Accolades

In conducting business with you and your company over the past 10 years I have gained nothing but the utmost respect for what you bring to the industry of design.  When I seek guidance on the improvements of our homes in Nokomis you do only what is expected, deliver!
– Steve Kesler, CEO Explorer Vans

 

Lancaster Interior Design designed and decorated my real estate office, RE/MAX Excellence located at 510 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, Florida when I initially opened the office on the island. Bonnie and Keffie were excellent to work with, understood the look that I wanted, made it happen and did it at a price point which was affordable to my budget. They were a pleasure to work with, completed the work on schedule and totally satisfied my needs. I would highly recommend them and have done so numerous times to the total satisfaction of the people they were referred to. If you want expertise, experience and a unique appeal, please contact Bonnie and Keffie Lancaster.
– Andrew Vac

 

I should be thanking Bonnie and Keffie for allowing me to join in on the buying adventure. It means so much to me to be able to touch and visually see the items that will be a part of our home for the next 20+ years. I am so very confident that we have created something so special, heartwarming, and loving for our new home. I couldn’t have done it without Bonnie and Keffie. You are my secret weapon…– C.D. Manasota Key Residence

 

Renovating my entire condo seemed overwhelming until I met with Keffie and realized she could help me achieve success while respecting my own personal taste and ideas. Frustrated after interviewing six Interior Decorators who either showed me photos of what looked like dated hotel rooms or one bragged about recreating a Williamsburg Colonial here in Florida, an acquaintance recommended Keffie Lancaster.  From our very first discussion Keffie was able to share my vision of a modern, crisp, Elle Decor/West Elm dwelling and she delivered to me my vision. Keffie is professional, prompt, results-oriented and has a great team of painters, wallpaper, tile, carpet, electrician professionals to support her.  I am very pleased with my updated home!
– Kristin Poolman

 

I have the pleasure of having LHW work on my last three residences in the Sarasota area.  The first one was a case of Bonnie having to come in and “fix” the work that was done by a prior designer…Not an easy task when one wants to get it done for as little as possible because they’ve already paid for it once.  She performed a miracle and ended up with the total LHW look without throwing everything out and starting all over…..The next one was a top to bottom home on Bird Key.  All I can say is that only now, some 3 years later, do you see this look in design magazines….clearly a visionary…..Last but not least was a full completion of one of those “Designer Ready” condos, in the hardest building in Sarasota to work in….Once again, a look that you don’t see coming and going in the building.  If you have the opportunity, don’t settle, but go for the real thing….LHW”
– Jim Dickerson

 

Lancaster Humma White Studio has done extensive design services for four homes for me over the last twelve years. These homes vary in locations from waterfront Siesta Key, The Oaks, Bird Key and The Landings, all in Sarasota. Two of the homes were total “gutted” remodels working with the contractor in a professional manner, and two were extensive design, fixture and color changes along with kitchens. LHW is very talented with both design and color and very cognizant they are spending the client’s dollars wisely. LHW is very creative in their use of materials, realizing that some items need to be high end and others do not. They are very concerned about the receipt and proper inspection of a customer’s custom ordered merchandise upon delivery to the warehouse. The secure re-packing at the warehouse enables an effortless delivery and installation when their customer needs the installation. They have the experience knowing what may go wrong and preventing it from happening.

Purchasing custom furniture, fabrics and fixtures is a tricky business. Cost Plus is the only way to go since the margins at furniture stores are so incredibly high. With LHW you select the style, color and the fabric well in advance of your need, receive the merchandise and save many dollars over “furniture off the floor” that really isn’t the right color scheme or theme. Incredible design and custom furniture is a real talent of LHW, at a substantial savings to you the customer. If your needs are immediate, LHW knows the local sources that have the most flexibility to enhance the design.

I recommend them very highly whether a brand new home from the initial stages with the architect, or a remodel of an existing residence.
– Tim Field

 

A great balance of talent and practical solutions that address the way real people live. She has an excellent eye for color and layout.
– Jeff Birnbach, President Collingwood Construction Group, LLC

 

I have worked with Bonnie Lancaster on at least 5 home make over & remodel jobs. I would not consider a job without her input. We have had a working and friendship relationship spanning about 15+ years. I feel she is best of the best at her craft. Kind Regards
–  Jim Thompson

 

Thank heavens for Bonnie and Keffie. Throughout this process of building a house they were sources of light, good cheer and great ideas. No problem was too complex for them to solve, and they created beautiful spaces while remaining true to my rather idiosyncratic ideas. They are thorough, careful and marvelously creative.
– Rob Colby Pierce

 

Bonnie Lancaster has an eye for color, detail, and big picture like no other designer I’ve ever known.  Her ability to work within a budget and still create simply gorgeous is the best.  Her personality makes her a great choice when working with other professionals.
– Liz Goldstein

 

We purchased a house that required massive work – complete gutting, rebuilding, decorating and furnishing from top to bottom. Bonnie and Keffie at Lancaster Interior Designs managed the entire project seamlessly and painlessly. They assisted in hiring the contactor, developed the design plan, supervised the construction, sourced the furniture and moved us in. All of this was on a very tight budget and with us in another country for most of the time! We couldn’t be more delighted with the final results. Their special touches – from unique accessories to hand-painted details – gave us a finished product we would never have accomplished on our own. Best of all, they were a pleasure to work with.
– Peter and Kathie Viner

 

Over several years we have decorated two major “top to bottom” home renovations and are thrilled with the work and help that was provided by Lancaster Interior Design.  They are true professionals and always on top of everything.  We love our home!  Should we ever decide to redecorate again, they will be the first design studio we call.
– Alan and Susan Kasow 

 

 

You both have my utmost admiration !!   You and your clients must endure months of patient waiting with no less than faith in the final outcome…..(I suspect it is a little like film production)….  In the end, it was worth every minute of the waiting !!   Keffie found the perfect enhancements and Bonnie climbed ladders, adding drama to the event, but suddenly:  voila !!   It  came together like magic!  Thank  you both from the bottom of my heart for all you did to create a beautiful environment for me……..I love the Lancaster effect!   Sally Betts