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MIAMI EDITION

FLORIDA DESIGN THE NEW

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MIAMI EDITION

FLORIDA DESIGN THE NEW

Miami Skyline

contents

VOL. 16 NO. 1

COVER STORY 54 SKY PALACE

DESIGN BY ISABEL SAAVERDA TRAGASH

Soaring over the aqua waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Miami’s

shimmering shoreline, this stunning palace in the sky boasts

extraordinary location, architecture and interior design

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Ocean Inspired

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SYMPHONY OF SPACES

DESIGN BY LACHMEE CHIN

Designer Lachmee Chin orchestrates a balance of spaces with

meticulous design that focuses on equilibrium and light

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PLEASURE PRINCIPLE

ARCHITECTURE BY CHRISTOPHER CRAVEN

DESIGN BY YUMI MIYANISHI

A minimalist viewpoint and an eye to satisfaction underpin a

spirited collaboration between a Miami couple, an architect and

an interior designer

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SUBTLE SOPHISTICATION

DESIGN BY CARMEN ALCARAZ GOMES

A North Miami Beach dream transforms into an elegant and

welcoming retreat that celebrates the tropical, waterfront lifestyle

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THE PERFECT BALANCE

DESIGN BY THOM FILICIA

Inspired by the intoxicating water views from Miami’s Biscayne

Beach Residences, interior designer Thom Filicia creates this

sophisticated penthouse with natural colors, warmth and intimacy

Copyright 2020, Florida Design Miami Edition, Volume 16#1, Spring/Summer 2020. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written permission of Palm Beach Media Group. Neither the publishers nor the advertisers will be held responsible for any errors found in the magazine. The publisher accepts no liability for the accuracy of statements made by advertisers. Ads in this publication are not intended as an offer where prohibited by state laws. Florida Design Miami Edition is published by Palm Beach Media Group. Subscriptions are available for $19 per year: circulation@floridadesign.com. Postage paid at West Palm Beach, FL, and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Palm Beach Media Group, 1000 N Dixie Hwy, Ste C, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

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VOL. 16 NO. 1

House of Crystal

departments IN EVERY ISSUE 18

Editor’s Message

DETAILS 22 Color Me Blue 24 Let’s Be Perfectly Clear 26 Ocean Inspired

SNAPSHOT 29 Miami on the Rise 32 Power Players 38

Artist at Heart Anna Bond

BEST OF SHOW 40 Light & Lively FD TRAVELS 44 HOUSE OF CRYSTAL

features

Baccarat Hotel New York celebrates light with the elegance and perfection of the

legendary French crystal maker

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BACK ON TOP

DESIGN BY SOFIA JOELSSON

An inspiration of irresistible elements creates magical moments

for the homeowners of this W South Beach penthouse

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TROPICAL URBAN

Elegant and “green,” Celebrity’s Flora cruise ship is designed to take one’s breath away and capture the imagination while cruising the Galápagos Islands

DESIGN BY PHYLLIS TAYLOR

Shady Coconut Grove surroundings set the stage for this

stylishly designed townhouse that combines the love for

traditional furnishings with a contemporary sophistication

BOOK 50 GARDEN PARTY Garden Design Master Class

DESIGN RESOURCES 118 High Point 122 Outdoor Living 126 Kitchens & Baths

NEXT 128 Looking Forward

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contributing writers

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contributing photographers

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EDITOR’S MESSAGE

We are thrilled to present our newly reimagined Florida Design Miami Edition! Take a look inside these pages as we deliver with a complement of colorful homes perched high atop the Magic City — exactly what makes Miami the place to be in the midst of the growing international attention bestowed on the thriving urban scene in South Florida. With growth comes change and there is no better time to refocus our Miami publication with relevant coverage on the diverse aspects that truly make Miami the incredible city that it is, featuring the best in art and culture, interior design and architecture, and the ever-changing real estate market.

Paying tribute to this luxurious tropical lifestye, our cover

story features a palatial 9,350-square-foot penthouse that can be found where classical elements meet opulent modernism soaring above the Atlantic Ocean in Sunny Isles. And with a booming market bringing more international investors and savvy, first-time home buyers alike, we are seeing a spike in luxury real estate sales.

As such, we have assembled a diverse feature well to

delight and inspire the homeowner looking for new ideas. Our goal is to bring that fresh inspiration to our community and to provide our readers with resources they can call on to create the environment desired, no matter how small or large. In this spirit of creativity, we have included the editor’s picks of illuminating design resources from Lightovation.

We look forward to continuing the best of what Florida

Design Miami Edition brings to its readers every issue: great design and inspiration with a true connection to our community.

KIM MOSLEY Executive Editor

Wherever you are in Miami — the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway or Miami’s Biscayne Bay — the lure of the tropics is never far away. And there’s no better place to relax and enjoy the season than the sunny shores of South Florida.

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[ DETAILS ]

The glory of

JUNGLE LOVE Individually cut and sewn in Johannesburg, South Africa, every Ardmore pillow tells a story. “Lovebird Leopards” recalls the leopard’s mark of chieftaincy in Zulu culture. “River Chase” celebrates ancient reptiles (crocodiles) and exotic flora (Bird of Paradise) found in the formidable Sambezi basin ... and there’s much more to be discovered at Ngala Trading.

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DETAILS

COLOR ME

BLUE Explore the “Classic Blue” of 2020 and discover that nature’s favorite hue energizes, refreshes and provides a uniquely powerful force in a cool design blueprint

Cold metal bends and stretches to reach for the warm walnut legs of Formitalia’s Aston Martin “V221” armchair fashioned in supple, “Classic Blue” leather. formitalia.it

A forbidden world of nocturnal paradise and mysterious beauty in a rich midnight blue, the “Cecily Blue” mural from Graham & Brown layers exotic florals with overlapping foliage. grahambrown.com

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With its simply blue 3D geometric pattern, the “Triny” sideboard from Jetclass Group conveys a strikingly modern design with a minimalist touch. jetclassgroup.com

homage to the history of Portuguese hand-painted tiles, ^ InBoca do Lobo created the “Heritage” sideboard with various

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layers that each tell a different story. bocadolobo.com

Splashed with ripples of color, Fayette Studio’s “Sharp-Blue” area rug brings any setting to life. fayettestudio.com

Cast in iron, the “Antica” double slipper, clawfoot tub from Sbordoni showcases contrast in blue and white. sbordoni.it

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DETAILS

let’s be perfectly

CLEAR Visually light and totally retro with a modern feel, acrylic vibes mix with any decor style to add a unique flair to living spaces — big or small

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1 Set in crystal clear acrylic legs with a fully transparent lid, the “Aire” baby grand piano from EURO PIANOS NAPLES quite simply

2 EICHHOLTZ’

floats. europianosnaples.com

“Trento” cabinet by OROA is styled with acrylic rods, glass shelving and subtle, gold-finished accents. oroa.com

3 Pared-down “Obelisks”

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from JONATHAN ADLER explore color with two tones of acrylic that visually meld to look different from every angle. jonathanadler.com

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4 The unique feeling of seeing IMPATIA’S “Filotto” billiard table atop crystal clear legs is second only to the pleasure of playing on the Italian masterpiece. impatia.com

5 These

timeless statements of beauty, “Illusion” tables

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from ZILLYMONKEY are handmade and all are unique. zillymonkey.com

6 The “Crystals”

cocktail table from SHAHROOZ ART stuns with its sculptural acrylic base bursting with dramatic shards of color. shahrooz-art.com

7 Crafted

from a single sheet of acrylic, the classic bent

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shape of the “Z” chair reigns as the jewel of

PLEX-CRAFT’S signature line. plexi-craft.com

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OCEAN inspired

Awash in soothing colors and natural textures, beach living celebrates the salt-kissed shores and makes way for stylish coastal decor

Photography by CLIFFORD ROSS presents the monstrous fury of the sea as nature’s power is unleashed. cliffordross.com

above:

top right: Coral-inpired, the large “Diallo” chandelier from ARTERIORS is as dramatic as it is unique. arteriorshome.com left: BERNHARDT’S “Walden” chair pairs the jeweled look of polished stainless steel with an organic branch pattern. bernhardt.com

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Brunschwig & Fils’ hand-knolled area rug from KRAVET mimics the aquatic hues of the ocean. kravet.com

Conches in satin crystal circle LALIQUE’S “Océania” clear crystal mirror inspired by Poseidon, god of the oceans. lalique.com

left: Topped in glass, a “Driftwood” dining table from OUR BOAT HOUSE adds natural texture, interest and warmth with seaside style. ourboathouse.com

CURREY & COMPANY’S “Marchmont” chest is an orchestration of natural shells and faux coral on wood. curreyandcompany.com

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A w a r d

W i n n i n g

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D e s i g n

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305.906.5500 | miami | Sarahzdesigns.com | design | build | interiors

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SNAPSHOT A five-star feast for the senses. From the world’s leading fashion houses and designers to celebrity chefs and mixologists, and world-class arts, culture, sports and entertainment, when it comes to sky-high cosmopolitan living in your own slice of paradise, the greatest tastes and latest styles are here at your doorstep. As the “new” Miami rises high above the Atlantic Ocean, developers continue to seek out global architectural firms and pair

ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND SCENIC SEASCAPES COME TOGETHER TO BRING A TOUCH OF MAGIC TO THE SHORES OF MIAMI text

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them with internationally renowned interior designers to create residential experiences that raise standards and redefine skylines.

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MIAMI

RISING HIGH ABOVE the Miami skyline, the Four Seasons Hotel Miami is only one block from Biscayne Bay and affords beautiful open water views. The hotel is located within 22 floors of a 70-floor building. Decorated in a Miami-style Art Deco, the

ONE THOUSAND MUSEUM

Four Seasons has 182 guest rooms and 39 suites. The top floors of the hotel — from the

A STRIKING NEW addition to Miami’s skyline, Louis Birdman and his partners recently completed One Thousand

27th to the 70th floors — are where 84 privately owned condominiums are located. fourseasons.com

Museum Residences, one of architect Zaha Hadid’s final works. A dramatic porte cochère offers a grand sense of arrival in tune with the exotic curving exoskeleton of the prestigious tower. This 62-story skyscraper in Miami, featuring 84 half-floor and full-floor residences, has gained both national and international acclaim. 1000museum.com

UNIQUELY CURVED AND ULTRA-LUXURIOUS, developer Ugo Colombo’s Brickell Flatiron designed by architect Luis Revuelta features a stunning three-story lobby leading to mezzanine-level amenities. The 527-unit, 64-story tower offers penthouse, tower, townhome and lanai units — all with private elevators and views of Miami’s skyline and Biscayne Bay to the South. brickellflatironcondo.com

THE ESTATES AT ACQUALINA

BRICKELL FLATIRON

A WORLD OF LUXURY UNTO ITSELF, The Estates at Acqualina with its “estate-sized” residences, sweeping Atlantic Ocean views and five-star hotel-style servies, is renowned for its signature red umbrellas and couches on the beach. Here, everyone’s smile is genuine. estatesatacqualina.com

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ELYSEE MIAMI

“Understated theatricality ... that is what true luxury is all about.”

SOARING 57 STORIES above the pristine shores

– Jean-Louis Deniot, Interior Designer

of Biscayne Bay, Elysee Miami in Edgewater is all about livability, light and unparalleled views. With only 100 residences (no more than two per floor), this boutique-style tower comes alive with a splash of French-inspired modern design by famed Jean-Louis Deniot.

