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I N T H I S I S S U E we take a look at the latest in-home technologies. Smart home automation can change the way we interact with our homes, from how we cook and clean to how we keep our property secure and safe. With so many amazing devices designed to simplify and integrate our lives, it is easy to get caught up in the newest gadgets. It is also easy to get caught up in our smartphones—work is always right there, just one alert away. Throughout this Fall season, we should take some time to unplug from technology. While it offers convenience to our lives, it can also be a distraction from the important events and moments happening around us. Have dinner with your family, grab coffee with a friend, or take some time to spend in nature. Whatever we do we can’t forget to connect with others first.

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contents

VOLUME 1 ISSUE 5

10 8 digital dish Current happenings online

10 the butterfly house A downtown Naples transformation

18 keeping an herb garden Helpful tips for growing herbs at home

20 the intelligent home The lowdown on home automation

30 44 closet corner The Family-friendly garage

48 fall comforts Familiar ecipes for the season

54 top picks Tech trends from Home & DesignÂŽ

58 real estate gallery See what’s for sale in Old Naples

23 fearless facades

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Bold and breathtaking wallpapers for your home

28 designer q&a High-tech interior design

30 loving art in the digital world Curating an art collection online

34 restful reminders

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The importance of finding time to sleep

36 from the ground up One couple builds their dream home

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Butterfly house

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eople love a good before and after conversion. The amazing changes, the growth, the development—we love to see a transformation and that is something at which Kristen Williams excels. Her eye for possibilities allows her to create modern and awardwinning projects from homes most developers would overlook. Believing that preservation is always best, Williams prefers to take older homes which have been part of the Naples community for decades and update them to suit the contemporary Naples resident. “She looks for homes with good bones in a good location. If it has those two things she believes in, remodeling instead of tearing down, which in most cases would be the easier option,” explains Olde Naples Real Estate broker Chris Wells. Those two main requirements were met in a 1964 bungalow that has now been transformed into a beautiful, coastal-inspired cottage. This home has undergone a metamorphosis much like that of a butterfly, emerging at the end as something beautiful and new. Sitting just one block from Broad Avenue South in Old Naples, Williams felt she could create a space for the stylish Naples resident while still preserving the original flavor of the home. Her plan included changing the layout of the home to create an open floor plan, raising the ceilings, and adding additional square footage through a garage with guest suite above. She also revised the back yard to create a pool and entertaining space with the indoor-outdoor living opportunities that people look for in Naples. The end result is another outstanding home to add to her list of local projects.

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cottage details

While the entire home has been radically revived, the changes to the front elevation are remarkable. Overgrown landscaping was removed, the dismal brown exterior has been changed to a clean and beachy white, and the one-dimensional architecture reimagined to create a beach cottage that fits perfectly on the lot and in the neighborhood. The original “L” shape of the home can still be seen, but a large front porch, sporting comfortable rocking chairs; and an oversized window now adds symmetry and visual interest to the originally flat appearance of the home. Not widely seen in Naples, decorative half-round Victorian-inspired siding in the gables add a historic feel to the home’s new exterior bringing a little of Williams’ Boston roots to Naples.

open and airy

Inside, the home’s choppy floor plan and low ceilings were replaced with an open concept living experience. “Literally every part of this home was touched by Williams’ team,” says Wells. “In addition to the visible design changes, every wall was taken down completely or moved to create more space. The plumbing was reworked or replaced, and the home was rewired. While those features aren’t visible, a well-done renovation means that a large portion of the work and budget goes towards those less glamorous but extremely important changes.” Now, the home is open and bright with a functional floor plan that puts the kitchen and main living area together for easy entertaining and livability. The natural textures Williams loves to include in her designs can be seen in the live edge side table and linen-covered furniture. Mixed metals and leading-edge touches like the acrylic coffee table and animal prints elevate the space.

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chef space

The kitchen sits under a beautiful raised ceiling with windows for extra light. The original U-shaped kitchen has been replaced with a layout that maximizes cooking space through a large center island topped with Mystery-white marble. Williams loves to add a Lacanche dual fuel range to her projects as they mix timeless beauty and culinary history with stateof-the-art technology. It is easy to see why these beautiful ranges quickly become the center of the kitchen. Here, the range is clad in white enamel with gold hardware that perfectly matches the knobs, drawer pulls, and light fixture in the kitchen. White shiplap adds to the beachside feel of the kitchen and ties together the ceilings in the main areas of the home.

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cool and colorful

Signifying new beginnings and rebirth, butterflies are the perfect mascot for this master bedroom. The master suite is full of color. Two painted chairs flank a table with a Mid-century flair while a wet bar provides owners and the perfect place to start the day with a quick cup of coffee. Light wood floors are carried through the master bedroom and mimicked in the ceiling detail above the comfortable poster bed. Here again, both modern and classic elements are blended through art, textures, and colors.

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room to spare

The home’s new layout provides extra space to the original home so there is now plenty of room for family and friends. A guest room with a bunkhouse feel is a clever way to add more sleeping space while not making the room feel crowded. In a family-friendly location like Old Naples, these bunk style sleeping arrangements are popular options for visiting grandchildren. The nautical colors of blue, red, and white match the home’s location and exterior style. Here, the natural tones of the wide plank wood floors create the perfect platform for the space.

textures, layers, depth

The colorful study provides a comfortable room for reading or work. The natural fibers of the woven grass rug anchor the room while the theme of metals and acrylic materials is carried in from the kitchen and great room. Williams enjoys mixing colors, textures, and patterns to add depth to a space. Her designs create a curated interior that looks as if it has been built piece by piece over time.

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outdoor entertaining

A relaxing oasis is now found in the backyard. The once cluttered patio has been expanded to include an outdoor kitchen and seating space that seamlessly blends with the indoor rooms. Visible above the perfectly redesigned new pool and spa is the addition of the garage with a welcoming guest suite.

To view before and after photos of this project, visit www.yhmagazine.com. This home is now under contract. Visit www. oldenaplesrealestate.com for more fantastic homes available in Old Naples.

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keeping an herb garden Healthy and essential in many dishes, herbs are easy to grow no matter how much space you have. Beyond flavoring your food, herbs like basil, sage, and peppermint have some amazing benefits such as the ability to fight infections, lowering blood sugar levels, or reducing IBS pain. Many of these herbs are more vibrant and flavorful when fresh from a garden, so you may want to consider keeping some plants in your home. These herbs do well in decorative pots and if you have enough light, you can grow most of them in a kitchen window for easy cooking access.

