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Thai Surprises
By Drew Limsky | January 31, 2018

 

When Sutep Patsuteesutti of Studio Chemistri in Bangkok set to work on two family-owned Phuket resorts—the lavish Sino-Portuguese-style Sri Panwa and...

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Nest Egg
By Drew Limsky | January 31, 2018

 

It was the steel-framed seat that launched a million imitations: Danish architect Arne Jacobsen (1902-71) created his iconic Egg chair six decades ago. A beloved touchstone of midcentury modernity and pop, the ubiquitous...

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Design and Drive
By Drew Limsky | January 29, 2018

 

Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Italian-American Yury Bettoni is a true global citizen. The former pro athlete could have lived anywhere in the world, but he’s become a Miami fixture (he’s even...

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Home Away From Home
By Riki Altman-Yee | January 29, 2018

When Brazilian designers Rafaela Simoes and Laila Colvin, co-owners of 2id Interiors in Miami, secured a plum project recently, they didn’t initially realize that plum tones would end up being the dominant...

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Large & In Charge
By Shayne Benowitz | January 29, 2018

A lot can happen in three years.

That was how long it took for interior designer Deborah Wecselman’s clients to build their five-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bath tropical modern masterpiece on South...

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Double Duty
By Drew Limsky | January 29, 2018

 

“We have a great location,” says Mitchell Gold of his sprawling Miami Design District showroom, “but more importantly, the aesthetic of Mitchell...

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Curve Appeal
By Victor Ozols | January 26, 2018

 

Latticed circles and gentle arcs cast cinematic shadows from Brown Jordan’s new Luna side chair. The St. Augustine-based firm tapped designer Michael Berman to create...

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Lasting Impressions
By Laura Eckstein Jones | January 25, 2018

 

When Wisconsin-born architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited Japan for the first time in 1905, like many visitors, he was taken by the country’s undeniable beauty and charm. It was a...

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California Dreaming
By Phebe Wahl | January 25, 2018

Interior designer Barclay Butera is animated about his two latest collections because “they play well on the East Coast, the Midwest, Florida... across the entire country,” he says. He recently unveiled dual lines,...

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Male Drop
By Riki Altman-Yee | October 4, 2017

As gritty man caves go the way of the Neanderthals, one modern gentleman in South Florida envisioned a masculine space that spoke to his practicality and playfulness when he commissioned a 6,100-square-foot streamlined palace in...

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In the Air Tonight
By Shayne Benowitz | October 4, 2017

When Charlotte Dunagan’s clients, a retired New York City judge and his wife, learned that the 4,000-square-foot penthouse in their Miami Beach condominium was available, they quickly purchased it, upgrading...

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