AS DRAMATIC UP CLOSE as it is from

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afar, UNA’s iconic tower is distinguished by its smooth, light-metallic surface and striking silhouette that recalls the natural

SLS LUX BRICKELL

shape of a wave. With its sweeping arc of a canopy, the smooth lines of

SPOILED BY CHOICES and

the porte cochère continue through to

clad in floor-to-ceiling glass

the grand open lobby of the 47-story

windows and doors, the 450

tower. Inside, the 135 residences offer

residences at the 54-story

shimmering views of the water at every

skyscraper SLS Brickell

turn. unaresidences.com

rise above the hotel guest rooms. While enjoying all of the creature comforts of a five-star hotel, residents enter through the residential lobby

UNA

with private access to a truly elevated lifestyle. slshotels.com

RESIDENCES BY ARMANI CASA

HUGGING THE WATER’S EDGE, the 56-story Residences by Armani Casa designed by internationally acclaimed architect Cesar Pelli is a soaring, modern glass condo tower featuring 308 luxury residences with breathtaking Atlantic Ocean views. rbacmiami.com

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SNAPSHOT LOUIS BIRDMAN Birdman Real Estate Development

POWER PLAYERS

AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL, THESE POWER PLAYERS FOCUS ON ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN TO TRANSFORM MIAMI’S SKYLINE

TIBOR HOLLO Chairman and President of Florida East Coast Realty

Tibor Hollo is one of Miami’s true visionary developers. Over 60 years ago, he constructed the very first high-rise building on Brickell Avenue bringing the concept of living, working and playing in the urban core to life. As Chairman and President of Florida East Coast Realty, he has built in excess of 60 million square feet of residential and commercial construction. A noted philanthropist, he is an extremely active and engaged member of the community. He now works closely alongside his sons and grandson at Florida East Coast Realty, recently completing the 85-story Panorama Tower, the tallest residential building south of Manhattan and tallest building in the state of Florida. Hollo still comes to work each and every day at age 93. He is truly a living legend. fecr.com

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For nearly three decades, real estate industry veteran Louis Birdman has taken a leadership role in the development of over 70 residential projects, comprising more than 18,000 residential units nationwide. Most recently, Birdman and his partners completed One Thousand Museum Residences by Zaha Hadid Architects, a 62-story condominium tower in Miami. One of Hadid’s final works, it is considered the centerpiece of Miami’s Museum Park. 1000museum.com

JORGE M. PÉREZ Chairman and CEO of The Related Group

Helmed by real estate impresario

Jorge M. Pérez, The Related

Group’s visionary properties define luxury living in Miami’s burgeoning artistic neighborhoods, Pérez has developed or managed more than 90,000 residences, most of which are located in South Florida, including 50 Biscayne, Icon South Beach, Paraiso Bay and SLS Lux Brickell, shown above and left. Dubbed the “Donald Trump of the Tropics,” he has worked with many renowned designers and architects including Philippe Starck, Cesar Pelli, Arquitectonica, David Rockwell, Rem Koolhaas and Karim Rashid. With defining characteristics and a diverse collection of fine art, Pérez aims to complement each project’s distinctive architecture with equally impressive works of art. relatedgroup.com

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Playing a pioneering role

in the development of

Miami’s downtown skyline, Ugo Colombo is one of South Florida’s most respected and successful residential and commercial developers. Focusing on the design and construction of high-rise luxury towers on Brickell Avenue, Miami Beach and Aventura, Colombo and his team have developed many landmarks on the Miami skyline including the Epic residences in downtown Miami and Grovenor House in Coconut Grove. He also played a significant role in the redevelopment of Ocean Drive’s two most important Art Deco hotels: the Waldorf and Casa Grande. CMC Group’s most current project is the Brickell Flatiron in the center of Miami’s Brickell neighborhood. cmcgroupmiami.com UGO COLOMBO Founder of CMC Group

Don Peebles is founder,

Chairman and CEO of The

Peebles Corporation, one of the country’s few privately held national real estate investment and development companies. Peebles’ multibillion-dollar portfolio includes projects across top U.S. markets. With his latest endeavor, The Bath Club Miami Beach, he became the first African-American member and went on to later owning the club, currently undergoing R. DONAHUE “DON” PEEBLES Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Peebles Corporation

a major revamp to become Miami’s “exclusively inclusive” membership club. With a nod to a bygone era, this hidden gem located on the beach in the City of Miami Beach is an icon reborn and set to unveil in fall 2020. peeblescorp.com

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JEAN-LOUIS DENIOT Interior Designer

Famous French interior designer, Jean-Louis

Deniot

brought

his

unique

sophistication to Elysee Miami, a 57-story, boutique-style

tower

in

Edgewater,

a

burgeoning artistic neighborhood in Miami. For inspiration, the designer watched the 1964 film Soy Cuba, read architecture books by Morris Lapidus, and went through hundreds of images of Dorothy Draper. The Paris-based design talent not only pulled from the Arquitectonica-designed tower’s multi-tiered silhouette, but also the the city’s glamorous midcentury heyday. Elysee residences incorporate geometric diamond shapes, light wooden flooring and retro-style furnishings. elyseemiami.com

POWER PLAYERS

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anna bond ARTIST AT HEART

A NOD TO THE PAST BUT FEELING VERY BOLD AND NEW, RIFLE PAPER CO. PARTNERS WITH LOLOI TO CREATE A STRIKING DREAMSCAPE FOR THE HOME

With an eye for fantasy,

artist and co-founder of Rifle

Paper Co. Anna Bond dazzles with bold blooming petals and confident brushstrokes that sneak into the everyday. And now, Rifle’s collaboration with Loloi sees Bond’s work on its largest canvas yet. For the first time, the collections include indoor/outdoor rugs along with new motifs such a suzanis, jacquards and geometric patterns reflecting the artist’s touch. From her home studio in Florida, Bond dabbles with a fresh palette, tubes of paint, cups of brushes and now, textile samples. Transforming her painted work onto rug form was a learning experience. “One of the biggest challenges for me was scale,” she says. “I hand-paint my illustrations with gouache, and I typically paint products in the scale in which they will be produced. I was continually tweaking and leaning on Loloi’s expertise.” Not to worry though ... everything Bond’s paintbrush touches comes alive. “Don’t take this text by KIM MOSLEY

whole life thing too seriously,” they seem to say. “Relax and make yourself at home.” riflepaperco.com; loloirugs.com

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From Rifle’s cheeky sense of humor and an explosion of color, choose strikingly bold designs on plush backdrops in sturdy Loloi fabrics to add verve to any setting. “I love considering how they will be used in the home and designing pieces that are both colorful and playful but also livable,” the artist says.

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The Rifle Paper Co. x Loloi collection offers vibrant, new rug and pillow designs that integrate artist and Rifle co-founder Anna Bond’s hand-painted gouache illustrations with Loloi’s high-quality weaving processes.

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: What drew you to becoming an artist and eventually co-founder of Rifle Paper Co.?

: I grew up loving art, painting and stationery (I had a stamp collection

and pretend card company when I was little). By the time Nathan and I were married, I was working as freelance illustrator and designer and starting to gain an online following. I soon realized that there wasn’t anything like my aesthetic in the stationery industry and began working on a line of products featuring my hand-painted gouache illustrations. We had no idea what we were doing at the time but have grown the business to a staff of over 150 with offices in Winter Park, Fla., and New York City.

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: Why pillows and rugs?

: I’ve always seen the artwork as the heart of the brand and dreamed

that we would expand beyond our stationery roots. Pillows and rugs have a rich history of motifs and techniques, and both allow a beautiful canvas to bring artwork to life.

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: How did the relationship with Loloi develop?

: Loloi reached out to us about potentially working together and I

immediately recognized their expertise and history in the industry. I think we both recognized that Rifle could bring something new and exciting to the world of rugs and pillows. It’s been incredible to have been given the opportunity to dream up that part of the Rifle world with them.

Q A

: What patterns for Loloi stand out for you?

: Some of my favorite designs we have created are the ones where

we take traditional motifs or layouts and recreate them with our colorful illustrations. Our latest collection introduces indoor/outdoor rugs for the first time and I think those designs are a great example of that balance.

Q A

: Looking ahead, what are your plans for the future?

: We are dreaming up so many ideas for new products

that range from home goods to accessories and gifts. We will continue to create products that are well-made, functional and bring joy to the everyday.

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BEST OF SHOW

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“Akova Grande” pendants by TECH LIGHTING transform spheres into chic midcentury art. techlighting.com right: Shades nest in each of the heavy gauge rings of MAXIM’S “Meridian” chandelier painted in natural aged brass. maximlightinglights.com

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Formless function and jewel-like crystals style the chic “10-Carat” pendant by STUDIO M studiomlighting.com below: Bands of perforated metal sinuously shape the “Santa Barbara” 5-light chandelier for ELK LIGHTING. elkgroupinternational.com

above right: A steel “Trapeze” sconce from ARTERIORS finds equilibrium with its glass orb. arteriorshome.com right: Gold “Saucers” from ET2 dramatically hover as if coming from space. et2lightinglights.com

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left: Undulant blossoms of hand-blown glass nod to the organic aesthetic of HAMMERTON STUDIO’S ”Blossom Cluster” chandelier. hammertonstudio.com right: Brutalist design and desert yucca inspire CURREY & COMPANY’S sculptural “Potter” chandelier. curreyandcompany.com

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Solid marble shapes the base of HUDSON VALLEY’S “Mini Hinsdale” lamp. hudsonvalleylighting.hvlgroup.com right: Line, shape and form highlight the rings of the contemporary “Berkley” fixture from EUROFASE. eurofase.com below: A quick spin on canopy design, the “Bloom” LED pendant by MODERN FORMS offers a unique and distinctly different look. modernforms.com left:

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In the heart of the hotel, the Grand Salon’s vaulted ceiling, 64-arm crystal chandelier and platinum-hued palette create the perfect backdrop for enjoying morning pastries and afternoon tea, or sipping craft cocktails and champagne from a kaleidoscope of more than 15,000 pieces of mixed-and-matched Baccarat crystal stemware.

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CRYSTAL

text by

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BACCARAT HOTEL NEW YORK CELEBRATES LIGHT WITH THE ELEGANCE AND PERFECTION OF THE LEGENDARY FRENCH CRYSTAL MAKER In the heart of Midtown just steps away

from Fifth Avenue’s

world-renowned shopping, Baccarat Hotel New York occupies the first 12 floors of a split-level glass tower that rises 550 feet into the sky. Glowing inside and out, the lower levels of the hotel are veiled by a 125-foot-wide corrugated crystal-like curtain. Bringing this modern day “House of Crystal” to life was no easy task. Enter the team of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill that served as architects for the 50-story tower. The Paris-based interior design firm of Gilles & Boissier led the creation of the hotel’s interiors which combine Baccarat’s French classic aesthetics with a fanciful modern sensibility, while New York-based designer Tony Ingrao took the reins of the residential design. The tower’s 60 private residences are accessible through a separate entrance and have access to all of the hotel’s amenities. above:

Baccarat Hotel New York’s design fashions a simple exterior with great drama added via a corrugated crystal-like curtain and a four-foot-high, always-burning fireplace that welcomes guests. right: The Bar, just off the plush Grand Salon, is an epic space boasting barrel-vaulted ceilings, three monumental chandeliers, a whimsical 60-foot-long bar and tracked stage-set lighting that gives the space a theatrical or cinematic feel.

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Baccarat Hotel’s uniquely French spatial proportions and decor meld with the dynamism of contemporary New York. Overlooking the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), an outdoor terrace off the hotel’s bar savors the city’s boldness and vitality.