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BASIL

Basil is one of the most useful and beautiful herbs you can grow. It needs to be in a location that gets 6 to 8 hours of full sun daily and your soil should be moist but well-drained.

THYME

Thyme can tolerate indirect light making it perfect for an indoor herb garden. It grows best in a clay planter since clay allows the plant to dry out between watering. Mix sand, soil, peat moss, and perlite to provide adequate nutrients and drainage.

SAGE

Sage will grow almost anywhere, but the flavor is best when it receives a lot of sunlight. It is a drought-tolerant herb so wait until the soil is dry to give it a thorough watering. Also, don’t over-fertilize as it makes the flavor less intense.

ROSEMARY

Rosemary is a savory herb with a pungent flavor and attractive leaves. Plants should be in a pot with a quality potting mixture that is well-drained. Rosemary will rot in soggy soil.

CHIVES

Pot individual chive plants in a 6 to 8 inch diameter pot with good drainage and place in an area with direct sunlight. Use a light, well-draining potting mix and allow the soil to dry out slightly before watering again.

OREGANO

Known as the “joy of the mountain”, oregano is a must-have in a culinary garden. Oregano will grow well indoors, but it needs to have adequate heat and sunlight. Water thoroughly when the soil is dry to the touch.

BAY LAUREL

Bay laurel is used to flavour soups and stews. Restricting its roots will prevent it from outgrowing your home since it is a tree. Water thoroughly but let the soil dry out slightly between waterings.

MINT

Mint is the perfect starter plant for an herb garden. Plant your mint in a pot that’s at least 12 inches in diameter, with a rich and well-drained soil. Place in full sunlight but make sure it’s shaded during the hottest parts of the afternoon.

CILANTRO

Cilantro is a highly aromatic herb used in many Asian and Mexican cuisines. Cilantro likes evenly moist, neutral soil that’s rich in organic matter. Try not to wet the leaves when watering as cilantro is susceptible to mildew.

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intelligent home The terms home automation and smart home technology are now fairly common. While companies such as Google and Samsung are creating devices designed to make your life easier and more integrated, you might just be wondering what is home automation? FIRST, THE TERM SMART HOME and home

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from room to room, or if you enjoy watching summer blockbusters at home, the latest entertainment technology can be integrated throughout your home. For movie buffs, home automation makes your movie night epic. Between the lights, the beautiful 4K resolution, and the latest high definition sound systems, there is no reason to see movies anywhere else but from the comfort of your own home. Now, you can command your automated home theater with a single device.“Pause the movie and raise the lights in a specified zone when you’re ready to get some popcorn and fix a drink. And when the pizza guy arrives, answer the door from the same device you’re already using to control your theater via the HD intercom,” says liasonhomes.com. This technology also helps you begin your day the right way. Rise and shine as your morning playlist plays softly through the inwall speakers while whole home audio provides the perfect breakfast soundtrack to help you get ready for your day. And with a pre-set “scene” you can integrate an audio system with motorized window treatments and smart lighting to repeat it all the next day with the

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automation can be used interchangeably. In fact the term “smart home automation” is commonly used to describe a home where the electronic devices are connected to a remotely controllable network. Safewise.com describes home automation as “a step toward what is referred to as the “Internet of Things,” in which everything has an assigned IP address, and can be monitored and accessed remotely.” This means you can dictate how, when, and why a device reacts. Home automation technology can send alerts to your smartphone pertaining to a variety of events. You can receive notifications when there is a water leak, when visitors are at your front your door, or you can remotely turn on lights while at work, on vacation, or out later than expected. You may also automate thermostats, lamps, light switches, light bulbs, locks, home security sensors, video cameras, life safety sensors, speakers, and more. Smart home technology can make your home entertainment experience more enjoyable. Whether you want to hear your favorite songs


The Chef Collection by Samsung combines technology and efficiency throughout all your home’s appliances.

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The Ring™ Video Doorbell Pro is easy to monitor with your smart phone and you can keep track of who is at the door while at work or traveling.

touch of a single button. Home automation is not limited to inside the home. Play catch or cook-out to your favorite summer soundtrack. Cheer on your favorite teams as you watch on your 4K outdoor television with weather- and heat-resistant features. From a refrigerator that can alert you when you are out of milk to an oven that won’t burn your dinner, home automation really shines through with smart appliances. Ovens can now help you automate the cooking process, update you on the progress of your meal, or make sure you are following a recipe correctly. The Samsung Family Hub fridge has a touch screen that acts as the communication center for your home sharing calendars, photos, notes and more. It even has cameras inside so you see what you’re low on while out shopping. Smart thermostats are another timesaving device you can add to your home. They let you remotely control your home’s temperature from your tablet, smartphone, or desktop for greater control over your A/C and heating unit. The ability to remotely control your home’s temperature is great for people with busy schedules. There is no reason have your A/C working hard in an empty home, but it is also nice to walk into a perfectly cooled room after a long day at work and a smart thermostat helps you control your environment from across

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may monitor and control your security devices through your smartphone and an app. Entrylevel systems typically include a particular number of door and window sensors, a motion detector, and a hub that communicates with these devices using one or more wireless protocols. From there, you can add extra door, motion, and window sensors to provide whole home coverage and build a comprehensive system that includes Smart home assistants like the Amazon Echo can door locks, garage door openers, indoor make controlling devices and outdoor surveillance cameras, like your thermostat, lights and music a breeze. lights, sirens, smoke detectors, water sensors, and more. Any good smart security system offers components that work together in a seamless environment and can be manipulated using customized rules. For example, you can create directives that turn lights turn on when motion is detected, have your doors unlock when a smoke alarm sounds, and have a camera begin recording when a sensor is triggered. The great thing about home automation is that it is customizable so you can automate as much or as little of security simple and relatively affordable. Smart your home as you desire. Some individuals security systems are now highly customizable just want to control their lights through their and available as do-it-yourself kits or as smart devices while others prefer to have all of professionally installed options that include their gadgets and electronics integrated. Just expert monitoring (vs. you monitoring your remember, from smart TVs to smart security home through your smartphone or tablet). solutions, home automation makes your life A smart home security system is one that easier and a little more fun. connects to your home’s Wi-Fi network so you town or across the world. While they do not directly save you money, smart thermostats give you a way to heat and cool more efficiently which should spare you in the long run. You will also receive usage reports, so you can better understand your energy consumption and can adjust preferences to save money. The Internet of Things has also made home


fearless facades IT’S BOLD! IT’S ELEGANT! IT’S FUN! WALLPAPER IS A WONDERFUL WAY TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR HOME AND ADD DEPTH AND TEXTURE TO YOUR WALLS OR CEILINGS. CARA SAVEN OF CARA SAVEN WALL DESIGN HAS CREATED AND CURATED SOME OF THE MOST UNIQUE WALLPAPER OPTIONS ON THE MARKET.

banana leaves take 10 This tropical pattern brings the outside into your home and onto your walls.

