A New House Becomes a Home, Madison, New Jersey


Furnishing a suburban home for an active family transitioning from the city.

Design Goal

 Use a fresh transitional style to create areas for family time, quiet activities, and entertaining, layering in pattern and the family’s favorite colors.

Design Services

  • Developed interior color palettes to coordinate with fixed elements in the house.
  • Featured soft blue colors and elegantly shaped seating pieces in the living room, with simple geometric patterns in the carpet and window treatments.
  • Showcased a colorful inherited rug in the home library paired with comfortable, neutral, textured fabrics and wood tones in the furnishings.
  • Anchored the family room with a comfortable sectional.  Chose colors and textures to play off large stone fireplace and installed a pair of natural walnut cabinets flanking the fireplace .
  • Custom window treatments address privacy and add a patterned fabric element to the spaces.

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