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Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse Co-Chair Joyce Hart Shares Her Current Interior Design Loves

Hart is the co-chair of the 2016 Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse.

By Ilene Denton January 25, 2016 Published in the February 2016 issue of Sarasota Magazine

Joyce Hart is co-chair, with her husband, Jeff, of the Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse Feb. 14 through March 13 at 2716 Bay Shore Road.

“Metal finishes. Brass and copper are back. I love mixing metal finishes; I just finished a powder bath with bronze fixtures, a brass mirror and painted copper walls with a polished swirled finish.”

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“Bright, saturated color. Many high-end showrooms at market featured it. I love color in artwork, in touches of upholstery and in feature walls; this is a great way to introduce it to a client who has a fear of using too much color.”

“Velvet. And navy was the feature color; it’s the new neutral. Almost any other color complements navy nicely.”

“Midcentury modern. Sleek, not bulky; and the warm wood tones are nice versus the modern chrome style of other contemporary furniture.”

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