Categories Archives: Business

Is it Possible to Decorate your Home “Green’?.

Not the color, of course, but the environmental concept?   Suzan Decker Ross and her staff at Decker Ross Interiors say it absolutely is. They’ve done a number of projects that prove it.  “When we decorated the model at the Sandpearl Residences on ...

Creating a Room for Romance.

Spice up your love life by spicing up your bedroom. How? “The right furnishings, textures and accessories can enhance any room, making it more sensual and receptive to a special night,’’ says interior designer Suzan Decker Ross of Decker Ross Interi ...

Planning a Man Cave.

Planning to add a Man Cave to your home can present unique challenges along with exciting rewards.  In addition to considering the size of the room, interests, hobbies, and functionality must be considered. “We’ve created a variety of Man Cav ...

The Wacky World of Bruce Barry.

A Universe of Creativity is Hidden Away in an Oldsmar Industrial Park To say things are a bit wacky at Bruce Barry’s office is, well, a little bit of an understatement. From the outside, an unassuming Oldsmar office front belies an inside filled with wh ...

Love at First Sight.

Sheila C. Johnson’s Innisbrook “I fell in love with the place the first time I saw it.” That’s what Innisbrook’s owner Sheila C. Johnson had to say about her decision to buy one of Florida’s best known resorts in 2007. Located in Palm Harbor, ...

Giving Back Is Important.

The Story Behind a Self Made Entrepreneur When you walk inside a national chain restaurant–it doesn’t matter where–it will be virtually the same as the last one of its type that you visited. But when you go to one of Steve Westphal’s resta ...

For the Love of Art.

As cultural institutions go, office buildings might not seem a likely candidate. But for the more than 3,300 employees of Raymond James who work at the St. Petersburg headquarters, a typical day at the office means rubbing elbows with bronze sculptures, g ...