An abundance of natural light shines through the 300 sq. ft skylight via a series of floating round chandeliers past the elliptical staircase casting geometric shadows on cerused oak floors.

Area:  Miami, Florida
Year:  2020
Location: Venetian Islands
Photography Credits:  Carlos Domenech

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A minimalist color palette in shades of white with mid-century modern furnishings and ocean front views transport you to St. Barth’s. Contemporary interior architecture is balanced with soft touches of cool gray tones, white lacquer, and Lucite marble lending a feminine feel while still maintaining the look of a modern home.

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Clean lines throughout the exterior continue to the bayside pool where sleek outdoor seating wraps the terrace inviting you to the seaside spa.

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Translating a client’s vision into a design that harmoniously interprets the intent of each space is no easy task; however, Deborah Wecselman thoughtfully and effortlessly achieves just that, without limiting her creativity. She believes that a well-designed space is the creation of a lifestyle that reflects people’s changing needs and way of life. For her, good design never happens without inspiration and imagination; great design celebrates reality as well. Understanding that design ideas live on, she considers the timelessness of every detail.

From seaside inspired escapes to luxury high-rise apartments, each residence tells the story of the culture and personality of her sophisticated clients. Charismatic, thoughtful, and experienced, her passion for design radiates through every project via her innate ability to translate style into covetable spaces.

Deborah Wecselman was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She completed her BFA in New York at Parson’s School of Design. She began her career at Ralph Lauren where she went on to become Senior Director of International Store Design. During her twelve-year tenure, she was responsible for the design of more than 5,000 RL flagship stores and shop worldwide.

Her capability to create high end unique interiors led her to Miami where she founded WECSELMAN DESIGN, a boutique firm long recognized nationally and internationally for creating prestigious luxury interiors. Along with a seasoned team of professionals, architects and designers, WECSELMAN DESIGN specializes in producing spaces that are classically modern with hints of the past that compliment contemporary living.


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