A large red sculpture from China was placed in front of the home for good luck. The homeowners commissioned gray tile steps, a brick surface for the driveway and bronze decorative shutters. “My husband loves plants and landscaping,” says designer and homeowner Carmen Alcaraz Gomes, “so he was involved with the selection of the lovely tropical trees.”

Interior Designer’s Home Goes Grand in Coral Gables

A meticulous renovation gives an interior designer and her husband the open and sophisticated house they’ve always wanted
The dining room doubles as Ceglia’s office when he’s in town. He custom-designed the walnut and stainless-steel table. The built-in bench allows for more seating when the couple entertains guests.

Out of the Box Design in South Beach

A designer’s own Miami Beach pied-à-terre mixes modern elegance with vintage vibes in multipurpose spaces bursting with personality
The centerpiece of this area of the residence is a prism-like cube sculpture crafted by designer Oscar Glottman. As you move around the apartment the cube dissects the space while reflecting light. “The idea was an intervention of an architectural nature, more than a decorative one,” says Glottman.

Shadow and Light Make an Impression in Coconut Grove

Clever light trickery and other design ruses transform this apartment into a sophisticated residence with artistic details galore
Capiz shell chandeliers exude coastal élan above the dining room’s live-edge table. Behind it, a bar with art deco influences beckons guests for before-dinner cocktails or a nightcap. “We wanted the bar to feel sexy, so that at night, when everything’s dimmed down and the room takes over, you feel like you’re in a different place,” says Rodriguez.

Textiles and Texture Rule in Coral Gables Home

A homeowner taps a designer to deliver both functionality and aesthetic surprises for a family home in Coral Gables
In the back of the home, Italian porcelain overhangs mimic the look of real wood, as do the aluminum slats. Made for entertaining, the outdoor Balinese rock-framed pool is surrounded by green lawn, enough dock space for the client’s yachts, and copious B&B Italia and Dedon conversation clusters. The sculpture, No Deck by Tony Cragg, is from the homeowner’s art collection.

Contemporary Miami Home is an Architectural Marvel

A Balinese-inspired residence on Miami Beach’s San Marino Island makes a jetsetter reconsider his geographical location
Camel leather chairs, a black and gold dining table, and a black bench pull the living and dining rooms together. Interior designer Fede Teran returned another bench once he saw this one (a limited edition of 10) by Roberta Schilling. “The black makes a statement, and I had to buy it,” he says.

Sleek Waterfront Miami Condo Makes Waves

A penthouse in Miami’s Echo Brickell is filled with form, function, and flow
Interior designer Juan Montoya designed a table that expands to seat 24 guests. Thin lines of nickel hide the divisions between the leaves. The mirrored buffet was made in a custom size to suit the scale of the space. Chairs with rounded backs offer an Art Deco vibe. The chandelier is a custom creation of airy, graceful branches with accents in clear and blue glass by sculptor David Weismann.

Lavish Surfside Condo is a Feast for the Eyes

Two luxury condos in the Four Seasons Residences at the Surf Club are combined to create a chic, superyacht-like space
“When we go into a project, we try to create some memorable moments,” Haim says. “These Flow(t) pendant lights by Nao Tamura became one of those moments.” Below them, a dining room table by French designer Christophe Delcourt is a comfortable spot to enjoy a convivial meal.

Vibrant Ocean Views Inspire Bal Harbour Condo

Fed up with construction delays, a client opts for oceanfront opulence in Bal Harbour
A luxurious green velvet couch, leather accent chairs, and suede club chairs pair elegantly with black marble and metal coffee tables. Colvin and Simoes fabricated custom built-in bookcases with metal shelving and backed with black porcelain to accommodate the owner’s Bearbricks, KAWS figures, and fashion books.

Street Art and Fashion Collide in Miami Home

Former Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Andre Branch goes from defensive plays to design projects in his Nautilus home
“As with any large space, the goal is to create at once the feeling of both grandeur yet warm and intimate,” says Dawkins. “I am constantly challenged with the task of ‘warming it up,’ and this layout offered the perfect opportunity to create a cozy retreat.” This space is outfitted with a custom bar and entertainment center, and the steel and glass pocket doors provide an uncluttered visual divider.

