7 Chic Children’s Roomscapes & Tips

Neutral Playing Field “Ask yourself, as children grow out of their beds, share with a sibling or move rooms, could their ‘old’ room be adapted as a study or even a dining room? Little one’s needs change so much and so quickly, it really makes sense to go for a scheme that is multi-purpose, but […]

A Colorful Conversation with Martin Kesselman

He’s an ambassador for both Benjamin Moore and Farrow & Ball. He helped launch the former’s innovative Century paint line, and he created an original white, named “Elliyah” for the latter. Martin Kesselman a color specialist, creator of INCOLOUR and yes, the color expert who created a white paint. Color has been a passion for […]

Top 10 Home Design Trends of 2017

Wallpaper Everywhere (Even the Ceiling) Wallpaper has hit the ceiling in popularity! From Farrow & Ball’s “Ranelagh” wallpaper to Lee Jofa’s faux-stone ‘Malachite,’ wallpaper reached new heights in design. Prints Charming From the enchanting fabrics of ‘Once Upon a Time’ by Schumacher to the playful pops of hand-drawn design from Pollack’s ‘Piece by Piece’ festive […]

What’s Hue: A Passion for Purple

One peek into star Designer Alex Papachristidis New York City dining room will leave you plum — which judging by recent interior trends is the opposite of glum. Papachristidis deems plum purple a neutral, rather than an adventurous hue according to a feature in Traditional Home, feature, Setting the Table with Alex Papachristidis. “It looks […]

Seeing Red

The Benjamin Moore Color & Design Team annually forecasts color trends following a yearlong research journey. This year, the journey took the team to 30 cities across 12 countries, traveling nearly 100,000 miles to bring you… drum roll please… Caliente! GDG talked to Priscilla Ghaznavi, the Director of Color & Design Studio at Benjamin Moore, […]

Benjamin Moore: “Live by Design”

The next generation of designers is challenged with a lot more than just incorporating millennial pink into new design. They have to be dreamers, innovators and most importantly, creators. New students from The Alpha Workshops Studio School (AWSS), and their Decorative Arts Instructor, Carol Cannon, joined Benjamin Moore showroom director, Dionne Gadsden to learn about […]

Don’t shy away from decorating with dark colors—Here’s why…

Just before the start of the New Year, Benjamin Moore unveiled Shadow (2117-30), a statement-making, rich amethyst, as its 2017 Color of the Year. Ever since then, we’ve been drawn to many more enchanting dark shades. But these hues are not the easiest to decorate with, so to help diminish any fears, Benjamin Moore color specialist […]