Theory Design Completes Interior Design Finishes for Avalon Model Home in Upcoming Palisades Community

Theory Design has successfully completed their presentation, to Senior Management at Seagate Development Group, for their interior finish selections of the new Avalon model – 3 bedrooms plus flexible study, 3 full-baths and 2 half-baths, 3-car garage, 3072-square-feet living space with 4641-square-feet total. The Avalon will be located on Lot 2, in Seagate’s upcoming Palisades community in North Naples. The Avalon is one of six custom plans that will be available. This luxury development will capture the essence of southern California’s Pacific Palisades – luxury retreats close to beaches and world-class destinations.

Ruta Menaghlazi, Vice President of Theory Design commented, “Our Senior Interior Designer, Cynde Thompson, absolutely ‘knocked it out of the park’ with her presentation. Palisades captures the aura of southern California luxury living and Cynde’s design selections create that soothing sanctuary space.”

“Light, airy, and upgraded.”, is how NCDIQ Qualified and Florida-Licensed Senior Designer Cynde Thompson began, “Taking you through the Avalon, the first thing you will see is the striking foyer. The flooring is a 9.5-inch medium-tone wire-brushed oak planking with a black picture-frame border and center design. That wood flooring extends throughout a lot of the house as do the 8-inch shaker-style baseboards. The trim color, including Avalon’s 3.5-inch window and door casings will be a white satin finish. First-rate Andersen impact windows will also have a white finish throughout. Looking up, you’ll see a chandelier that is sized proportionally to the space for visual interest. The California-style rustic wood-beamed ceiling extends from the foyer into the kitchen and great room.”

“At this vantage point, the lure of the kitchen is irresistible. Windows over the cabinets provide plenty of light. The soothingly uncluttered kitchen design features a large modern range hood over the gas cooking area. The hood, and the drawers below it, match the oak flooring. Flanking both sides of the hood/drawer space are cabinets, some with ribbed glass, finished in a mellow soft sage green. The pressure-sensitive-opening cabinets require no hardware, and along with impeccable Sub-Zero™ stainless appliances and a crisp subway tile back-splash, the space delivers a modern uncluttered minimalist impression. Black accents can be found throughout the Avalon for a discernible visual contrast such as the black Kohler® Crue™ faucet and 7-inch flat-black drawer pulls. A chair-height bar with overhead lighting fixtures containing hand-blown bulbs round-out the scene.” Thompson added, “Also in the kitchen, we have a fun chalkboard pocket-door option on the walk-in butler’s pantry for your grocery list, measuring the height your kids or grandkids or just reminders.”

Theory Design has effectively carried this sensually pleasing interior throughout the Avalon. The living area in the great room features luxury grass cloth wallpaper. Lighting is provided from natural light emanating through the impact-resistant glass doors (creating an open view to the pool and lanai) and black-finished wall sconces.

The beam-ceilinged master bedroom leads to the sumptuous master bath starring a doorless shower with mosaic tile floor and upgraded rain shower and hand-held fixtures. The master bath displays down-to-earth, matte-finished honed marble flooring with matching countertops, soft white painted accents, grass cloth wallpaper, soft chrome hardware, impressive 4.5-inch white plantation shutters, and more. The same plantation shutters are also found in all bedrooms and all front windows of the Avalon. White 3-panel shaker doors with satin-nickel lever-sets are standard throughout.

Other note-worthy features found in the remaining baths include mosaic tiled floors and cement-style countertops. The powder bath focal point is vertically installed subway tiles, accented with the enduring grass cloth, and a charming pendant light over a white vessel sink.

The laundry features light gray tile, a built-in fridge, cement-style countertop, and extra storage space. The pool bath will have terrazzo flooring and a pedestal sink.

Innovation and efficiency are in play at the study where Theory Design has expanded the room to be both a study AND a flexible casual space. Thompson explained, “Say the game is on TV in the great room…the study will have another big-screen so the kids can have a place to go and be engaged. The oversized study serves as a great casual space for guests, kids, and grand kids to just hang out.” The great room also accommodates a handsome sage-green beverage center and wet bar, complete with lighting and glass-door cabinets.

Chris Hensley, VP of Theory Design stated, “Theory Design in tandem with our brother division, Seagate Residential, are capturing the essence of the affluent SoCal lifestyle right here in North Naples. Cynde has done an outstanding job in delivering this to the Avalon model. I’m eagerly anticipating Avalon’s furniture selections. We can’t wait to see the complete design come to fruition.”

Palisades is located on Yarberry Lane, in the heart of North Naples, just off Airport-Pulling Road North. The 12-acre development will feature 25 single-family custom homes. Construction will begin in early 2023.

About Theory Design

Theory Design is the fastest-growing luxury interior design firm in Southwest Florida. Initiated in 2018, Theory Design has the expertise and desire to deliver the highest quality product with a customer experience that exceeds all standards in the industry. The innovative firm employs a dynamic team of licensed professional interior designers and support staff. The award-winning team brings their cutting-edge design to both residential and commercial venues – new construction, renovations, and remodels. Theory Design is a division of Seagate Development Group and currently located in Miromar Design Center, 10800 Corkscrew Road, Suite 398, Estero, FL. For more about Theory Design please visit:

Theory Design is currently designing luxury custom residences in Esplanade Lake Club, Quail West, Talis Park, Windward Isle, Hill Tide Estates in Boca Grande, and other luxury residential communities throughout Southwest Florida.

*Featured Image Courtesy: Theory Design/Seagate Development Group

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