Theory Design completes interior for Monterey model in Talis Park

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Caffrey & Associates, Special to Naples Daily News
Published 6:00 a.m. ET Sept. 26, 2020


Theory Design’s Vice President of Design Ruta Menaghlazi has completed the finishing touches for the interior design of Seagate Development Group’s Monterey model in the Isola Bella neighborhood at Talis Park in North Naples that is now open for viewing and purchase.  One of Talis Park’s most coveted neighborhoods, Isola Bella is 4.5-acre enclave of 17 single-family waterfront homes being developed by Seagate.  Thirteen homesites remain available.  Seagate is offering a full golf membership worth $97,500 with new home purchases and newly constructed custom residences at Isola Bella for a limited time.  Ruta also created the interior for

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Theory Design creates interior for Monaco model at Esplanade Lake Club

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FORT MYERS  — Theory Design’s Vice President of Design Ruta Menaghlazi, Lead Designer Adriene Ged, and interior designer Cynde Thompson have created a coastal beach style interior with a casually elegant feeling for Seagate Development Group’s Monaco model that is now open for viewing and purchase at Esplanade Lake Club.  Esplanade Lake Club is a 778-acre resort lifestyle community being developed by Taylor Morrison.  The gated community is positioned on a 352-acre lake and is attracting significant homebuyer traffic.  Taylor Morrison selected Seagate as the exclusive custom homebuilder at Esplanade Lake Club.  Custom homes by Seagate will be built on 11 of the community’s most spectacular lakefront

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The Block’s Darren Palmer is ‘blown away’ by bathroom reveal

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By Kristy Johnson For Daily Mail Australia

11:33 20 Sep 2020, updated 11:52 20 Sep 2020

It’s very rarely that all three judges on The Block are blown away by a room reveal.

But that was the case on Sunday’s episode, when Darren Palmer, Neale Whitaker and Shaynna Blaze laid their eyes on Luke and Jasmin’s 1910 master bathroom.

Darren could not hide his delight at specific details of the space, particularly the curved tile walls and skylight.   

‘I’m just blown away!’ The Block judge Darren Palmer (pictured) was momentarily lost for words over Luke and Jasmin’s master bathroom on Sunday night’s episode

‘I’m in love, it’s so elegant, so pretty,’ Darren said of the skylight. ‘I’m just blown away by how beautiful that is.’ 

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Neale and Shaynna were equally blown away, with Neale describing the aesthetic as ‘exceptional’.

‘This is exceptional. They have

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Sportscaster Michelle Beadle Lists Encino Mansion

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After a few on-and-off-again years with cable sports juggernaut ESPN, popular sportscaster Michelle Beadle had her contract bought out late in the summer of 2019, and quietly exited the company. Now, it looks like the NBA Countdown host is also waving goodbye to another significant aspect of her life — she has listed her luxe Encino home for $4.375 million.

Once upon a time, admitting you lived in the Valley would have garnered a look of sympathy or an incredulous, “Really?!” but those days are long gone. Now, the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Encino is unfathomably popular and packed with influencers and celebrities like Nick Jonas, James Charles, Kelly Clarkson, and Selena Gomez. Encino is known for its celeb-sized estates, and Beadles’ lavish manse is certainly no exception. Her former residence packs in five bedrooms and seven bathrooms within a roomy 5,876 square feet, and she purchased the property

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Tommy Hilfiger Lists Wildly-Decorated Miami Mansion

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Looks like Tommy Hilfiger might be done with Miami. Last year he sold Miami Beach’s Raleigh Hotel for $103 million, almost double the $56.5 million he paid for the historic South Beach resort in 2014. Now, the iconic American fashion designer and his wife Dee Ocleppo have re-listed their fabulously — and uniquely — appointed Miami-area mansion at $24.5 million.

