Design | A NJ Home Gets a Cool Update.

A few months ago, I shot this home in NJ for designer Joyce Silverman. Joyce's client had inherited the house, and almost all the furniture in it from her parents. What I loved about this is that Joyce used almost all the original furniture, and just reupholstered and refinished them, using cool little tricks to update them. She added a slab of white stone to the existing travertine table to make room for more seating. She refinished coffee tables, reupholstered the existing custom made sofas, upholstered closet doors and added accessories. (Of course it doesn't hurt that the parents had some … [Read more...]

Joyce Silverman’s NJ Cottage x Domaine Home.

Ohhh boy! This is an exciting one! It's the NJ beach house of designer Joyce Silverman. This house was SUCH an awesome project to shoot. It's fun, it's happy, it's personal, and what's more, there are a million ideas that anyone could and should steal for their own homes. Every summer, Joyce, her husband and 5 children decamp to this historic NJ cottage just blocks from the beach. The house is a playground for kids and adults, she says, and I believe her! It's full of whimsey - from a signed basket ball sitting on her foyer table like art, to a giant cage for their parakeet Steve, to Jimmi … [Read more...]