Archive for 'Design'

A room with a crew: Five South Florida homes with enough room for a yacht

A room with a crew: Five South Florida homes with enough room for a yacht

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine Fort Lauderdale is known as the “Venice of America” — and with good reason. The city boasts 165 miles of navigable waterways, from scenic canals to flowing rivers [...]

Hot kitchens: the latest design trends

Hot kitchens: the latest design trends

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine You can follow the crowd and opt for an all-white kitchen. You can take a more courageous path using warm accents of stained wood. Or go for an [...]

Outdoor kitchens make a splash poolside

Outdoor kitchens make a splash poolside

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Maybe it’s the soothing trickle of a fountain, sleek lounge chairs in the pool’s beach entry or a kitchen that has everything from a pizza oven to a [...]

How to make condo life more beautiful

How to make condo life more beautiful

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore PRIME Owning a single-family home can get overwhelming. Landscape maintenance. Roof repairs. Power-washing driveways. Broken pool pumps. Something always needs to be added, maintained or replaced in a single-family home. [...]

18 design ideas for 2018: Editor’s choice

18 design ideas for 2018: Editor’s choice

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Contributing Design Editor When was the last time you added something new to your home? Design should evolve year to year to help you feel more connected and more [...]

Designer adds more affordable rug line

Designer adds more affordable rug line

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine  Have a wood, laminate, stone or tile floor? It is a design sin to go bare. Rugs should be added to define areas and add an anchor for [...]

The top trends – literally – in South Florida high-rise design

The top trends – literally – in South Florida high-rise design

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine When South Floridians spend big money for a high-rise with a great view, they want an interior to complement – not compete – with the ocean, Intracoastal or [...]

Dining room for more now than just dining

Dining room for more now than just dining

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine We entertain more these days, but less formally. Fancy linen tablecloths and napkins are passé, so dining tabletops are becoming more eye catching. We need Credenzas to serve [...]

Home design to showcase an art collection

Home design to showcase an art collection

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine What is the best way to live with your art? Does it deserve a niche, a solo display on a wall or a collage of several works? South [...]

Designers bring luxury spa experience home

Designers bring luxury spa experience home

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Let’s admit it: Spa-like bathrooms in hotels have spoiled us. We want the same luxurious showerheads, cabinets made of exotic woods and finishes, designer tubs and elegant lighting [...]