Wild, Wonderful and Off the Wall!

I love finding off-the-wall furnishings! They are crazy but creative and usually fun.  While they are the wild ideas of today, they may be standard for tomorrow, so get a head start and check them out! Cocoon Chair -seating or scultpure? This chair is crazy but I love it.  It is so fresh and wonderful. What a ...

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 ...

More Trade Secrets!

We love this living room at a Naples, Florida condo we recently completed.   The entire condo design won lots of awards, but most importantly, it won Beasley & Henley Interior Design a very happy client!  Here are some of our  'trade secrets' for interior design, interior detailing and interior architecture!

Top Trends for 2010 and beyond at High Point!

I love going to High Point!  Seeing what’s new and hot in the world of furniture and all the incredibly creative minds that brought it all together- what could be better?! Here are some of the top trends for 2010 that we saw at the October 2009 High Point Furniture Market. (For more pictures and details ...

Welcome Back, Wallpaper!

Wallpaper is all the Rage! It’s popular, chic and trendy for interiors, from modern to traditional.

Who knew? For a long time, wallpaper was on the outs. The far outs. We were all tired of stripes, flowers and damask; and of course, we were tired just thinking about stripping it off. So what did we do? We turned to faux, washes and plain ol’ paint. All still great options BTW, but Wallpaper has staged a comeback! What happened?