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Ornare Hosts 15th Annual Tastemakers Extravaganza

From left to right: Claudio Faria, CEO of Ornare Miami, with David Charette and Jay Britto, principals of Britto Charette


Britto Charette is proud to announce that Jay Britto and David Charette were named to Ornare’s esteemed list of Tastemakers. The 15th annual celebration took place on Watson Island during Miami Art Week and showcased the Miami design community’s top talent.

Left to right: Jay Britto, Steven La Fonte, Dannyl Cubes, David Charette, Tamara Feldman, and Claudio Faria pose with Junkers Aircraft A50 Junior

Leading the celebration was Claudio Faria, CEO of Ornare Miami. “The Tastemakers award was created 15 years ago to celebrate the exceptional work of South Florida’s top interior designers and architects that we are lucky enough to work with every day. We’ve consistently honored firms like Britto Charette for their outstanding work and partnership. The award serves as a platform to honor their creativity, innovation, and dedication to shaping the city’s design landscape. Additionally, we are excited to announce year-round VIP experiences and benefits for all past and current Tastemakers.”

“We are absolutely thrilled to elevate this renowned event for this year’s Miami Art Week celebration,” says Claudio Faria. “In a week that places a strong focus on global art and design in Miami, we are deeply honored to curate a well-deserved celebration of the city’s booming design community, with whom we have the privilege of collaborating every day.”

Ornare Tastemakers 2023 event on Watson Island

Members of Britto Charette’s team, including Yulian Monroy, Susel Aleman, Pedro Cabas, Vania Garcia, Alexa Spizuoco, and Arianna Castro and friends attend Tastemakers


Miami’s glittering nighttime skyline provided a dramatic backdrop for the Tastemakers celebration. Attendees, including architects, designers, developers, and brokers, were treated to a beautiful cocktail event on the waterfront that featured a floating billboard showcasing projects by this year’s honorees.

The brands honored along with Britto Charette were Creativo Design Studio, Fein Zalkin Interiors, Steven La Fonte Design, Studio Seikaly, and Tamara Feldman Design.

Ornare Tatemakers event

Ornare Tastemakers floating billboard

Ornare Tastemakers tablescape; Tania Bulhões           

Ornare Tastemakers tablescape; Tania Bulhões 

Additionally, guests were introduced to new products and collections from several brands including Shades By Design, Renson, Linarte, Junkers Aircraft, La Cuisine Appliances, and Tania Bulhões.

"Ornare has become an integral part of the South Florida design scene, bringing a legacy of Brazilian design expertise to Miami's Design District since 2006. Our passion lies in a continued dedication to serving, connecting, and growing the local design community.”

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Claudio Faria, Adriana Amaral, and the entire team at Ornare Miami for hosting such a fantastic evening. We are truly honored to have been recognized by Ornare for our work.

A big thank you, too, to the sponsors and vendors who made our time on Watson Island so special, including Junkers Aircraft, La Cuisine Appliances, Shades By Design, Grand Brulot, Valdo, Quinta do Parol vineyard, Tania Bulhões,  Lin Projects, Jordan Braun Creative, Power Collective PR, and Glickman Media.

David Charette and Ornare Tastemakers attendees

Vania Garcia, Arianna Castro, Jay Britto, David Charette, Pedro Cabas at Ornare Tastemakers event

Toasting the Tastemakers


Located in Miami’s Design District, ORNARE has established itself as a quality purveyor of sophisticated design solutions for kitchens, closets, bathrooms, and more. Britto Charette has a longstanding history of working with the Brazilian brand on high-end interior design projects. Our team is impressed with ORNARE’s custom built-in furnishings that are of exceptional quality and utilize state-of-the-art technology.

Want to learn more about ORNARE? You can find them in the Miami Design District at:

4040 NE 2nd Ave, #103, Miami, FL 33137.

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