Since the home is situated at the edge of the New River and near the Atlantic Ocean, Builder Ed Cannatelli put down 112 pilings to securely anchor the structure—and to accommodate the effects of sea level change and the occasional storm surge.

Fort Lauderdale Home Brings the Fun

When a designer, architect, and builder share a homeowner’s vision for all things luxurious, the result is nothing short of fabulous—and fun
The dining and living space captures island elegance with subtle textures and a minimalist palette. Designed for gatherings, the furniture is family friendly: The CR Laine couch sectional, Century armchairs, and outdoor furniture are made with performance fabrics in case of spills.

Breakwater Home Stuns with Breezy Boutique Resort Style

A vacation home in Duck Key gives a multigenerational family a place to get away from it all and bond in style
Smith, project manager Angie Lehman, and interior architect Angelo Davila teamed up to restore the sunken living room’s original trim and added built-in corner bookshelves. Sanders created a creamy-hued, classic, and comfortable room filled with a mixture of vintage and modern pieces. “We didn’t want it to be one of those rooms you roped off and used for the holidays,” he said.

Palm Beach Bliss Abounds in Historic Mansion

A renovation transforms a historic island mansion into a sophisticated showplace
The design duo styled the study with the dark tones of an Old Biscayne desk and the tufted oversized desk chair that play off of the Ralph Lauren accent pillows.

Big and Bold in Southwest Ranches

A French Tudor-style manse is regal with touches of rustic realness
A La Cornue rotisserie and range were a must for the client.Phyllis steered her toward a Tiffany blue finish and hung matching pendants over the adjacent island. Because the client didn’t want a hood for her range, Phyllis created a striking blue and white diamond motif with inlaid bird print tile, putting a new spin on Old World character.

Energetic Enclave in North Key Largo

A sunny disposition and Swedish sensibility make this Keys cottage a sanctuary
A geometric-patterned, European-style auto court leading to two ornate stone garage wings defines the entrance of this French Renaissance–style estate in Jupiter. DesRosiers-Markovitz_FD31-1APhoto by Jason Nuttle Photography

A Regal Retreat in Admiral’s Cove

A marvel of Old World architecture, a South Florida retreat recalls the chateau-like splendor of northern mansions

Fort Lauderdale Home Boasts Fresh Modern Elements

Commissioned to be a showcase of art, this modern masterpiece impresses with expansive social spaces inside and out
A Brigitte Bardot silkscreen by artist Russell Young looks beyond a Bretby Art Pottery vase, circa 1895, in the billiard room, where Currey & Company’s painted blue chandelier purposely fades into the ceiling.

Luxurious South Florida Manse Channels Edgy Attitude

Another world beckons as designer Lori Morris combines South Florida’s elegant pulse with an audacious spin on French style
Circa 1960s, a cluster of walnut tables from Modani Furniture centers the living room with a retro feel. The linen-tufted sofa is casual yet stylish, while Modloft’s midcentury chairs exude refined style.

Modern Deco Pops in Fort Lauderdale Home

This four-story home evokes intrigue as an upward sweep of spaces mixes architectural integrity with midcentury modern, Art Deco, and extraordinary motifs
With significant scale, a two-tiered, ring chandelier in aged iron holds its own in the family room. Here, Rowe’s sofas; lounge chairs from Palecek; bench from Arteriors.

Palm Beach Manse is a Modern Classic

Regal yet approachable, a château-style manse makes itself at home amid the coastal scene of Palm Beach

Coastal Surroundings Inspire in Fort Lauderdale Condo

A savvy design team transforms this Fort Lauderdale condo into an elevated, modern vacation retreat without sacrificing style or comfort

Jupiter Home Reimagines Waterfront Living

Sometimes holding back gets you only halfway to where you want to go. The designers of a Jupiter waterfront home had their destination in full view.
Designed by architect Ralph Choeff, this 7,850-total-square-foot home is all about drama. Even the Amarr garage doors from Crawford beg attention. With a grid of frosted glass and wood, they open to a showroom, a dream-come-true for an avid car collector.

Art Beckons in Modern South Palm Beach Home

A Home Conceived As Art, From an Entrance Waterfall, To the Elevator Interior, To a Jellyfish Sphere
With a wall of windows bringing the outside in, the living room is paramount for entertaining. The Le Corbusier sofa from Cassina creates structure in the social space, where Barcelona chairs by Knoll and a Mies van der Rohe divan join the mix. Casting a soft glow, Wired Designs’ chandelier suspends from the 20-foot-high ceiling to illuminate the Greek reproduction pottery from the 1940s and 1950s.

Modern Minimalism Plays in Fort Lauderdale Townhome

With The Look Of Greece In Mind, Textile Designer Stavros Garger Styled His Fort Lauderdale Townhouse With Lots Of Light, White And Neutral Colors
Displayed on a wall in the living area, opposite a leather-tufted bench, is Harry Martinez's encaustic painting, Atonement. The piece is created with hot wax and a blend of pink pigments. "It is somewhere between a painting and a sculpture," he says.

Palazzo Del Sol Condo Captures The View

Symmetrical Elegance, Light Gray-Scale Tones And Timeless Furnishings From Artefacto Come Together In This Contemporary Open Floor Plan In Palazzo Del Sol
American sculptor Louise Nevelson's totems make a bold statement in the stairway hall that opens onto a grand foyer. "Here, we did what we do best," interior designer Jack Fhillips says. "We mixed classic upholstered pieces with some traditional furnishings, contemporary art and antiques."

Nature Rules in Manaplan Home

Colors from the surrounding environment create a sense of calm in this Manalapan manse.

Traditional Florida Keys Concepts Transformed

Architect Max Strang takes traditional cultural and ecological concepts of the Florida Keys and transforms them into an evolutionary beach house design

A Penthouse In Aventura Plays with Pops of Purple

A penthouse is just a penthouse until it becomes a showcase of visual excellence. Sought out for her vibrant style and eclectic talent, interior designer Perla Lichi was commissioned to finesse one couple’s 3,800-square-foot...

Tropical Merges with Modern in the Florida Keys

Architecture, interior design and lush, tropical landscape harmoniously come together to bring a touch of modern style to Key West

Key West Home Combines Modern Style With Tropical Landscape

When an outdated Key West home in dire need of renovation caught the eye and imagination of one couple, they turned to interior designer David L. Smith for consultation. “I think I shocked them...

Brilliant Purple Tones Rule In Aventura Penthouse

A penthouse is just a penthouse until it becomes a showcase of  visual excellence. Sought out for her vibrant style and eclectic talent, interior designer Perla Lichi was commissioned to finesse one couple’s 3,800-square-foot...