Archive for October, 2010

10/1/2010

Eat. Paint. Love.

You enter the home of Alain and Louise Huin through a welcoming courtyard with a soothing fountain and a door framed by bougainvillea. So far, it may sound like a typical enough Sarasota residence. But once you step across the threshold of the couple’s Rosemary District loft-style home/studio, you’ve arrived at another destination altogether. It […]

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10/1/2010

Island Style

More than 100 years ago, one Sarasota family’s dream of a water-oriented, outdoor lifestyle on then remote Bay Island was realized by barging in a tiny wood frame bungalow from Tampa. Now a similar dream has led a young Sarasota family to build a grand new home on the property surrounding that historic 1905 cottage. […]

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10/1/2010

Glass Act

The Sarasota house that Mark Sultana created for Tom and Caroline Richardson demonstrates a change in the way America aspires to live. Growing concern over sustainability, the economy (and shrinking retirement accounts) has fueled a trend to smaller homes, putting the kibosh on much of the conspicuous consumption of the late 20th century. But none […]

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