Creative Contrasts Up the Intrigue in South Beach

A South Beach penthouse goes to extremes with a classic black and white palette
A sculpture of a Reese’s wrapper by Paul Rousso splashes color above a sculptural bench.

Art-Filled Miami Abode is Serious Eye Candy

A sun-drenched Key Biscayne retreat provides panoramic vistas and pop art vibes
The living room had high ceilings, which made it difficult to create a sense of coziness. Hoyos installed a drop ceiling and hung an oversized, cascading chandelier in the center of the room. Hoyos crafted this custom angular millwork installation for the walls, which can be admired from the minimalist sofas, ottoman, and chairs.

Simple Sophistication Shines in Pinecrest

A cosmopolitan couple moves to Miami, finding home in a place as stylish and practical as they are
What was once the living room is now a cozy lounge where guests have hors d’oeuvres on iconic B&B Italia swivel chairs around a tea-height table. Poggi added two more large glass panels on the front wall, opening up the space to the outdoors.

Eastern Exposure in Coral Gables

The first impression was dismal, but interior designer Juan Poggi had a vision as he walked through the warren of tiny, dark rooms in a boxy ranch home on a quiet, tree-lined street in...
The The pink neon art is Wash N’ Set by Tschabalala Self above a white fiberglass Orgone chaise by Marc Newson.

A Modern Renaissance in Contemporary Surf Club Condo

Designers Angel Sanchez and Christopher Coleman create a contemporary getaway for a New York art collector and his family in the Four Seasons Residences at the historic Surf Club in Surfside
The David Hilliard photograph from Yancey Richardson Gallery creates an intriguing narrative for the kitchen, while the custom rug runner from Crosby Street Studios in teal and royal blue extends the ocean palette.

High End Handiwork Charms in Miami Condo

A New York couple adorns their North Miami Beach condo with bespoke wood furniture and local artisanal finds
The rosy palette of an early Ad Reinhardt painting (1949) determined the rich, jeweled tones of the living room, complemented by a custom rug from Stark Carpet and gold and pink pillows in Fortuny and Schumacher fabrics.

Contemporary Splendor Charms in Art-Filled Miami Condo

Surrounded by stunning views, a Surf Club residence offers a sophisticated setting for the owners’ mid-century art collection
The dining area flows toward the living space, pared down to the essentials and the watchful gaze of Beethoven. But little things take on importance when showcased against museum white: a ceramic vase by Gilles Casier and a delicate pedestal from Jaime Hayon reside tranquilly on an unadorned shelf.

Organic Minimalism Brings Serenity to Key Biscayne

A Key Biscayne condo gets an art-friendly—and Earth-friendly—makeover with a South American vibe
The homeowners brought some of their existing furniture with them to Miami, including a glass dining room table with sculptural base and surrounding green and turquoise chairs. Beatrice Pila-Gonzalez created a white circular couch to encourage conversation. De Leon crafted custom millwork that spans the ceiling and flows down the wall at the opposite side of the room.

Miami Home is an Homage to International Wonders

A cosmopolitan couple finds the perfect place to settle down amongst their worldly treasures
A massive metal étagère by Baxter stands up to the double height ceiling and serves as a screen that creates an intimate corner, but retains the views.

From Miami Vice to Miami Vibes in Ponce Davis

Rich hues, luxurious furnishings, and refined finishes transform an 80’s style party house into a sophisticated Magic City haven
On the balcony off the master suite, furniture from Artefacto sits atop a sandy-hued stone flooring in perfect complement to the beach below.

Waterfront Miami Home is Calm, Cool, and Collected

Minimalist forms make maximum impact in a design that combines Miami cool with modern comfort in Venetian Islands
The custom sectional sofa by Carriage House Modern provides a canvas for the living room’s oceanic aesthetic to pop in the living area. A seafoam green glass sculpture by Peter Bremer stands sentry, while a frosted amber Dale Chihuly glass bowl graces a coffee table, also by Carriage House Modern, with a contrasting pistachio-colored cast glass top and metal frame. A teal leather Ox chair from the Danish Design Store pulls out the speckles in the carpet from Rug Art that imitate the water’s currents.

Artful Illusions Mesmerize in Murano Grande Condo

High end interiors mixed with clever design hacks illuminate an impressive art collection in this Miami Beach condo