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Theory Design creating modern interior for Burrata model at Miromar Lakes

Caffrey & Associates, Special to Naples Daily News
Published 6:01 a.m. ET Oct. 10, 2020

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Theory Design’s Vice President of Design Ruta Menaghlazi and interior designer Adriene Ged are creating the interior design for Seagate Development Group’s furnished Burrata model in the Ancona neighborhood at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club.  Priced at $3,295,000 with furnishings, the Burrata model includes 4,068 square feet under air and a massive outdoor living area measuring 1,058 square feet.  The open-concept plan features a living area that includes a spacious grand room, an island kitchen, and a dining area.  The plan’s study can be tasked as a formal dining room.  The grand room and the dining area have pocketing sliders that open to an outdoor living area featuring a two-sided fireplace, an outdoor kitchen, and conversation and dining areas.  The plan also features four bedrooms, one of which is a VIP guest suite, four and a half baths, a pool bath, and a three-car garage.  The master bedroom’s sitting area opens to the outdoors.  The master suite also includes walk-in closets and a bath with dual vanities, dual water closets, a free-standing tub, and a walk-in shower.

Rich Guzman, Principal Designer at R.G. Designs, Inc., has created a transitional modern exterior architectural style for the Burrata model.  Inside, Ruta and Adriene’s clean-lined, modern design will convey a timeless sense of casual elegance while counter-balancing the modern exterior with warm walnut, mid to dark-toned hardwood flooring, and matte black fixtures.  Reverse soffit ceiling details with LED back lighting will give the ceilings the appearance of floating in space.  The model’s roof has been completed and framing

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Portland fines contractors for allegedly creating ‘front company’ to certify as woman-owned business

The City of Portland said Wednesday it will fine the owners of a painting contractor $20,000 for allegedly creating a “front company” to qualify as a woman-owned business. The city is accusing the business, Portland Coatings, of receiving more than $1 million in contracts while falsely claiming to be owned by a woman.



a house with trees in the background: Portland City Hall's windows remain boarded up on September 4 amid ongoing demonstrations in the city calling for police and racial justice reforms.


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Portland City Hall’s windows remain boarded up on September 4 amid ongoing demonstrations in the city calling for police and racial justice reforms.

Portland had been investigating Terezia Nyland and her husband, Michael, since 2017, after an unspecified tip to the city’s ombudsman office. The city said Portland Coatings’ address is actually the loading dock for a business Michael Nyland owns, Williamsen & Bleid.

In addition to the $20,000 fine, the city suspended the Nylands’ eligibility to do business for the city for three years. The Nylands’ lawyer said Tuesday they plan to challenge the city’s findings.

“Terezia Nyland is, and has always been, Portland Coatings’ majority shareholder and chief executive,” attorney Matthew Colley wrote in an email. “She and her husband have done nothing wrong, and they will be vindicated in the appeals process. Portland Coatings’ certification with the State of Oregon is current and has been renewed every year since 2011, when certification was first granted.”

This is the first time Portland enforced a 2015 state law that gives the city the authority to investigate whether businesses qualify for public contracts that give preference to “disadvantaged businesses.” That category includes businesses owned by Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans, women and others who have historically had less access to lucrative government contracts.

Former Oregonian reporter Tony Green investigated the case for the city ombudsman’s office, which is a division of the city auditor. Green left the paper in 2008.

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an expert guide to creating your dream space



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If you are trying to find a place to start with your bathroom design, might we suggest right here? We get that designing a bathroom isn’t the easiest of tasks so we talk you through all you need to know, from the very very early planning stage to the (admittedly more exciting) decorating stage.

Whether you’re looking to overhaul your current setup, or simply looking to update a few existing elements in your space, knowing the basics so that you can get it right the first time is a must. So keep scrolling for everything you need to know, and be sure to visit our (truly fabulous) roundup of bathroom ideas when you’re in need of looks to copy and endless inspiration.

How much does a new bathroom cost?

Budget from around £4,000 for a bath, basin and loo combination, and around £4,500 for a shower and enclosure, basin and loo. Bear in mind that prices will vary enormously between standard ranges and designer fittings. 

For a more detailed breakdown and for how to budget for your bathroom design, read our article on how much does a new bathroom cost.

Why a bathroom design needs careful planning

When you start to look at how to design a bathroom, planning is key. A bathroom is a practical space that’s used frequently. Family bathrooms have multiple users, of course, sometimes at the same time, while en suite bathrooms or wet rooms will see daily use from a couple or solo occupant. As well as coping with the traffic of all the users, a bathroom has to stay hygienic plus deal with splashes and humidity without becoming slippery underfoot or looking worn.  

And while it used to be thought of as a functional space only, these days,

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Commercial Flooring Contractors – Creating a Colorful, Vibrant And Decorative Surface

It’s not just the practical elements of an entrance system that are important to a business. Commercial flooring contractors have a role to play in not only recommending the best flooring for clients, but one that will enhance the primary appearance and create a talking point in a wide-range of commercial venues and environments.

Flooring is one of the most important elements of any commercial space. On an aesthetic note, the floor is able to reinforce the brand by either supporting the overall concept or by becoming an important brand statement. Company logos, unique compositions and distinctive color patterns can all be created to help sell the products and promote the brand. Overall visual impact could be the difference between enticing customers into your commercial outlet or having them walk straight past to a competitor.

Concrete Flooring has gained global popularity

Concrete flooring offers a wide variety of decorations, resilience, maintenance benefits and cost effectiveness. Be it retail or an industrial outlet, decorative flooring provides an extensive palette of designs, colors and styles. Whether the client is in need of a slip resistant safety floor for a cafe, restaurant or a grocery store; its offers virtually limitless design scope and choice.

Concrete Flooring- The most popular commercial flooring

Are you familiar with the endless options that commercial flooring can provide to your commercial environment? The flooring has outstanding features like it is cigarette burn resistant, fire retardant, withstands heavy moving loads because of is elasticity, has good resistance to chemicals, is tough and its thickness patterning gives long life wear ability. It has also an excellent dimensional stability in all temperatures. What’s more? The decorative flooring material has got a self-healing capacity; hence the general scratches are not seen easily. It has a remarkable footfall sound absorption, with special acoustic …

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Creating the Perfect Bathroom Design

Homeowners across the world are looking for ways to increase the value of their homes through renovation. Many of these homeowners turn to kitchen and bathroom renovations, creating an appealing space that will draw in potential purchasers and also make their home life modern, convenient and functional.

The decision to carry out a renovation is an exciting one, but it does come with a lot of imagination and decisions. It's very difficult to picture the space when completed, which is why it's so important to sit down with your designer or draw up your own layout, which you can use as reference when visiting bathroom showrooms and looking at the fantastic products available.

Your layout doesn't have to be anything fancy and it's really easy to do. Using a piece of paper write down the measurements of the space, measure the length and width of the space, so as you purchase products, you can ensure they leave you with enough floor space. It's always advisable to measure from floor to window sill, especially if you intend placing a bath or basin under the window.

Deciding on a design can be a little harder to accomplish. You may want to follow recent trends and choose a spa inspired space that oozes luxury and elegance or you may want to go with an ultra-modern space with plenty of straight edges and brilliant whites. There is no right or wrong here, the choice is down to what you prefer and what you feel will work best for you and your family.

When you visit a bathroom showroom you will find yourself tugged in all directions. There are so many products to look at and decide on. In order to ensure they work in your space, take your layout along with you. This way …

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