“She’s my left and right hand,” he says. “The fabric maven in my
office, she reviews the textiles and decide what to use where.”
And nearly all of Holmes’ projects are photographed by Tim Lee.
From a pioneer, cattle ranching family in the heart of Florida,
Holmes must have grown up with that essence in his soul. Like his
namesake, H. Allen Holmes, who settled Fort Drum in the 1870s,
his success relies on originality and imagination. And like any true
pioneer, he’s thoroughly unafraid to take a risk.
HOMES OF THE TREASURE COAST
After the removal of a wall that obscured the ocean view, the waters of the Atlantic can be seen from the kitchen and the adjacent dining space.
Holmes chose modern, sleek, elegant furnishings throughout, such
as this deco cabinet which perfectly accents the art.
A spacious private guest suite on the south side of the building offers views of the
Indian River from its many windows and its private balcony.