Florida Design Magazine Vol. 17, No.2 Page 2
"GAMES PEOPLE PLAY "
 
 
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Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino, shown here with wife Claire, marks the 2007 football season with his eighth year as co-host for HBO’s “Inside the NFL” in addition to his on-air duties with CBS’ “NFL Today” pre-game show. Active in raising awareness of childhood autism, Dan and Claire started The Dan Marino Foundation that provides research and treatment programs to benefit children with developmental disabilities. Photography by Marc Serota.

 
 

To start, Phyllis and William took their cue from the home’s Mediterranean-style exterior and added 2,200 square feet to an existing free-standing trellis. “We kept to the Tuscany style and gave it a family-friendly focus,” Phyllis says. Creating a distinctive setting, the new pool house blends naturally into

garden landscaping that at once provides privacy and a panoramic vista. “The charm lies in the proportions and attention to detail,” William says. The weathered look of limestone pillars on the outdoor loggia complements the aged patina of concrete tiling that recalls the feel of flooring from the 1800s used in Europe.

 
     
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