Design

Golf Club Dining Facility Places Second in National Ranking

The Lodge at Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club recently received a national Golden Fork Award, an honor created by Golf Inc. magazine to recognize the best and most improved public and private golf club dining facilities.

02/15/2017 By staff

Deals

Duo Purchases Landscape Contracting Firm

DesignScapes of Manasota, a 26-year-old landscape contracting firm based in Sarasota, was recently acquired by industry veterans Mark Bower and Bryson Raver.

01/30/2017 By staff

Education

Ringling College Motion Design Department Hosts Industry Leaders

All this week, Ringling College of Art and Design's motion design department is suspending its core classes to open up workshops to prepare students to enter the competitive industry after graduation.

01/30/2017 By staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Picks Landscape Design Firm to Develop Master Site Plan

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently selected the landscape design studio Olin to develop a master site plan and establish different uses for the gardens' 15-acre property for the next 25 to 30 years.

01/13/2017 By staff

Deals

Architect Sells Downtown Office Building

Guy and Cynthia Peterson recently sold the downtown Sarasota office building that houses the Guy Peterson Office for Architecture for $1 million.

01/12/2017 By staff

Honors

Venice Landscape Company Recognized for Quick Growth

"Green Industry Pros" magazine recently added Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design to its national “Landscape Industry Hidden Gems” list.

12/21/2016 By staff

Design Stars

Meet the Husband-and-Wife Team Behind Loftipop

A local couple is making a name for themselves online thanks to their rapidly growing Etsy shop.

11/11/2016 By Lana Allen Photography by Loftipop

Planning

How to Adapt Homes for Older Residents to Be Discussed Monday

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will gather at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, for a discussion about age-friendly adaptations that enable one to continue to safely enjoy one's home while advancing in age.

11/09/2016 By staff

Planning

Panel Discussion Focused on Bayfront Design Possibilities

The event is timed to coincide with an exhibit showcasing different visions of the bayfront created by University of Florida CityLab Sarasota graduate architecture students.

11/03/2016 Research by staff

Design

Sarasota 23-Year-Old Wins 'Young Entrepreneur Award'

Nick O’Donnell, a member of Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab since 2015, recently won the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award.

11/01/2016 Research by staff

Design

Kitchen, Bath Company Expands Into Sarasota

Gilbert Design Build, a local remodeling company, is expanding its operations.

09/02/2016 Research by staff

Development

Transportation Department District Secretary to Discuss 'Complete Streets' Friday

Florida Department of Transportation District One secretary Billy Hattaway will discuss transportation and land development patterns, the concept of "complete streets," bicyclist and pedestrian safety and more this Friday.

08/17/2016 Research by staff

Film

Design Disruptors Documentary Will Premiere at Louies Modern in Sarasota

The documentary, which profiles more than 15 companies valued at over $1 trillion, showcases the transformative power of design.

08/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Tech

Design Documentary and Discussion Planned for Aug. 24

A handful of local companies, schools and organizations are together presenting a screening of Design Disruptors.

08/17/2016 Research by staff

Design

Light Up Your Life Displays Pieces By Artist Lighting Up Rivo Building

Artist R. O. Schabbach will light up the Rivo, beginning at approximately 8:45 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and continuing at sunset each evening for a week.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Design

Landscape Architecture Firm Named Among Country's 50 Best

Ocean Home magazine's inaugural list represents the finest coastal landscape architects practicing today in the United States.

04/22/2016 Research by staff

Article

Edward Wormley Furniture Designs Are in High Demand

The late American designer Edward Wormley isn’t a household name, but his midcentury modern creations are in demand all over the world.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Article

It's a Classic: The Elkins Loop Chair

The beloved Loop chair was brought to the public in the 1930s by Frances Adler Elkins.

11/09/2015 By Marsha Fottler

Article

Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes Kicks Off on Friday

The annual Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes kicks off Oct. 16 and runs through Nov. 22.

10/14/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Four Design and Home Furnishings Pros Share What They Love Right Now

The home trends and products they can't get enough of.

09/30/2015 By Sarasota Magazine