elemental architecture Danny Garcia Design
Architectural Shift

In His Element: Danny Garcia’s Elemental Architecture

Danny Garcia shakes up Naples’ design landscape with his signature elemental homes.
Mariah Bakke's backyard oasis
Alfresco

The Giving Tree

Landscape architect Mariah Bakke takes biophilic living to the next level with a treehouse perfect for soaking in the Florida sun.
Stylish Living

Tailor-made Home for This Port Royal Couple

A Port Royal couple calls on Kukk Architecture & Design to transform their 1991 home into a modern-day refuge, tailor-made for entertaining.
Greatroom inside Bonita Bay high-rise tower
Realty Check

Dream Homes: Omega High-Rise and a Zen Oasis

The final tower at Bonita Bay raises the bar on high-rise living and a private home spa serves as a Zen oasis.
Wood walls add warmth to this design
Design Trends

Into the Woods

Architects and designers are shying away from all-white minimalism and warming up to wood.
Acrylic-enclosed statement pools
Essentials

Art of Glass

Acrylic-enclosed pools place water’s hypnotic shimmer front and center.
Environs

Cycladic State

A Fort Myers builder and designer couple turned a tired teardown into a restorative, family-friendly retreat.
People

The (Sub)tropical Modernist

Mariah Bakke grows Viva Landscapes with lush designs throughout Southwest Florida.
Serene Palm Trees Aerial view
HOME Feature

Serenity Now

Architect Mark J. Leonardi delivers a home that’s cool, calm and collected for a philanthropist couple with an affinity for strong modern...
Sanibel beachfront home owned by ballroom dancer Susan Scott
HOME Feature

Leap of Faith

A competitive ballroom dancer partnered with a gifted ensemble to transform a sad cinderblock shack into a modern showplace on the shores...
Sepeideh Azin
Home

Building Momentum

Next-gen Naples architect Sepeideh Azin draws from her Iranian heritage and training as a woodworker.
Ginkgo Blossom chandelier statement lighting
Objects / Architecture

When Light Imitates Art

Sculptural lighting makes a statement even when unlit.
Captive cottage designed by Charles Moore
HOME Feature

Working the Angles

In this Captiva Island remodel, Joyce Owens built upon a famed architect’s vision to give the 1970s beach home its next life.
Water feature in landlocked Key Biscayne home
HOME Feature

Natural Instincts

On a landlocked plot, Architect René González created a home that emphasizes water and light.
Wood panel walls for a beach house
Home

Safe Haven

Forget menacing gates, obvious alarms and prison-grade protections. Savvy designers, architects and security innovators combine their skills to create homes that are...