February 2, 2017

With thousands of hues to choose from, selecting the perfect white paint can be a daunting task.  White paints can be notorious for inconsistency – white can change its appearance during different times of the day, or even strike unexpected undertones when placed against other colors.  Choosing the perfect white paint color can often be one of the most difficult decisions in a project.

​Here are a few of my favorite “tried and true” whites from Benjamin...

January 2, 2017

Happy New Year to our cherished friends and colleagues!

With each new year, we always see new design trends emerge.  This year I am thrilled to cast my personal predictions for 2017.  Exterior and interior, I anticipate two design philosophies that will see a sharp rise in popularity:

#1 Modest and minimal, yet well-appointed and comfortable.

Described by many as “understated, quiet luxury”, buildings and spaces of 2017 will be designed to feel authentic,...

November 16, 2016

For all who love color, these are a few of my ultimate “go to” resources for abstract color palette ideas and inspiration:




I often browse a variety of abstract color palette concepts while brainstorming for interior and exterior paint color schemes, as well as fabric palette schemes and accents.  These can also be helpful resources when we assist our commercial clients in develop...

October 4, 2016

Over the past several years, I feel so fortunate to have had the opportunity to design many homes in legendary Big Sky, Montana - one of the most beautiful and pristine areas of the American Rockies.  While all homes were thoughtfully planned to take advantage of the picturesque mountaintop views, each custom residence was also extraordinarily unique: combining each family's love of the mountain west with their individual values and hometown roots, their un...

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