AU NATURAL | Embracing Your Natural Side in Window Shade Design

AU NATURAL | Embracing Your Natural Side in Window Shade Design
The freshest look in window coverings? Going natural. The basic elements for these organic solutions can include grass, reeds, wood or bamboo, which are woven together to create texture and warmth. “Most of these materials come from the tropics, which makes them ideal for the climate in a Florida ...

KITCHEN TALK | Communicating with Your Kitchen Designer

KITCHEN TALK | Communicating with Your Kitchen Designer

Great kitchens begin with excellent materials, superior workmanship, and savvy design. But above all, the most important component is communication, says Clay Cox, owner of Kitchens by Clay in Naples, Florida. “Everyone wants to talk about handles and kn...

COLOR YOUR WORLD | Designing with Light and Shades by Coulisse®

COLOR YOUR WORLD | Designing with Light and Shades by Coulisse®

Natural light is a design element that no Florida homeowner can ignore. Making the most of it, while sometimes a challenge, can transform a room from ordinary to extraordinar...

BEAUTY IS IN THE DETAILS | How to Accessorize Your Home

BEAUTY IS IN THE DETAILS | How to Accessorize Your Home

To many, the look and feel of a well-appointed room are found by following a well-worn and structured path of guidelines – but at Peach Tree Designs, the décor of a room rises above ‘the design rule book’ and puts the power of creation back in your hands.

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OBJECTS OF DESIRE | Oggetti Table Designs

OBJECTS OF DESIRE | Oggetti Table Designs
Our homes serve many purposes beyond merely providing us a place of shelter; they offer us a space to rejuvenate and restore our minds, a setting to enjoy cherished family and friends, and the opportunity to reflect our own unique personalities and sense of style. Each element in a room makes a stat...

GO GLAM | Glamorous Home Design

GO GLAM | Glamorous Home Design

Rewind back in movie time, and imagine glamorous silver screen starlets from the bygone days of Hollywood, gracefully slinking down sensational stairways in head-to-toe satin. These stunning scenes created instant movie magic, symbolizing the height of Art...

MAGIC CARPETS | Dreamweaving Custom Carpets

MAGIC CARPETS | Dreamweaving Custom Carpets
Abracadabra. A magic carpet awaits - an entirely custom designed rug with just the right colors and patterns to perfectly complement one’s personal style and decor. All it takes is a little imagination and help from the experts to create a distinctive finishing touch to create some ‘floor magic...

REINVENTION OF A HOME | An Old Naples Cottage

REINVENTION OF A HOME | An Old Naples Cottage
“Anyone who has ever built a home knows, there are a lot of moving targets once the process gets underway, “ says Mike A...

HOW SOON IS NOW | Hurricane Season Starts Today

HOW SOON IS NOW | Hurricane Season Starts Today
June 1, 2012: Today is the first day of Hurricane Season. Which means, if you are not already protected—then the time to prepare is now—and, not in September when the meteorologists are already tracking T1...

REINVENTION OF A HOME | 8th Avenue Naples

REINVENTION OF A HOME | 8th Avenue Naples
The owners already had the Old Naples address, what they wanted was an Old Naples-style cottage home—to go with it. The issue was:  how to get from point A to point B – to renovate or start from scratch? With the help from Waterside Builders and MHK Architecture, they got their answer...