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 ...

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…)

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 ...

Don’t Make These 5 Common Design Mistakes

Good morning Design Fans!  We picked this blog from designer Meredith Marlowe... she hits the nail on the head with these common design mistakes.  Are you making them?? I am all about breaking the rules and pushing the boundaries of design, however there are some things that just do not work and are just bad design. Here is a ...

Top Design Trend 2013: Natural Wood Flooring

Wood flooring has seen a resurgence in its popularity for the last few years, but the latest spin on this old favorite  is the flooring trend toward LIGHT or NATURAL wood flooring. Light colors or natural surfaces look gorgeous in our minimalist environments.  They add warmth to a modern interior and they a compliment the look of ...

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 ...