Many of the Baccarat Hotel’s furnishings include several never-before-seen works from the Baccarat factories. Classic pieces were also curated from the brands’ archival and contemporary collections for the social spaces. Beautiful parquet wood flooring and woven area rugs ground the hotel in warmth, while mirror, marble and hand-pleated silk wrap the walls in sheer elegance. Seventeen custom chandeliers shimmer throughout. The hotel’s curated art collection includes works from important movements over the more than 250 years since Baccarat’s founding. Commissioned original art and one-of-a-kind furniture from renowned French artist Francois Houtin and the undeniable Armand Jonckers style the opulent lounge areas. Each of the hotel’s 114 guest rooms and suites are reminiscent of a private pied-à-terre featuring floor-to-ceiling windows to take in New York’s bustling cityscape. baccarathotels.com

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In prelude befitting royalty, a lavish entry welcomes guests to the Baccarat Suite. This crown jewel spans 1,740-square-feet featuring a series of living spaces that includes a foyer, living room, bed chamber, dining area, butler’s pantry, walk-in closet, and a marble-clad bath with glass showers concealed by hand-painted French doors.

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Inspired by the stables of Versailles, The Bar’s curated art collection pairs with a sumptuous aesthetic of crimson velvets, dark leathers and black-and-white checkered flooring to set a slightly seductive scene for after-work, after-dinner or late-night cocktails.

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Cozy up in the cashmere throw and Mascioni jacquard linens that dress the four-poster bed taking center stage in the Baccarat Suite. Here, table lamps by the legendary house of crystal cast reflective prisms of light that dance around the bed chamber.

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ON BOARD

ELEGANT AND “GREEN,” CELEBRITY’S FLORA CRUISE SHIP IS DESIGNED TO TAKE ONE’S BREATH AWAY AND CAPTURE THE IMAGINATION WHILE CRUISING THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS text by MARY THURMAN YUHAS photography courtesy of CELEBRITY CRUISES

Created specifically to cruise Ecuador’s remote Galápagos Islands, the Celebrity Flora is an Edge-class ship with luxurious interiors as well as several novel technologies to reduce the ship’s eco footprint, including anchorless technology that prevents damaging coral beds … a satellite assures the ship remains fixed. To ensure the luxury vessel’s 50 suites reflect the area’s fascinating and beautiful surroundings, Celebrity collaborated with Ecuadorian-native, interior designer Adriana Hoyos to furnish Flora’s sumptuous accommodations. Hoyos’ extensive use of natural materials creates one-of-a-kind pieces that complement the ship design with local elements that connect to the exotic destination organically.

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Renowned interior and furniture designer Adriana Hoyos pulls inspiration from her heritage and her extensive travels, and highlights sustainable material when crafting a new collection. Her unique pieces can be found in the social lounges, the Marina, and the penthouse suites of Celebrity Flora, the first ship of its kind to be built especially for the Galápagos Islands.

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Pull a chair up to the bar in the “Discovery Lounge,” enjoy a coffee or raise a glass, and cheer to new friends and new experiences. Panama hats, a traditional brimmed straw hat of Ecuadorian origin, line the ceiling in authentic Latin American flavor.

right: Accessorizing the grand stairway, designer Adriana Hoyos’ soft silhouettes in colorful skirts represent the beauty, strength, finesse and elegance of women through sculpture.

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Cornering the penthouse master suite in tropical style, the sculptural wood chair — a designer favorite — from Hoyos’ Chocolate Collection was inspired by the many birds’ nests on the islands. In the adjacent living area, the winding shapes of indigenous sea lions inspired the organically designed sofas from the designer’s Galápagos Collection.

“They raised the bar very high in terms of comfort, luxury and environmental innovations, which is very sensitive in the Galápagos. There is nothing like this ‘boutique’ mega-yacht in the islands. It holds 100 passengers. The other ships have around 2,000 people on them,” Hoyos says. To create a peaceful feel on board, Hoyos chose a neutral color palette with blue accents. Pops of color in the art and accessories add a vibrant splash to the otherwise monochromatic color scheme. Five styles of suites allow passengers ample choice. The largest suite, a 1,288-square-foot penthouse (there are two penthouses — one has a slightly larger deck) features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the comfortable veranda. Both are perfect for watching the sea in the privacy of your own domain. Stargazing at night on the private deck is an unparalleled luxury. A grand stairway introduces the social spaces, where Hoyos created five cast metal busts of women inspired by different areas of Latin America. Barefoot elegance reigns in all of the hospitable lounges (the best Panama hats are handmade by Ecuadorian artisans). “Every day there is a different trip to a different island,” Hoyos says. “A jaunt to the Galápagos on Celebrity Flora should be on everyone’s bucket list.” adrianahoyos.com; celebritycruises.com

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BOOKS

Garden PARTY

Top designers chronicle the magic of cultivating the beauty of plants from the fundamentals to the finishing touches

text photography

KIM MOSLEY

COURTESY OF

RIZZOLI USA, NEW YORK

Inside these pages:

Garden Design Master Class collects the expertise

and knowledge of some of the top garden designers working today. Poised to become the essential go-to for garden design, this book features treasured essays by celebrated experts. Edited by Carl Dellatore and illustrated with 175 exquisitely vivid photographs, it is clear to see that each design is different and every detail counts — from practical considerations such as seedlings and pathways to stylistic concerns including asymmetry and rhythm. Grouped by theme, each contribution is paired with images of the designer’s work. The essays impart expert design advice and philosophy. Unique in the above:

Landscape architects Keith Williams and Mario Nievera’s pool designs are harmonious with the surroundings and express the taste of owner. left: Jinny Blom’s English gardens are created to be shared and viewed with pleasure at any time of the year. © Garden Design Master Class by Carl Dellatore, Rizzoli New York, 2020.

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quality of its contributors, Garden Design Master Class reveals the bold synergy created as gardens are transformed. Spanning styles and genres, it becomes apparent that outdoor entertaining is a priority for residences with harmonious garden architecture that beckons guests to traverse stepping stones to a casual, open-air social grouping ... an ideal spot to kick back and enjoy a glorious garden party. rizzoliusa.com right:

As the waning days of summer segue into fall, Deborah Whigham’s Autumnal gardens reach for that late-season appeal with plantings that create a heightened sense of anticipation for the season’s finale.

Garden PARTY

Summer in a garden by Gavin Duke invites outdoor entertaining. No matter the reason nor the geography, summer is generally the high season for growth and life.

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In the gardens of Nathan Browning, scale and proportion are paramount. In nature, the most captivating landscapes have varied sight lines, forms, colors and textures.

left: Designing a garden is like writing a story for Dominique Lafourcade — a work of art that begins with a rendering. Over time, a whole process of actions has become her method: listening, observing and drawing.

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Stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean frame the Sky Garden. The lush Fendi Casa sofa — designed by Toan Nguyen who has won numerous best design awards — features navy blue piping and leather buckles in the corners. All outdoor fabrics are exclusive to Luxury Living.

right: “The pool with its transparent acrylic bottom provides a surreal experience,” interior designer Isabel Tragash says. “Swimmers can look out to the Intracoastal Waterway or up at the exquisite hanging garden we installed on the east side of the terrace.”

ELEGANT AND SOPHISTICATED, the penthouse in The Mansions at Acqualina in Sunny Isles is a showstopper among showstoppers. To create the stunning architecture and interior design for the palatial 9,350-square-foot home, interior designer Isabel Tragash of STA Architectural Group fused classical elements with opulent modernism. A sense of place coalesced with floor-to-ceiling windows and unique materials from Europe and Asia further defined the home. The result: a home so open and organic, it seems to be one with its lush tropical surroundings. Hues of green and blue — echoing South Florida’s natural beauty — were selected for the color palette. Breathtaking views, Calacatta crema marble flooring and stunning

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sky palace SOARING OVER THE AQUA WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND MIAMI’S SHIMMERING SHORELINE, THIS STUNNING PALACE IN THE SKY BOASTS EXTRAORDINARY LOCATION, ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN interior design by ISABEL SAAVERDA TRAGASH WITH JONATHAN CABRERA CARUSO AND AMBER ENGEBRETSON, STA ARCHITECTURAL GROUP, MIAMI, FL furniture concept by RICARDO BRITTO, LUXURY LIVING GROUP, MIAMI, FL text by MARY THURMAN YUHAS photography by DAN FORER, MIAMI, FL

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“THE GENESIS OF EVERY PROJECT IS ALWAYS THE ARCHITECTURE,” interior designer Isabel Tragash says.

30-foot-high ceilings are only a few of the home’s many special elements. Together, they perform flawlessly to produce the home’s luxe design. Most of the uber high-end, handmade, luxurious Italian furnishings are from Luxury Living Group. “We used Bentley Home, Fendi Casa and Luxury Living Outdoor furnishings. This home is really special and needed a wow effect as soon as you stepped into it from the private elevator,” says Ricardo Britto, the firm’s director of design and projects. With over 2,500-square-feet of outdoor terraces, there are several outdoor living spaces. The largest and most elaborate is the Sky Garden. “The waterproofed sofa and armchairs on the terrace stand up well against tropical climate as do the specially treated dark Emperador marble cocktail tables,” Britto says. Immediately adjacent to the terrace is the fabulous heated, cantilevered swimming pool. Fashioned with handmade tiles by artisans in north Wales, the modernist mural on the pool floor stuns. The acrylic front rail turns into the floor allowing swimmers to look hundreds of feet below them onto Collins Avenue. Structural engineers ensured its safety. above and right:

In a spacious dining area framed by panoramic water views, the table topped in sumptuous sycamore wood is lined by Fendi Casa “Berenice” dining chairs that are open in the back and clad in taupe chenille with black details. With a view from the living area, aircraft flying below the home are often seen because the penthouse is situated higher than many helicopters and small private planes fly. When it is clear and bright, sharks and people can be seen swimming in the ocean below.

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“When pulling from our furniture collections, I envision the piece’s purpose,” Ricardo Britto says. “I want practical and sophisticated. Design is not only about making space beautiful but also creating a lifestyle that reflects the client’s personality.”

To create a more intimate space, ceilings in the dining area were lowered to 15-feet. Dramatic views by day and Miami’s twinkling lights at night add to the romantic vibe. Leather arm covers embossed with Bentley’s signature diamond pattern protect the living room sofas clad in a cotton and linen blend that create casually elegant living at its best. Two rolled one-arm modern chaises near the floor-to-ceiling window are clad in taupe suede with dark leather for contrast. A hand loomed rug from Nepal defines the space, is soft underfoot and absorbs sound. The 150 hand-blown dichroic glass spheres floating overhead fill the space with a shimmering canopy of light. Nearby, enormous columns in the dining space that could not be removed created a huge problem for the design team. “There was nothing to do but create something beautiful, so we added walnut wood and mirrors to reflect the fabulous views of the apartment and the ocean,” Tragash says. The large, dining room table seats 12 and can be separated into two tables if desired, such as during the holidays when there is often an adult and a children’s table. The tabletop is sumptuous sycamore wood over a table base of three gray gunmetal infinity circles. Just off the main social spaces, a grand alcove houses an electric piano in a Steinway design. The piece also doubles as an audio unit. left:

Sensation from Axiom Gallery provides an artistic touch delicately perched above Fendi Casa’s modern sideboard in the dining area. Here, a pair of chandeliers resemble a constellation at night and connect well with the adjacent living area.

