Robert Bowen Named Miromar Design Center Designer of Distinction

July 1, 2011

ESTERO, FL – Interior Designer Robert Bowen has been named Miromar Design Center’s July Designer of Distinction. Bowen is the principal of the interior design firm SPACE- Creative Planning for Unique Spaces. Based in Tampa, SPACE provides timeless design to personal and professional settings from modern chic to classically elegant.

“Miromar Design Center is such a great resource for every detail of a project from start to finish. It is my go-to place, which I use on a daily basis. The Design Center always has the unique, quality pieces which truly make a room.” says Bowen. “It is an invaluable resource for accommodating the visions of designers and their clients.”

A native of Florida, Bowen brings an international flavor to his work. Contemporary, clean design for residences and corporations are the hallmark of his firm’s interiors. By spending time with his clients and by listening to their desires Bowen collaborates to create spaces that excite. Bowen owned a real estate development firm, designing and building boutique commercial properties. He worked for Henredon Furniture and Ralph Lauren Home prior to founding his design firm, SPACE in 2007. He has worked on many of Tampa Bay’s leading residences and been featured in the St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Bay Magazine, Bay Magazine, Tampa Bay Illustrated, and on ABC’s “Day Time Show” as a guest designer.

Each month Miromar Design Center recognizes the talents, loyalty and support of interior design professionals based upon nominations from the center’s 45 distinctive stores. Designers are honored in this year-round appreciation program for their professionalism, creativity and commitment to the showroom partners. Ann Sacks Tile & Stone Showroom Manager Cathy Robbins says, “I nominated Rob because he is a passionate designer whose unique designs are sleek, yet warm and inviting. He is always open to new ideas and products. Rob is a genuine person, a loyal customer and a pleasure to work with.” For more on Bowen’s work, call (727) 224-5601.

Miromar Design Center is the only design center in Southwest Florida and one of only 19 major design centers in the nation. It is the premier destination for design professionals and consumers. The 45 stores feature a worldwide collection of the most desired names in furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, accessories, and wall coverings such as Baker, Ann Sacks, Fendi Casa, Ralph Lauren Home, Poggenpohl, Roche Bobois, Clive Christian, Walker Zanger, Francesco Molon and many more. Also, a Clearance Showroom features home décor guaranteed to be a minimum of 50% off regular retail pricing. Interior Design Referral Services are available and consumers who do not already have a designer, can be teamed up with a design professional for a free consultation upon request.

Miromar Design Center also inspires both consumers and designers through its ongoing seminars and events. Visit the website at www.MiromarDesignCenter.com for a complete list of upcoming events and registration. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call (239) 390-5111. Miromar Design Center is located on Corkscrew Road in Estero across from Miromar Outlets, take I-75, to exit 123, between Naples and Fort Myers.

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