MAKEOVER MAGIC | Naples Illustrated Magazine

Published by Naples Illustrated Magazine. Written by Alisa Marie Coccari       Advertisements

The Gasparilla Inn & Club, Boca Grande

Published by Forbes Travel Guide. Written by Alisa Marie Coccari. Rewind back to a graceful and oh-so-relaxed Old Florida era simply by crossing over the three causeway bridges from the mainland to The Gasparilla Inn & Club on Gasparilla Island. As charming as sweet tea, the stately property sits in the historic and quaint barrier … Continue reading

PARADISE FOUND | The Watercolours, Grand Cayman

Published in Real Life Magazine By Alisa Bowen Paradise Found You have arrived; welcomed home by the private valet ready to attend to your every whim. You step out of the car into the handsome porte cochére with its elegant white herringbone patterned stone design. Jazz music dances in the background, piped in through a … Continue reading

PIED-A-TERRE | Old New York Fuses with Paris

Published in Home & Design Magazine, January 2013. By Alisa Bowen Photography by Giovanni Photography It is only natural that a couple who has lived in major international cities, including Paris and New York, would want to keep an elegant pied-à-terre in paradise together. Inspired to re-create a Pre-War style apartment, the owners wished to … Continue reading

STONE AGE | Selecting Natural Stone

Published in Home & Design Magazine, January 2013. Written By Alisa Bowen When designing or renovating a home today, selecting natural stone for surfaces comes with abundant choice. With today’s exquisite options, the design possibilities are endless when you factor in the varieties, colors, and textures of natural stone. The most frequently selected stone is … Continue reading

THE ART OF LIVING

Published in Home & Design Magazine, January 2013. By Alisa Bowen Photography by Michael McVay There is the art of living, and then there is learning to live with art. It is a refined talent of curating one’s own collection, picking and choosing what stays and what goes. When a Midwestern couple purchased a high-rise … Continue reading

A SIREN’S SONG | VILLA AZURA, ANTIGUA

Published in Real Life Magazine By Alisa Bowen Photography by James Neal Villa Azura, Antigua Perched high on Antigua’s dramatic Long Bay peninsula, Villa Azura beckons travelers home. Set in the hypnotic balance between the sea and the heavens above, Villa Azura’s vertiginous cliff top promontory extends eastward, slicing boldly through the lazuline waters, like … Continue reading

SINKING IN | The Art of the Vessel

Published in Your Home Magazine By Alisa Bowen Photography by Kohler, Ann Sacks, Collins & Dupont Interior Design and Kallista

CONTEMPORARY KITCHENS

Published in Your Home Magazine By Alisa Bowen Photography by Poggenpohl, Sub-Zero and Cuccine Ricci

MATERIAL WORLD

Published in Real Life Magazine By Alisa Bowen Material World Endless days of searing sun and tropical heat, mixed with the relentless Caribbean humidity and the inevitable rainy season, require smart design for outdoor rooms and sunny sanctuaries. Fortunately, for those in the Tropics a new era of all-weather fabrics have pitted beauty and brawn … Continue reading

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