Category: Furniture

5 Tips: Designing the Perfect Study Space

As we say goodbye to summer beach days and sailing trips with the kids, it is time to embrace a new year of education by creating the perfect study space for your student! Whether your little one is taking the leap into kindergarten, or on the homestretch to graduation… a …

Casey Key Home Remodel & Redesign

The Sarasota Collection recently worked closely with Audrey from Onyx Development Group to redesign this stunning waterfront home remodel on Casey Key near Sarasota, Florida. Audrey guided the clients into choosing pieces from The Sarasota Collection that were modern, but with a classic feel, hearkening to the home’s more traditional previous …

Fall Interior Design Trend Alert: The Soft Contemporary

Here in Florida, it’s beginning to feel as close to fall as it ever will.  Although in Sarasota we lack most physical indicators of the seasons changing, one of the ways we can embrace the slightly cooler temperatures is by bringing in some seasonal elements to our home design. Swapping out bright, …

Designer Collaboration for Outdoor Gathering Space

 Recently we collaborated with one of the Sarasota Collection’s regular designers… …to create an outdoor gathering space at his home on Siesta Key. It’s always fun to work on a more intimate level with our designers because we are able to truly see how their personal tastes might differ or even …

Outdoor Furniture

SARASOTA, Fla. — Outdoor furniture in Florida is trending more modern with clean, simple lines and plush seating. We’re seeing neutral colors for upholstery – gray, caramel, off white, sand and coffee-bean brown – with pops of color coming from toss pillows, garden foliage, and outdoor area rugs that anchor …

Rejuvinate

REJUVENATE   Now is the time to look ahead at rejuvenating your home for the new and exciting season ahead.   We have some suggestions to get that accomplished.   Re-upholstery and Slipcovers If you love your upholstered pieces getting a new fabric on a chair or sofa would create …

See Things Through A New Vision!

NOW, The New York Gift show begins this Saturday, August 17, 2013. We’ve just been to Europe, Atlanta, High Point Vancouver and Chicago. So why in the world would we want to do another show? Because you never know! We will see some of the same manufacturers, designers representatives, brokers …

Fusing Minimal Design Concepts With Comfort

[h3]Interior design[/h3] describes a group of various yet related projects that involve turning an interior space into an “effective setting for the range of human activities” that are to take place there.[1] We at The Sarasota Collection Home Store are fusing minimal design concepts with comfort. Most home design choices are …

The Kannoa Connection

Last week end we went to the High Point, NC furniture and home show. If you have never been, it is truly an experience. The entire city is devoted to furniture. When the show is over, the city basically shuts down. It gives us an opportunity to review collections, seek …

Is Furniture Fashion?

Spending 15 years in the fashion industry and then morphing into furniture design and home furnishings, my first reaction is an absolute no. In the fashion industry, we had to create and manufacture new collections every year.  Yearly, is Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Transitional Fashion Collections.  Each had to …