Top 15 HGTV Design Makeovers

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Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images Looking for design inspiration for your home? Known for her chic style and eclectic schemes, Emily Henderson does it all. Making a name for herself following HGTV’s “Design Star” in 2010, Henderson has converted numerous interior spaces from bath, bedroom, living room, and kitchen to exterior renovations […]

Top Bedroom Remodeling Ideas | Real Estate

Gertrude Aziz

Bedrooms often are the last places a homeowner considers when renovating their home, seeing these rooms more for utility than potential beauty. But making smart changes through large and small improvements can turn an everyday bedroom into a place where you can rest, recharge and become the best version of […]

Renowned Architect, Brad Lynch, Dies at 64

Gertrude Aziz

Innovative architect Brad Lynch, cofounder of Brininstool + Lynch, passed away this week from a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 64. The news stunned friends and colleagues who recalled Lynch’s larger-than-life personality and countless contributions to the field. “Big voice. Big stature. Big thinker. Big heart. I met Brad […]