With the new year and many people moving to Florida’s east coast, home design tops our mind. Home showrooms and interior design firms and stores are popping up to accommodate demand. Here’s a guide for recently opened options to feather your nest, as well as services to de-clutter it and a buzzy new book for inspiration. The results will be well worth it.
Fendi Casa opened its first North American showroom—and only second worldwide after Milan—in the Miami Design District. It was a natural move considering Florida’s hot housing market and the brand’s longtime involvement with Design Miami/ fair. The exclusive Materioteca room offers an immersive experience when selecting materials, furnishings and finishes.
The Miami Design District has evolved into one of the most dynamic neighborhoods worldwide for its luxury shopping, dining and home showrooms. Many art and design spaces call it home, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Morningside | Upper East Side | Wynwood Midtown
Palm Beach Living
Preorder your copy of “Palm Beach Living,” a new coffee table book due in February from Vendome Press. Galerie Magazine editor-at-large Jennifer Ash Rudick and photographer Nick Mele capture the iconic island through insider details and 350 gorgeous color illustrations. Dive into architecture styles like Mediterranean Revival and minimalism by design visionaries from Peter Marino to Mark D. Sikes.
The iconic luxury island of Palm Beach is shaking up its staid past. Young families who live here year-round and the next generation of snowbirds and visitors are inspiring a new wave of chic shops, restaurants and art galleries. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Palm Beach | West Palm Beach | Royal Palm Beach
Rather than “bless this mess,” hire an expert to sort, donate, sell and reorganize your house from top to bottom. Due to Florida’s influx of Californians, Los Angeles-born Happy House Organizing expanded its services here. Neat Method’s Jupiter branch also services Delray Beach and Vero Beach and recently added Stuart and Palm City.
Part of the Treasure Coast that encompasses Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties, Stuart is associated with top-notch fishing. Pastel-painted historic buildings and breathtaking waterways make it a favorite destination, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Florida-founded Modani Furniture soon unveils its first Jacksonville showroom. One doesn’t need an interior designer to fully furnish homes in style, since the longtime destination offers chic, modern-minded pieces such as sectional sofas, sleek beds and outdoor furniture. Explore inventory and build vignettes through virtual software, and its white-glove delivery service will take care of the rest.
Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the contiguous U.S., boasts an incredible variety of green spaces and beaches, as well as prime waterfront from the Atlantic Ocean to St. Johns River with its iconic bridges. The city’s vast network of neighborhoods and islands further invites nonstop adventure. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
West Palm Beach’s many designer rows continue to swell with new shops. Mac Fabrics expanded with Mac Home for furniture, chandeliers and more. Known for her midcentury modern-meets-Regency aesthetic, Meg Braff’s eponymous showroom features her custom wallpapers, fabrics and Wildwood Home collaboration, and McKinnon and Harris patio furniture. Ballard Designs premiered its inaugural Interior Design Studio concept, too.
macfabrics.com | megbraffdesigns.com | ballarddesigns.com
West Palm Beach sits on the mainland directly across from the island of Palm Beach. The growing city has become a destination in its own right for convention and performing art centers, hip restaurants and shopping of all kinds from major brands to vintage wares. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
West Palm Beach
The preferred maker of home linens for royalty and luxury hospitality since its inception in 1860, Frette unveiled a boutique in Bal Harbour Shops. Discover signature collections including Links and exclusives such as bed and bath linens in a bold palm print and moss green. Services are virtual consultancy, customization and personalization.
Life in the exclusive enclave of Bal Harbour (between Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach) centers around its world-famous luxury center Bal Harbour Shops. The area is also renowned for its five-star St. Regis and four-star Ritz-Carlton resorts. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.