Recent Press


J. Patryce Design My Domaine article, April 2021

December 2020: Investing in vintage pieces or making a major purchase at auction may seem like a daunting process, but auction houses can be an excellent way to source gorgeous, timeless finds that will make your space sing. So, what must one keep in mind when seeking out a piece that will stand the test of time? We spoke with several interior designers, Read More…

J. Patryce Design: The Haven List, December 2020

December 2020: Joan Enger may have spent the first fifteen years of her career in branding for clients like Ralph Lauren Home and Estee Lauder, but her ardor for interior design found her pursuing a lifelong dream. As the Founder of Hoboken-based firm, J. PATRYCE DESIGN, she’s known for blending clean lines with classic elements to ensure elegant, inviting environments—like today’s 100-year-old brownstone.  Read more…

J. Patryce Design: Homes & Gardens, November 2020

November 2020: This modern yet neutral townhouse in New Jersey embodies the vision of its Principal interior designer, Joan Enger, blending clean lines with classic elements to ensure elegant, inviting environments. We spoke to Joan Enger about the design project. Read more…

J. Patryce Design: Homes & Gardens, May 2020

May 2020: With its ample light and panoramic river views, this luxury high rise was much different from their quiet suburban home in Cincinnati where they had raised their girls. Initially looking for a ‘refresh’, the project expanded to a kitchen remodel in addition to other upgrades throughout. Read more…

J. Patryce Design: Living Etc, May 2020

May 2020: A penthouse apartment in Manhattan House, a listed landmark building, built in 1950, which occupies an entire city block in New York City. The building (it was made a New York City Landmark in 2008 for its influential mid-century modernist architecture) used to be the main residence of Grace Kelly, as her father helped build it. Read more…

NY Times home schooling ideas

April 2020: In a child’s room in Hoboken, N.J., Joan Enger, of J. Patryce Design & Company, created a study space with a compact wall-mounted desk. A lamp provides a spotlight right where it’s needed. Read more…

J. Patryce Design Elle Decor, March 2020

March 2020: “I have a weak spot for classically informed architecture paired with more modern touches,” says Joan Enger, the stylish designer behind J. PATRYCE DESIGN in New Jersey. Enger’s recent townhouse design in Hoboken proves her point: neoclassical plaster mouldings are rejuvenated with chic textures and standout neutrals, and ornate cased openings contrast with contemporary, metal light fixtures and natural woods. Read more…

J. Patryce Design Homes & Gardens, February 2020

February 2020: After combining several apartments and overseeing the complete renovation of this spacious Upper East Side home, the couple was left without the wherewithal or expertise to complete their newly renovated home.’When we first met, there were still a few unpacked boxes and a collection of furniture that wasn’t quite right,’ says Joan Enger. Read more…

Elle Decor 0919: J. PATRYCE DESIGN CRAFTS A TEXTURED ENVIRONMENT FOR A HIGH-END NEW YORK HOME

September 2019: For an open-minded client in Pelham, New York, designer Joan Enger of J. Patryce Design created a soft-hued, textured environment that flowed with the stately atmosphere of the neighborhood. Read more…

ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME, Summer 2019

Summer 2019: None of us has a crystal ball. Only time will tell. Ask a gardener, who won’t know until late summer if that Japanese anemone she planted in spring will bloom. Or the chef, who’s made a soufflé a million times, but still never knows until the oven is opened whether it will rise or not. The character of a home unfolds gradually, as well. A wall may come down one year, a sofa reupholstered the next. Read more…

Elle Decor June 2019

May 2019: ADD A LADDER FOR EASY ACCESS. We all know what it’s like to have those dreaded too-high cabinets, where everything gets lost and is rarely ever organized. Read more…

Design New Jersey, April 2019

April 2019: Joan Enger faced several challenges when she designed a Hoboken condominium for a young family, not least of which was its relatively small size. The 1,700-square-foot space needed to accommodate the varied requirements of the couple and their two children.  Read more…

Elle Decor, December 2018

December 2018: How designer Joan Enger transformed a custom home with a subdued palette and a perfectly restrained aesthetic. In order to create a custom house that appealed to a variety of styles, designer Joan Enger of J. PATRYCE DESIGN put together a stylish abode rooted in a subtle palette and restrained aesthetic. Read more…

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