February 22, 2017

Ring in the New Year with a dazzling sophisticated look with gold accents, mirrored furniture and fur textiles to carry the fun holiday décor throughout the year. Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean that your home has to lose its sparkle. Here's to making the New Year a beautiful one!

February 15, 2017

I first read about a phenomenon known as “parasitic” architecture in 2006 shortly after beginning my undergraduate architecture program. New, contemporary additions constructed on old, often traditional homes were popping up all over architecture magazines and online publications. Images came pouring in of brightly colored metal additions on old brick homes and all-glass additions constructed on traditional homes were all the rage. These kinds of radical ar...

February 8, 2017

Reminiscent of still life  art from Holland and Germany in the early 1600’s, there is a surge of new still life floral wallpaper taking center stage in 2017 echoing the moody baroque vibes of the old world.

These florals don’t hold back- they are modern and cool and edgy. They are romantic and rock n’ roll at the same time. Florals, typically a feminine pattern are transformed into more androgynous looks with the darker palette.

Large scale wallpaper

prints li...

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...

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