Splashes of Sunrise-Inspired Hues Warm Sunny Isles Condo

Themed around the sunrise, this spectacular beachfront condo is a dream come true for one couple in Sunny Isles
Steps from the front entryway, the great room features a custom-designed table for games and puzzles, and a table for dining. The monochromatic color scheme is warmed by wood tones and textural ceiling details, sculptural lighting fixtures, and live plants.

Pinecrest Family Home is Designed for Life

A monochromatic palette sets an ideal tone for mindful living in a Pinecrest home attuned to nature
Pond by Joseph Raffael hangs above a sleigh bed that is actually two antique twin beds joined together. A settee from John Rosselli rests at the foot of the bed. In the master bath, above, a copper bench pairs with an antique chair reupholstered in Pollack silk.

Grand Eclecticism Celebrated in Miami Home

A Treasure Trove Of Time-Honored Furnishings And Objets d’Art Integrate With Select New Pieces In This Miami Mid-Century Home
A historic Mediterranean-style home (built in 1925 by architect Phineas Paist) gleams amid the resplendent native foliage of Coral Gables. As the new owners sought a complete modern overhaul for the interiors, the architectural integrity of this iconic dwelling was carefully guarded.

Coral Gables Home is a Pristine History Project

A storied neighborhood favorite in Coral Gables undergoes a renovation guided by contemporary design, modern art, and lots of color
“Taking advantage of the home’s location, the outdoor area offers a generous backyard, an inviting pool and spacious exterior living spaces,” architect and interior designer Stephanie Halfen says.

Modern Bliss in Bay Harbor Islands Family Home

One talented husband and wife design team creates a family home on Bay Harbor Islands that celebrates an idyllic, tropical modern lifestyle

Modern Nod Towards Nature in a Miami Beach Condo

Since this new waterfront condominium on Miami Beach’s Allison Island was the third home that Jennifer Corredor has designed for owner Mathy Garcia, she knew exactly what makes her busy client happy. “Mathy allowed...

Key Largo Retreat Blends Mid-Century Modern With Tropical Design

When interior designer Gil Walsh, and architect Tim Slawson and his project manager Susan Nielsen met with a couple who had acquired a vintage 1978 Key Largo, Fla., home in the community of Ocean Reef,...
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
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.
“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
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

Family Matters In Chic Miami Condo

Creating a delightful vacation home that suits every family member mirrors the concept behind combining design elements to make a pleasing room. It really all comes down to relationships. “Everything you see in my...
"This modernist single-family residence in Coral Gables sits in stark contrast to its Mediterranean neighbors." Photo by Michael Stavaridis

Seaglass Awards 2024 Spotlight: Contemporary Architecture & Design

This summer, we are celebrating Florida's top design talents who were recently recognized at the second annual Seaglass Awards
A dramatic double-height terrace seamlessly integrates the lush landscape, flourishing trees, and dense tropical greenery that define this extraordinary Bal Harbour property. “Sitting there is extremely inviting and at the same time very grand,” says architect Stephanie Halfen. “You really get to appreciate all the fantastic views of the backyard.”

Tropical Splendor in the Opal of Bal Harbour

A hidden—yet massive—gem of a modern home shines bright in Bal Harbour
Spanning the 32nd and 33rd floors of the landmark Château Beach Residences, this penthouse in Sunny Isles Beach boasts dynamic 360-degree ocean views, including the city skyline and golden vistas of Miami Bay. The living area integrates a lounge bar and dining room made for entertaining, with sleek seating from Minotti and Poltrona Frau positioned for an effortless flow.

Peak of Perfection in Château Beach Residences Home

In Sunny Isles Beach, sky’s-the-limit design that’s both modern and sophisticated saturates every corner of a prized penthouse

Bliss At Grand Bay

After designing homes for her myriad of clients, interior designer Carmen Alcaraz Gomes turned a creative eye to her own condo on the 12th floor in one of the two iconic twisted towers of Grove...
FD Conversation with Saraj Zohar

FD Conversations with Sarah Zohar

Sarah Zohar of Sarah Z Designs in Miami discusses her inspired redesign of an 8700-square-foot condo in Bal Harbour
Completed over the course of a year, MLB sports icon Alex Rodriguez’ 11,877-square-foot home in Miami. With its pod-style architecture and overhangs that bespeak midcentury modernism, is laid out on one level so the interiors would connect directly to the grounds, blurring indoor-outdoor boundaries.

Alex Rodriguez’s Tropical Modern Miami Retreat

When a talented group of experts collaborates on a house that A-Rod built in Miami, the result can only be a home run by design
With bold pops of color, the owners’ vibrant landscape photography by Peter Lik announces entry to the main living areas. Topped with shimmering accent pillows from the Arthur Collection at Troy Dean Interiors, custom modular sofas from Camerich pair with rounded cocktail ottomans to shape a social grouping.

Sculptural Elements Stun in Miami Condo

Warm Walnut, Rich Marble And Smooth Rose Pewter Details Style A Modern, Two-Story Waterfront Condo With A Stunning View Of Miami’s Skyline Story
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
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