Featured extensively in the media, the vibrant Golden Beach estate first popped up for sale in early 2017 at $27.25 million, and by the summer of 2018 the price had plummeted to $23.5 million before it was yanked off the market. However, the couple still hopes to realize a substantial profit on the more-than-14,000 sq. ft. beachfront estate that they bought in 2013 for $17.25 million. Listings held by Oren Alexander and Isaac Lustgarten of Douglas Elliman show the high-style residence has seven bedrooms and a total of ten full

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Tom Petty’s Widow Buys Chic Midcentury Modern House

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It’s hard to believe nearly three years have passed since 66-year-old music legend Tom Petty unexpectedly died after slipping into unconsciousness at his Malibu home. Since then, Dana York Petty — the Michigan native who was Petty’s wife for the last 16 years of his life — has continued living at the same Malibu estate, though it appears that residential situation might be changing. An entity linked to the Petty family recently paid $4.7 million for a snazzily redone home in L.A.’s Brentwood neighborhood, the Westside enclave known for its expensive housing and famous residents.

Built in 1965 and until recently a midcentury modern time capsule, the 3,800 sq. ft. structure was given a radical remodel last year by Jordan Bakva and the team at Studio Hus, with an emphasis on “wellness-driven design.” The result is a very snazzy and sophisticated fusion of organic materials, walls of glass, and soft-touch

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Bespoke architectural gem going to auction in Watson

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When creative minds join forces, something special happens – and the striking ‘Brenrock Home’ in Watson is one such example.

A collaboration between renowned Canberra designer Gina Carmody and construction company the Brenrock Group, 27 Shewcroft St is a bespoke architectural abode with flair to spare.

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Crafted using superior raw materials, including recycled Canberra red-brick, the home’s sophisticated style is immediately evident – with a floating spotted-gum staircase that creates a showstopping entrance.

Holly Komorowski, of Home by Holly, said the quality of the design and craftsmanship is demonstrated throughout the home, which “appeals to the senses”.

“Visually it’s so striking, and I love the moodiness; it’s quite a retreat style of living,” Ms Komoroswki said.

“Gina Carmody has been around for many years and is renowned for her work. She has a great ability to capture family living with lots of

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Changing a Bathroom Countertop | Home Guides

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The style of your bathroom can become dated over time, and one of the easiest ways to update and refresh its look is replacing the countertop. Modern bathroom cabinets are topped by one-piece countertops with precast sinks. Most models available at home improvement stores are made from cultured marble, while higher-end varieties are cast from marble, granite or other hard stone. Replacing the vanity countertop is a rather easy job that can be completed in the space of a few hours.

Sizing Your Installation

Home improvement stores typically stock vanity tops in 19- and 22-inch depths, with standard widths at 17, 25, 31, 37, 49, 61 and 73 inches. Special orders can usually be made for other widths and depths. Buy the top that is the next size up from the width of the cabinet. A custom vanity top maker based in Georgia will design vanity tops as long as

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City chic meets country cool

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Interior designer Tanya Krpan and her builder husband Jure transformed a grand Morgan Creek house into a comfortable, livable, yet sleekly contemporary home. Photo by Janis Nicolay

Cosy in the Country

When interior designer Tanya Krpan was asked by her husband Jure, a builder who owns Dakota Homes, to help design a large custom house in Morgan Creek, she knew her biggest challenge would be turning a cavernous space into a cosy, contemporary family home.

The 13-foot-high ceilings and a footprint of more than 7,000 square feet meant they certainly had enough space to design a home with every contemporary convenience, but it also needed to feel warm and comfortable. With seven bedrooms and bathrooms spread over three floors, this was an immense project for the couple to take on.

Caramel-coloured flooring draws the eye through the open floor plan; at the same time, the space is
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Grand Designs: Home that caused five heart bypasses on sale

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An amazing modernist Grand Designs curved glass home that gave its creator five heart bypasses has went up for sale for £3.4million.

The spectacular glass villa, known as ‘The Curve’, is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows throughout its five bedrooms. 

The Curve is a rare find on the UK property market, costing owner Barry Surtees £1.8million to build back in 2007, but he put it up for sale three years later to try and recoup some of the costs. 

The spectacular glass villa, known as 'The Curve', is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside, costing owner Barry Surtees £1.8million to build back in 2007. He wanted the grand mansion to 'follow the natural contours of the surroundings'

The spectacular glass villa, known as ‘The Curve’, is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside, costing owner Barry Surtees £1.8million to build back in 2007. He wanted the grand mansion to ‘follow the natural contours of the surroundings’

One of the mansion's five bedrooms which features floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading out to a private terrace. Mr Surtees said he was 'keen to make the rooms very large, light, airy' when he was designing the property

One of the mansion’s five bedrooms which features floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading out to

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