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A mirrored wall in the piano alcove makes the intimate space feel larger, while a circular piece, Surrender to the Void from Axiom Gallery, pulls the eye into the reflection.

In the kitchen, a soaring 30-foot-high wall clad in black bookmatched Bardiglio marble creates an unforgettable statement. Light from the custom hand-blown glass pendants dances off the stainless steel ceiling. Similar to a library ladder, the kitchen ladder allows easy access to the custom cabinetry. “There is a fully equipped working kitchen behind the family kitchen for caterers,” Tragash says. Vast ocean views, a private terrace and custom furnishings in the master suite created a space normally found only in the most luxurious resorts. The custom headboard is so large it had to be brought in by crane. Long, organic and reminiscent of the constellations in the night sky, the LED chandelier over the bed once again brings the outside into the home. Awash in magnificent views of the ocean and city lights, her master bath is one of the penthouse’s most unique and fabulous rooms in the home. Cloaked completely in white alabaster from floor-to-ceiling, it includes a soaking tub with a white onyx design. Alabaster-like custom pendants reflect from the mirrored ceiling like stars. Only steps away, encased in the floor-to-ceiling bay window is her incredible walk-in-shower. “It was a true joy working on this project and having the opportunity to do the penthouse was a dream come true,” Tragash says. “It is exquisite.” right: Bookmatched Bardiglio marble in black climbs the wall in the kitchen, where barstools by Fendi Casa clad in soft, blue-gray suede pull up to the island. In the breakfast area, an unusual custom triangular dining table with sensual curved legs and side chairs, designed by Paul Mathieu, offer ample space for casual dining.

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Opustone’s “Celeste Mist” quartzite countertop and backsplash carve a picture window in the kitchen’s rosewood veneer cabinetry. Artistic Frame’s counter stools wrapped in a bold pistachio-hued leather from Jerry Pair provide a lively pop of color.

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Lined with aromatic bay rum trees and indigenous flora, the entrance courtyard makes a tropical statement. John Hutton’s Adirondack chairs from David Sutherland’s showroom shape an intimate social grouping.

SOURCES SKY GARDEN TERRACE Sofas, chairs and cocktail tables - Fendi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Balcony railing - Continental Glass Systems, Hialeah, FL Pool - Custom designed by STA Architectural Group, Miami, FL Fabricated by Bradford Products, Leland, NC DINING AREA Dining table, chairs and sideboard - Fendi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Chandelier - Il Pezzo Mancante, Italy Centerpiece vases - Roots & Roots, Miami, FL

Vases on sideboard - Global Views, High Point, NC Artwork on sideboard - Axiom Gallery, Winter Park, FL Drapery fabric - P Kaufmann, New York, NY Corner planter - David Sutherland Showroom, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Area rug - Niba Designs, Hollywood, FL LIVING AREA Sofas - Bentley Home, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Grand piano, bench, daybeds and cocktail tables - Fendi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Occasional tables - Trussardi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL

Light fixture - Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting, Hialeah, FL Planters - David Sutherland Showroom, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Wall treatment - Jeffrey Michaels, Hollywood, FL Drapery fabric - P Kaufmann, New York, NY Area rug - The Rug Company, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Circular black artwork - Axiom Gallery, Winter Park, FL KITCHEN Cabinetry and island - Downsview Kitchens, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Countertops and backsplash - Imperial Stone Corp., Hallandale Beach, FL

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The sumptuous master suite is a tranquil retreat with scenic, floor-to-ceiling doors and windows that flow from inside to out. Breathtaking views, a private terrace and custom furnishings from Fendi Casa complete the intimate scene, while white alabaster wraps “her” master bath in spa-like luxury.

Staying true to the home’s Miami Beach roots, the ultra-modern, white sofa, lounge chairs and pistachio-hued cocktail table from Vondom pair with Dedon’s dining ensemble from Clima Outdoor to shape the outdoor living area — a favorite family gathering spot.

Counter stools - Fendi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Artwork - Axiom Gallery, Winter Park, FL BREAKFAST AREA Table and chairs - Paul Mathieu, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Chandelier - Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting, Hialeah, FL FAMILY ROOM Sofa and billiards table - Custom designed by Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Green chair and ottoman - Fendi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL

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Billiards light - Kelly Wearstler, Los Angeles, CA Planter - David Sutherland Showroom, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Area rug - The Rug Company, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL MASTER BEDROOM Bed, bedside chest, lounge chairs, cocktail table and accent tables - Fendi Casa, Luxury Living Group, MDD, Miami, FL Chandelier - Serip, Jerry Pair & Assoc., Hollywood, FL Area rug - The Rug Company, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL MASTER BATH Vanity and tub - Custom designed by STA Architectural Group, Miami, FL

Vanity top and tub - Imperial Stone Corp., Hallandale Beach, FL Vanity base - Downsview Kitchens, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Shower enclosure - Continental Glass Systems, Hialeah, FL Rain Shower head and hand showers - Dornbracht, Whitehead Sales, Fort Lauderdale, FL THROUGHOUT Recessed lighting - Sesco Lighting, Fort Lauderdale, FL Ceiling treatments - Custom designed by STA Architectural Group, Miami, FL Fabricated by Akira Wood, Inc., Gainesville, FL Flooring - Imperial Stone Corp., Hallandale Beach, FL

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LACHMEE CHIN “Inspiration comes from within. For me, it’s understanding the why and embracing a curated sensibility of knowing how to balance the wants and desires to create a real sense of place.”

interior design by LACHMEE CHIN WITH CARISSA CANNON AND KATHERINE MUNOZ, ODP ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, HOLLYWOOD, FL interior architecture by KURT DANNWOLF, ODP ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, HOLLYWOOD, FL text by ALEXANDRA ROLAND photography by ED BUTERA, BOCA RATON, FL

FOR INTERIOR DESIGNER Lachmee Chin, a home is a living and breathing thing. She designs with this in mind, making sure that all aspects of each individual space have the power to affect the beings that enter each area, even subtly. Such was the case with this home situated in the Four Seasons Residences in Surfside, an oceanfront community north of downtown Miami. This prestigious building, designed by architect Richard Meier, presents an all-glass exterior with modern, clean lines. Comprised of two units combined, the interior of this residence measures out at 6,000-square-feet of planned space blanketed by a neutral color palette and balanced with moments of color. There is a rhyme and reason for every extension and this oceanfront condo organically interacts with the outside. The team focused in on circadian rhythms and its interplay of light and dark. below and right: Just beyond the jewel-toned lounge chairs in the entry, a bronze man in a sculptured niche leads the way with a distant glance. Hand blown in the old tradition of Murano glass, GLO droplet pendants by Leucos are a work of art, as well as a lighting element that draws the eye through the main living areas to views of the Atlantic Ocean beyond.

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DESIGNER LACHMEE CHIN ORCHESTRATES A BALANCE OF SPACES WITH METICULOUS DESIGN THAT FOCUSES ON EQUILIBRIUM AND LIGHT

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The homeowners’ art collection provides an eclectic introduction to the space. Upon entry, artist Alex Katz’ Black Hats IV screen print welcomes, while sculptor Hanneke Beaumont’s Bronze #38 appears to glance away atop a niched pedestal. It creates a mood immediately and prompts you to look toward the east. “We never really take a floor plan, design it and then place the art, as if it is an accessory,” Chin says. “We design holistically to maximize sight lines that stimulate the senses. Certain pieces were designed in the space.” Continuity and harmony are expressed through the use of gray wood-like plank flooring. The sun follows in a lyrical east-west flow through the symphony of spaces when you’re walking toward

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Designed functionality for the comfort of a group, Minotti’s modular sofa joins Thayer Coggin lounge chairs from Judith Norman in the living area. For larger groupings, the transition space between the living area and kitchen gives guests an elevated place to perch with views in either direction.

the light. Like falling raindrops, the fluid shape of the GLO pendants visually enhances the dining area that serves as a visual monument in the central axis of the home. Conversation is never interrupted and a sense of community reigns in the open living area. Here, Chin and her team created axis points building on the fixed momentum running east to west that determined the positioning of the furnishings. For Chin, the heart of the home is the kitchen that, in this case, introduces a north-south axis that intercepts the east-west. At this intersection a custom table serves as the central point. Spacing planning was crucial here. A dropped ceiling in the area is both functional and aesthetic.

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These nuances help to align the space and provide a balance that feels agreeable in all senses of the word. “Much like we eat with our eyes, we also visually react to things,” she says. “When a space is put together visually, you have a sense of comfort.” The other side of the home is again accessed through the main vein of the dining area. Here, the large art piece overlooking the dining area, entitled Au Detour D’un Instant Si Longtemps Cherche by artist Jacques Payette, is one of the homeowners’ staple pieces that has traveled with them from home to home. A Corbin Bronze, Girl with Pear, overlooks the wine room, the jewel box of the home that leads the way to the family room. Traveling back to a communal space, the social grouping celebrates the owners’ affinity for leather with a vintage sectional that frames the space alongside Minotti’s chairs in canary yellow. Truly a respite, the master bedroom is a sacred and calming retreat designed minimally. An unstained wall of walnut features a matte finish to highlight textured graining. Again, the ceiling configuration does much to define the space as it hovers over the bed. David Weeks’ tubular light fixture introduces the subtly of white against white with its brass posts suggesting a glamorous aura. The open plan boasts an undeniable balance that is solidly based on the spatial orientation and light. This coincides with Chin’s ultimate aim — to create a symphony of spaces that the body feels good in for reasons readily perceived and subtly noticed.

right: Designer Carissa Cannon opted for a simple yet elegant walnut table from RH Modern that features a bronze base in complement to the replication of the wood-metal juxtaposition throughout the home. Pelle Designs’ chandelier continues the theme.

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Custom walnut wall panels provide a warm backdrop for the Minotti bed and bedside chests in the master bedroom. Thayer Coggin’s “Cruisin’” lounge chairs, one of Milo Baughman’s iconic midcentury modern masterpieces, shapes a cozy sitting area. “Our process to design takes ‘living well’ to a higher level by never losing sight of the significance of natural light,” Chin says.

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Ruth Block’s bronze Seated Woman and Seated Man preside over the wine room that is strategically placed at the center of the home as it is often the mainstay of the social experience. The floor-to-ceiling room is positioned in a way that it benefits from a lack of direct light, yet still filters in ambient light that is not harmful to the wine but welcomed and aesthetically pleasing.

SOURCES ENTRY Armchairs - 1st Dibs, New York, NY Fabric - Carlucci Di Chivaso, Jeffrey Michaels Showroom, SFDP, Hollywood, FL Accent table - Artefacto, Aventura, FL Lighting - Leucos, Lucemax, Inc, Plantation, FL DINING AREA Dining table - RH Modern, West Palm Beach, FL Dining chairs - Minotti, New York, NY Chandelier - Pelle Designs, New York, NY Glass drop pendant installation - Leucos, Lucemax, Inc., Plantation, FL

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Designer Katherine Munoz selected a Holly Hunt accent table because she wanted something transparent that still carried weight. The sturdy piece has dimension to it that grounds the area and exudes a smoky quality that allows the eyes to rest on the sectional clad in distressed leather by Dakota Jackson.

