Inn it

Check Out This Ultra-Cute Retro Inn on Anna Maria Island

We're loving the Joie Inn look, and owner and design blogger Ashley Petrone shares some tips on how we can bring those same vacation vibes home.

04/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Walls That Wow

Trend Report: Wall and Ceiling Panels Can Transform a Room

Three local interior designers share their decorative wall panel and trim ideas.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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Hot Design Tip: How to Do Wallpaper Right

Don’t be afraid based on preconceived notions from the ’70s and ’80s: wallpaper is back and better than ever as a trend in interior design.

02/10/2022

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Trending: Multifunctional Spaces in the Home

The experts at Trade Mark Interiors talk about getting the most use out of your space with innovative room-dividing techniques and creative space planning.

01/13/2022

Trend Report

Here Are the Latest Kitchen Trends, According to Local Pros

So long, open shelving; hello, automated everything.

12/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Home Design and Renovation, From Plans to Pillows

Trade Mark Interiors tailors projects to each client's preferences, crafting beautiful and functional spaces "From Plans to Pillows."

10/29/2021

Make it New

How to Bring a Dash of Autumn Into Your Florida Home

Two local interior designers share some tips on how to dress up your home for fall.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Best of the City: Interior Design

For 15 years, Collins Interiors has provided exceptional service in interior design and home decor for homeowners in Sarasota and Florida's Gulf Coast.

09/23/2021

Family Ties

Covid-19 Has Ushered In a New Demand for Keeping Three Generations Under One Roof

The number of Americans living in a multigenerational household—that is, one with three or more generations—has nearly quadrupled over the past decade.

09/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Home Design

The 2021 Sarasota-Bradenton Fall Home Show Is Happening This Weekend

Rub shoulders with industry experts and get one step closer to creating your dream home.

09/08/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Make Your Home Work Smarter, Not Harder

These 5 tips from Sarasota's Vertical Design+Build will make your home more efficient and sustainable while offering you peace of mind.

09/03/2021

Color Theory

Trend Report: Home Exteriors Are Going Dark

Inky blacks for home exteriors is the latest trend. But in sunny Sarasota, do you dare?

08/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

If These Walls Could Talk

Wallpaper Is Making a Big Comeback

Fom tropical patterns to grass textures, local experts share the latest trends.

05/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Drive-By Galleries

Five Homes With Exterior Art That Are Brightening Up Their Neighborhoods

These houses are works of art.

04/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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A Concierge Maintenance Program for Luxury and Waterfront Homes

Murray Premier Services will maintain, improve, and preserve the value of your home.

02/18/2021

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School’s Out and Pools Are in Session

These three backyard retreats made the grade.

04/15/2020

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

Article

How to Design the Perfect Laundry Room

Interior designer Mark Dalton on creating a modern, multitasking space.

03/02/2015 By Marsha Fottler

Article

Embracing the Authentic Florida Life

As a Florida native, I love to discover the “hidden gems” of my home state. I also like to share basic ideas and “tips” for authentic Florida living

09/02/2013 By Robin Draper

Article

It's Florida Lobster Season

If you haven't been down to the Florida Keys to catch your own Florida lobster, don't fret--Robin Draper of Authentic Florida shares tips for enjoying it at home.

08/15/2013 By Robin Draper