Kelly Wearstler wallpaper and a large wicker lighting fixture in the upstairs sitting room help create a cozy conversation area. The custom sofa is long enough to allow guests to sleep toe to toe, while the sculptural black sand coffee table provides movement and more visual interest to what Booth describes as “a tight little room.”

Modern Lines Meet Natural Elements in Alys Beach Home

A vacation home in Alys Beach provides a large Southern family with much-needed connection to nature
The two-story living room area is brought down to scale by the six-foot-high limestone fireplace mantel and the 13-foot curved metal sculpture that hangs above. The limestone brings the classical exterior elements of the home inside, while the sleek-lined furniture and delicate, orb-like lighting infuse the space with a cool, modern aesthetic. The ceiling detail flows beyond the glass wall to the outside, drawing the eye to the grand backyard.

Windermere Family Home Makes a Grand Statement

In Windermere, an estate’s formal demeanor belies its functionality as a true family home
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
Looking toward one of the doors that opens onto the water, the mid-century modern chair, covered in a Pierre Frey chenille, and the equally bright pouf reflect the colors in the piece of art over the fireplace. Above the console table, which has a top made of antique shagreen, hangs a mirror with crisp white discs dancing around its frame.

A “Jewel Box” of Color and Art on John’s Island

A vacation home in John’s Island fuses understated style with comfort, and ends up being everything a Maryland couple envisioned it could be
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
Designer Jennifer Sloan created a classic Florida- style enclosed porch with cane-backed furniture and white and palm-leaf printed upholstery.

Timeless Elegance Prevails in Historic Naples Home

A couple honors their legacy in Naples with a meticulous restoration of their family home
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.

Form and Function Unite in a Family-First Naples Home

By adopting an abundant mindset, a design team delivers a Naples residence with inspired spaces for the celebration of family
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.”

Naples Home Boasts Bright and Airy Refresh

A former winter retreat in Pelican Bay is reimagined as a sunny primary residence
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.

Naples Home Exudes Metropolitan Sophistication

Design West delivers cosmopolitan elegance in a Talis Park vacation home with a New York state of mind
Interior designer Rob Bowen combined several rooms to create this large lounge that overlooks a rooftop deck. For a year, he says, the room had bare white walls—until inspiration struck and he installed this gold-leafed horsehair wall covering.

Bold Bronze Touches Bring the Glamour in St. Petersburg

A designer’s own home in downtown St. Petersburg glistens with layers of style
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
The living area makes the most of the house’s St. Johns River views. Mid-century modern furniture and accessories were chosen to reflect the home’s exterior aesthetic.

Restoration and Reinvention on the St. Johns River

A modern Jacksonville residence with an architectural pedigree finds new life after an all-out renovation
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
The living room’s ceiling features the same white Belgian oak found in the flooring, accentuated with light fixtures from Currey & Co. The bold citron-hued area rug and sculptural chairs flanking the fireplace infuse an artsy vibe. To the right and up three steps is one of the home’s architectural surprises: a blue-hued library. “It’s like a beautiful cocoon,” says Pamela. “It’s my favorite spot in the house.”

Beach House Blues in Paradise by the Bay

A vacation dream home in the Panhandle offers surprises around every corner
Dark walnut floors add depth and elevate the home’s casual style. A coral red coffee table inspired the home’s colorful palette. Central to entertaining is the wet bar that features a beer tap and refrigerator drawers cleverly hidden inside the lower cabinet.

Bright Colors Get Their Moment in Hobe Sound Home

Shades of blue and coral combine to reinvigorate a renovation in an exclusive Hobe Sound enclave
“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
The expansive windows in the living room look out onto a fountain. The tree trunk-inspired end tables are lacquered in white, with tops painted in gold leaf.

Happy Hues Bring the Flair in Winter Park Home

A sophisticated-yet-playful Winter Park gem glows with clever color
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
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.

Pops of Color Rule in Miromar Lakes Home

A hue-happy model home mixes modern lines with classic materials
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