November 2012

5 Obsessions: Craft Spaces

by krystyl alexander on November 27, 2012

Here’s 5 of our favorite craft spaces!  Organization can be easy to achieve with spaces like these! Images: 1. Houzz, 2. Houzz, 3. Houzz, 4. HGTV, 5. California Closets  


Books on our Shelves: Inspired Styles

by krystyl alexander on November 22, 2012

“Inspired Styles” by Assouline invites readers to discover their creative processes through designer anecdotes.  Each designer describes what inspires and guides their unique and world-appreciated aesthetic. With vibrant photographs depicting their work and first-person texts by the designers themselves, “Inspired Styles” is not only an object of art, it is a valuable reference for both […]


Mood Rooms: Browns

by krystyl alexander on November 20, 2012

The colors that we see everyday can directly affect moods, feelings and emotions.  Color is a strong interpretive tool and is often used to signal action, influence mood, and cause physiological reactions.  Here at Benedict August, we often use colors to represent the range of personalities we see in our clients.  Here’s a room made […]


5 Obsessions: Vases

by krystyl alexander on November 13, 2012

Whether your arranging flowers, creating a centerpiece, or simply making a statement, here’s 5 vases we think are amazing!   Images: 1. Etsy, 2. Ferm Living, 3. The Land of Nod, 4. Lowe’s, 5. Etsy


It’s a Material World: Menswear and Wool

by krystyl alexander on November 1, 2012

  Image: Pinterest We love menswear fabrics!  They’re perfect for indoor upholstery on sofas, chairs, ottomans, and so much more!  Wool fabrics are great for the wintertime because of their warm color hues and soft, durable textures!