Design Blog

Bachelor pad designed at VUE Sarasota

We recently took on a new client project for a Sarasota local at the VUE Sarasota Bay, a beautiful waterfront condominium property. The VUE condominiums feature floor-to-ceiling glass, free-flowing rooms, tall ceilings, and sizable balconies. To match the contemporary style of the architecture and appliances that this condo has to …

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 …

Transform your world view with Coulisse window coverings

The Sarasota Collection offers the full selection of Coulisse, a brand that offers endless possibilities and innovative designs for window coverings. We love Coulisse for their focus on bringing a product range to meet any style, taste, and functionality; much like what we focus on at the Sarasota Collection. Coulisse, established in …

Sarasota Opera’s Steinwachs Artist Residences

You may have heard about Sarasota Opera’s fabulous new Steinwachs Artist Residences, which were officially unveiled on Tuesday, March 21, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and performance by Sarasota Opera artists… but you can *finally* now peek inside! The Sarasota Collection Home Store furnished all thirty units from top to bottom… …

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 …

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 …