March 2012

5 Obsessions: Benches

by Benedict August on March 26, 2012

Whether in an entryway, a dining room or at the foot of your bed, benches are both beautiful and practical.  Here are 5 we love! Images: 1. Noir, 2. Maison Luxe Home, 3. Noir, 4. Form 2 Function, 5. Houzz


Benedict August Projects: Pageantry Kitchen

by Benedict August on March 19, 2012

Here’s a kitchen in a Long Beach home for a bustling family of four! When they approached us with their unique needs, they had already been around and around and had concluded the task couldn’t be done.  They wanted to open up the space by taking out a wall and eliminating the laundry room, but […]


Dan’s Favorite Finds from the Vegas Market

by Benedict August on March 13, 2012

Hi everyone, hope you enjoyed Erin’s photos from Market!  Today I want to show you what I (Dan) found and loved at Market.  Our trip to the Vegas Market was a huge inspiration to us for future projects, and seeing all of the unique designs made us want to get right to work.   These are […]


Erin’s Favorite Finds from the Vegas Market

by Benedict August on March 9, 2012

Today I want to feature our favorite finds from our trip to Market at Vegas!  We found so many amazing and gorgeous pieces at Market.  We connected with other industry professionals, met some design idols of ours, found out about developing techniques in interior design, experimented with trending materials, and overall had a great time. […]


Louis Vuitton has worked with some of the top artists in every design industry from architects and painters to fashion designers and photographers.  This book is full of beautiful, full-color photographs showcasing LV’s work in every design field.  It’s inspiring to see how this artist has influenced designers’ styles all over the world!   Images: […]


Color Palettes: Spring Renewal

by Benedict August on March 1, 2012

It’s nearly spring!  The days in sunny Fullerton have warmed, the sun’s creeping into our windows a little earlier up here on the third floor, and all around us the design world is blooming with color palettes and ideas. We have prepared, just for you, a bright color palette for a fresh spring look.  This […]