KITCHEN Island fabricated by D.T. Woodcrafters Corp., Miami, FL Counter stools - Formitalia, Miami, FL Light pendants - Ligne Atelier, Miami, FL LIVING AREA Modular sofa - Minotti, New York, NY Lounge chairs - Thayer Coggin, Judith Norman, SFDP, Hollywood, FL Fabric - Dakota Jackson Fabric, Judith Norman, SFDP, Hollywood, FL Accent table - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Light brown armchair and ottoman - Addsion House, Miami, FL Cocktail table and sofa table - Minotti, New York, NY

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Small round occasional tables - Artefacto, Miami, FL WINE ROOM/HALLWAY Wine room and floating shelf - Custom designed by ODP Architecture & Design, Hollywood, FL FAMILY ROOM Sectional sofa leather - Dakota Jackson Fabric, Judith Norman, SFDP, Hollywood, FL Cocktail tables and accent table - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Yellow lounge chairs - Minotti, New York, NY Display shelving - Anima Domus, Miami, FL Chandelier - Ligne Atelier, Miami, FL MASTER BEDROOM Bed and bedside tables - Minotti, New York, NY

Wood wall treatment fabricated by D.T. Woodcrafters Corp., Miami, FL Reading wall lights - Ylighting, Walnut Creek, CA Chandelier - David Weeks Studio, New York, NY Lounge chairs - Thayer Coggin, Judith Norman, SFDP, Hollywood, FL Fabric - Brentano, Donghia, Inc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Floor lamp - Circa Lighting, New York, NY Drapery fabric - Taffard Fabrics, New York, NY THROUGHOUT Artwork and sculpture - Owners’ Collection Area rug - Stark Carpet, SFDP, Hollywood, FL Flooring - Opustone, Miami, FL

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PLEASURE PRINCIPLE

A MINIMALIST VIEWPOINT AND AN EYE TO SATISFACTION UNDERPIN A SPIRITED COLLABORATION BETWEEN A MIAMI COUPLE, AN ARCHITECT AND AN INTERIOR DESIGNER

architecture by CHRISTOPHER CRAVEN, CHRISTOPHER CRAVEN ARCHITECT AND DESIGN, MIAMI BEACH, FL interior design by YUMI MIYANISHI, SPACECAT, LLC, MIAMI BEACH, FL builder GREG MILOPOLOUS, BUILT BY OWNER, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL text by SAXON HENRY photography by TROY CAMPBELL, MIAMI, FL

In the living area, one of the main considerations during the renovation was having a prime spot for the husband’s Yamaha C7X “Silent” grand piano – mission accomplished. Nearby, comfortable seating from Holly Hunt shapes a social grouping atop Stark carpet’s splash of blue. The Elegant by sculptor Ugo Rondinone’s corners the space on one side, while a painting by Frank Bowling, entitled Pathwaywadi, enlivens the other side.

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YUMI MIYANISHI & CHRISTOPHER CRAVEN “We design with material, light and form to express the personality of the client.”

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“Our starting point is always with the clients’ wishes, but we also create environments for them where we know we would be happy as well,” interior designer Yumi Miyanishi says. “Giving clients delight is the part we appreciate about our work daily.”

“ARCHITECTURE AND interiors are like clothing: What you’d wear in Manhattan is different from what you’d wear in South Beach,” architect Christopher Craven says, who with designer Yumi Miyanishi transformed this 3,000-square-foot Il Villaggio condominium into a haute main residence for a Miami couple. Taking into consideration the panoramic views of the ocean, the duo focused on light and airy design elements that would create interiors the clients could enjoy. “The owners are both outgoing and huge art lovers,” Miyanishi says. “They wanted a wonderful entertaining space, as well as a backdrop that would show off their art collection. But they also wanted intimate spots, places where they could be comfortable when it was just the two of them.” Before making Miami home, the couple split their time between South Beach, Boston and New York. “We chose South Florida for the weather and casual lifestyle,” the husband says. “We chose Miami because we found it to be internationally and culturally robust; we chose South Beach for its proximity to the ocean, and for the eclectic mix of residents and visitors.”

right: In the dining area, an intriguing glass centerpiece branches out across a Christian Liaigre dining table, where Fendi Casa’s “Blixen” dining chairs with hide belts and gunmetal gray buckles pull up to join the party. A dynamic composition of three-dimensional Kwa concrete tiles by Itai Bar-On from Ann Sacks covers a focal wall, while a whimsical painting, The Macaron Hat by artist Will Cotton, adds the perfect touch of flavor.

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Drawing the eyes up and around the kitchen, Ted Abramczyk’s sculptural chandelier for Ralph Pucci unites functionality with the aesthetics of a glowing sculptural object. SieMatic cabinetry topped in SapienStone shapes the culinary space, where artist Mel Bochner’s Chuckle in bright blues and pinks brings a smile to one’s face while seated at the island on Holly Hunt stools.

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GERMAN ARTIST ANSELM REYLE’S UNTITLED WORK IN VIBRANT BLUE AND AMERICAN ARTIST JOSH SMITH’S PIECE IN A KICKY YELLOW LINE THE WALL IN TRUE GALLERY STYLE.

Although they make it to the beach less now that they live in Miami full-time, being able to see the ocean drove all of the design decisions. “It is very important to be able to enjoy the panoramas throughout the day,” the wife says. “Now, the ocean is a backdrop to all but one room … it is the first thing you see when the doors open.” The couple tapped Craven and Miyanishi for their new home because they had seen several condos in the building designed by the team. “Since they are art collectors, the homeowners wanted a free-flowing plan,” Craven says. “Beyond that, they were remarkably open to our ideas.” This was a good starting point that included completely reshaping the interior architecture.“Space creation was a collaboration between Chris and the husband,” Miyanishi says. “I finished with color and texture that expanded on the great foundation they created.” The design duo gives credit to the contractor, Built by Owner, and the homeowners credit Miami art advisor Spring McManus for curating the sophisticated collection that delivers upon the couple’s contemporary vision. This went beyond architecture and furnishings to include a deeper contentment for the couple now calling the condo home. “Good design must be personalized and must address the environment and the ethos of the times,” Craven says. “But more importantly, it must be a pleasure.”

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In the den, black and white photographs dominate, including The World is Your Oyster by Marc Lagrange above the Trussardi sofa by Luxury Living; and Lilla, Turtle Cove, NY by Michael Dweck above the desk. Phillip Jeffries’ textural wall covering is a warm element, while Craven’s design collaboration with Belt to handcraft a metal cocktail table that mechanically pops up to dining height is a cool one.

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Mixing elements without making the backdrop too busy was also at the heart of the plan. “Variety is something we all need, particularly in a space where we spend so much time. But in the end, making a design coherent and ensuring the spaces flow is key,” the architect says. “We created this home just for us,” the husband says. “We eliminated all the bedrooms except the master, creating something like a luxury suite in a five-star hotel. When our children or guests visit, we put them up at The Betsy, just across the street. This is incredibly convenient and provides privacy for them and for us.” Stylistically, the contemporary spaces were a departure for the couple, as they had more traditional interiors in the Northeast. However, they knew they were in good hands in broadening their design sensibilities and gaining an enjoyable mise en scène for their lives. “I believe it is very important to add playfulness to a home,” Miyanishi says. “After all, life is boring without eye candy!” About the new home they now have, the couple feels content, relaxed, and grateful. “We’re both happy people and we laugh a lot,” the wife says. “There’s a great deal of positive energy in the home — lots of joy. The art does that and so does the design. It’s cheerful, warm and sophisticated, which we like to think captures our personae.”

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The powder room is seriously contemporary with its Antonio Lupi sink and Vola faucet. An intermingling of WOW’s architectural 3D Delta wall tiles and Ann Sacks shimmering mosaics sets the stage for American artist Tony Oursler’s Little Smiley floor sculpture from Lehmann Maupin Gallery.

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The master bath was designed to give the couple a spa-like experience at home. His-and-her Waterworks sinks set in the custom vanity by Mirrors & Closets are illuminated by linear sconces. Opustone’s 3D wall covering creates a subtle sense of movement.

SOURCES LIVING AREA Sofa, lounge chairs, stools, side chair and cocktail table - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Glass top of cocktail table fabricated by Lucid Glass Studio, Providence, RI Throw - Missoni Home, Neiman Marcus, Miami, FL Accent pillows - Osborne & Little, Twill and Texture, Miami, FL Fabricated by Grafton Furniture, Miami, FL Vases on cocktail table - Takashimaya, New York, NY Sculpture on pedestal - Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea Yellow artwork - Marc Selwyn Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA Grand piano - Piano Music Center, Hallandale, FL

Area rug - Stark Carpet, Hollywood, FL DINING AREA Dining table - Liaigre, Miami, FL Dining chairs - Fendi Casa by Luxury Living, Miami, FL Centerpiece - Michael Aram, Glass Tray by Okra Martinique, Nisi B Home, Miami, FL Artwork of woman - Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY Artwork in hallway - Perrotin Gallery, Paris Circular yellow wall art - Perrotin Gallery, New York, NY Cabinetry - Mirrors & Closets of Florida, Hollywood, FL Bowl on cabinetry - Ralph Pucci, Miami, FL Wall treatment - Itai Bar-On, Ann Sacks, MDD, Miami, FL Fabricated by S &T Marble And Granite, Miami, FL

KITCHEN Cabinetry - SieMatic, Euro Kitchen and Bath, Laguna Beach, CA SapienStone countertops - S & T Marble And Granite, Miami, FL Black bowl - Gentner Design, Nisi B Home, Miami, FL Counter stools - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Light fixture - Ralph Pucci, Miami, FL Cooktop and double ovens - Wolf, Sub-Zero Group, Madison, WI Artwork on column - Artnet Auctions, New York, NY Blue artwork - Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium Yellow artwork - Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT DEN Sofa - Trussardi by Luxury Living, Miami, FL Fabric - Orlean USA, Miami, FL

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In the master bedroom, sculptor Paul Rousso’s Flirtation from SmithDavidson Gallery aptly provides the artistic focal point above a Holly Hunt bed outfitted by Twill and Texture. Christian Liaigre circular lamps provide the unexpected atop bedside chests from David Sutherland.

Accent pillow fabric - Casamance, Twill And Texture, Miami, FL Cocktail table fabricated by Belt, Hollywood, FL Occasional table - DLV Designs, Brooklyn, NY Large photo - SmithDavidson Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands Small photo - Spinello Projects, Miami, FL Desk - Mirrors & Closets of Florida, Hollywood, FL Desk chair - Trussardi by Luxury Living, Miami, FL Stool - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Photo above desk - Staley-Wise Gallery, New York, NY Wall covering - Phillip Jeffries, Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Area rug - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL POWDER ROOM Sink - Antonio Lupi, Italy

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Mirror - Mirrors & Closet of Florida, Hollywood, FL Wall covering behind mirror - Ann Sacks, MDD, Miami, FL Shower head - Waterworks, MDD, Miami, FL Shower wall treatment - WOW USA, Inc., Lorton, VA Floor sculpture - Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY MASTER BATH Vanity and mirrors - Mirrors & Closet, Hollywood, FL Sinks, faucets and wall sconces - Waterworks, MDD, Miami, FL Stool - Jayson Home, Chicago, IL Wall covering - Opustone, Miami, FL Flooring fabricated by S & T Marble And Granite, Miami, FL MASTER BEDROOM Bed - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL

Wall covering, accent pillows and throw - Twill And Texture, Miami, FL Accent pillows and throw fabricated by Grafton Furniture, Miami, FL Bedside chests - David Sutherland, Miami, FL Table lamps and bench - Liaigre, Miami, FL Artwork - SmithDavidson Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands Window treatment fabricated by Shade Trends, Inc., Miami, FL THROUGHOUT Recessed lighting - Apure, Miami, FL Flooring - Siberian Floors, Miami, FL Fabricated by SFE Hardwood Flooring Specialists, Dania Beach, FL Floral - Gil Sosa Design, Miami, FL Art adviser - Spring McManus, Miami, FL

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SUBTLE

SOPHISTICATION A NORTH MIAMI BEACH DREAM TRANSFORMS INTO AN ELEGANT AND WELCOMING RETREAT THAT CELEBRATES THE TROPICAL, WATERFRONT LIFESTYLE

CARMEN GOMES “I wanted to create an ambience of modernity but classical at the same time. Subdued colors mix with wood, imprinted panels and bronze mirror to give an element of sophistication.”

