They bought Jack Kerouac’s house in St. Pete. Now what?

Ken and Gina Burchenal weren’t planning on buying Jack Kerouac’s old house on 10th Avenue N. in St. Pete’s Disston Heights neighborhood.  They were heading to lunch one lazy Saturday […]

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A Belleair couple hired Priscilla Castellano to create holiday decor as ornate as what they remembered from their home country. “It was the first year in their new home,” says the designer, “so they wanted to go all out.” All photos courtesy Andrea Lauren Elegant Interiors.

Deck the Halls and Undeck Them, Too: The folks at Andrea Lauren Exceptional Interiors do it all

The team at Andrea Lauren Elegant Interiors will not only purchase, curate and install your holiday decor, they’ll also take it down. 

Peggy Cordle of Urgent Care Housecalls visits a client at home.

Healthier at Home: The newest ideas for making your safe haven safer

Quasimodo probably said it best — “Sanctuary!” That’s how we like to think of home – as an escape to safety and comfort. But these days, we find ourselves spending […]

Home Design 2020: Custom furnishings bring beauty to the everyday

We’ve stared at our homes’ walls long enough. It’s time to take action and own something worth sheltering with.  What about a new coffee table made out of a free-spinning […]

Strobel Design Build’s Mark Zdrojewski at the Morgan cottage in St. Petersburg. All photos courtesy Strobel Design Build.

Home Design 2020: Meet Mark Zdrojewski, a leader in the practice of Universal Design

 It’s almost as difficult to sum up Mark Zdrojewski as it is to pronounce his last name.  (His father tells people the first syllable’s pronounced “Stroh,” like the beer, “with […]

Steve Rogai and girlfriend Astrid Chas at last year’s virtual reality “block party” for a spec home in Sunset Park. All photos courtesy Modern Capital Group.

Home Design 2020: Steve Rogai wants to build your dream

When Steve Rogai builds a home, he pays attention to every detail. Even the view from the toilet. “I will try to explain this one to you without being crude,” he says […]

Wine room as private getaway. All photos courtesy Cave A' Vin.

Home Design 2020: Reinventing the wine cellar

According to a recent article in Forbes, wine cellars are becoming more and more integrated into the home —often as showpiece rooms that can double as living and entertaining spaces. Is this trend […]

The wall installation in the dining area is the work of artists at the Morean Arts Center.

Home Design 2020: The spectacular penthouse at Bliss

Smith & Associates Realtor Christopher Pitre is known for spicing up his video home tours with a touch of salsa (the dance, not the condiment). It’s close to irresistible as a sales gimmick. […]

Home Design 2020: The bold interiors of Rob Bowen

The client’s request was a bit startling, even to an interior designer known for making bold choices. “I want a tartan game room,” she said. “And I’m like, ‘A tartan what?’” […]

Editor's Letter: Welcome to The Home Design Issue Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 issue of duPont Registry Tampa Bay is here! Hard copies are due to be showing up in fine mailboxes near you any day now, but meanwhile, enjoy […]