Archive for October, 2002

10/1/2002

Thoroughly Modern Mediterranean

Who says a perfect Florida Mediterranean home has to follow 16th-century architectural principles of Palladian symmetry or display the flamboyant flourishes of Mizner’s Palm Beach? A great Mediterranean home can arise in any era, so long as it’s a gracious dwelling of airy, well-proportioned rooms that responds to sunlight, water, and indigenous building materials. Take […]

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10/1/2002

Ask the Experts

Q. What are some of-the-moment interior color combinations to perk up my rooms? A. Interior designer Lance Licciardi answers: Colors for the home are being influenced by the fashion industry, and one of the best ways to see what colors are popping up is to watch a few fashion shows on one of the style […]

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10/1/2002

Mainly Mizner

The Pennsylvania couple who approached the Anne Folsom Smith design group to bring their Mediterranean concept to life were a decorator’s dream. "They were not only excited about the long process in front of them but also came with organized folders of colors, architectural details, fabrics, furniture styles, and, just as important, knowing what they […]

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10/1/2002

Aging With a Smile

Over the course of his 85 years, Sarasota resident Elmer Tilden has seen a lot of changes in dentistry. He remembers a time when dentist’s offices were cold, bare and bland and dental seats felt like two-by-fours that rose up and down. As he contemplates today’s plush adjustable chairs and needles as narrow as a […]

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10/1/2002

Together at Last

The worst day of Byron DeVoe’s life happened 15 years ago, when the truck he was riding in flipped over at a Sarasota entrance ramp to I-75. His spinal cord was severed, leaving him a quadriplegic. His happiest day happened this year, when DeVoe, 36, wed Crystal Denise Rhodes, also 36, in an outdoor ceremony […]

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10/1/2002

Caribbean Gardens

Inspired by their favorite Caribbean resort, Bitter End in Virgin Gorda, Dr. Dan and Marian Strickland decided when they retired here from Carmel, California, that their new home would enjoy views of turquoise waters and lush tropical gardens. Their tin-roof yellow-and-white house with its open floor plan and wall of disappearing glass facing Sarasota Bay […]

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10/1/2002

Full Disclosure

Editing a magazine for Sarasota, Florida, offers many opportunities, but covering major national figures isn’t usually one of them. So when Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, who lives in Sarasota and launched her political career by lobbying for the Ringling Museum, decided to run for Congress, we scheduled a story for the summer issue. […]

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10/1/2002

Going Public

If a city is remembered for its public sector architecture, we are likely to be easily forgotten. Precious few signature buildings have been built in Sarasota recently, and even fewer have been saved from the past. Jack West’s City Hall, a monument to the austere beauty of the Sarasota School of Architecture, still looks pretty […]

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