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Fish fulfillment: Aquarium dreams come true

Fish fulfillment: Aquarium dreams come true

By Eric Barton City & Shore Magazine Think for a minute if you had an aquarium in your home. Something that’s a focal Point. A conversation-stopping piece of art. Now add something outrageous to your idea, [...]

Six ideas for making your home bloom

Six ideas for making your home bloom

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Living in South Florida is no excuse for having the same décor year-round. Just look outside and see how the plants change. That beautiful yellow flowering tree, the [...]

Rick Howard: The man who flunked retirement

Rick Howard: The man who flunked retirement

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Rick Howard loves fine furniture. For 26 years, he owned Kinetics Furniture in Toronto. When he sold it to Haworth Office Furniture in Michigan, a five-year non-compete clause [...]

William Eubanks: A magician of grand design

William Eubanks: A magician of grand design

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine When William Eubanks first decorated rooms for the American Red Cross Showhouse of Palm Beach, the designs looked more appropriate for a stately residence in England than a [...]

Throw pillows can update a room fast

Throw pillows can update a room fast

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine One of the simplest and least expensive ways to refresh a room is with throw pillows. It is particularly easy if you were savvy enough to select neutral-colored [...]

Black and white design now seen all over

Black and white design now seen all over

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine The classic combination of black and white can be sophisticated, chic and timeless, or it can be cold and uninviting. It takes considerable skill to make the combination [...]

A peek inside new Coral Springs showroom

A peek inside new Coral Springs showroom

  For years now – that is, 47 and counting – the folks at Coral Springs Appliance Center Inc. have built amazing kitchens for some amazing people. Want to hear some names? We’re talking Jackie Gleason, [...]

For the first time, two ‘colors of the year’

For the first time, two ‘colors of the year’

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Every year leaders in the design and fashion industries wait for Pantone, the hue gurus, to announce the color of the year that will show up in everything [...]

New storage options to organize everything

New storage options to organize everything

Good storage is more than having a closet the size of a large bedroom. The best solution for those without a mega-dream closet is selecting furnishings with plenty of room to keep everything organized. By Charlyne [...]

South Florida design changes with the times

South Florida design changes with the times

Editor’s note: Technology and a desire for less clutter have transformed our décor over the past 15 years. Exterior fabrics, once used for awnings and umbrellas, now look and feel good enough to use inside the [...]