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 ...

Interior Backgrounds and Details: Design Trends for 2013 and 2014

Interior Backgrounds and Details are key to successful interior design.  They are part of the ‘good bones’ of a space that support the furnishings and fabrics that are layer in later. Here are Beasley & Henley Interior Design’s top picks for 2013 and 2014.   (more…)

Modern Architecture and Contemporary Design Fuse at The Isabella Gardener Modern Museum of Architecture

Modern architecture and contemporary design join forces at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, a 70,000 square foot, $115 million structure in Boston. The museum is an open, airy, light-filled box that stands respectfully behind the Venetian-style palazzo, erected in 1902 by Gardner as a repository for her extensive collection of fine and decorative art. Italian architect ...

Interior Design Boot Camp: 10 Easy Steps to Start Your Interior Design Project Right

Too many people are disappointed in their do-it-yourself design projects, mainly because they don’t make the right decisions at the very beginning. Here are 10 Easy Steps to take at the start, to get your project going the right way. Step 1:   De- Clutter:  This is the big first start to getting into shape for your ...

The Inside Story – What Designers REALLY Do

WHAT DO YOU DO ALL DAY? I recently met with an intelligent reporter who focuses on architecture and engineering in the media.  We had a good conversation that eventually came around to the subject of interior designers.   Turns out that this well-meaning woman had almost no idea what interior designers actually do.  She knew about furniture and ...