WHEN A BRAZILIAN client has his own ideas of how to execute sophistication in his new North Miami Beach home and quickly becomes friends with his interior designer, they are lucky enough to gab each day about a favorite subject. “I was referred to this client through a friend, but soon discovered that we both grew up in the same city and same neighborhood in Brazil,” interior designer Carmen Alcaraz Gomes says. “We shopped together and had daily pow-wows while I designed his 2,000-square-foot condominium. He was completely hands-on, and it was a wonderful experience.” The client and his partner moved full time from Brazil to Marina Palms after falling in love with this 22nd-floor condominium overlooking the sparkling blue waters of Biscayne Bay. The couple told Gomes that they enjoy the waterfront lifestyle and wanted a sophisticated look using strong yet subdued colors. “They didn’t want glitz, acrylic or animal prints,” Gomes says, “but they love purple and other rich colors. They wanted to make the most of the water views, the climate, and everything spectacular about Miami.”

right: Just off of the living area, the balcony has become a favorite spot for the owners to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy the water views. The designer used natural colors for the sitting vignette, contrasting Dedon’s round rattan tables with Clima Outdoor’s Expormin rectangular chairs and love seat made of chords that wrap white metal frames.

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interior design by CARMEN ALCARAZ GOMES, CG1 DESIGN, COCONUT GROVE, FL text by LINDA MARX photography by CRAIG DENIS, CORAL GABLES, FL

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“We put a lot of elements into a small space but nothing was flashy or overly crowded,” interior designer Carmen Alcaraz Gomes says. “It happened little by little, one thing complemented the other.”

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With a color scheme of violet, bold blue, beige, brown and the occasional pop of orange, Gomes selected a mix of materials and textures to add excitement to the rooms. Rich woods, printed panels, bronze and mirrors juxtapose beautifully with the light Italian tile flooring, mostly painted walls, recessed lighting and artful chandeliers. “While using mainly monochromatic materials, I found ways to add the texture we needed to create interest,” Gomes says. In the foyer, the walnut-paneled wall treatment adds visual excitement and acts as a backdrop for the purple, blue and green image taken by the client, who is an international translator with photography as a hobby. Gomes highlighted the beige and gray furnishings in the living area with a splashy, brush painted, contemporary canvas called Beyond Here And Now by visual artist Francoise Issaly. It’s bold purples, blues, oranges and yellows pick up the colors of accent pillows as well as the outside world beyond. “The art is colorful and alive and became the dominant piece in the space,” Gomes says.

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Cattalan Italia’s matte graphite cabinetry from Addison House styles the foyer in sleek, angular form. The “Heechee Vase,” a blown glass vessel by Thomas Kelly, blends with the colors of the photo art above.

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Mix-and-match sets the tone in the living area, where the “Kost” chairs and “Dubli” cocktail tables, both by Desiree, are of varying heights. A leather-clad sofa from Addison House and Artefacto’s suede stools face off atop the geometric pattern of a silk area rug.

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Across the room, Gomes added scale and texture by commissioning a custom-printed, beige-lacquer panel for the entertainment center. Below, a floating 10-foot-long bronze and mirror cabinet offers both beauty and a platform to showcase two glass sculptures: the gravity-defying Violet Piroplasm by Thomas Kelly, and the colorful Dancing Waters by glass artists Warner Whitfield and Beatriz Kelemen. Gomes had fun in the dining area with Cattelan Italia’s glass-topped table and its flexible walnut base. “The torn wood bends, creating conversation and excitement,” she says. “The leather dining chairs are simplistic in style because the beauty is more in the shape and form of the ensemble.” Nearby, the light-toned kitchen is small yet sophisticated with a textured backsplash made of lacquer and warm wood. For contemporary elegance, Gomes strategically positioned a waterfall-edge

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Displaying more of the client’s own art, Gomes placed another of his moody framed photos in the main living areas. “He travels to find unusual scenes, then shoots them magically,” she says. A contemporary chandelier from Studio Italia Design illuminates the art and the dining area that comes alive at night.

island shaped of quartz center stage for the couple to chat and enjoy casual meals under an abundance of light. In order to create intimacy in the master bedroom, Gomes cut into the dry wall and inserted a custom walnut panel. The panel-headboard canopy with flanking crystal pendants from Flos provided texture and coziness without being dark. “The wall needed to be personalized for them so they feel like they are in their own private retreat away from the rest of the home,” the designer says. above right: Snaidero’s two-toned cabinetry adds pizzazz to a small kitchen that looked simply white. The soffit located in the middle of the space is a perfect architectural feature to break it up, while stainless steel appliances from Miele serve to accent the culinary space. Cattelan Italia’s black, metal-and-leather counter stools tuck neatly beneath the waterfall-edge island.

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The master bath shines and glitters with wall coverings from Brazil’s Orlean which the designer used to jazz up the space and add more sophistication. Travertine marble flooring allows the bath to look as elegant and cosmopolitan as the rest of the residence. Gomes felt a great sense of accomplishment at the completion of this project. Not only did she create a great deal of low-keyed sophistication and waterfront-inspired excitement in a small space, but she made new friends. “The clients were so happy with their year-round home,” she says. “They appreciated that I knew exactly what they wanted, and together we made it happen.” above right: Circular art from Horshow adds visual interest in the master bath, where Orlean’s wall covering swirls the private space in perfect complement. The glass-enclosed shower offers spa-like relaxation after a busy day.

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The couple’s beloved Yorkie, Otto, enjoys sleeping on Addison House’s well-appointed “Alei” bed that comfortably tucks into a walnut niche by Aurora Cabinets. Lovely pops of color from Missoni and West Elm pillows accent the white Sferra bed linens. Pianca’s long, taupe lacquer cabinetry appears to float along an adjacent wall.

Staying true to the home’s Miami Beach roots, the ultra-modern, white sofa, lounge chairs and pistachio-hued cocktail table from Vondom pair with Dedon’s dining ensemble from Clima Outdoor to shape the outdoor living area — a favorite family gathering spot.

SOURCES BALCONY Sofa and chairs - Expormin, Clima Outdoor, MDD, Miami, FL Cocktail tables - Dedon, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL FOYER Cabinetry - Catellan Italia, Addison House, MDD, Miami, FL Artwork and Hechee vase - Owners’ Collection Wood wall treatment - Aurora Kitchen Cabinets, Doral, FL LIVING AREA Sofas - Addison House, MDD, Miami, FL Lounge chairs and cocktail tables - Desiree, Addison House, MDD, Miami, FL Occasional table - Design Within Reach, Miami, FL

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Table lamp - Flos USA, Brooklyn, NY Stools - Artefacto, Miami, FL Artwork - Owners’ Collection Floating cabinetry - Aurora Kitchen Cabinets, Doral, FL Wall treatment behind cabinetry - Casa Mayo Design, Miami, FL Area rug - allmodern.com DINING AREA Dining table - Catellan Italia, Addison House, MDD, Miami, FL Dining chairs - Addison House, MDD, Miami, FL Chandelier - Studio Italia Design USA, Miami, FL KITCHEN Cabinetry and island - Snaidero USA, Miami, FL Counter stools - Catellan Italia, Addison House, Aventura, FL

Hood, cooktop and double ovens - Miele, Boca Raton, FL MASTER BEDROOM Bed, chests and cabinetry - Addison House, MDD, Miami, FL Headboard wall - Aurora Kitchen Cabinets, Doral, FL Light pendants - Flos USA, Brooklyn, NY MASTER BATH Vanity - Snaidero USA, Miami, FL Wall covering - Orlean, MDD, Miami, FL Circular artwork - horshow.com Shower enclosure - Alroma Glass Corp., Miami, FL Flooring - Valencia Coverings, MDD, Miami, FL THROUGHOUT Recessed lighting - Farrey’s Lighting & Bath, Inc., North Miami, FL

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The sectional from Sedgwick & Brattle dominates the back of the living area, the larger of the dual sitting vignettes in this grand space anchored with jute woven area rugs. Black-and-white photographs, Garden Seer and Ascending Elegance from the Thom Filicia Home Collection for Wendover Art Group, illustrate the designer’s reputation for blending classic with modern.

“Sedgwick & Brattle by Thom Filicia strives to create environments that reflect the personality of a place, the architecture and the people who will enjoy it. This Biscayne Beach penthouse connects the serenity of waterfront living with the vibrant energy of Miami’s urban spirit.”

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BALANCE INSPIRED BY THE INTOXICATING WATER VIEWS FROM MIAMI’S BISCAYNE BEACH RESIDENCES, INTERIOR DESIGNER THOM FILICIA CREATES THIS SOPHISTICATED PENTHOUSE WITH NATURAL COLORS, WARMTH AND INTIMACY interior design THOM FILICIA, SEDGWICK & BRATTLE BY THOM FILICIA, NEW YORK, NY text LINDA MARX photography NATIVEHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY, LITHIA, FL

TO PERSONALIZE THE INTERIORS of this large Biscayne Beach Residences penthouse, interior designer Thom Filicia studied the 14-foot-high ceilings, and modern metal and glass frames. The designer felt it was important to avoid a flat or chilly look by designing the 10,663-square-foot home to be welcoming, warm and approachable. “This is not a showroom,” Filicia says of the spacious Miami waterfront residence he designed with the natural colors of blue, green, gray and white to take advantage of the surrounding views. The challenge was how to give a warm point of view to a vast great room while depicting how to live on the water.

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Filicia, who was the interior designer on Bravo TV’s popular, Emmy Award-winning series, “Queer Eye For The Straight Guy,” and whose high-profile clients include celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Tina Fey, had more than 90 feet of perfect Biscayne Bay views from which to work. He gave the penthouse a clean understated layout with white oak flooring, sexy pendant lighting and earthy colors with shimmers of antique brass amid various black finishes for balance. “I wanted the space to have a point of view yet be down-to-earth,” he says. In the living area, Filicia designed two separate spaces each allowing the water view to be the star. It was important to illustrate how the room works on a totally livable scale with either large or small groups of people. “I wanted a serene and relaxed interior space as a counter to the strong international city of Miami,” the designer says. “But the scale of the textiles, furnishings and fabrics had to work with the

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Interior designer Thom Filicia encourages relaxation in the family room, enticing the owners to curl up on the “Asta” sofa. The white “Savanna” occasional tables with chunky paw legs are fun alongside the cocktail table with travertine legs, a glass top and brass accents.

above right: In the stylized kitchen, white-lacquered kitchen cabinetry provides the ideal backdrop for a pair of “Syrma Grande” satin gold pendants from Sedgwick & Brattle that cast a soft glow above the island. “This space is warm and inviting,” the designer says.

right: Providing the perfect balance between the pair of social groupings in the main living area, the natural oak stairway continues the understated beauty as it appears to float to the private spaces on the second level.

