Balancing Act : Giving an Old Space New Life

Balancing Act : Giving an Old Space New Life
An energetic family of five, plus pets, requires comfortable interiors that are durable. However, that doesn’t mean they have to be dull or dreary! With a twinkle in his eye, Bill Borgelt of Dwell Interiors in Sarasota quickly labels the overall theme of this interior redesign as ‘Classic Elegan...

Sarasota Crown Jewel : Set on Longboat Key

Sarasota Crown Jewel : Set on Longboat Key
Rich tones, dramatic lighting, warm stone. All these elements create a grand entrance to this Sarasota home perched on the barrier island of Longboat Key. “Our clients wanted to build their home on Longboat Key with a relaxed Bali flair,” says the home’s builder, Gordon White, President of G.A...

Warming to Modern : A Builder’s Home on Siesta Key

Warming to Modern : A Builder’s Home on Siesta Key
Nick Ferguson of Ferguson Construction and his family love to spend time on the water, making the location of their Siesta Key home a perfect retreat for him, his wife Sara, and their two daughters. “We love to boat, and this lot really appealed to us since it’s on the Grand Canal, which feeds o...

Wonderful Whimsy : A Playful and Palatial Home

Wonderful Whimsy : A Playful and Palatial Home
When the clients asked Ed Biggs of Biggs Design Group to create the interior of their newest Sarasota home, it was a grand reunion. Biggs has designed their primary Ohio residence, their penthouse office suite, and a prior Sarasota home, so a comfortable rapport was present. “After all this tim...

Expanded Opportunities : Luxury Living at The Founders Club

Expanded Opportunities : Luxury Living at The Founders Club
Visitors to London Bay Homes’ two-story Isabella model at The Founders Club in Sarasota tend to linger outside before venturing into the single-family estate home. Featuring coastal contemporary architecture with extended rooflines, Bahama shutters, rafters, and a columned front porch with pale ye...

Winter Wonderland : A Northern Couple’s Cold Weather Retreat

Winter Wonderland : A Northern Couple’s Cold Weather Retreat
When a couple decided to winter regularly in sunny Sarasota, they purchased a 4,200- square-foot luxury condominium on the Gulf of Mexico. While the views were spectacular, the unit was not, so they decided a total overhaul was needed. To help them create their vision they brought in Bonnie Lancaste...

Idyllic Views : Old World Elegance on Anna Maria Island

Idyllic Views : Old World Elegance on Anna Maria Island
This home is a match made in heaven between location and property. The sea views and beachside location are front and center and serve as the guiding design motif both inside and out. Erik Abrahamson, the owner, basks in the satisfaction of having realized his vision for his home. “I wanted a hom...

Sunshine Mid-Century : A Winter Refuge on Longboat Key

Sunshine Mid-Century : A Winter Refuge on Longboat Key
Before owners Will and Betsy built their vacation home in Longboat Key, they visited the canal side homesite on Sarasota Bay in all four seasons to see the positioning of the sun. “We live in an old stone farmhouse in Pennsylvania, so creating a refuge from winter with plenty of sunlight was our t...

Classic Cottage : Waterfront Living in Holmes Beach

Classic Cottage : Waterfront Living in Holmes Beach
This classic cottage on the sailboat deep waters of the Grand Canal in Holmes Beach seamlessly melds casual comfort and sophistication, while ultimately achieving the owner’s desire for a flawless transition from indoors to out. Formerly the site of a quaint 1960s cottage, homeowners Tina and Matt...

Coastal Craftsman : A Casual Beach Retreat

Coastal Craftsman : A Casual Beach Retreat
With style well-suited to its Anna Maria Island location, this coastal craftsman provides a laid-back and spacious retreat for family getaways and gatherings. The home’s interior designer, Suzan Hritz of SHS Design in Sarasota, says this three-story residence with Gulf of Mexico views is all about...

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