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empire state (ABOVE) This art deco-inspired wallpaper gives your home a swanky New York vibe no matter where you live.

starry night (RIGHT) Wallpaper can be used in all rooms, including a nursery or playroom. Here, the dark background can hide smudges while adding a fun visual element to a child’s room.

niccis lines (OPPOSITE BELOW) Wallpaper doesn’t have to be colorful to make an impact on a room. Here, Saven’s play on chevrons adds a pop of fun in a neutral tone.

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the studio The gorgeous large scale florals in this wallpaper turn your space into a gallery through the look and feel of a still life painting.

Saven has created an international following from her South African studio where she designs and curates distinctive wallpapers to match everyone’s style and color scheme. From soft ombrés, to striking geometrics, to bold, large scale florals, her fresh touch on classic design elements gives people who want to incorporate the beauty of wallpaper a modern way to accomplish their vision. As Saven explains, “Wallpaper has become much more user-friendly in the last few years. In the past you were confined to rolls of wallpaper in particular patterns. Now, you are able to not only tap into a diverse range of designs, but you are also able to customize them to suit your unique setting or color palette.” With these advances, people can add wallpaper to any room. While bright, colorful patterns are often applied to accent a room, Saven also offers more subtle options that can be used more liberally. “There really is no limit to where you can use wallpaper. Guest bathrooms are a great place to have a bit of fun with your designs whereas a bedroom might need something a bit more calm and soothing,” says Saven. “Wallpaper can either be a backdrop or a talking piece so decide what you want its purpose to be and then the design will follow.” For people ordering their wallpaper online, measuring can seem a bit daunting, but it needn’t be. Saven has a few tips to assist you in ordering the correct amount for your room. “For our wallpaper, we only require the

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pods and pomegranates This pattern takes the look of classic botanical prints and elevates them into a sophisticated design element that brings punches of vibrant natural colors.

full height of the wall and the full width. We don't need to know the cut outs— that is the air conditioner, doorways or archways, unless of course you would like us to superimpose your wallpaper onto the wall so you can see the completed result before purchasing. You don’t need to measure baseboards or moldings and don’t stress if you're an inch or two out, as we always add a bit extra.” Once your wallpaper is up, you will want to keep it looking new. Just like paint, wallpaper is very low maintenance once it has been applied. “All our papers can be wiped using a slightly damp cloth so that's good news,” Saven says. One thing to consider is exposed edges. If you are wrapping wallpaper around corners or using it on a wall with an edge, that might be rubbed or brushed as people walk by, it is best to use a protective trim to keep your wallpaper from ripping or peeling. Keep ventilation in mind as moisture can shorten the wallpaper’s character. Be sure the space will dry properly before you spend the time and money wallpapering a frequently used bathroom. For more information on custom wallpaper, visit www.carasaven.com or email cara@carasaven.com.

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rizzo (LEFT) Millennial pink and Monstera leaves create a wallpaper that brings a little bit of South Beach into your Naples home.

graceland (BELOW) The vibrant colors and artistic feel of this pattern is perfect for a homeowner that is not afraid to have a little fun with their interior design.

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Hunter Douglas Motorized Shades are the epitome of hightech window coverings.

DESIGNER Q&A with Claudia Leah

HIGH-TECH INTERIOR DESIGN

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he Internet of Things has made home design an increasingly sophisticated process. The popularity and affordability of smart home products has led research firm Gartner, Inc. to predict that by 2022 a typical family home, in a mature affluent market, could contain several hundred smart objects. Keeping them all connected has become the domain of voice-activated systems like Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Home. LUXU RY O R L I F E SAV E R ? This technology is a boon for homeowners, particularly for mature adults who wish to “age in place”—remaining in the comfort of their own homes as long as physically possible. While we may be tempted to think of them

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as frivolous or luxurious, technology-enhanced furnishings and décor can mean the difference between a rest home and resting in one’s own home. For example, a homeowner with declining strength or arthritic hands who finds drawing heavy draperies difficult, can adjust motorized draperies easily with the push of a button or by speaking a voice command. Modern smart beds offer raised heads, raised feet, anti-gravity settings, massage features, and temperature control, all of which aid certain infirmities as much as they enhance sleep. B E YO ND T H E B E D AND BATH Infinitely adjustable recliners and sofas, and motorized lift chairs add a measure of comfort for everyone, and to some homeowners they are a


matter of necessity. Advancements in power and capacity of battery systems means high-tech furnishings can be arranged as desired, they do not have to be tethered to a wall outlet. Adapting a home to technology may involve cables, cords and controllers. The furniture industry has risen to the challenge of concealing unsightly tangles of wires with built-in charging stations. You can even find coffee tables that convert to digital screens and office chairs that automatically adjust themselves to your posture. HI D I N G I N P L A I N S I GH T Televisions, too, are disappearing—many media cabinets incorporate a lift design, with the TV rising from the top of the piece. Crafted to match any décor, they can be found in most any room, including the bedroom as part of the footboard. TR ULY RE M OT E CO N T R O L Where remote controls once powered only televisions, they now operate myriad home technology and décor items, from candles to curtains. But even those handy devices are falling by the wayside, replaced with the ubiquitous smart phone app. Imagine controlling your window coverings from the palm of your hand—from anywhere. A home can appear fully occupied when it is actually vacant, via programmable apps. H OW TO GO H I GH -T E CH An Interior Designer can be a valuable asset in planning a high-tech home. With access to the latest furnishings and fixtures, the designer can help directly with choices, or can recommend professionals in their network with specific expertise.

(ABOVE) Companies now offer a range of home technologies that can be controlled through apps right on your phone. From your thermostat to you window treatments, you don’t even have to worry about losing a remote again. (RIGHT) High-tech performance fabrics, such as those from Crypton® Home Fabric, make clean-up easier with built-in stain repellency and soil release.

