We recently stumbled upon a website with a highly informative “Frequently Asked Questions” section pertaining to marble versus granite. Understanding a natural product’s inherent qualities is crucial when building or renovating your home and can save you time, money and heartache in the long run. Below, A&S Sales, Inc. explains: What’s the difference between marble and […]
Community Cooperative has announced that the 10th annual Becoming Cosmopolitan event will take place Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. This year’s event will feature the theme, Havana Nights and will be held at The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in the Fort Myers River District. “We are so thrilled to be […]
Our office was lucky enough to preview the new Kravet showroom last week, now located in Naples, FL. A big THANK YOU to Amy and Michelle for making us feel so welcome. The showroom is stunning and we adored spending time with these lovely ladies!!! For more information about the new showroom, please click here!
All of us at Benson & Associates would like to congratulate our very own Michelle McCotter on her recent nuptials to her long time love, Mr. Sean Briggs!!! We are all overjoyed for Michelle and wish her and Sean nothing but a lifetime full of joy, happiness and love! Congratulations!!!
Eclectic styles blossomed in the United States at the turn of the 20th century. Among them was Italian Renaissance, which began around 1890 and remained popular until the 1930s. The Great Depression and World War II ended its run for a few decades. But it has since regained significant ground and is now frequently replicated […]
Better late than never! We just discovered that our owner and principal designer, Karen Benson, was published on the ASID website back in May. It’s a quick, informative Question and Answer with Karen about her personal style and background! For the complete article, please click here!
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A favorite staple of Fort Myers Beach, Charley’s Boat House Grill, has been in business for 41+years! This summer they will begin renovations. In collaboration with architect, Albert Dambrose from Studio A.D., we are currently working on plans to turn the existing dining rooms with their 1970’s decor into a hip, inviting steakhouse. Look for big changes this October!!! […]
Working with an interior designer on a home improvement project can be a time and money-saver if you plan the collaboration carefully. But first you need to understand that for all the expertise and creative ideas that an experienced interior designer can offer, there are two questions that only you can answer. What do you […]
Twice yearly, in the spring and fall, a few (lucky!) HGTV.com editors visit our design mecca, High Point Market, to get a sneak peek of coming furniture, accessory, lighting and fabric trends long before they make it to stores. One of my favorite trendspotting categories is color and believe me, unlike the greige/neutral palette that […]