Space as Art, PLC has an exciting opportunity for a qualified, driven designer with at least 2 years professional experience to join our team as Interior Design Associate. Details of the position, candidate qualifications, and information on how to apply can be found here on our Employment Opportunities page. Space as Art celebrates teamwork and professional development within a positive, creative work environment. This is a full-time position located at our offices in downtown Sarasota.
Last week our design team took a little road trip to Dania Beach for project sourcing and Winter Market 2015 at the Design Center of the Americas. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, DCOTA is one of the world’s largest design campuses, offering hundreds of thousands of square feet of furniture, fabric, kitchen, plumbing, and lighting showrooms to the interior design trade. During this week Winter Market was held, showcasing new product introductions, speakers, and other events. We had a successful (and exhausting!) couple of days sourcing products for current clients, updating our studio library for future projects, discovering new sources and opening new accounts, and gathering creative inspiration. Read more
To our dear clients, colleagues, and friends we would like to wish a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and joyous new year! Space as Art will be closed while we take this time to celebrate and enjoy with families and friends from December 24 through January 2. We will be back in the studio January 5, 2015 and can’t wait to see what adventures the new year brings! Read more
Pablo and I had an incredible time this week at the HD Americas 2014 hospitality design conference and expo at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The highlight for us was definitely the conference lineup. Hospitality Design magazine assembled a truly fantastic group of speakers and panelists to discuss various topics centered around the hotel, resort, and restaurant design markets in the US and Latin America. Read more
After nearly 10 months of work by our team, an intense but fulfilling week of final installation has ended at this complete renovation of our client’s lake house in Chautauqua, New York. Thanks to an incredible team effort, the results are breathtaking.
Installation week has finally come for our New York lake house project. (Originally described in this post back in January)
For our whole team this means travel to Chautauqua, NY for a whirlwind of final details, the exhaustion of long hours worked on site, and the incomparable excitement of seeing almost a year of work come to realization before our eyes. Read more
After a complete redesign by Space as Art, the original location of Fast N Fresh has reopened for business. Congratulations to the owners, Lesley and Mike Harb! This project was a top-to-bottom renovation designed for a fun guest experience, improved efficiency, and a natural, fresh energy to express the concept of this growing restaurant brand. Stop by and enjoy! Read more
In order to honor the craftsman style of this existing home while interpreting our design-savvy client’s contemporary-neutral aesthetic, our challenge has been clear: to create a new style which does not yet exist.
This lake house redesign is one of the big projects we are working on currently. The existing home is primarily craftsman style in its architecture and features an abundance of orange-toned Douglas Fir interior trimwork. The solid wood itself is inherently beautiful in its own right, however the strong orange tones are in contrast to our client’s desired style- clean and contemporary with a soft, neutral “greige” palette.
Good News: We’ve moved! And this great view of downtown Sarasota is from our new front door.
Bad News: Our phones are temporarily down while we change carriers and upgrade our phone system to better serve our clients. We expect our new system to be fully operational by Friday, September 6. Between today and Friday we may likely experience a temporary phone outage.
We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage contacting us by email if telephones are not yet cooperating.
More details and photos of the new space will be posted soon!
Happy World Interiors Day! Today the global organization, International Federation of Interior Architects/ Designers (IFI), commemorates the many contributions of the interiors profession with this year’s theme “50 Years of Design Around the Globe.”
Events held around the world today will include tours, lectures, and celebrations of all the interiors profession contributes to our quality of life and the built environment.
Happy World Interiors Day from all of us at Space as Art!
As we proudly announced this week on our Facebook page, Space as Art brought home the Platinum after an awards reception hosted by SRQ Magazine. The top area publication has awarded our recent Casey Key master bathroom renovation project as its Platinum award-winning bath of 2013, featured in its annual “Home of the Year” issue on newsstands now. Thank you, SRQ, for the honor! Read more
2012 has been a busy, exciting year at Space as Art. We grew into our new studio space where we worked on a variety of hospitality, commercial, and private residential projects as a team for some great clients. As the year comes to a close we are thankful for all the blessings of 2012 and look forward to embarking on new design adventures in 2013! Read more
We recently completed this master bath renovation for a client’s waterfront home on Casey Key. Their existing bath design was feeling bland and its shotgun floor plan wasn’t working for these homeowners. So we reconfigured the layout, removing the existing corner tub in favor of a large, luxurious shower and increased closet space. Since the footprint is narrow, we replaced some solid walls with translucent glass to afford privacy while allowing a sense of openness. Read more
We recently had the pleasure of designing this fun kids’ playroom in a clients’ home. Our clients asked for a playroom that would appeal to their three young children while still maintaining the sophisticated style of the rest of the home. The finished design features graphic stripes with contemporary tree murals inspired by the natural setting of the home, custom-colored chalkboard paint, cozy lounge furniture with soft, washable covers, and a puzzle rug. We also strategically integrated stylish storage and flexible activity zones to encourage imaginative play without TV. Read more