Claudia Leah is an accomplished Naples interior designer known for her distinctive portfolio of work and unparalleled customer service. Fluent in English, German and French, Claudia provides complete and cohesive design services, ranging from a single room to an entire home. Her firm’s design work is supported by Naples’ leading contractors, installers and trade professionals. Her award-winning designs focus on creating delightfully-livable spaces that reflect the personality and lifestyle of each client. Her background in architecture and fashion enables her to construct spaces that are both aesthetic and functional. She has built her impeccable reputation designing interiors for over 400 of Naples’ most prominent residents. Claudia, her husband and her two daughters fell in love with the Southwest Florida lifestyle and have made Naples their home for over 18 years. As an active member of the design and business community, Claudia has been a longtime member and served on the board of the Naples Interior Design Society and Business Network International.

239.431.5936 6062 TAYLOR ROAD, STE 801, NAPLES FL 34109 WWW.CLAUDIA.DECORATINGDEN.COM

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Loving Art in the Digital World BY MARLISSA GARDNER

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hen I first resolved to launch Emillions Art, I had a vision of providing the fine art world with digital exhibitions and personal consulting while maintaining complete transparency. Back then, the idea of buying high value items online, sight unseen, was still new. As I careened inevitably toward my appointment with techno-entrepreneurship, someone close to me posed a black hole of a question: in order to sell art, don’t people need to see the artwork personally before they would buy it? “Is this true?” I wondered. I fretted. I started to doubt my own instincts. Leading up to this moment, I had begun to sense the sea change in consumer habits—their growing desire to gain immediate access to previously untouchable art properties. Be they contemporary or modern and old master works, I believed there was coming a growing demand for digital access to these tangible assets. But this big scary question, would “web-surfers” become online buyers, gave me pause and I faced the dismal reevaluation of my plans. But as a deep thinker and investigator, and wanting to engage my due diligence as a burgeoning business woman, reevaluate I did.

TIME TOLD THE TALE Since that time, of course, we have seen proof again and again, consumers are a determined bunch. Online shopping recently surpassed brick and mortar sales for the first time since the advent of the online store. With revenues for the products—and shares—of huge companies such as Google, Amazon and Apple reaching into the trillions, there is no doubt the hurdles of online purchasing have been cleared with ease.

HE[ART] As more online purchasing platforms come online and the market share dwindles, there is a growing need for every brand to have a clear

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understanding of their differentiator, what benefit they provide to the qualified consumer. Fine Art is a very different product than most others. It’s the only thing that seems to combine emotion and strategy so neatly. Art consultants will tell you, “Buy what you love!” Art investment advisors will say, “Buy what will pay dividends!” Can both be true? Our answer? —YES! Fine art is one of the few things you can invest in and follow your heart to a happy end. Finding someone to guide you through the complex and somewhat laborious process of acquiring those works that bring you joy, and value is even more important when working in the online realm. You need someone to help you find art with heart!

TIME IS ON YOUR SIDE One of the unique challenges of modern buying, especially online, is the expectation of “time to acquire”. When you are looking for a new shoe or that workout accessory, it can easily and quickly be purchased and shipped to

your doorstep, sometimes in a span of hours. This is often not the case with Fine Art, especially when the pieces are works of old and modern masters. There is a cavalcade of steps to establish authenticity, verifying the origin of the work, and preparing it for its eventual home. Even before a work of this caliber is available for sale, it goes through many phases of verification to safeguard buyers from fraud—a growing problem in the world of Fine Art buying and selling, especially online. To counter any potential issues, we spend countless hours through various trips around the globe, conducting face to face meetings with a host of sources, forensic investigators, and securing relationships with renowned appraisers all in an effort to connect you, the art lover, with the art you love! When you buy through us, you have unique access to Emillions’ Global Network of Partners, Experts and Collectors along with our special attention to honesty, integrity and due diligence. Really, this is what makes us different than many other online platforms. In addition, while we build and expand relationships with collectors and buyers we continue to help our artists and other businesses gain direct access to professionals that will help them with their art goals.

MORE THAN “BUY IT NOW!” You are the hero of the Emillions story. We know that you are looking to invigorate your journey with an art collection which brings both joy and worth to your life and the story of your family for many years to come. Emillions exists to connect art lovers with the art they love. We will continue to work hard to navigate the complexities and expedite the acquisition of your prized wonderful works!

Emillions Art, LLC is a respected source for modern and old masterpieces. In addition, we are well known purveyors of contemporary works for collectors beginning to access the art market or established collectors pursuing specific works to diversify their collections. Our collaborations with international galleries, collectors, buyers, sellers and appraisers allow for an agility beyond that offered through a brick-and-mortar gallery. The art consultants of Emillions Art, LLC hold extensive contacts in international art markets. We offer expertise on expanding and maintaining a collection with complete discretion between parties, arrange customized viewings and price negotiation in addition to organizing escrow services. Emillions Art, LLC enjoys privileged access to private collections of masterworks, curated work from today’s top emerging contemporary artists, and commissioned works from established artists. We collaborate with artists working in all media, including painting, photography, sculpture, carvings, works on paper and mixed media. The array of available styles and media allows collectors to calibrate the quality of their collections with access to new works.

239.687.3101 EMILLIONSART.COM

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“My hope is always to bring great design back to life.�


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restful reminders

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s summer turns to fall, schedules once again become hectic. Kids are back in school, work is in full swing, and a good night’s sleep is more important than ever. According to the Harvard Business Review, sleep is more important than food on a short term basis and sleep deprivation can be dangerous and detrimental. Yet sleep is often the first thing we willingly sacrifice when life gets busy! In our 24/7 world, most adults are getting well under the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep needed each night. Here are a couple cozy items that will turn your bedroom into a deep sleep zone so you have more energy to take on the day.

3 REASONS SLEEP IS VITAL FOR HEALTHY LIVING

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WHEN YOU SLEEP, YOUR BODY RELEASES CYTOKINES WHICH HELP YOU FIGHT INFECTIONS. SLEEP DEPRIVATION CAN ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO A LACK OF INFECTION-FIGHTING ANTIBODIES.

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REST GIVES YOUR BODY TIME TO REJUVENATE AND HEAL. CRITICAL RESTORATIVE FUNCTIONS, LIKE TISSUE REPAIR AND MUSCLE GROWTH OCCUR ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY DURING DEEP SLEEP.

