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Inside the Mind of an Interior Designer

Inside the Mind of an Interior Designer

People have taste that’s been nurtured organically. It comes from years of thoughtful editing of the world around them. They don’t pick art because it fits above the sofa and they don’t pick sofas to fit their Degas. They seem to have left the gate fully formed with the talent required to make an impact on their surroundings.

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FLORIDA WEEKLY: Home for families in crisis gets a makeover

It’s a home away from home that feels like a luxury dream house you’d find in a glossy magazine. Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida, a place that houses families dealing with medical crises, has been transformed into a high-end dwelling decked out by top interior designers from Naples to New York City.

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Renovations unveiled at the Ronald McDonald House of SWFL

More than 20 designers and contractors donated their time and effort into completing the Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida’s $1.75 million renovation. The 20-year-old Ronald McDonald house located in south Fort Myers serves as a home for families of hospitalized children and was in need of a major upgrade.

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ALLURE Sales Gallery Opens in Historic Downtown Fort Myers

Fort Myers based interior designer Dwayne Bergmann designed, furnished and accessorized the sales gallery. “The design inspiration for the ALLURE sales gallery was based on a metropolitan South American lifestyle. Clean lines coupled with bold touches of color and luxe art create a stylish, energetic living environment”

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Dwayne Bergmann: The “Golden Eye” of Design

Dwayne Bergmann often gently nudges his clients out of their comfort zones, encouraging them to explore their fantasies, cast off inhibitions, it’s then that the Fort Myers designer understands the individual and can transform those “what if” moments into life-enhancing reality

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FLORIDA WEEKLY: Budding Success

Two days before Dwayne Bergmann hosts his first Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest dinner, his flowers have not arrived. He sends a text to his uncle, a man who has arranged flowers for White House inaugural balls, a man flying in to help his nephew, a man who will find out what’s going on.

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GULFSHORE LIFE AT HOME: Party Favored

A forward-thinking Fort Myers couple combine their penchant for hosting get-togethers and a knack for smart design to breathe new life into an older home.

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Celebrating National Kids take over the Kitchen Day!

Celebrating National Kids take over the Kitchen Day!

Some of my earliest and fondest memories as a child are the times spent cooking with my mom, aunts, and cousins. Without nearby restaurants, eating at home was pretty much the only option so learning to cook was the norm in our family. Cooking and sharing what we made was a major part of our…

GREEK ARTIST APOSTOL HOSTED AT THE ALLURE SALES GALLERY FOR AN EXCLUSIVE MEET-AND-GREET ORGANIZED BY THE ALDO CASTILLO GALLERY

ALLURE, the new, luxury, riverfront condominium tower to be developed in the charming Historic Fort Myers River District, recently hosted an exclusive “Meet-and-Greet” event for Greek artist Apostol. The special reception was a collaboration between the Aldo Castillo Gallery and Dwayne Bergmann Interiors and was hosted at the beautiful ALLURE sales gallery, designed by Bergmann…