The Inside Story- What Designers REALLY Do

WHAT DO YOU DO ALL DAY? Back by popular demand we are reposting our "What Designers Really Do" blog today. We found  a deep interest in our design process and are happy to share it with you again. I recently met with an intelligent reporter who focuses on architecture and engineering in the media.  We had a ...

Antiques, A Passion & A Cause

I’m passionate about antiques. They individualize a room that reflects one’s own unique taste and persona. Pairing functioning antiques with modern or industrial pieces of furniture,  have been a recent design aesthetic I've recently enjoyed.  I believe the right antique can be used to break up the metonymy of a room. They can serve as ...

As Featured in “Best In American Living” Magazine (Spring 2013)

Lumens. Lamps. Kelvins. CFLs. LED.  How did the world of lighting come to be so complicated when all we used to do is flip a switch? Like most things in design, lighting is more sophisticated and offers more choices than ever. It is computerized, integrated and vastly more interesting for designers and consumers alike. It is vital ...

5 Top Color Trends for 2013

Beasley & Henley Interior Design has identified the Top Five Color Trends for 2013: Starting with #5... 5. Black/White. These staples are making a comeback. They were strong a few years ago, faded out and are cropping back up again. In 2013 you will see blacks and white as strong main colors on furniture, fabrics, cabinetry and ...

Architecture is Very Influential in This Modern and Marvelous Beach House

Architecture is the focus in this modern marvel of a beach house with vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the Malibu seashore. These groovy digs are located in Manhattan Beach, California. This ergonomically designed residence has everything the home owner desires while maintaining the reflection of Southeast Asia in its design and execution. The ground floor ...