Tag: furniture design

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

In Review: High Point Market, Fall 2014

The Sarasota Collection Home Store blog team recently had a chance to catch up with Marcus and Pam after their trip to North Carolina for the twice-annual High Point Market (Oct 18-23, 2014). Attendees at this trade show event are like a who’s-who of the home design and furnishings industry …

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 …