Design Blog

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Effective Interior Design and Aesthetic Appeal

Interior Design is the process of decorating a space to make it more pleasing to the eye, and more comfortable for people to be in. Several components exist in Interior Design. Principle components include: Furniture, Wall Treatment, Flooring, and Accessories. This business website database contains listings for Interior Decorators & …

Custom Furniture Showroom

The showroom is in a state of transformation. We have created new styles, couches, art work and accessories. Presently, we are moving out the tried and moving in the new. Our preparation is intense. Planning and deciphering what we are drawn to and what our clients will be drawn to. …