3

WHILE AWAKE, NEURONS PRODUCE A CHEMICAL CALLED ADENOSINE WHICH MAKES YOU SLEEPY WHEN IT BUILDS UP. AS YOU SLEEP, YOUR BODY CLEARS ITSELF OF ADENOSINE, SO YOU WAKE UP ALERT AND REFRESHED.

WEST ELM SOLID BASKETWEAVE THROW

Handwoven by skilled artisans, the Solid Basketweave Throw’s chunky texture comes from ultra-soft yarns of varying thickness creating an extra cozy blanket. $79; westelm.com

THE ORIGINAL PILLOW BY COOP HOME GOODS

HOMEDICS ELLIA GATHER DIFFUSER

This elegant Ellia Gather diffuser from HoMedics gently diffuses oils creating an aromatherapy experience. The beautiful basket weave includes a soothing light and relaxing sounds. $125; macys.com

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The signature Lulltra® fabric in this Coop pillow is a bamboo-derived viscose rayon and polyester blend with luxurious texture and cooling properties. The case, which covers cross-cut memory foam, can be removed for easy washing. $65; coophomegoods.com


FROM DESIGN TO COMPLETION Transform the look of your kitchen or bathroom with gorgeous tile, marble and natural stone from KC Marble & Tile. We offer a wide selection of the most exquisite flooring as well as professional design assistance.

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he Naples area has a variety of unique neighborhoods from beach side enclaves to some of the best golf course communities in the country. It also has a large sector that has been developed for homes set on acreage. From Golden Gate Estates to Livingston Woods, to the Rural Estates, Collier County offers people the opportunity to live on larger lots, usually ranging between 1.5 to 5 acres. These home sites give families plenty of room to grow, and, since these communities are not deed restricted, they offer the privacy

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and freedom that gated communities usually can not. People move to these communities to build their dream homes so they can have larger workshops for their hobbies, gardens, tree houses for their children, host bonfires, and many other considerations. Space and privacy were the reasons Melinda and Paul Sullivan decided to purchase their 2.5 acre lot on Oakes Boulevard. “We were so excited to find this land; it was the perfect lot in the perfect location,” says Melinda Sullivan. They wanted to move out of their

gated community and build the home they had dreamed of for years. “We are both real estate agents so we’ve been listing and showing homes throughout Naples for quite a while. I’ve always made mental notes of the layouts I’ve liked in different homes so when it came time to design our own, we knew exactly what we wanted to incorporate.” That decisiveness helped the Sullivans and their custom builder, Gulfstream Homes, as they developed design plans. Having some idea of what you are looking for, both in size and in lifestyle needs, can help as you meet


winding road

(BELOW) “One of the reasons we loved working with Gulfstream Homes was their ability to bring our vision to life,” explains Sullivan. “When we started to design the house, we knew we wanted a driveway that wound through the beautiful trees on the lot to give the impression of a country road.” Part of building on your own lot in the Estates is the clearing process. While non-native vegetation must be removed, you should be able to work with your builder to choose the native trees you want to keep on your lot. Trees shade your property, keeping temperatures down while protecting the soil from erosion.

setting the stage

(BOTTOM) The home’s entry was designed to be a beautiful focal point. A bank of large windows illuminate and open up the hallways that lead to guest and master bedrooms. By displaying vibrant, modern pieces in the long hallway, the Sullivans set their color palette for the rest of the home.

color pop

(ABOVE) The interior is built on a foundation of neutral tones with touches of bright colors that match the Sullivan’s dynamic personalities. “A home should be a place that reflects you, your tastes and personality,” says Sullivan. They chose easy-care tile that resembles wood planks since it is simple to clean. They also worked with the Gulfstream team to create architectural details like the floating ceiling and wall panels that break up the long expanses. LED rope lighting illuminates the space between the panels creating a soft glow in the evenings.

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floating walls

Having a uniquely designed kitchen makes it a focal point in the home. The floating middle wall, with easy-access open shelving, creates a walk through pantry behind the double oven, stove, and refrigerator. A wine and coffee bar area is topped with more storage space for kitchen gadgets. “I saw this design in a home years ago and always remembered thinking how functional it was. I love to cook and to bake so it’s important that I not only have ample storage, but that the kitchen also looks great. This was an excellent solution,” says Sullivan. White Quartz counters and cabinetry keep the kitchen light and open.

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dine in style

Candy apple red is sprinkled throughout the home. Here, the plush fabric of the dining room chairs adds softness to the modern silhouette. The glass table with chrome legs is modern but subdued so it does not draw attention away from the chairs which are the star of the space. Glass bubble lights above are in keeping with the playful feel.

with your builder to design your home. Having the ability to make changes in real time is a huge help. “When clients come in to either modify one of our existing floor plans or to create a totally custom design, we are able to show them the changes as they are made. They can watch us move virtual walls around and then walk out with the finished plan in hand,” says Gulfstream Homes’ Director of Business Operations and Managing Member, Jeneane Bennett. Bennett also takes point on the other design aspects of the home, and assists her clients in choosing everything from their pavers to their bathroom paint colors. When building in the Estates and surrounding areas, where clearing and infrastructure needs are different, it is important to find a builder who has experience with these types of lots. From wells to septic tanks, many people are not familiar with the unique water and sewage needs the Estates presents. Working with a builder who is accustomed to dealing

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tranquil tile

The theme of bright colors mixed with neutral tones is carried into the master bath to create a tranquil room. “The Sullivans were smart in their choice of finishes. They understood that you don’t have to break the bank to get something that looks amazing and functions well,” says Bennett. You can spend all the money in the world on fine finishes but it really comes down to how they are used and installed. Tricks like adding an accent wall for color and interest, as seen here in the vertically installed blue glass tiles, means you can create a beautiful space that actually makes the room feel larger.

with these differences can make the process much smoother. “We were going to interview three builders but after talking with the team at Gulfstream Homes, we knew we would be working with them on our home,” says Melinda. With a long history of on your lot construction, Gulfstream brought the knowledge and experience the Sullivans desired. They also appreciated Gulfstream Homes’ commitment to communication, which is an important part of the building process. “When you build a home, the unknowns are the stressful part. We think that this should be a fun and exciting time so we do our best to make sure our team is communicating on a daily basis with the

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new homeowners,” says Michael Peel, co-founded of Gulfstream Homes. This commitment includes limiting the number of projects supervisors manage and using special software that clients log into to check on daily progress reports. The Sullivans enjoyed that level of personal attention during their build. “Our supervisor, Dominic Buzzy, checked in with us constantly and was available anytime we had a question or concern. He actually became a friend to us during the process. This is probably the most expensive purchase one will ever make, so for us, having someone like Dominic available when we needed him was such a stress reliever and allowed us to enjoy the process and the final result.”


mixing styles

The master bedroom combines traditional and modern design aspects. A tufted headboard in a metallic silver cloth updates a very familiar bedroom item. The classic shape and muted tones of the bedside table plays against the vivid colors of the roman shades. “We wanted to make sure every room in the house had a view of this great lot. As you go from room to room you will notice the windows are all fairly large to take advantage of the beauty outside,� says Sullivan.

