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25
Jan

3 Ways to Easily Use Pantone’s Color of the Year

This year, Pantone chose the complimentary Rose Quartz and Serenity as their colors of the year for 2016. Reminiscent of baby pink and baby blue, the colors are a natural fit for Florida, calling to mind the tranquil blues of the coast and iconic pink buildings from its Art Deco past. You don’t need a …

16
Dec

Geometric Tile in Mosaics

Geometric tiling isn’t just for backsplashes anymore. Today gorgeous custom tiling is used to accent walls, floors, tables and countertops, and any other surface you can imagine. We love this growing trend that’s adding big personality to our homes and transforming the way we see design. Here are our favorite ways to incorporate geometric tiles …

6
Nov

Update Your Kitchen With Custom Details

In the past, the living room was the centerpiece of your home, but today, everyone wants to be where the action is – the kitchen. An updated kitchen can increase the resale value of your home, but you don’t need a full-blown renovation to accomplish this. With a little help from the team at Florida …

27
Oct

Spanish Revival

Spanish Revival, also called Spanish Eclectic, takes inspiration from multiple eras in Spanish design to the Great Depression, designers and architects continue to revisit its iconic style, and to this day it remains a popular choice for homes in the region. Also coined as “Mizner” style Florida continues to build homes of tiled roofs, stucco …

15
Sep

Style Spotlight: Moroccan Influences

At Florida Design Works we love to be inspired by nature, tropical places, and most important – the beach. This style spotlight will cover all three – with a major focus on the exotic Moroccan region! Creating unique style with Moroccan vibes can be achieved through architectural details, intricate patterns, elaborate doorways, and recessed niches. …

20
Jul

All About Pools, Pt. II

Little Details Make a Big Difference   Read All About Outdoor Pools Pt. I At Florida Design Works, little details are our thing. We love being able to add a splash of color, or a hint of texture in an unexpected, beautiful way. And we’re lucky to work with dozens of high-end suppliers who are as …

9
Jul

All About Pools, Pt. I

A pool can add charm to your backyard, and in Florida, it can even increase the desirability of your home. It expands your entertainment options and provides an endless assortment of enticing outdoor activities for kids and teenagers, and anyone who enjoys the water. A pool can be the center point for parties, and even …

29
May

7 Smart Reasons to Embrace Indoor/Outdoor Spaces

Patio furniture isn’t all Adirondack chairs and metal table sets anymore, and how we furnish our backyards isn’t confined to what we traditionally consider “outdoor furniture.” Modern trends take advantage of new technology and materials that allow you to bring the comfort of the indoors outside, creating livable spaces you won’t want to leave. Look …

29
Apr

Style Spotlight: Contemporary Coastal Finishes

Layering and textures in your interior design help monochromatic palettes (same color with differing shades) along in any style. Our Contemporary Coastal design board gives you some examples of how to maximize your monochromatic look! This look focuses on soft weathered textures in a coastal color way. Linen fabrics, reclaimed barn wood features, honed quartz, …

31
Mar

Cabinet Maintenance

Cabinet Maintenance Just like your other furniture, cabinets need maintenance to keep them looking new. Mostly this means wiping down surfaces and dusting, but occasionally you might want to fix scratches and other blemishes. Regular Maintenance Dust your cabinets with a soft, dry cloth (avoid pre-packaged, pre-moistened sheets and aerosol sprays). To clean your cabinets, …