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Tour this new build family home with modern farmhouse style

Tour this new build family home with modern farmhouse style

Years of living in apartments shaped the look and feel of this modern farmhouse style home in Bergen County, New Jersey. The five-bed new-build house, one of the world’s best homes, couldn’t be more different to its single-story predecessors. While the apartments had been all dark wood and sleek smart furnishings, this Bergen County family home is light, bright and relaxed. It’s the perfect backdrop for family life and also for entertaining friends and family.

And that’s exactly what its owner, designer Melissa Gonzalez, had in mind. Melissa is the principal of international architecture and design firm MG2 (opens in new tab), and founder of The Lionesque Group (opens in new tab). For more than a decade she has been designing pop-up experiences and stores for her clients. Her office is in Manhattan, easily accessible from her new family home in Bergen County.