Home & Design

Extreme Makeover

Anthony Tinghitella and John Fulcher of Smythe & Cortlandt are known for designing interiors and providing decorative furnishings that reflect the personalities and lifestyles of their clients.

Reviving The Villa Calypso

The persistent and somewhat hackneyed adage, “What goes around, comes around,” often portends unwelcome consequences.

House of Fire and Water

When K.C. Barkley and her husband Von first saw the 1960’s ranch-style house in Riomar they agreed it had plenty of potential.

On The Outside- Looking Out

As far as Mimi Bowen was concerned the John’s Island house she and her husband John settled into was perfect – except for one not-so-insignificant thing.

Sailing on a Silver Cloud

Stability. Susan Schuyler Smith knew that was what Alexander Dreyfoos sought; she also knew it was only a matter of time before he would find what he was looking for and call on her expertise.

A Home with Personality

When Susan Ritter spied a colorful plate lying on a dusty shelf in the back room of a Winter Park junk shop she snapped it up.

“This Can’t Be Florida!”

Year-round residents Jocelyn (“Joss”) and Norman Bierman speak with unabashed enthusiasm about their 10 years at Windsor.

Island Real Estate-Paradise For a Song?

Buying a home during a real estate bust might seem daunting, but the experience was pleasurable and glitch-free for Gainesville transplants Dr. and Mrs. Wayne and Maggie Creelman.

Preparing For Stormy Weather

Florida is a paradise with its warm weather and abundance of beaches, rivers, springs and lakes; but sometimes there’s trouble in paradise.

New Vision Of The Old South

In the midst of the village of Windsor stands a spacious and stately house which quietly and appropriately manifests its Southern antecedents.

A Change In Personality

When they saw the oversized lot abundant with impressive oaks, they knew they had found the perfect property. The house itself, however, was another matter.

Home By The Sea, Revisioned

A perfectly functional condo, with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic but in need of an update, is revisioned for the 21st century.

Bringing Bermuda To John’s Island

When Bob Lyles saw the house set back from a quiet, oak-shaded street in John’s Island his first thought was what a beautiful setting.




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