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Thursday, February 19, 2009

The Tides In South Miami Beach -Architectural Touches

I grew up in South Beach, we would skip school ( at Ida M. Fisher Junior High) and go for ice cream at a place called 'Dipper Dans ', which was about 2 blocks from the ocean, and around the corner from The Tides Hotel on South Miami Beach.

Do not water the gold palms in the corner !

I think this is a great architectural touch, I see these as architectural accessories.

Really glamorous !

Turtle soup anyone ???

Seriously elegant, but I am hoping they are fake.

I love these dividers, and they are easy enough to recreate.

A suite at The Tides.

A super long chesterfield....more classic elegance.

The Martini Bar at The Tides

Notice the DECO touches.

( enlarge any picture for more info and a closer look )

Renee Finberg 'TELLS ALL' in her blog of her Adventures in Design



  1. Anonymous20:42

    I would skip school too if I had a beach like this available!

  2. Anonymous20:43

    I'm freaked. We left a comment on each other'sblog at the same moment.

  3. It's so glam!
    I spent many winters during the 1990's in South Beach. The Tides still had not been done up - it was a great hotel then, but it's super now!
    xo xo

  4. Hey Renee!
    Thanks for visiting my blog! I used to go to the Vidal Sasson salon on South Beach to get my hair cut! It is an interesting place...and oh what fun the Tides. If I get down that way, I'll look you up and maybe we can rendezvous for a mojito!

  5. Wow, LOVE it! Beautiful :D

  6. that chesterfield ... and the martini bar! both insanely gorgeous.

    happy weekend!

  7. See you at Mardi Gras next year!
    Do you mind stopping by my blog? I am looking for different design ideas for my front entry!
    Have a great weekend!

  8. ohhh Renee...thank you thank you thank you! I love all your ideas and I like too what PVE said with the wall paper, it is the perfect place for it! I like the height you were talking about b/c I was looking for a mirror 3'x7', and I love the idea of a tall plant stand, I find myself buying those in different shapes and heights. Now...I need to get to work!

    How fortunate for you to have been raised in the decor industry...lucky you.

    Blessings to ya!

  9. Gorgeous..Ms. Wearstler did it again!

  10. ivy ,
    you are right on !



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About Renée Finberg

I have been in this business since the age of 22.

I love what I do and cannot imagine my life without Design.

Design Challenges are great.

And because of those challenges

I have imported fine antique pieces from Paris,

Designed and Manufactured Furniture,

Created Fantastic Window Treatments,

And solved all kinds of spatial & architectural issues

With my unique style.

If I can't find it, I create it.

My rooms would make excellent movie sets.

I am a visual, tactile and audio sensitive individual.

Creating is what I live for, not math, not spelling, not science.

Just Great Design.

Just imagine how it would be if each of us,

If only for a few hours of everyday,We could be in a space that is our very own.A place that is exactly the way we want it to be

Surrounded by all the things we wanted to see,

The atmosphere we wanted feel, smell and the sound we wanted to listen to.

Private Paradise



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