5 Biggest Decorating Mistakes & How To Fix Them

Your home may have the look and feel you've desired, but there's something's that can be reflected upon, in a mindful manner. There may be a few design ideas that can be improved upon. I have noticed barriers that people struggle with and I  would like to share a few ways you can break through them. Below are the ...

Black Walls in Interior Design = Gorgeous Drama for your Home

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White walls might be a thing of the past, but black?  Many peoples initial reaction is the same, but they soon realize how strikingly dramatic this style can be.  Metals, metallics, pops of color and white pair beautifully against this black backdrop.  My favorite style, Hollywood Regency, would be stunning with black walls incorporated.  Really ...

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 ...

ARTWORK – ONE OF THE FIVE FOUNDATIONS of Good Design

The ART of ART Key to successful interior design, Artwork is one of Beasley & Henley’s FIVE FOUNDATIONS of Good Design.   Artwork serves both an emotional and practical function in a space, tying the space together and bringing unity to sometimes disparate elements.  The color, subject matter, theme, even the framing, are critical to the completion ...

How-DO-They-Do-That?!

Here is another great picture from the  How-DO-They-Do-That?! file. This home in Naples was about 10,000 square feet and had a nice flow to it from the architect Mark Nasrallah.  On the interior detailing and interior design side, we added everything.  Here is a picture of completed living room with all the details and furnishings.  Such ...