The ceiling pattern in the great room, arguably the home’s most eye-catching feature, is not structural, but simply ornamental. Aside from a Phillips Collection cube table, every furniture piece in this room from the Tommy Bahama Palm Desert collection.

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Allocated for leisurely activities like reading and watching television, the family room also plays host to book club meetings and serves as an overflow space for dinner guests. Wallcoverings crafted from natural horsehair hang behind floating shelves stocked with books and objets d’art. The designers had to significantly size down the fireplace mantel, which is fronted in Pompeii quartz.

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“It feels very grand for a smaller condo,” says interior designer Minka McDonald of the 2,500-square-foot residence. To fulfill the bold design direction in the living room, the design team chose a sectional sofa and throw pillows by Rowe Furniture, an ivory-and-charcoal striped area rug by Loloi, and a rattan-and-linen accent chair from Four Hands.

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The living room flows effortlessly into a glossy all-white kitchen outfitted in Calacatta Lincoln marble. The design team amplified the clean design by wrapping the stove hood in the same marble for a modern, seamless look, and coloring the pendant lights to match the marble’s gray veining.

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A dynamic artwork by Mat Sanders, Speed Boat 2, sourced from the Wendover Art Group, anchors the dining room. The dining table is made of mahogany finished in a warm neutral topped with a glaze. A dynamic red-and-white Pollock fabric on the host and hostess chairs creates a bright, resonant element in the space.

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In the dining room, a lacquered white table is surrounded by chairs and a bright yellow bench, anchoring the room with eclectic charm. A branch lighting fixture custom designed by Liegeois and pendant lights that mimic paper lanterns add color and personality to the space. “The lanterns are so unique, they bring a smile to my heart every time they’re on,” says homeowner Susan Baierl. “The neighbors appreciate them at night as well, telling us how beautiful they look from the windows.”

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In the outdoor dining room just off the grilling station and kitchen, the dining chairs placed around a live-edge teak table with powder-coated forged-iron legs are made of rope and teak. The teal color is brought into this space in the lively patterned rug.

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Designer Daniel Killgore chose a Julie Neill light fixture made up of tiny gold butterflies for its strong contrast to the white crocodile hide credenza. “I was looking for soft and feminine, and as soon as I saw this light, I knew we had to use it,” he says. “It’s a piece of art and really becomes the focal point.”

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The dining table and chairs are the result of the owners’ European buying trip. The fish-themed painting on the wall hails back to 1967 and was a gift from the artist.

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Lighting around the pool deck, both functional and ambient, as well as features like the fire pit, make the area come alive at night.

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Designer Jennifer Sloan created a classic Florida- style enclosed porch with cane-backed furniture and white and palm-leaf printed upholstery.

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For the covered loggia, architect Greg Palmer flawlessly executed the delicate dance between maximizing views with expansive openings, while also providing enough wall to create the feeling of substance and defined architectural space.

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Bathed in natural light, the formal living room features a serene palette of colors and a variety of textural elements that add dimension to the space. Designer Carrie Brigham installed custom millwork, which she says “elevates the level of intricacy of the overall design, fully integrating and connecting the home from space to space.”

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To impart cosmopolitan elegance, the palette in the main living room consists of black, white, and gray. The large chandelier by Terzani drove the design decisions in this part of the home, which features symmetrically paired chairs and a sofa opposite the expanse of the fireplace.

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Walnut accents in the great room echo the exterior design and warm up the all-white walls and furnishings. Pops of bright colors were strategically designed to be removed if the new owner didn’t like them. “People are sometimes afraid of color and it would be difficult if I put in a red sofa, so I kept it to small accessories,” says McDaniel.

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Interior designer Laura Parsons opted for locally made goods and furnishings, especially in the living room, where the vibrant draperies inspired the color choices on the coffee table, chairs, and accent pillows.

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The dining room table with its tree trunk base and fossilized clamshell top is an elegant counterpoint to the woven sea grass dome fixture that hangs above.

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A four-poster hand-crafted lampakanai rope bed is the focal point of 8-year-old Shiloh Moulton’s dream bedroom. A white sea fan suspended underneath glass and framed in Capiz shell spans the width of the bed. Below, a handmade blush-toned sheepskin rug complements the pink-hued pillows and beaded drapery.

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"The idea here was to create a fairly formal dining room where the Biondis could entertain guests,” Shafran says. “But we also wanted to create a modern space, by adding the light fixture and other elements. The goal was to do something that would not lose style over time.”

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The office doubles as a guest room with a pull-out sofa bed. Blue grasscloth on all the walls allows the homeowner’s black-and-white surfer photographs to pop. Martin chose the trunk coffee table to give the room a more eclectic look.

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