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Romanza Interior Design receives six Sand Dollar Awards

Romanza Interior Design was honored with six coveted Sand Dollar Awards for its interior design of three model homes during the annual gala presented by the Collier Building Industry Association’s Sales and Marketing Council.

A luxury design boutique based in Naples, Romanza Interior Design won three Interior Design of the Year awards, as well as two Trade Partner Awards for Best Kitchen designs and one Trade Partner Award for Best Master Suite.

Awards included top honors for Interior Design of the Year, Best Master Suite and Best Kitchen Design for the custom model at 4395 Gordon Drive, part of London Bay Homes’ Naples Collection – custom estates in neighborhoods from Park Shore to Port Royal.

Fully furnished by Senior Design Director Jennifer Stevens of Romanza Interior Design, the estate model features dramatic artwork, wood and large-format honed stone flooring and accent wood panels that complement the West Indies architecture of the luxury custom estate. The home also showcases an underlying contemporary style demonstrated in clean-lined, large-scale upholstered furniture and a sophisticated palette of finishes, including mixed metals, woods and leather.

“One of my most favorite aspects of this home is the master suite, which is located upstairs because it provides a wide pristine view of the water,” said Stevens.

The estate’s master suite features a king-sized bed that thoughtfully faces the sliding glass doors, allowing homebuyers to wake up and take in the views of Cutlass Cove and the mangroves on Keewaydin Island. The suite features a palette of soft blues, blue-grays, charcoal and tan tones and classically patterned fabric, including a chenille-upholstered wall-mounted headboard and incorporated motorized draperies in a neutral tone.

Featuring a mix of white and high-gloss lacquer walnut cabinetry that imparts a clean-lined, contemporary aesthetic, the estate’s kitchen features a minimalistic approach that’s reflected in its recessed lighting. The design also boasts a cantilevered topped freestanding island and a five-foot galley sink with double faucets. Sleek glass-door cabinetry is accented with minimalist brushed silver pulls.

Romanza was also recognized with Interior Design of the Year and Best Kitchen Design awards for their work on London Bay’s Watlington model located at 41 5th Street South in Old Naples.

Echoing the home’s clean-lined coastal contemporary architecture, the interior design aesthetic employs specialty ceiling and wall treatments and wire-brushed ash flooring to provide a sense of connection among main living areas. Wood tones mix with polished nickel, glass, capiz, graphite, aged silver, metallic pewter, chrome and shimmering crystal to provide a naturally elegant design.

The kitchen, which is adjacent to the great room, organically blends into the design of the home and features backlit, floating drywall ceiling detail. Pompeii extra white and statuario quartz countertops are complemented with a large cantilevered countertop island, textured large-format Porcelanosa tile backsplash and a combination of grayed rift oak and high-gloss white cabinetry.

Romanza also received a Best Interior Design of the Year award for the Sonoma model, located in Mediterra.

The home’s contemporary organic design melds warm tones, tactile materials and natural elements, such as limestone, natural oak, grass cloth, and bark cloth to provide a refined look, anchored by 36 by 36-inch honed limestone flooring finished in a champagne tone. Throughout the main living areas, ivory backgrounds are accented with slate-blue and chamois in the artwork and accent fabrics.

Romanza Interior Design is a full-service, boutique firm with an award-winning team of interior design experts who use innovative ideas and the latest trends in design to capture the spirit of each homeowner. Whether creating a new dream home, updating or customizing an existing residence or simply adding finishing touches, Romanza delivers an inspired design that’s a true reflection of the homeowner’s personal style.

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