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  Issue 20-1 Unforgettable Styles

 

ECLECTIC
In an ‘Eclectic’ design, seemingly disparate things meld together with ease, creating a look all its own. With this “mixed-bag” approach to design, pieces are used in inventive ways that immediately pique one’s interest. Each room unfolds and reveals itself slowly — treating the eye to a veritable visual delight.

Select one of the following categories in the Eclectic Unforgettable Styles:
Traditional Design Turned Upside Down
Casting A Spirited Performance

A Fresh Start
Collections on View
Magical, Majestic Art Deco Architecture



  TRADITIONAL DESIGN TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
   
 


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DESIGN
 Patricia Kukes and Nancy Simons, Kukes-Simons Interiors, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

TEXT
Florida Design

PHOTOGRAPHY
Robert Brantley


Patricia Kukes & Nancy Simons


 

“Rexlaxed, sophisticated, elegant, easy and fun” is how homeowner and interior designer PATRICIA KUKES describes the eclectic style of her 5,000-square-foot beachfront villa. Five words that capture the spirit and character of the designer herself.

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Breakfast Area (previous page)
Table - PierceMartin, DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Host chairs - The Karges Furniture Co., Baker
Knapp & Tubbs,
DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Fabric - Scalamandré, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Side chairs - Oly Studios, Reno, NV
Chandelier - Niermann Weeks Co., Inc., Nessen Showroom, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Centerpieces - Owner’s Collection
Draperies - Rose Tarlow, Holly Hunt Miami, Miami, FL
Living Room
White sofa - Kukes-Simons Interiors, Inc., Boca Raton, FL
Fabric - Bergamo Fabrics, Nessen Showroom, DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Raffia sofa - Summer Hill, Ltd., Design West, Inc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Fabric - Hinson & Co., Jerry Pair & Assoc., DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Accent pillow - Dransfield & Ross, Ltd., New York, NY
Bench - Jalan Jalan, Miami, FL
Cocktail table - Owner’s Collection
Cabinetry fabricated by Noell Design Group, Inc.,
Boca Raton, FL
Nesting tables - Julian Chichester, Judith Norman, DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Chest beneath artwork - Armani Casa, New York, NY
Floor lamps - Lorin Marsh, D&D Building, New York, NY
Drapery fabric - Rose Tarlow, Holly Hunt Miami, Miami, FL
Artwork on wall - Gasiunasen Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Dining Room
Table - Dessin Fournir, Jerry Pair & Assoc., DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Chairs - The Karges Furniture Co., Inc.,
Baker Knapp & Tubbs, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Fabric - Nancy Corzine, Bill Nessen, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Candle centerpiece - Tiffany & Co., New York, NY
Wall sconces - Interials, Inc., Jerry Pair & Assoc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Artwork - Elaine Baker Gallery, Gallery Center,
Boca Raton, FL
Throughout 
Hardwood flooring fabricated by C&M Wood Floors, Deerfield Beach, FL
Venetian plaster - Firenze Enterprises, Inc., Miami, FL
Floral - Boca Roses, Boca Raton, FL

 

 

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  CASTING A SPIRITED PERFORMANCE
   
 


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DESIGN
Alison Spear, Alison Spear AIA, Miami, FL

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
 Gary Eliopoulos, left,
Eliopoulos Architecture, Inc.,
Delray Beach, FL

TEXT
Florida Design

PHOTOGRAPHY
Robert Brantley


Alison Spear

Gary Eliopoulos


 

A home that hugs the Intracoastal Waterway in Delray Beach, Fla., takes its cues from daring interior designer ALISON SPEAR and architect GARY ELIOPOULOS who employed an eclectic mix of classicism, whimsy and glamour with custom pieces, tailored furnishings, and striking fabrics and wall coverings.

