Archive for 'Home & Decor'

How to get ‘high-rise style’ look at home

How to get ‘high-rise style’ look at home

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine South Floridians know that high-rise style, particularly on the beach, requires a clean, contemporary design. Getting the sophisticated look translates into using leather sectionals, tufted headboards, sculpture-like chests [...]

Illuminating new ideas in lighting design

Illuminating new ideas in lighting design

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Looking for a light fixture used to be mundane. In the past, many evoked a blah factor more than an ahh. Manufacturers have stepped up their game – [...]

Home  (and remodeling)  for the holidays

Home (and remodeling) for the holidays

  By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub The fall Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show, Nov. 18-20, will feature many trends in residential and commercial renovations, landscaping, design, furniture, fine art, décor, home security, hurricane protection – [...]

Home and decor trends for the bath

Home and decor trends for the bath

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine The big news in bathrooms isn’t the tile, the sinks or the cabinetry. Designers tell us more clients are seeking freestanding soaking tubs, where they can comfortably lie [...]

A Q&A with City Furniture’s Keith Koenig

A Q&A with City Furniture’s Keith Koenig

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine When Keith and Kevin Koenig opened their first City Furniture store in North Miami in 1994 they were taking a gamble. They were unknown and many suppliers refused [...]

Advice on selecting new kitchen appliances

Advice on selecting new kitchen appliances

By Rebecca Cahilly-Taranto City & Shore Magazine Christina (Chris) Chadwick is the sales manager for Coral Springs Appliance Center, a family-owned and operated company providing high-end kitchen appliances for the past 40 years. She is accustomed [...]

Six new ways to update your old kitchen

Six new ways to update your old kitchen

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine The next time you shop for new appliances you may be baffled by the choices. Both refrigerators and ovens now come with easy-open French doors. Steam ovens are [...]

Making lives brighter at Capitol Lighting

Making lives brighter at Capitol Lighting

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine When I ask Eric Lebersfeld, president of Capitol Lighting, how long he has worked in the family business, he replies: “Fifty years.” The answer reflects his wry sense [...]