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parks and rec The Sullivans chose to keep most of the lot wooded. “We wanted to create a park-like setting here. Moving from a community, we were looking for something private. I love to garden so for me, it was important to have a mix of open and natural spaces,� says Sullivan. They also created a pool and lanai area that takes advantage of the home’s beautiful setting. To facilitate an easy transition from inside to outside, Sullivan kept the flooring level of the lanai and the great room the same so there is no step down to differentiate between the spaces. She also selected furniture and accessories that look and feel like indoor pieces so there is continuity between living areas. Seating groups make the lanai the perfect place to entertain during the cooler months.

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CLOSET

corner: TH E FA M ILY- F R I END LY G AR AGE

WHETHER YOU ARE a home brewer, a gardener, or a car junkie, the garage is an excellent location for you to pursue your hobbies and passions. For people with children and grandchildren, they become our passion projects. As we are facing the challenge of raising kids in an age of smartphones and video games, parents often find themselves trying to encourage their kids to get outside more. Setting a childhood foundation for an active lifestyle is important, but that comes with a whole new set of challenges—where to store the equipment. From kites to kayaks and balls to bikes, if you have active kids, you probably have a cluttered garage. Here are a few tips to keep it kid-friendly and organized. Balls—they bounce, they roll, they provide hours of fun; but they do not stack neatly away in a cabinet. In the toy or sports section of a any large department store you’ll see tall cages with side “bars” made from bungy like material. These ball stays are flexible enough to make room for balls of all shapes and sizes while keeping them out of the aisle. Now you can have that same system in your garage. Walls are an underutilized storage space. We love to install Storewall systems that let you place racks and hooks on the wall to easily store different items and equipment. You can place the shelves and holders at different heights so smaller children can put their helmets and toys away. Heavier items can be stored higher on the wall for safety. Using these storage walls also allows you to create zones in the garage. You can easily hang sports equipment on one wall while keeping others available for yard tools or car equipment. Garage storage can be just as beautiful as indoor closet and pantry options. Because of our warm and humid climates, the enclosed storage systems by Inspired Garage are perfect for keeping out bugs and reptiles looking for dry, shady homes. Beautiful design and new color ranges provide the adults in your family with excellent choices for storage areas. Creating an adult space when you have kids in or visiting your home is important—they might be your biggest passion but don’t forget to create a space for you to pursue other interests as well. A balanced adult is a balanced parent! 44 | YOU R HOME M AGA Z IN E

Take advantage of vertical space by creating storage walls. Hooks and racks are easily adjustable so kids can hang up their toys when they are done to keep the garage organized.


Adults need their own space. Mixing textures like these metal upper cabinets with thermally fused dark laminate is a great way to elevate your garage.

Beyond bikes and kayaks, the garage is a perfect place to store your paper goods and non-perishables. Adding creative storage options like a ball stay is a fun idea that makes your garage more kid-friendly.

From the moment I saw my first built-in closet I was in love! As a state licensed general contractor located in Naples, Florida, I had been building and remodeling homes for almost 20 years. I saw the need for a more professional experience in the home organization specialty. Inspired Closets Southwest Florida is here to enrich the lives of its clients by designing organization solutions tailored to your home and lifestyle. Over the years our team has helped thousands of customers in Southwest Florida transform their closets and their lives. We are honored to be a part of your home and look forward to impressing you every step of the way. We value a personal relationship with all of our clients. As a client, you have a dedicated designer who listens to your needs and delivers a custom designed solution in response. Whether you are looking to update your pantry, maximize your laundry room or get the closet of your dreams, our experienced designers are ready to meet you. —H.L. Burkley

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fall comforts butternut squash soup INGREDIENTS 1 large butternut squash, peeled, cubed and seeded

1 tablespoon salt

1 medium onion, chopped

2 tablespoons butter

1 celery stalk, chopped 3 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 1 (32 ounce) container chicken (or vegetable) stock

pinch of nutmeg 1/2 cup heavy cream salt and pepper to taste fresh sage or pumpkin seeds for garnish (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS Melt butter in a large soup pot and cook onion, celery, garlic and squash until lightly browned. Add in all ingredients except for heavy cream and garnish and bring to a boil. Then cover, reduce heat and let simmer for 40 minutes. Use a hand-held immersion blender to create a creamy texture. Add in heavy cream while soup is on low heat and stir until thoroughly blended. Season with salt and pepper if desired and garnish. Yields six to eight servings.


baked apples with cinnamon granola INGREDIENTS FOR THE APPLES

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

6 medium apples (we prefer honeycrisp)

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 tablespoon softened butter

3/4 cup old-fashioned oats

1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

FOR THE GRANOLA

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

6 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 375°. Coat baking dish with non-stick spray. Core the apples, scooping out the core, seeds, and stem. Blend together the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon and spread into the cored apples. Melt the butter over medium heat. Remove melted butter from heat then stir in remaining granola ingredients. Divide granola between the apples, filling each apple (it is okay if it overflows apples a little). Cover with foil and bake 20-25 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 20-30 minutes until topping is browned and apples are soft. Serve warm (or with ice cream) and enjoy!

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classic slow cooker pot roast INGREDIENTS 1 (4 pound) chuck roast

1 bay leaf

2 tablespoon olive oil

2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, diced into 1-2 inch pieces

Salt and fresh ground black pepper 1 large onion, diced large

5-6 large carrots, peeled and diced into 1-2 inch pieces

2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

2 sprigs fresh thyme

1 can beef stock

2 sprigs fresh rosemary

INSTRUCTIONS Season roast with salt and pepper to taste. Heat olive oil in skillet and brown roast on all sides over high heat (approximately 4 minutes per side). Place roast in a slow cooker and add remaining ingredients except thyme and rosemary. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours, adding in rosemary and thyme with 2-3 hours left. Garnish with more fresh herbs if desired and enjoy!

