Perfect Hybrid

Perfect Hybrid

The unique architecture represents both a coastal/West Indies style—with elements such as Caribbean blue-painted shutters—and neoclassical architecture by incorporating estate-like columns, and a stately front porch balcony. “This house has a very strong, somewhat manor-like curb...

Pure Perfection

Pure Perfection
Minimal material selections are in keeping with the purist form of this Naples contemporary. Architect John Cooney used glass as the primary element. Bamboo Veined brushed natural stone cladding and clean white stucco are accented with marine grade stainless steel elements in the cantilevers, window...

Lakeside Serenity

Lakeside Serenity

KJIMS Homes handled the design for this five bedroom, six-full and one-half bath 9,100-square-feet under air home. The builder included some of his preferred historical elements such as corbels,...

Southern Charm

Southern Charm

Using West Indies influences as inspiration, the front exterior features symmetrical roof lines and cypress corbels. Board and batten siding accentuates the smooth stucco walls on the second floor. Caribbean-style railings and wood-paneled garage doors contribute to a tropical aestheti...

Blank Canvas

Blank Canvas

Contemporary with a splash of French influence is how architect Joe McHarris describes this Naples home. The expansive two-story home is designed to take advantage of an idyllic waterfront lot providing a space for entertaining family and friends. Quantum AV provided the home’s Contr...

Style Sense

Style Sense

The front elevation of this home incorporates island-style Bermuda shutters and lap siding with clean contemporary garage doors and horizontal cable railings, delivering a true coastal contemporary on this waterfront lot in Naples Moorings community.

Creativity, imag...

Modern Metamorphosis

Modern Metamorphosis

The installation of new trusses and flat concrete tile, along with the addition of decorative Bahama shutters and a stacked stone entry, create a light Caribbean flavor. A mahogany front door brings richness. To the right, an octagonal structure houses a master bath that is so bright w...

Aquatic Allusion

Aquatic Allusion

The front of the home adapts British West Indies style to the Florida vernacular according to Guzman. “The use of cleaner lines, rectangular windows, Bahamian-style shutters, sand-finished stucco, and bracketry at the eaves of the roofline are important details we are seeing these da...

Barefoot Elegance

Barefoot Elegance

This transitional southwest Florida home in a golfing community in North Naples combines the best of tropical architecture with a hint of British West Indies flavor. The multi-level roof with concrete tiles, shutters gracing the tall windows, double door front entry and neutral colored...

Delightful Difference

Delightful Difference

The intrinsic beauty of this 8,718-square-foot under air, six-bedroom, six full- and three half-bath home was enhanced by renovating its entrance. An ornate metal cage and precast columns were removed from around the front door to create a more open and welcoming entrance and the entir...

Inspiration Station

Inspiration Station

The front view of the home lends itself to the desired coastal transitional look. Light, earthy tones and stone detailing are present for a calming effect that is rustic yet refined. In contrast, roof tile with mitered hips creates uninterrupted clean, sharp lines. The driveway is vast...

Distinctive Details

Distinctive Details

This West Indies-influenced home has 7,603 square feet under air, and plenty of room for visitors. Two garages—one attached and one detached—connected by a breezeway, afford space for three cars and a golf cart. Bahamian shutters shield the sun and Kichler Harbor Row classic carria...

Bay Beauty

Bay Beauty

For this show-stopping six bedroom, five full- and two-half bath home with 8,200 square feet on Tampa Bay, a great deal of thought went into the placement of the array of windows. Architect Stephen Smith’s goal was for all major spaces to have fabulous water views and natural light....

Riverfront Revival

Riverfront Revival

The stunning roofline and exterior details of this coastal transitional home sitting at the mouth of the Manatee River belies the before picture of its gut renovation; a 1970s style house with a flat roof and a second-floor apartment above a three story garage. The owners were attracte...