Category: Interior Design Trends

Freshen Up Your Fall Design

Fall is officially here, which doesn’t mean much to us Floridians other than that traffic is heavier… we feel a little more comfortable in our outdoor living rooms… it’s not so dark outside in the mornings… and Christmas trees are already on sale at Home Depot! But this small change …

Wood Working

One of our favorite interior design trends for fall 2017 is the use of wood for both style and function.   Some call it a blast from the past – we call it a hearkening to simpler times.  Wood is a natural, traditional, ancient element once used to craft homes …

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 …

Maison&Objet America: Recap

Last week we visited MAISON & OBJET’s first-ever trade show event in the US. MAISON&OBJET is Paris’ premier trade show for design and lifestyle professionals.   This year the event is celebrating its 20th anniversary, according to the website which reads, “The key meeting place for professionals in the art …

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 …

New Artist Showcased at The Sarasota Collection

The Sarasota Collection is thrilled to announce their representation of renowned Miami-based artist Ted VanCleave.  Internationally acclaimed for his sculpture, photography, and paintings, VanCleave’s works can be found in galleries and museums across the country including the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation in California, as well as in Europe. As …

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, …

Ethereal Design for Siesta Key Condo Master Suite

Recently we were invited to participate in a designer showcase, styling a Siesta Key condo on the 6th floor.  The Sarasota Collection Home Store was assigned the master suite, comprised of the bedroom, bathroom, and balcony of this amazing property. Because of the unit’s height, standing on the balcony during …

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 …

Miason and Objet

The Sarasota Collection Home Store ventured into Paris this fall.  Pam and I along with our South American associates attended the Maison d’Objet. Charming, glamorous and intriguing, Paris is a real capital de la création, an incredible hub for design glitterati from all over the world. Maison & Objet is …