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TOP PIC KS

Tech Trends Technology is a fun addition to any home. New gadgets make life in your home more streamlined and with our busy lifestyles anything that saves time is a huge help. We’ve compiled some of the most helpful and unique home tech items on the market. From cool kitchen tools to home security options here are our top picks.

IROBOT® ROOMBA® 980

The Roomba® 980 robot vacuum gives you cleaner floors at the push of a button. It seamlessly navigates your home, keeping track of its location, recharging as needed. The AeroForce® Cleaning System with Power Boost automatically increases power on carpets and with the iRobot HOME App, you can clean and schedule on the go. $899; store.irobot.com

AMAZON ECHO

The Amazon Echo smart speaker connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set music alarms, ask questions, control smart home devices, and more. With seven microphones, beamforming technology, and noise cancellation, Echo hears you from any direction. $84.99; amazon.com

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SMART GARDEN 3

No matter how limited your space is, you can still grow fresh herbs or vegetables with this indoor garden. The Smart Garden 3 automatically takes care of your plants so you don’t have to worry. NASA-inspired Smart Soil makes sure your garden has the right amount of water, oxygen, and nutrients, while special LED grow lights provides the energy plants need to thrive. $80; clickandgrow.com


ECOBEE4 THERMOSTAT

FAMILY HUB REFRIGERATOR

The Family Hub helps you manage your home and your life, with Food Management, Family Connection, entertainment and connected living capabilities—all controlled from a 21.5" touchscreen. Now with Bixby, an intelligent voice assistant, you can control your Family Hub hands-free from anywhere in your kitchen. $3110; homedepot.com

Most thermostats only read the temperature in one place (usually the hallway) which can make other rooms uncomfortable. The ecobee4 comes with a room sensor that can manage hot or cold spots. Through these sensors, ecobee4 can read the temperature and detect occupancy keeping each room comfortable. $249; shop.ecobee.com

LYNX SMARTGRILL

The SmartGrill is an intelligent gas grill that automatically cooks foods based on your preference. The culmination of the innovation and craftsmanship, you can use your smart device or voice commands to grill the perfect meal! Price available upon request; smart. lynxgrills.com

SAFFRON DRIFT LIGHT

The Drift Light is designed to mimic a sunset by slowly dimming over 37 minutes. This creates a gradual shift from light to dark, giving your body the time to enter its natural sleep cycle. $29.95; sewelldirect.com

NEST HELLO

Nest Hello lets you know who’s at the door. It replaces your existing wired doorbell and delivers HD video with bright, crisp images, even at night. It’s designed to show you everything at your doorstep—both people and packages. With 24/7 streaming, you can check in anytime or review a 3-hour snapshot history.$229; nest.com

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CLOSET D ESIGN

GENERAL AIR & PLUMBING

INSPIRED CLOSETS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE

FOUNDED 2004

239.591.2909 | www.generalairplumbing.com 2240 Trade Center Way, Naples, FL 34109

239.948.0022 | www.inspiredclosets.com/locations/swfl 4535 Domestic Avenue, Naples, FL 34104

Trusted across Southwest Florida for all of your air conditioning and plumbing needs, General Air and Plumbing provides full service, name brand equipment, and satisfaction to every customer. We offer new installation, service, repair and more.

We value a personal relationship with all of our clients through dedicated designers who listen to your needs and deliver a custom solution in response. We specialize in pantries, laundry rooms, closets, garage storage solutions.

AREA RUGS

CONS IGNM ENT

DESIGNERS’ RUG CENTER

THE FIND FURNITURE CONSIGNMENT

FOUNDED IN 1992

FOUNDED IN 2010

239.434.9584 | www.designersrugcenter.com 732 Ninth Street N., Naples, FL 34102

Naples: 239.529.3698 | 4751 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103 Bonita: 239.676.8647 | 28811 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL 34134 www.thefindconsignment.com

Southwest Florida’s premier source for fine quality area rugs and wall-to-wall carpeting. Carrying the best brands and options, we are your destination for custom rugs, outdoor rugs, oriental rugs, and more.

“Live The Luxury Lifestyle For Less” We come to work everyday with the purpose of finding the best furniture and home decor available in the Bonita Springs and Naples area. We buy, consign, and sell high end current styles of furniture.

ART

HOM E OF F ICE

EMILLIONS ART

OFEX OFFICE FURNITURE EXCHANGE

FOUNDED IN 2014

FOUNDED IN 1994

239.687.3101 | www.emillionsart.com 649 5th Avenue S. Suite 206, Naples, FL 34102

239.594.8559 | www.ofex.org 5737 Shirley Street, Naples, FL 34109

Emillions Art is a respected source for modern and old masterpieces. Our art consultants boast extensive contacts in international art markets and offer expert advice on expanding and maintaining your personal art collection.

Furniture solutions for all your offices needs, both in home and commercial. Services include desks, chairs, panel systems, break rooms, conference tables, standing desks, and office planning.


INTERIOR DESIGN

CLAUDIA LEAH DESIGN FOUNDED IN 2009 239.431.5936 | www.claudia.decoratingden.com 6062 Taylor Road Suite 801, Naples, FL 34109 Claudia Leah, one of America’s foremost interior decorating professionals, is known for her extensive design expertise, international background, and extraordinary customer service. Services include: upholstery, case goods, fabrics, window treatments, wall and bed coverings, lighting, accessories and more.

KITCHEN DESIGN

K2 DESIGN GROUP FOUNDED IN 1994 239.444.5205 | www.k2design.net 25081 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 With over 24 years in Southwest Florida, K2 continues to innovate the fields of interior design and design architecture. Services include: remodeling, kitchens, bathrooms, interior design, and architecture.

MARBLE & TILE

KC INTERNATIONAL DESIGN SOURCE FOUNDED IN 1997 239.591.1114 | www.ids1.com 6001 Taylor Road, Naples, FL 34109 International Design Source (IDS) is a to-the-trade showroom exclusively for interior design professionals. With over 61,500 square feet of floor space, IDS houses an extremely large collection of ready-to-go items from fine furniture and fabrics to accessories representing over 300 brands from some of the most respected names in the industry.

