Blog: Gallery Projects

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New Project: Feels Like Home

Do you have a space in your home that’s just not working for you? Perhaps it’s an underutilized living room, or a basement that’s too dark, cold, and dingy to inhabit. If so, then you’ll love seeing the transformation we effected for these downtown Jersey City homeowners. They wanted to activate [...]

2017-07-28T02:37:12+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: Brand New Day

When you’re a homeowner with an interior design problem, there are few statements more discouraging than, “There’s not much you can do better.” Take it from these homeowners in Historic Downtown Jersey City NJ, who met with several contractors to discuss their kitchen renovation. Time and again, they heard, “The layout [...]

2017-07-28T02:37:38+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: Bird’s Eye View

Did you know that before mankind took to the skies in planes, people used the the term “bird’s eye” to refer to views drawn from an imaginary perspective rather than direct observation? Before modern high rises and flight technology, the bird’s eye view was pure imagination. […]

2017-07-28T02:39:11+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: A Vision Made Real

Did you know that the best home renovation contractors act as translators? At least, that’s what we’ve found to be true in our work. The art and science of translation is a key component of what we do every day. […]

2017-07-28T02:40:31+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: My Manhattan View

It’s not every day you get a bird’s eye view of the Big Apple … unless of course your apartment overlooks Manhattan! This client had a fantastic view, but the space needed a new look in order to maximize its potential. […]

2017-07-28T02:40:56+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Gallery Projects|
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Historic Apartment Renovation Featured in The Digest Online

This just in: a recent Houseplay Renovations project (shared here on our website as An Apartment Becomes a Home) was featured in the July/August 2016 edition of The Digest Online. The article showcasing our work in a historic Jersey City NJ apartment, "Feels Like Home" begins as follows: Claire Cinquina and her family bought their [...]

2017-07-28T02:42:41+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: Raising The Bar

A homeowner we know recently made a profound observation: Working with a remodeling contractor on a home renovation project is akin to a "temporary marriage". In a home or apartment remodel, both the homeowners and the renovation team members invest a great deal of time, energy, and trust. They get to know each other's communication [...]

2017-07-28T02:43:05+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: An Apartment Becomes A Home

How do you mark the point when a space becomes your very own? It’s hard to draw a line in the sand because personalizing an apartment happens in a thousand understated moments. From repainting a room to marking up a door frame to measure children’s growth spurts, the process takes place [...]

2017-07-28T02:45:34+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: Brownstone Beauty

"You only do this once in a lifetime." That’s what this homeowner told our team about their historic brownstone renovation in downtown Jersey City, and we took it to heart. This project was more than just a renovation; it was also an act of great creativity and care. After all, when you do something once [...]

2017-07-28T02:47:05+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Gallery Projects|
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New Project: Up on the Roof

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a homeowner in possession of a leaking roof must be in want of repairs. And though it makes for a fun Jane Austen allusion, an unreliable roof is a serious problem. Water can cause a great deal of damage in a short time, so this Edgewater, NJ homeowner [...]

2017-07-28T02:48:26+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Gallery Projects|
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