Home Tour : Smart & Beautiful

Home Tour : Smart & Beautiful
When one Old Naples residence was replaced for structural considerations, homeowners requested that several of its features remain, including beautiful views of a lake and recurring patterns in the shape of a hexagon. The design team was given the challenge of opening the home to the outdoors. The h...

Home Tour : Simply Modern

Home Tour : Simply Modern
An inviting and comfortable home can make us feel on top of the world — and this penthouse condominium with sweeping Gulf of Mexico views certainly delivers. Floor-to-ceiling windows bring each room to life with natural beauty and allow its occupants to become one with the water, aquamarine hues, ...

Home Tour : Restyled Ranch

Home Tour : Restyled Ranch
Bringing a 1971 Florida home into the 21st century is an endeavor calling for fresh ideas and a talented design team. When one Park Shore home was renovated, its traditional ranch-style architecture was reinterpreted. Dan and Mary D’Alessandro, a Canadian couple with young children, bought their ...

Home Tour : Quiet Sophistication

Home Tour : Quiet Sophistication
There is much to be said about the calming effects of simple and beautiful design. It takes a skillful eye and an attention to detail to design a space that puts the mind at ease and relaxes the senses. Interior Designer Debra Lysy and Architect John Cooney created an interior and exterior that flow...

Home Tour : Beachside Beauty

Home Tour : Beachside Beauty
Light, bright, and airy, this Barefoot Beach home communes seamlessly within the lush landscape upon which it sits. While the lot itself is cozy, architect Jon Kukk has positioned the home in such a way that one could hardly imagine a more perfect placement. “We tried to rotate the entry so the ho...

Home Tour : Urban Chic

Home Tour : Urban Chic
Robert Kleinschmidt takes particular pride in the work he recently completed for the owners of a 2,500-square-foot high rise overlooking Naples’ Pelican Bay. The home displays careful reflection of Southwest Florida’s regional design characteristics while still confirming the enduring relevance ...

Home Tour : Fine Art

Home Tour : Fine Art
While this home’s stately, traditional appearance is obvious for all to see — something surprising awaits those who enter its doors. Careful attention has been paid to each detail of the home’s design — allowing it to serve as the perfect canvas for the homeowner’s extensive modern art col...

Home Tour : White Space

Home Tour : White Space
The English writer, G.K. Chesteron mused, “White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black.” To the uninitiated, white is an intimidating design element. A talented team of architects and designers capitalized on a white palette...

Home Tour : Pursuit of Elegance

Home Tour : Pursuit of Elegance
Nestled along the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, a vacation home sits elegantly on the waterfront. Panoramic views of the water, fresh Gulf breezes, and the warm Florida sunshine create the perfect backdrop for a relaxing oasis. Designing this home away from home would become the dream project...

Home Tour : Pied-A-Terre

Home Tour : Pied-A-Terre
It is only natural that a couple who has lived in major international cities, including Paris and New York, would want to keep an elegant pied-à-terre in paradise together. Inspired to re-create a Pre-War style apartment, the owners wished to pay homage to fond memories of her grandmother’s apart...

Home Tour : Moonstruck

Home Tour : Moonstruck
For decades, travelers who visit the Port Royal neighborhood are enamored by its charms. During the day, the sun illuminates the neighborhood and water with a sparkly glow, and in the evening, the moonlight twinkles magically through its native, Banyan tree-lined streets. These highly sought-after h...

Home Tour : Modern Love

Home Tour : Modern Love
It is a modern love story in which building a life together has a very literal meaning. For this Kansas City couple, their new chapter began designing a beachfront home, which would double as the perfect backdrop for their wedding. The couple wanted an inviting, clean, and contemporary palette, whi...

Home Tour : Great Expectations

Home Tour : Great Expectations
“The deeper your creative well, the better the results,” says Glenn Midnet, President and CEO of Kreiss Naples featuring Interiors by Design West. The home Midnet is referring to is a graceful 5,800-square-foot waterfront estate home situated on a large corner lot, is in Aqualane Shores, one blo...

Home Tour : Comfortable Luxury

Home Tour : Comfortable Luxury
The fashionable Coco Chanel was nothing if not pragmatic. “Luxury must be comfortable,” she proclaimed. “Otherwise, it is not luxury.” That apparently straightforward notion could have served as the mantra for this fashionably new Olde Naples home on the waterfront. Nestled within a lush, t...