Florida Design Magazine Vol. 18, No.2 Page 1
"EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED"
 
 
   
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EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
A Visionary Design Team Conjures This Captivating Blend Of Post-Modernism And Tropical Splendor On Captiva Island
 
 
 

Royal palms provide a symmetrical frame around a reflecting pond with fountains at the home’s front exterior, where turquoise trim recalls the Caribbean.

 
 

When prospective clients Verna and David George invited architect Randall Stofft and partner John Cooney to walk the property intended for their new home on Captiva Island, Fla., the initial view of the site was enough to set the wheels of inspiration moving.

“When you walk toward the rear of the site and see the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and all of that bright, white sand, it inspires you very quickly,” Cooney says. It was also evident that the Georges were “highly sophisticated and educated in architecture,” he says, with a vision of home long in the making..