Sun-Drenched Dining

Located on Williams Island, a private island near Aventura, Florida, most rooms in this townhouse take
advantage of the wide water views on both sides; however, the dining room is an anomaly: it has no windows.
“When I first saw the space, I was afraid this room would end up being a dark cave,” says Barbara Murtagh Nash,
owner of Blue Sky Environments Interior Decor in Coral Springs, Florida. When Nash first encountered the home,
it was new construction and the homeowners were first-time clients. On meeting the Feinbergs, Nash soon learned
of their affinity for Asian style. One of the few requirements placed on the dining room design was the use of two
large Chinese ginger jars that the couple  acquired during their travels. Inside the jars was a pleasant surprise. “When
you stand above them and look down, you see koi painted inside,” says Nash. The jars became the base of the
dining table and as an allusion to the painted fish hidden inside the jars, Nash had the ceiling painted with
a mural that gives the impression of peering into a koi pond. Read more….

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