Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress

Equivalent to the iconic “little black dress,” this contemporary 4,022-square-foot lakefront home is a must-have. It’s stylish, effortless, and timeless…and like its fashion counterpart, once you own it, you can never go wrong. The home, that was originally built as a model, is...

Stravagante Design

Stravagante Design

Welcome to this penthouse filled with whimsy and unexpected details.  Sip your aperitivo and whet your appetite for exquisite design filled with illusions and stravagante. “This residence was a 14-month build out on the 19th f...

Miraculous Makeover

Miraculous Makeover

Designer Ed Biggs is not a man afraid to speak his mind. When it came to his first visit to the site of a proposed condo renovation, the words he used were “vanilla” and “generic,” and those were some of the kinder descriptions. “I walked through the condo with the new homeow...

Minimalist Masterpiece

Minimalist Masterpiece

On an elongated lot, perpendicular to Sarasota Bay, sits a house that is a masterwork in minimalism. According to Designing Buildings Wiki, legendary architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mieus Van der Rohe believed that minimalism condensed the content and form of a design to ...

Traditional Vision & Personal Style

Traditional Vision & Personal Style

Nick and Sara Ferguson have moved 10 times, built two homes together, and renovated many others. But their Sandpiper Lane home is Sara’s favorite “to date,” she says with a knowing smile.

The couple, a contractor and a real estate agent, took a chance on the pr...

Fun & Fearless

Fun & Fearless

According to an old Latin proverb, fortune favors the bold, and when interior designer Lisa M. Guild, principal of LMG Design Consulting for Pizzazz Interiors (part of the Stock Family of Services), partnered with the intrepid owners of this vibrant 3,054-square-foot home in the Vineya...

Island Bling

Island Bling

Coastal, beach-y vibes are out — a contemporary take on the Prairie style is in for these homeowners in Holmes Beach. Strong, horizontal lines and terraces anchor both the home and the architecture. Modern taste, colorful art, and a call from the homeowner for bling in each space, in...

Sleek Seaside Design

Sleek Seaside Design

Desiring a departure from the traditional look of his New Jersey home, the new owner of this Longboat Key condo gave husband-and-wife team Mike and Brittany Cocozza of Trinity Construction and Trinity Design, respectively, free rein over the renovation of the unit.

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Italian Inspiration

Italian Inspiration

Aria, the new Neal Signature Homes community in Venice, combines the grandeur of the Old World with the amenities of today. The result is luxury living at its finest. The Italian-inspired community has 152 acres in an exclusive gated environment. The tree-lined streets, residents’ cl...