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Dining Room
Dining table, chairs and buffet - Custom designed by Alison Spear AIA, Miami, FL
Fabricated by Artistry Masters of Woodcraft, Riviera Beach, FL
Dining chair and drapery
fabric - Jim Thompson, Jerry Pair & Assoc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Dining chairs fabricated by Le Jeune Upholstery & Fine Furniture, Miami, FL
Mirror - Urbania, Miami, FL
Sconce and chandelier - Moss, Ltd.,
New York, NY
Wall covering fabric - Gracie, Inc.,
J. Nelson, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Area rug - Odegard, Inc., Miami, FL
Wood flooring - Everwood Floors, Throughout
Millwork and molding - Custom designed by Alison Spear AIA, Miami, FL
Millwork and molding fabrication - The Woodmill, Inc.,
West Palm Beach, FL, and Vintage Woodworks, Delray Beach, FL
Recessed ceilings - Eliopoulos Architecture, Inc., Delray Beach, FL
Custom window treatments and draperies - Marsh Industries, Miami, FL
Delray Beach, FLThroughout
Millwork and molding - Custom designed by Alison Spear AIA, Miami, FL
Millwork and molding fabrication - The Woodmill, Inc.,
West Palm Beach, FL, and Vintage Woodworks, Delray Beach, FL
Recessed ceilings - Eliopoulos Architecture, Inc., Delray Beach, FL
Custom window treatments and draperies - Marsh Industries, Miami, FL
Front Entrance
Entrance door - Custom designed by Alison Spear AIA, Miami, FL
Fabricated by Royal Iron Creations, West Palm Beach, FL
Light fixture - Ochre, New York, NY
Living Room
Sofas, ottoman, bar and wall unit - Custom designed by
Alison Spear AIA, Miami, FL
Sofas and ottoman fabricated by Le Jeune Upholstery & Fine Furniture, Miami, FL
Bar and wall unit fabricated by Artistry Masters of Woodcraft,
Riviera Beach, FL
Lounge chairs - Bright Chair Co., Middletown, NY
Barstools - Andreu World America, Chicago, IL
Ottoman, lounge chair, barstool and game chair
fabric - Edelman Leather LLC, New Milford, CT
Armchair and accent pillow fabric - J. Nelson, DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Cocktail tables - Robin Reigi, Inc., New York, NY
Vintage nesting tables - Antique Center, Miami, FL
Chandelier - Ochre, New York, NY
Drapery fabric - Donghia Showrooms, Inc., DCOTA,
Dania Beach, FL
Area rug - Odegard, Inc., Miami, FL
Terrazzo flooring - Palm Beach Decorative Floors,
West Palm Beach, FL



 

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  A FRESH START
   
 


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DESIGN
 Betsy Godfrey, Godfrey Design Consultants, Inc., Winter Park, FL

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
 Charles Clayton, Charles Clayton Construction, Inc., Winter Park, FL

TEXT
Florida Design

PHOTOGRAPHY
Kim Sargent



Betsy Godfrey


 

Interior designer BETSY GODFREY and her husband collaborated in a total makeover that imbued new life and beauty to their longtime residence in Winter Park. Determined it was long overdue for a change, the couple incorporated a sophisticated, contemporary design with a neutral palette, luxurious finishes and furnishings that include new pieces and family heirlooms.

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Dining Area
Table - Emanuel Morez, Turner Greenberg Assoc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Host and hostess chairs - Henredon, International Design Source, Naples, FL
Side chairs - Traditional Imports, Los Angeles, CA
Host and hostess chair fabric, and side chair front and seat fabric - Beacon Hill Exclusives, Robert Allen/Beacon Hill, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL Side chair back fabric - Bergamo, Nessen Showroom, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Chandelier, candlesticks, sculpture on pedestal and
artwork - Owners’ Collection
Stairway - Custom designed by Charlan Brock & Assoc., Inc., Maitland, FL
Living Room
Sofa - Donghia Furniture, Donghia Showrooms, Inc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Fabric - Beacon Hill Exclusives, Robert Allen/Beacon Hill, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Accent pillow fabric - Clarence House, Jerry Pair & Assoc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
French chair, piano, art glass, sculpture on piano and
artwork - Owners’ Collection
French chair cushion fabric - Pollack, Donghia Showrooms, Inc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Area rug - Carpet Designs, Inc., Naples, FL Throughout
Original architecture - Charlan Brock & Assoc., Maitland, FL New architectural plans - Michael Smith Architect,
Maitland, FL
Landscape architecture - Tropic Decor, Apopka, FL
Recessed ceilings - Custom designed by Godfrey Design Consultants, Inc., Winter Park, FL
Millwork, molding and ceilings - Charles Clayton Construction, Inc., Winter Park, FL Windows and doors - Hurd Windows and Doors, Inc.,
Medford, WI; Nana Wall Systems, Inc., Mill Valley, CA; and Charles Clayton Construction, Inc., Winter Park, FL
Flooring - Kährs International, Altamonte Springs, FL