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The partially glass-enclosed, private rooftop deck of this Biscayne Beach Residences penthouse features a pool, summer kitchen and stunning panoramic views of Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach and the downtown skyline, creating a haven to enjoy some peace and quiet.

size of the space.” The geometry of the “Eclips Hexa” pendants from the designer’s Sedgwick & Brattle work together to define the area by bringing down the ceiling with warmth and light. The family room with its strong views of the bay is dominated by the designer’s choice of a “Lanka Blue” area rug made of wool, an ideal spot for children or dogs to play. An architectural “Freijo Prisma” floor lamp gives a nod to the bridges and other architectural sights visible from the large floor-to-ceiling windows. Nearby, the custom white natural oak floating stairway provides a platform for balance. Created with an island of gray-washed wood and clean white countertops, the kitchen is a perfect springboard for entertaining. The addition of dark charcoal leather barstools with an antique gold metal base proclaims this attractive space as the go-to place to prepare drinks. “Miami is a going-out-to-dinner town,” Filicia says. “So this is more of a kitchen that becomes part of the home’s lifestyle.” Yet when a perfect night calls for a romantic dinner at home, the dining room centered by a stunning industrial black concrete table with a warm chunky wood base provides the perfect ambience. Surrounded by “Downey” dining chairs in stonewash gray, and a chic “Enzo” bench in Bourdeaux oatmeal fabric with a forged base, it would be difficult to beat the magical vibe and the mesmerizing view. When Filicia completed the penthouse, he felt he had designed a rich, unpretentious interior, a space in which he would be proud to live. “We created sophistication and warmth, both timely and timeless,” the designer says. “We gave it a sense of place in a warmer, friendlier Miami.”

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Filicia’s striking “Eclips Hexa” pendants reappear to create excitement in the dining room, where the large green flora defines the space. “The plants create the transition in an architectural way, yet soften the space and give volume,” the designer says.

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Minimalistic elements make bold statements, as does Ochre’s “Seed Cloud” solid cast bronze buds, each housing glass teardrops that dangle above Holly Hunt’s cerused oak dining table without obstructing the mesmerizing views.

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BACK ON TOP AN INSPIRATION OF IRRESISTIBLE ELEMENTS CREATES MAGICAL MOMENTS FOR THE HOMEOWNERS OF THIS W SOUTH BEACH PENTHOUSE

SOFIA JOELSSON “Spaces often tell me what they want to be: all I have to do is listen. The seascape and cityscape at sunset inspired the redesign of this penthouse with its varying shades of blue.”

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An entity all its own, a wine room draws guests into the living area outfitted for the ultimate in entertaining. It is a stylish approach with custom L-shaped sectionals from Fede Furniture and two sets of cocktail tables staggered to create dimension. Interlude Home’s marble-topped tables join the sculptural forms of Holly Hunt’s cast concrete tables that evoke the architectural beauty of rocks.

MEET THE INTERIOR DESIGNER, SOFIA JOELSSON, who transformed this 6,000-square-foot penthouse into a masterpiece of art, ingenuity and design. After an unfortunate disaster that left the home nearly destroyed, the owners reached out to Joelsson, who had designed three of their other homes over the years. “They trusted me with an understanding of their needs and desires,” the designer says. The inspiration, a sophisticated family who desired a leisure lifestyle with open spaces, comfortable furnishings and boastful views of the city and beach. A soothing blend of textures, patterns and color begins in the dining area, where the hide area rug speaks volumes with its circular pattern and soft warm shades. It is here where the designer’s eye takes charge as retro style chairs are wrapped in vibrant blue velvet. “I didn’t want a fully upholstered chair, the open back creates a lighter look for

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BEING SENSITIVE TO ALL SURROUNDINGS, INTERIOR DESIGNER SOFIA JOELSSON SPECIFIED A NEUTRAL COLOR PALETTE WHILE SPRINKLING IN VIVID HUES OF COBALT BLUE THAT TRANSCEND TO A SOFT, DOVE BLUE THROUGHOUT THE HOME.

the space,” Joelsson says. The dining table is as special as can be with its cerused oak top, a brass metal frame and bronze-tipped legs. Aesthetics was not the only goal as durability was a key part of the open interior scheme that seamlessly flows from one space to another. Porcelain flooring in a herringbone pattern that naturally resembles real oak points the way to the living area, where an energetic vibe continues the pull of graduating shades of blue. L-shaped

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Cabinetry by Wambia Woodwork runs the expanse of the kitchen, where Interlude Home’s “Darcy” bronze barstools from Curated Living offer family and friends a comfortable seat at the island bar. Ochre’s “Celestial Pebble” glass orbs from David Sutherland radiate a soft horizontal glow that creates a sinuous flow and continuity throughout the open interior scheme.

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sectional sofas swathed in a durable, crisp white chenille pair with a series of undulating cocktail tables. “I like to layer my cocktail tables using multiple pieces and varying heights,” Joelsson says. The soft Tencel area rug mimics the soothing hues of the sea and sky beyond. The gentle ebb-and-flow continues in the kitchen with a custom concave bar designed with LED lighting to create ambience while illuminating the striations of gold in the porcelain countertop as well as spotlighting the expressiveness of the carved wood base. “I love the colors and design of the porcelain as the variances reveal an unstructured and organic flow,” the designer says. With that, barstools flatter the island with their bronze frames and taupe leather-upholstered seats, while Delano Pool by artist Philipp Hofmann catches the eye and begs to question … painting or photography? With sensational and inviting views, the guest room beckons visitors night after night. The private space lends itself to an ultimate relaxing experience. While texture plays an important role, the designer didn’t want to overindulge with textiles, rather, a subtle textured wall covering that resembles grass cloth was just enough. “I love layers and layers of textures for adding dimension, as long as they have similar tonality,” Joelsson says. The headboard is

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The home has a repertoire of visual elements throughout and the guest room is no exception. Resembling old fashioned pocket watches, the imaginative “Timeless” light fixtures by Contardi give a solid nod to the past above Weiman’s channel-back chair that swivels to take in the ocean view.

right: Knowing the value of accessorizing, even the master bath exudes outstanding detail as a bronze-trimmed stool by Kim Salmela spotlights the legs of the Maison 55 vanity. A solid stone tub offers a deep soak, while Studio A’s gracefully sculpted, white “Hands” stool from Global Views corners the space in sheer whimsy.

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Living in a penthouse has its advantages. With stretched out views as far as the eye can see, the Miami lifestyle is one that is sure to satisfy to the soul.

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The rooftop terrace overlooks a private plunge pool, barbecue, and a bar and lounge area on the balcony — all partially covered by an oversized trellis. Woven-rope furnishings from Couture Jardin offer a nautical flavor.

above right: On the rooftop terrace, a modular sofa from Fede Furniture is draped in a Perennial fabric that is durable yet fun. Interchangeable pieces fit together like a puzzle.

SOURCES DINING AREA Dining table - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Dining chairs - Eichholtz, Oroa, Miami, FL Centerpiece - CFA Design Group, Miami, FL Chandelier - Ochre, David Sutherland, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Drapery fabric - Great Plains, Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Area rug - Kyle Bunting, Edelman Leather, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL

LIVING AREA Sofas - Fede Furniture, Miami, FL Round cocktail tables and occasional table - Interlude Home, Curated Living, Miami, FL White cocktail tables - Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Table lamp - CB2, Miami Beach, FL Drapery fabric - Great Plains, Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Area rug - Oliver Treutlein, Meerbusch, Germany KITCHEN Artwork - Galerie Barbara von Stechow, Frankfurt, Germany

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tailored with upholstered leather while the bedding flaunts pops of deep purple and neutral shades that pull out the colors in the floral art that dots the wall above. Slip away to serenity with a master bath that recalls the luxury of a five-star spa with day-dreamy views in an irresistible environment. Being able to salvage some of the bath’s original marble flooring was the origin of the spa-like design. A mirrored wall is framed in rift cut oak to create a reflective backdrop behind the freestanding, solid stone tub. A shagreen vanity with bronze legs interacts with the mink marble flooring that creates continuous movement with its gray and taupe horizontal lines. The private rooftop terrace is an entertainer’s dream come true. Back on top of the world, family and friends gather once again to enjoy a lively poolside party or an intimate rooftop soiree.

Cabinetry, island and wine room - Wambia Woodwork, Hallandale, FL Countertops - Fine Surfaces, Miami, FL Backsplash - Nations Glass, Miami, FL Counter stools - Interlude Home, Curated Living, Miami, FL Light pendants - Ochre, David Sutherland, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL GUEST ROOM Bed - Camerich, Miami, FL Table lamps - Regina Andrew, Curated Living, Miami, FL

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Armchair - Weiman Home, Curated Living, Miami, FL Light pendant - Contardi, Curated Living, Miami, FL Wall covering - Phillip Jeffries, Holly Hunt, Miami, FL Drapery fabric - Rothman Associates, Miami, FL Area rug - Surya, Curated Living, Miami, FL Balcony chairs - David Sutherland, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL MASTER BATH Hands stool - Studio A, Global Views, Dallas, TX Vanity stool - Kim Salmela, One Kings Lane, New York, NY

Vanity - Maison 55, Curated Living, Miami, FL BALCONY AND ROOFTOP TERRACE Furnishings - Couture Jardin, Fort Lauderdale, FL Round occasional tables - Cane-line, Curated Living, Miami, FL White counter stools - Serge de Troyer, Miami, FL Modular sofa - Fede Furniture, Miami, FL THROUGHOUT Recessed lighting - WAC Lighting, Synchronizing Systems, Miami, FL Flooring - Luxterra, Miami, FL

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TROPICAL URBAN SHADY COCONUT GROVE SURROUNDINGS SET THE STAGE FOR THIS STYLISHLY DESIGNED TOWNHOUSE THAT COMBINES THE LOVE FOR TRADITIONAL FURNISHINGS WITH A CONTEMPORARY SOPHISTICATION

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TAYLOR & TAYLOR “Bill and Phyllis Taylor’s design ethos is inspired by a love for the tradition of design and is founded on a deep knowledge of design for coastal and tropical climates, as well as an enthusiastic fluency in both vernacular and modern styles.”

interior design by PHYLLIS TAYLOR, TAYLOR & TAYLOR, INC., MIAMI, FL interior architecture by JEREMY TAYLOR AND MARIA RIGNACK, TAYLOR & TAYLOR, INC., MIAMI, FL text by LINDA MARX photography by BARRY GROSSMAN, WESTON, FL

above: The entry is dominated by landing artwork called Angel by the late Purvis Young, a self-taught Miami artist. Resembling a sculpture on its own, Wired Lighting’s globes of Venetian blown glass and steel rods rise four floors. Near the stairway, Jalan Jalan’s table with an inlaid bone top centers the foyer.

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Black-and-white tweed sofas from Poliform USA’s Bristol Collection join a cozy fireplace setting perfect for family gatherings. One of a Kind’s throw adds textural heat, while custom cabinetry offers hearthside warmth with its built-in bench seating. The custom area rug by Holly Hunt offers a tropical flavor that unites the space.

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WHEN A FORMER UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI FOOTBALL coach and his wife hired designer Phyllis Taylor to create the interior of their 6,140-square-foot Coconut Grove townhouse, they seemed satisfied to keep the look traditional like they enjoyed in their previous home in Georgia. But Taylor, along with her team of talented architects, including Jeremy Taylor and Maria Rignack, had other ideas for the couple’s home. “We understood their desire for a traditional home, but we wanted the couple to dig deeper and make the townhouse their own,” Taylor says. “After studying our renderings, they decided to include more sophistication with some contemporary touches.” The result is a charming, four-level home with views of trees, a playground, and water from the roof deck. It is like an urban tree house … and in walking distance to the town center. Transformed from heavy Mediterranean to a more comfortable and sophisticated tropical tableau ideal for frequent family gatherings, the design unfolds at the entry floored in travertine stone. Since the stairway is the center of the home and was originally painted concrete with tiled steps, Taylor wanted to reimagine it and add some character. “We stripped the staircase down to the bare concrete treads and clad the walls with keystone rock to make it a more dramatic focal point,” Taylor says. “We used a blackened steel balustrade with a warm wood handrail, treads in hickory rustic wood, and crisp black and white runners to go up and down the stairs. I believe the staircase is like a piece of jewelry, a strand of pearls that creates the rhythm of the home.”

