The color that ties things together– GUILFORD GREEN. OUR COLOR OF THE YEAR. “A neutral that’s natural. A silvery green that works with, well, everything. No worries. No second thoughts. Just a brush, dipped in a can, whooshed on a wall, and a whole lot of happily ever after.” –Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director, Benjamin Moore […]
Every so often, the stars align and all the ladies of Benson & Associates are able to hit the town for a fun evening together! Our staff had a wonderful night out supporting the Fort Myers Film Festival, followed up by a delicious dinner at one of our favorite local places, Mad Fresh Bistro. The film […]
In a month’s time, the ladies of Benson & Associates will be traveling to Guatemala with Habitat for Humanity for 9 days to help build homes for families in need! For more information about their upcoming trip and future travel dates, click here.
2015 Color of the Year — Coral Reef (SW 6606) This buoyant, living color is neither too pink, too orange nor too red. Think of it as the perfect mélange of all three vivacious hues. Its floral notes lend it an upbeat and optimistic vibe, perfectly suited to celebrate a mid-decade year that’s poised for […]
Karen Benson has been recognized as Miromar Design Center’s February 2015 Designer of Distinction. Benson is a two-time Designer of Distinction winner having first received the honor in December 2013. Karen is the owner of Fort Myers based Benson & Associates Interior Design. With more than 30 years in the architectural and interior design business, […]
Jettison your bulky furniture and swap in pieces that are collapsible, multifunctional, and modest in size. From an energy-efficient lamp that occupies a pinch of floor space to an essential stepladder that folds flat, this latest fleet will help create grand effects in tiny areas. 24 Products That Will Transform Your Small Space
This season there is a move toward the cooler and softer side of the color spectrum. An eclectic, ethereal mix of understated brights, pale pastels and nature-like neutrals take center stage as designers draw from daydreams of simpler times. Remembrances of retro delights, folkloric and floral art, and the magical worlds of tropical landscapes restore […]