Interior Designer Robert Bowen named February 2012 Designer of Distinction

ESTERO, FL- Interior Designer Robert Bowen has been named Miromar Design Center’s February 2012 Designer of Distinction.  He is the principal of the Tampa interior design firm SPACE.   Bowen’s firm provides timeless design to personal and professional settings from modern chic to classically elegant.   He is Miromar Design Center’s first two-time Designer of Distinction winner, having also received the honor in July 2011.

 “Miromar Design Center is my go-to place, which I use on a daily basis.  It is an invaluable resource for accommodating the visions of designers and their clients, and is integral to my business success.” says Bowen.   “The numerous stores at the Design Center have the most unique, quality pieces which truly make a room.  It is an honor to receive this award for a second time.”

Each month Miromar Design Center recognizes the talents, loyalty and support of interior design professionals based upon nominations from the center’s 45 home décor stores.  Designers are honored for their professionalism, creativity and commitment to the showroom partners.  Ozzie Pancaro, owner of Casa Italia at Miromar Design Center says,   “I have recently started working more extensively with Robert and I am thrilled to be part of his projects. He is a talented, creative and forward-thinking while still remaining sophisticated in his design.”  Ann Sacks Tile & Stone Showroom Manager Cathy Robbins says, “Rob is an innovative Designer and business partner. He approaches life and design with a positive attitude. He never loses sight that he is designing a space that is someone’s personal retreat, and that it should reflect their feelings of home.”

Bowen brings an international flavor to his work through contemporary, clean design. Bowen collaborates with clients’ to create extremely livable spaces that excite.  Bowen founded SPACE in 2007 after working for Henredon Furniture and Ralph Lauren Home.  His work has 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.