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The MiaCucina cabinetry lines the kitchen created as a meeting place for the family with its soft and homey look. Palecek’s woven light pendants from Judith Norman add a touch of warmth above the island, where Hinkley barstools from Arteriors in wood and iron work well. The open scheme adds light, spaciousness and contemporary living to the cozy heart of the home.

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Angel art on the dining space wall is a gift from a friend and has become the couple’s favorite piece of art. The dining table is refurbished with a black base and walnut stain on top; the dining chairs are slip covered in a durable Sunbrella fabric.

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The light fixture over the custom bridge pool table from Blatt Billiards is a Blue Point design from Rejuvenation, a functional mix of dark and light. Nearby, the game table and chairs offer the ideal spot for both kids and adults to play.

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A family heirloom, the Steinway grand piano in the bar area was owned by a great grandmother in the 1890s and was recently refurbished by the Steinway company. Interior designer Phyllis Taylor had the barstools painted black with seats redone in white leather.

Custom millwork shapes the shelving and the bar. The designer selected copper pendants and pulls for the social space. “Copper is not usually a bar color, but I liked it here,” interior designer Phyllis Taylor says. “It works.”

In the living room, the designer used warm woods and colors like taupe and green plucked from the exterior landscaping. Since the yard is visible from sliding glass doors, it marries the living space with the tropical surroundings. To create a family centerpiece, Taylor used some of the clients’ country furnishings, as well as their art pieces that celebrate their commitment to their faith. A large custom Sapele mahogany wall unit designed by Taylor & Taylor surrounds an EcoSmart fireplace and oak doors that open to reveal the television above. Wood ceiling beams with tongue-and-groove planking, antique doors with iron hardware throughout, and hickory wood flooring offer a warm, yet sophisticated feel. University of Miami’s school colors of forest green and orange make an appearance. Eager to modernize the kitchen, the design team took the existing underused dining room and opened the walls to make the space more contemporary. The kitchen, with its chic MiaCucina cabinetry, now opens to many rooms that connect through the warmth of recessed lighting and wicker pendant lighting. Butcher block combines with antique barn wood on the island topped in Neolith marble countertops to further the rustic sophistication. Transforming the second-floor landing into the new dining area, Taylor went over the hickory wood floor using black inside the grain and bevels to continue the rustic feel. The look of a modern lantern-style light fixture completes the setting. The game room, with its custom bridge pool table and custom millwork is a favorite spot for family fun and entertainment. “This is where the former coach displays his sports memorabilia like University of Miami football posters,” Taylor says. “Arranged together on the wall, they add color to the room and complement a vintage referee in uniform.”

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Elitis wall covering from Jeffrey Michaels styles the light-toned master bedroom, where the designer commissioned bedside chests built for storage and function. Saccaro’s heavy throw and suede ottomans with leather stitching from Victoria’s Armoire add texture to the space. The master bath continues the scheme with spa-like relaxation.

Rather than using a great deal of color in the master suite, Taylor brought the space alive with texture using a wall treatment of parquet grass cloth in taupe and white glaze done in squares behind the bed with a headboard of smooth white leather. A darker throw from Saccaro adds more texture picking up the frame color from art above the bed. “The couple already had this artistic spiritual sign above the bed, so I worked the room design around that,” she says. The guest room is highlighted by an orange wall treatment borrowed from outdoors and University of Miami colors. “We gave this room a sophisticated farmhouse look to create a sense of place inspired by Florida,” Taylor says. Although the coach and his wife have moved away as he has since retired, the entire design project was a labor of love. The team made some changes, working through structural challenges because the owners were comfortable with the process and eager to achieve their vision. “Our team enjoyed working with them, and both the husband and wife loved the home,” Taylor says. left:

The orange-walled guest room had no closet, so the design team added a floor-to-ceiling dark cabinet on the side of the bed with a pair of convenient storage drawers. The CB2 bed is appointed with a white farmhouse checkerboard pattern comforter from French Laundry Home.

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SOURCES ENTRY Stairway - Custom designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Railing and stairway fabricated by McKenzie Construction, Inc., Miami, FL Stair runner - Niba Designs, Hollywood, FL Foyer table - Jalan Jalan Collection, MDD, Miami, FL Wall sconce - Holly Hunt, MDD, Miami, FL Chandelier - Wired Lighting, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL LIVING ROOM Sofas - Poliform USA, Miami, FL Accent pillows - Carlotta’s Fine Linens, Miami Beach, FL Fabric - Pierre Frey, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Lounge chair - Owners’ Collection Fabric - Great Plains, Holly Hunt, MDD, Miami, FL Throw and floor lamp - One of a Kind, MDD, Miami, FL Cocktail table - Jalan Jalan Collection, MDD, Miami, FL Occasional table - Judith Norman, Hollywood, FL Fireplace - Ecosmart Fire, Culver City, CA Wall unit with bench - Custom designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Fabricated by Exclusive Concept, Inc., Davie, FL Cushions by Carlotta’s Fine Linens, Miami Beach, FL Artwork on the left of wall unit - Penley Art Co., Atlanta, GA Area rug - Shiir, Holly Hunt, MDD, Miami, FL KITCHEN Cabinetry and islands - MiaCucina, MDD, Miami, FL Countertops - Fine Surfaces and More, Inc., Doral, FL Backsplash - Ed’it Showroom, Miami, FL

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Barstools - Hinkley, Arteriors, New York, NY Light pendants - Palacek, Judith Norman, Hollywood, FL Appliances - Wolf, Sub-Zero Group, Madison, WI DINING ROOM Vintage dining table - Refurbished by Bonnin Ashley, Miami, FL Dining chairs - Le Jeune Upholstery, Miami, FL Centerpiece - Sacarro, Miami, FL Chandelier - Urban Electric Co., North Charleston, SC Angel artwork - Owners’ Collection GAME ROOM Bridge pool table - Blatt Billiards, New York, NY Light fixture - Blue Point, Rejuvenation, Atlanta, GA Vintage referee and University of Miami posters and ads - Owners’ Collection Vintage game table and chairs - Refurbished by Bonnin Ashley, Miami, FL White cabinetry - Custom designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Fabricated by Exclusive Concept, Inc., Davie, FL Stools - Victoria’s Armoire, Coral Gables, FL BAR AREA Bar and shelving - Custom Millwork Designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Fabricated by Exclusive Concept, Inc., Davie. FL Countertop - Ed’it Showroom, Miami, FL Vintage barstools - Refurbished by Bonnin Ashley, Miami, FL Steinway grand piano - Owners’ Collection MASTER BEDROOM Bed and artwork - Owners’ Collection

Throw - Saccaro, Miami, FL Wall treatment - Elitis, Jeffrey Michaels, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Bedside chests - Custom designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Light pendants - Shades of Light, Palacek, High Point, NC Stools - Victoria’s Armoire, Coral Gables, FL Bedding - Niba Design, Hollywood, FL Mirror - Fine Line Furniture & Accessories, Coral Gables, FL Window treatments - Moreda Designs, Miami Lakes, FL Area rug - Stark Carpet, Hollywood, FL MASTER BATH Vanity - Custom designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Metal base fabricated by Steel Monkey Dream Shop, LLC, Miami, FL Countertop - Ed’it Showroom, Miami, FL Wall treatment - Porcelanosa, Pompano Beach, FL Fabricated by McKenzie Construction, Inc., Miami, FL Towel ladder - Lostine, lostine.com Planter - Jalan Jalan Collection, MDD, Miami, FL Woven basket - Carlotta’s Fine Linens, Miami, FL Area rug - Elitis, Jeffrey Michaels, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL GUEST ROOM Bed - CB2, Miami Beach, FL Comforter - French Laundry Home, LLC, High Point, NC Bedside cabinetry - Custom designed by Taylor & Taylor, Inc., Miami, FL Artwork - Owners’ Collection Reading lamp - Saccaro, Miami, FL Armchair - Fine Line Furniture & Accessories, Coral Gables, FL Area rug - West Elm, Miami, FL

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DESIGN RESOURCES

HIGH POINT

RFA DECOR 561.994.4422 rfadecor.com

ALFONSO MARINA alfonsomarina.com

EICHHOLTZ eichholtz.com

MAGNUSSEN HOME 519.662.3040 | magnussen.com

BERNHARDT FURNITURE COMPANY 828.758.9811 bernhardt.com

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DESIGN RESOURCES AMERICAN LEATHER 800.456.9599 | americanleather.com ARTERIORS 800.338.2150 | arteriorshome.com

BDI USA 800.428.2881 bdiusa.com

GLOBAL VIEWS 888.956.0030 | globalviews.com

NATHAN ANTHONY 323.584.1315 | nafurniture.com

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JONATHAN CHARLES 336.886.0114 jonathancharlesfurniture.com

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DESIGN RESOURCES RESOURCES KANNOA 305.651.9655 | kannoa.com

JAMIE YOUNG 888.671.5883 | jamieyoung.com

SCREEN GEMS 310.545.9091 | myscreengems.com

JOHN-RICHARD 866.389.6642 johnrichard.com

LEXINGTON HOME BRANDS 336.474.5300 | lexington.com

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DESIGN RESOURCES

TROY LIGHTING 626.336.4511 | troylighting.hvlgroup.com

HIGH POINT TAYLOR KING | 828.632.7731 | taylorking.com

SABA ITALIA sabaitalia.it

NGALA TRADING 646.422.7317 | ngalatrading.com

THEODORE ALEXANDER 336.885.5005 | theodorealexander.com

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PROMOTION

outdoor living MODO

ELITE GREEN

786.310.7047 and 305.567.2970

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Miami, FL modo-furniture.com

elite-green.com

CLIVE DANIEL HOME

AUTHENTIC PROVENCE

SWAT MOSQUITO SYSTEMS

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ISLAND LIVING & PATIO

JUDITH NORMAN OUTDOOR LIVING

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DESIGN RESOURCES

PROMOTION

outdoor living

BOYNTON BILLIARDS 561.736.7665 |

Boynton Beach, FL |

boyntonbilliards.com

DEDON 954.299.0651

FANTINI MOSAICI

SIFAS USA

Dania Beach, FL dedon.de/en

305.572.0990 | Miami, FL fantinimosaici.com

786.554.9924 | Miami, FL sifas.com

CAMERICH MIAMI GLOSTER

TUUCI

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305.634.5116 | Miami-Hialeah, FL tuuci.com

Miami, FL camerichmiami.com

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kitchens & baths

DOWNSVIEW OF DANIA 954.927.1100 | Dania Beach, FL downsviewkitchens.com

BR STONE CO. 954.984.7077, Pompano Beach, FL

CANAM CABINETRY CORP.

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561.750.3177 | Boca Raton, FL canamcabinet.com

SUB-ZERO, WOLF AND COVE SHOWROOM MIAMI

WOOD STILE, INC.

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561.329.4671 | North Palm Beach, FL woodstileinc.com

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To call Aqua at Allison Island home,

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