The transition from the dining area to the patio is made seamless with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that let light in and provide a view of the surrounding palm trees and other vegetation.
Dining room table, light fixture: DCOTA; sculpture: Corbin Bronze
Schulman created a gallery-like feel in the apartment, devoting wall niches and surfaces to manipulated photographs by Richard Bluestein. Here, the mirror reflects one of Bluestein's "Lifeguard" photographs in reverse; the walls' artwork pays homage to Fisher Island's coastal setting.
"Consistency is achieved in the home's art display when the collection reflects the design period of the space," he stresses. In this case the design is contemporary with touches of art deco.
The neutral palette of creams and wood tones complements the deeper ocean hues, a refined resistance to the splashy Miami Beach lifestyle. Chiseled limestone walls and Crema Marfil marble floors represent sand.
Chandelier: Boyd Lighting; club chairs: De Sede
Toilet and bidet: Duravit; tub: Le Bain; area rugs: Kyle Bunting
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Mirror: DCOTA; sconce: Brand Van Egmond; wall tiles: Maya Romonoff; art: Jurgen Selleck, Ambiance Gallery; wallpaper: Phillip Jefferies; sink: glass, Vitraform