Category: Outdoor Furniture

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 …

Outdoor Living in Spring 2015

Spring is officially just weeks away!  Unofficially, in typical Florida fashion for late February, we feel but brief glimpses into our favorite season.  A pop of sunshine warms us to 76 degrees, we gleefully rush to enjoy our outdoor furniture and rooms… only to find a few hours later another …

Outdoor Furniture Designer KANNOA Releases New Line: Toledo

We’re excited to share a new collection from one of our favorite outdoor furniture designers, Kannoa. Based in Miami, the company was founded in 2006 by two childhood friends (and our good friends), Luis Blasini and Philip Boulton. According to Kannoa, Blasini and Boulton “set out to build an outdoor …

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 …

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 …

Tuuci Umbrellas

The installation at an Amagansett beach house of Tuuci Umbrellas creates an amazing outdoor shaded retreat. We used three 10’ x 10’ Ocean Master Max Cantilever systems, creating a 10’ x 30’ area of cool lounging. Set behind the deck and installed on footings with a stainless bottom plate security …

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 …

Outdoor Furniture Trends with Marcus Anast (VIDEO)

Learn all about the new trends, styles, and design in outdoor furniture in this fabulous interview with Marcus Anast of The Sarasota Collection Home Store by ABC correspondent, Marsha Fottler.

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 …