Architecture on Florida’s Key West reflects the diverse and colorful nature of those who have shaped this remote island’s character: the grand classical homes of sea captains from New England, the cobbled-together wooden dwellings of ships’ carpenters, the humble but charming cottages of cigar makers from Cuba. Today’s equally varied population of artists, writers, and political figures contributes to that heritage by designing interiors and landscape that complement the vibrant tropical location, quirky isolationist tradition, and relaxed atmosphere.
About the Author
Best-selling author Leslie Linsley has written more than sixty books on decorating, interior style, and crafts. She has appeared on “Oprah,” “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” and many other shows.
Terry Pommett, whose photographs appear in this book, has been a photographer of architecture and interiors for more than twenty-five years. His work has been published in Saveur, People, the New York Times, and elsewhere.