Tag: designer furniture

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 …

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 …

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… …

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 …

The Platinum 100 by Sarasota Magazine

We’re excited to be featured as a Platinum 100 member again for 2015, from the editorial team at Sarasota Magazine.  This list is a curated selection of retailers and service providers in the Sarasota-Manatee area for the products offered, commitment to service, and overall atmosphere of each location. From the …

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 …

Contemporary Cool Anna Maria Island Home Interior

Here’s a peak into a very cool Anna Maria Island home interior, designed with some custom pieces by the Sarasota Collection and some of our exclusive suppliers. The sleek yet whimsical dining nook features a table by one of our favorite designers Oggetti, based out of Italy.  In store we …

Custom Dining Chairs, Counter Stools for Lakewood Ranch, FL Home

Custom Dining Chairs and Counter Stools for Lakewood Ranch, FL Interior Design Project Here’s a peek at a recent Sarasota Collection’s custom design job. We worked with local designer Debbi Mancini to create some custom counter stools for this beautiful, crisp Lakewood Ranch, FL kitchen.  Together we also designed custom dining …