The Houston-based designer shares the power of collaboration, explains that fabrics are an ancient art and that velvet is the new leather.
From striking monochromatic palettes to texture-forward spaces exuding layers of thoughtful tactile notes, interior designer Benjamin Johnston knows how to make an interior impact. The art-minded designer is known for taking a classical approach when fashioning to life his modern, curated, cool spaces. Here, we tapped Benjamin to find out what he’s most looking forward to at this year’s WNWN…along with a few other necessary details.
Coffee or Tea…Coffee.
Town or Country…Town.
Fave floor at 200 Lex…9th floor.
Velvet is the new Leather.
Go-to Textile Showroom…de Le Cuona.
Fabrics are…An ancient art.
Furniture can…Inspire living.
Comfort looks like…New-generation performance fabrics.
Luxury for me is…Excellent customer service.
Design Muse…Steven Gambrel.
Next Passport Stamp…Mexico.
I’m a firm believer in…The power of collaboration.
The world needs more…Beauty.
What are you most looking forward to seeing this year?
All of my friends and colleagues!
Any panel discussions or showroom events you’re attending?
The WNWN lineup is always packed with fun events, and I can’t wait to see what everyone has planned!
Are there any collaboration projects you’re excited to see?
John Pomp x Kyle Bunting Rug Collection
What excited you most about this time of year?
The cooler weather!