 

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  COLLECTIONS ON VIEW
   
 


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DESIGN
Phyllis Taylor, and project designer Ernesto Concha-Somjeni, The Taylor & Taylor Partnership, Miami Beach, FL

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
 Phyllis Taylor

TEXT
Florida Design

PHOTOGRAPHY
Kim Sargent



Tamara Tennant


 

Interior designer phyllis TAYLOR uses a journalist’s trove of artifacts and sculptural pieces from around the world to create a classic, contemporary decor imbued with an Asian sensibility and a tribal rhythm. The result is a subtly glamorous yet inviting palette with clean lines, rich textures and architectural detailing.

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Hallway Vignette
Chest - Richard Warholic, Miami, FL
Living Room
Sofas - Donghia Showrooms, Inc., DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Red lounge chairs and ottoman - Holly Hunt Miami, Miami, FL
Ladder-back lounge chairs - Rosario Salazar at the Village, Coral Gables, FL
Fabric - Lee Jofa, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Cocktail tables - Black & Lenet, DCOTA, Dania Beach, FL
Wood bed - Tanjor Collection, Hallandale Beach, FL
Rattan poufs and red occasional table - Haveli, Miami, FL
Floor and table lamps - Art & Decor Solutions,
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Area rugs - Odegard, Inc., Miami, FL
Throughout
Builder - Frank DeCarlo Construction, Inc., Miami, FL
Ceilings and doors - Custom designed by The Taylor & Taylor Partnership, Miami Beach, FL
Millwork and molding, and door fabrication - Christensen Woodworks, Boca Raton, FL
Ceilings fabricated by Platte Valley Lumber, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
African artifacts, sculptures and artwork - Owner’s Collection
Tribal runner area rugs - Chuk Palu Rugs, New York, NY
Wood flooring - Hardwood Design, Inc., Boca Raton, FL



 

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  MAGICAL, MAJESTIC ART DECO ARCHITECTURE
   
 


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DESIGN
 Mark Nasrallah, Nasrallah Architectural Group, Inc., Winter Park, FL

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
 Jose J. Cabrera and Cynthia L. Latham, C&L Studio, Inc., Orlando, FL

TEXT
Florida Design

PHOTOGRAPHY
Everett & Soulé



Mark Nasrallah


 

The team of architect mark NASRALLAH, builder rial jones, and designers Jose J. Cabrera and Cynthia L. Latham fulfilled an owner’s lifelong desire for an authentic replication of Art Deco style for his Central Florida estate. Classic Deco details reign, such as the decorative relief and stainless-steel flourishes on the facade and the rich hues of the interior.

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BUILDER Rial Jones, Jones Clayton Construction, Orlando, FL
Rear Exterior
Decorative precast relief - Castlestone, Orlando, FL
Iron railings - Aspire Design, Orlando, FL
Pool - Artistic Pool Co., Orlando, FL
Patio and pool pavers - Booth’s Cobblestone, Orlando, FL
Grand Salon
Sofa and chairs - Decodence, Dallas, TX
Area rug - Masland Carpets & Rugs, The Flooring Center, Orlando, FL
Wood flooring - SCS Floor Covering, Orlando, FL
Throughout
Landscape design - Greenbriar Landscaping, Orlando, FL
Windows and doors - Hurd Windows, Garner Window & Door, Orlando, FL
Stairways, millwork and molding - Regency Custom Design, Orlando, FL
Window treatments and draperies - The Decorating & Consulting Firm, Orlando, FL
Silk fabrics - Thailand Textile Institute, Bangkok, Thailand
Accessories - Valerio Antiques-Art Deco,
Coral Gables, FL



 

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