Category: Interior Design Tips

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 …

Shine a little light on your space!

Flip the switch and shine a little light on your space! Choosing the best light styles and fixtures throughout your home can be challenging.. It’s an aspect that can make or break the ambiance of a room. When done correctly, lighting can create balance and consistency, tying all elements of …

Perfecting Your Patio

Spring is in full swing, which means soaking up every minute of these beautiful days before the summer heat sets in. It also means afternoons spent enjoying lunch al fresco and dinners lit by sunsets and starlight. Afternoons with little humidity and evenings worthy of a light sweater create the …

Spring into an updated home this season

What better way to refresh your home than in spring? Read on to learn about how to incorporate spring trends into your home. Enhance with jewel tones This year is all about jewel tones, like Benjamin Moore’s “Caliente” and Pantone’s “Ultra Violet”… and what better way to truly celebrate the …

Upgrades to make this room your all-time favorite

The bedroom is, for most, a haven for comfort and rest. Upgrades small and large can make a tremendous difference to the room’s style and comfort level. Bedroom design can be an important factor in helping you rest more easily. Check out our tips on how to transform your master …

Design Tips for Outdoor Living

As summer comes to a close, here in Sarasota we can expect a slight decrease in temperatures, and an INCREASE in time spent enjoying our beautiful outdoor living spaces.  Many Sarasota residents are lucky enough to live on or near the water, and relish any opportunity to take advantage of …

Home Tour: A Sleek New Golden Gate Point Condo

It’s all about the vistas. By Ilene Denton At Aqua, the views take center stage. WHETHER YOU ADMIRE the multimillion-dollar condominium towers sprouting up around downtown Sarasota or think they’re a sign of the Apocalypse, you’ve got to admit to wondering what they look like on the inside, don’t you? This nearly …

Holiday Decor: Sparkle & Shine

Glitz, glam and cozy nights with fam. The holiday decor trend this season: SPARKLE & SHINE. Holiday season isn’t really here until your home is filled with cheer. Your turn to host the family get-together but don’t have time to deck the halls? Don’t worry. A festive touch here and …

Interior Design Trend to Watch: the Eclectic

Can you believe it’s fall already? Last fall, we discussed our a fall “trend” to look for (which really isn’t a trend at all), but our design philosophy here at the Sarasota Collection: the soft contemporary. And unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed a new style …

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, …