Covered by the home itself, this expansive outdoor entertaining space is often used for large gatherings.

Outdoor Momentos Steal the Show at a Miami Home

A series of outdoor spaces in a South Miami home create an intriguing path through nature, art, and architecture
The dining room chairs, covered in a combination of Titan leather and Maharam aubergine fabric, are a striking nod to the homeowner’s penchant for purple. The leaves on the Sans Souci custom chandelier pick up hints of the color and reflect it lightly in the room. Other rhythmic elements include the exotic wood grains and Arte International’s embossed Spirit wallpaper in titanium, sourced through Jeffrey Michaels.

Penchant for Purple Stuns in Miami Beach Condo

A modern and cerebral take on art deco brings lyrical fluidity and movement to a high-rise residence in Miami Beach
The soaring double-height living room emanates a cosmopolitan Miami vibe. A generous Minotti Lawson sofa faces an impressive wall of custom built-in cabinets offering 20 feet of storage space, both vertically and underneath the Opustone marble ledge. Two caramel Knoll Womb chairs flanking a beveled Holly Hunt coffee table introduce satisfying color variation. A Vibia chandelier balances the space without interrupting the views.

Functional Minimalism Meets Fashionable Modern in Miami

Two local design pros trade waterside living in Fort Lauderdale for a high-impact residence in the Miami sky
“I wanted to create a soft, organic, moody atmosphere with the furnishings,” says interior designer Brittany Farinas of her approach in the living room, where the round furniture offsets the angles on the floor tile.” The smoked-glass pedestal is part of Farinas’ House of One furniture collection. The iron chandelier is a reference to the home’s original Spanish Mediterranean style. Here, as throughout the rest of the residence, the original tile floors were meticulously restored.

Revitalizing a Historic Haven in Miami

A homeowner and designer contemporize a 1931 Spanish Mediterranean residence in Miami Beach by toning down, yet respecting, its gilded past
A suspended photograph by Flávia Junqueira hovers in front of ocean waters, creating a brilliant first impression upon entering the home. Fluid and curvaceous seating anchored by a seascape-inspired rug includes an ottoman grouping by Living Divani and Gio Ponti side chairs from Molteni&C.

Contemporary Elegance Soars Above Sunny Isles Beach

Surrounded by turquoise-blue waters, a lofty residence atop Jade Signature proves to be the ideal vacation getaway for a São Paulo family.
An enormous carved block of alabaster stands at the foot of the original stairwell, next to a canine sculpture. On the opposite side of the stairway, a commanding ash-on-linen portrait by Chinese artist Zhang Huan is accentuated by two carved wooden pieces, imbuing the space with an eclectic and collected look.

Life is Grand at Miami Beach Estate

A bon vivant couple and their design team have revamped their waterfront estate to suit their changing needs... but the evolution is far from over.
A custom millwork wall in the living room became the backdrop for the family’s main entertainment center and a divider between the main living space and the private family wing. The room’s furniture is easy to rearrange into multiple seating areas, or one big grouping for a movie night.

Transitional Family Home Checks All the Boxes

Smart architecture and pragmatic design come together effortlessly in a Pinecrest home that’s parent-tested and kid-approved
Just off the dining room is one of the home’s multiple conversation areas. The furniture here reflects the colors prevalent in photographer Candida Höfer’s Convento San Francisco de Val. The entire tableau is lit by a Serge Mouille sculptural metal ceiling lamp.

Art is the Star in Contemporary Surfside Condo

Two Surfside condos become one spectacular residence, and a modern backdrop for a stellar grouping of contemporary art
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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