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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 [...]

Gift Guide suggested cocktail and bar ware

Gift Guide suggested cocktail and bar ware

The holidays are prime time for entertaining, and one of the essential ingredients is a well-planned bar. In addition to the right combination of wines and liquors, you also need the perfect bar accessories. By Charlyne [...]

Words with WSVN-Ch. 7’s ‘Makeover Maestro’

Words with WSVN-Ch. 7’s ‘Makeover Maestro’

  By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub When Martin Amado was a child, he loved to rearrange furniture, paint walls and buy new bedding for his bedroom. Design was his passion, but later he wanted to have a [...]

CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS

CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS

Contemporary design doesn’t have to be of the moment. It can be classic and last for years to come. These designs would look as good in your home tomorrow as they do today. By Charlyne Varkonyi [...]