MARBLE & TILE

KC MARBLE & TILE FOUNDED IN 2006 239.263.0040 | www.kcmarbletiles.com 3897 Radio Road, Naples, FL 34104 Your family owned and operated resource for porcelain, ceramic, natural stone, hardwood, laminates. Specializing in flooring and countertop options.

OUTDOOR KITCHENS

THE OUTDOOR KITCHEN PLACE CGC1522372

LMG DESIGN CONSULTING 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE 239.293.0016 | www.lmgdesignconsulting.com 1959 Trade Center Way, Naples, Florida 34109 For over twenty years, LMG Design has created singular spaces. Specializing in custom design, structural details, and architectural drawings, one-of-a-kind lighting, custom rugs, and curated art.

FOUNDED IN 2013 239.221.3504 | www.theoutdoorkitchenplace.com 27564 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 The Outdoor Kitchen Place is your Southwest Florida connection for custom built outdoor kitchens. From cabinets to countertops, stone, stucco and fireplaces, we are providing local residents with the kitchen they’ve been dreaming of. Visit our showroom today!


OUTDOOR LIGHTING

R E T R AC TA B L E S C R E E N S

OUTDOOR LIGHTING PERSPECTIVES OF NAPLES FOUNDED IN 2002 239.263.9975 | www.naples.outdoorlights.com 5850 Shirley Street Suite 103, Naples, FL 34109

UNSEEN SCREENS FOUNDED IN 2010

Landscape Lighting • LED Outdoor Lighting • Garden Lighting Architectural Lighting • Path Lighting • Pool Lighting • Patio Lighting • Deck Lighting • Tree Lighting • Water Feature Lighting • Accent Lighting Security Lighting

239.347.0424 | www.floridaphantom.com 11000 Metro Parkway Suite 7 Fort Myers, Florida 33966 Retractable screens are perfect for indoor and outdoor living spaces! They are there when you need them and disappear with a touch of button. Custom made for a seamless fit, motorized screens allow you to enjoy privacy, the fresh Florida air or shade from the sun, while protecting you from pests.

REMODELING

WO O D F LO O R I N G

ARCS CONSTRUCTION

NAPLES FLOORING COMPANY

FOUNDED IN 2009

FOUNDED IN 2005 239.263.1213 | www.naplesflooring.com 900 5th Avenue S. Suite 102, Naples, FL 34102

239.254.1664 | www.gulfstreamhomes.com 2244 Trade Center Way, Naples, FL 34109 ARCS Construction is a full-service remodeling company that prides themselves on excellent work, an experienced team, and an extensive network of happy clients.

Explore the extraordinary selection of Legno Bastone Floors crafted by old world artisans and discover why nobody compares to Naples Flooring Company. Featuring the finest in design and installation.

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440 6TH ST. S.

NAPLES, FL 34102

$4,399,999 3,113 sq ft | Beds: 5 Baths: 5.5 If an unrivaled location is your priority-steps to 5th Ave, Gulf of Mexico Beach, and a quick walk to 3rd Street South-then this wonderful 5 bed, 5.5 bath home is just what you are looking for! Spacious living areas throughout the house as well as the exterior living with a complete pool and fireplace sitting area. Known as the Poinciana Cottage it is more like an urban town home-welcoming with private spaces for guests. Fully furnished by renowned Sand Dollar & Aurora award winning designer Kristin Williams! Downtown location with double car garage-no parking nightmares ever and walking distance to anything and everything! For more information visit oldenaplesrealestate.com or call 239.262.2252.


739 5TH AVE N.

$1,299,000 2,507 sq ft | Beds: 5 Baths: 2 Clean 2500 sq ft ranch with open floor plan located on a .24 acre site in a quiet Old Naples neighborhood. This home is uniquely situated seven blocks to the beach, one block from the hospital, and ten blocks to the best fine dining and shopping in Olde Naples. This terrific location has many newly constructed homes nearby and many new homes under construction - in every direction throughout the neighborhood. A desirable lot with a cute house to occupy or leaseout while planning your dream home! For more information visit oldenaplesrealestate.com or call 239.262.2252.

NAPLES, FL 34102


450 6TH ST. S.

NAPLES, FL 34102

$4,399,000 4,349 sq ft | Beds: 5 Baths: 4.5 Situated steps from famed 5th Ave. S. this middle unit of the Poinciana Cottages represents “Downtown Lux”! This wonderfully decorated 3-story, new construction residence boasts a glass elevator, 5 bedrooms, 4 and ½ baths, a rooftop deck, as well as a private pool, spa, fireplace, and two-car garage. The very embodiment of town living, this center home, with an award-winning interior, is a mixed media work of art. This home has an unrivaled location: blocks from the beach, and steps to 5th Ave. A home this is near an exciting assortment of dining, shopping, and cultural offerings. For more information visit oldenaplesrealestate.com or call 239.262.2252.


HARBOUR VILLAGE

Three beautiful and unique properties in the heart of it all. Another amazing project by MHK and Kristen Williams, these three homes encompass the best of the relaxed Naples lifestyle. Call for pricing. For more information visit oldenaplesrealestate.com or call 239.262.2252.


385 8TH AVE S.

NAPLES, FL 34102

$2,500,000 1,350 sq ft | Beds: 2 Baths: 2 850 sq ft | Beds: 1 Baths: 1 Charming two-unit residence providing the best of all worlds in Old Naples - A home where your family can make wonderful memories, with income, or a quality investment property with an income stream that has been excellent and is full of potential. The two-bedroom unit has a spacious living room, cute Florida room, eat-in kitchen, two full baths, and laundry. The one-bedroom unit offers a generous living room, galley kitchen, one bath, and a laundry room. Both units have an excellent rental history. A cute yard and a two car garage to complete the property. For more information visit oldenaplesrealestate.com or call 239.262.2252.


751 11TH AVE S. NAPLES, FL 34102

$2,100,000 Lot size 66 ft x 150 ft Great residential lot in the heart of Olde Naples. Walking distance to beaches, restaurants, and shops on 5th Ave S. Beautifully maintained, and cleared ready to build your dream home. Lot is also being offered with architectural plans in place. For more information visit oldenaplesrealestate.com or call 239.262.2252.


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Vol 1 | Issue 5  

September/October issue of Your Home Magazine complete with wallpaper trends, fall recipes, and smart home technology.

Vol 1 | Issue 5  

September/October issue of Your Home Magazine complete with wallpaper trends, fall recipes, and smart home technology.