Her designs are meticulously thought-out, yet display a great balance of beauty and comfort – a laid back luxury that makes all of her rooms seem warm, inviting and well-loved. One of her clients described her as a cultural scientist more than designer, as she approaches her work in a vastly different way than most interior designers.
Instead of working on her own, avoiding too much client interference after the process has begun, she prefers for the process to be a client-focused experience. As a result of her unique and inviting approach, Behnke has become a sought out designer to the elite – celebrities, billionaires, fortune 500 companies, and even aided in the design of the Saudi royal family’s Riyadh estates. Giselle Bundchen and Tom Brady’s home is a beautiful example of Behnke’s allure:
The home seems like it could be a luxury resort – a plush retreat providing respite from the fast pace of everyday life. She designs her homes to be havens of comfort, sophistication and luxury. Here are a few more works by Joan Behnke that show her luxurious, chic and laid back designs: