The foyer’s bold aesthetic optimizes the sparkling ocean vistas and views of the Miami skyline. A retro-inspired black chandelier counterbalances a matte black open-pore table, and a Guccissima cruiser bike by Gucci lends vintage juxtaposition to a contemporary oil painting by David Muenzer. A massive Cattelan Italia mirror and a Christopher Guy statement chair balance the room’s grand scale.

Refined and Bold Aesthetic Rules in Edgewater Condo

With help from his seasoned designers, a young homeowner covers all bases in a high-rise Edgewater residence with views in every direction
Bathed in sunlight, the Mayfair’s atrium is defined by the vibrant shade of green of the tropical plants landscape designer Christopher Cawley opted to incorporate at ground level and above.

In Bloom Again at Mayfair House Hotel & Garden

Landscape architect Christopher Cawley works his magic at the newly rebranded Mayfair House Hotel & Garden
Designed in varying shades of gray, the living and dining area’s muted palette allows the spectacular water views to become the main focus. A Holly Hunt Pampa sofa and lounge chairs face a bespoke black oak and matte lacquer entertainment center with an automated TV panel that elevates a photograph (Mali) by Jean-Baptiste Huynh.

Tailored and Timeless Monochrome in Park Grove Condo

Designed to resonate with monochromatic minimalism, a Coconut Grove residence emits a gallery vibe for a couple’s personal art collection
As the homeowners wanted, the primary bedroom is a monochromatic sanctuary with a bed and side tables from Artefacto and lighting from Flos. The accent chairs and round bar (which doubles as a cocktail table) are by Armani/Casa.

Five-Star Finesse in Serene Pinecrest Home

A serene, resort-minded palette transforms a Pinecrest residence into a year-round retreat
Neutral living room furnishings, including an ivory Desiree sofa, a caramel suede chaise, blue lounge chairs, and a trio of wooden coffee tables, all by Saccaro, blend with the sea and sky views of this Jade Signature residence in Sunny Isles Beach.

Riviera Retreat is a Symphony of Elegant Touches

Inspired by sea and sky, a design duo puts a couple’s collection of art and objects to good use in a Sunny Isles Beach vacation home
Teak slats on the ceiling nod to Coconut Grove’s nautical spirit. An accent chair from Rove Concepts and cocktail tables from Flou’s Pierre collection round out the space. The design team suggested tropical greenery around the apartment’s massive structural column to warm up the bold architectural feature.

Masculine Sophistication in Coconut Grove Condo

In Coconut Grove, two veteran design pros guide their real estate-savvy friend to the bachelor pad of his dreams
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
The living room’s quiet neutral palette elevates a sensual contemporary abstract by Loie Hollowell. Warm white Reid sofas from Design Within Reach complement the gray bouclé upholstery covering a walnut-based Rua Ipanema lounge chair from Avenue Road.

Modern Miami Condo Radiates Soft, Casual Elegance

A designer’s understated aesthetic and well-studied eye come in handy at a two-in-one sky residence in Miami Beach
One of the couple’s favorite brands is Hermès, so Hoyos added an equestrian flourish to dining room chairs from her collection by upholstering the backs in leather. The live-edge dining room table is hewn from Brazilian wood, the chandelier above it is mirrored glass, and the walls are a patterned stone. The couple scrapped plans for a fireplace, opting instead to turn a nearby nook into a decorative shelf.

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A reverse view of the living room offers unobstructed sightlines into the dining/kitchen area and the upper-level area. The glass-paneled open staircase integrates seamlessly with the modern vibe of the space, and a custom bar and wine cellar take optimal advantage of the ample space underneath.

Soaring Spaces Delight in Surprise Lake Condo

A five-star condominium at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach elevates waterside living with a city-chic aesthetic
A custom shelf (filled with family mementos), a painting by Cristina Canale, and a wall cabinet introduce shades of seafoam green to the residence’s living area. In the background, space that would have traditionally accommodated a dining room was recast as an office.

Elegant Sunny Isles Beach Condo is All Character

A designer helps a Brazilian family customize their dream home with the most powerful tools in her arsenal: personality and perspective
A lounge area with curvaceous furniture provides a cozy spot for pre- or post-dinner drinks. Above the set-up in the dining room, clear glass pendants were chosen so the view would be unobstructed.

Aventura Penthouse is a Sun-Drenched Modern Escape

Modernism-lite proves to be the perfect choice at a winter residence in Aventura
Backdropped by sweeping views of the Atlantic and Intracoastal Waterway, the living area emanates Zen-like tranquility. A chic Fendi Casa ivory linen sofa and side tables pair impeccably with an undulating artwork from Artefacto. The piece is staged against a luxurious Twill & Texture wallcovering from Phillip Jeffries.

Sunny Isles Beach Condo Oozes High Fashion Allure

A design team honors the masculine elegance of the legendary Giorgio Armani in a Sunny Isles Beach apartment
A trio of untitled watercolors on rice paper by American abstractionist Sam Gilliam lead the eye toward the condo’s living room.

Continuum Condo is a Bespoke Beauty

A spectacular art collection is given its due in a South Beach condo residence
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
Upon entering the spacious quarters of this extraordinary Fisher Island penthouse, a larger-than-life ottoman surrounding a 42-inch optical glass artwork lends a strong sculptural statement to the adjacent open living spaces. Designed by Poggi Design, the majestic piece preludes the sweeping Biscayne Bay views beyond.

Modern Masterpiece on Fisher Island

Custom furniture and Italian elan lead the charge in a Fisher Island penthouse as exclusive as its address
A guest room with a floating desk and velvet gray swivel chair stays honest to the rest of the residence’s aesthetic.

Refined Sunny Isles Beach Condo is Neutral Territory

A subdued palette and contemporary elegance bring chic serenity to a Sunny Isles Beach vacation perch
A giant Wireflow chandelier commands the circular entry foyer of the residence, just as designers Rafaela Simoes and Laila Colvin intended. Mixing soft and rigid materials with cool and warm textiles was key to satisfying the homeowners’ contrasting visions and tastes.

Modern Meets Organic in Aventura Family Home

A talented design firm balances different tastes and opinions to deliver a sophisticated family home for five in Aventura
With wraparound docks and water access, this Keystone Island property offers spectacular views. The formal living room and game area exude a relaxed vibe with a custom 11 Ravens pool table and a white onyx stone bar outfitted with motorized drop-down shelving.

Keystone Island Family Home is a Bayside Beauty

Poised on a prized corner lot with wraparound docks and easy ocean access, Obed and Cristina Arias’ 5,200-square-foot home offers top-notch waterfront living, one of the main reasons the avid boaters chose it. Situated...
A once lackluster entrance hall received a dramatic makeover with custom millwork, innovative lighting effects, and a repurposed herringbone-patterned wood floor. White curved walls and a dome ceiling fixture articulate a dramatic transition to the living space.

Worldly Tastes and Dramatic Touches Elevate Brickell Condo

In one of Brickell’s most storied buildings, a design team captures the dynamic sophistication a San Francisco couple demanded for their back-to-Miami home
A view into the residence’s living room reveals the sculptural feature on the ceiling, which was partly incorporated to provide indirect lighting. The polished Vena Grigio stone flooring was chosen for its reflective quality. Seating includes a sectional and chairs by Minotti.

Let There Be Light

Proper illumination makes all the difference in a Sunny Isles Beach residence