The Black Goose Design Blog

Design with Color Using the 2020 Benjamin Moore Color Trends

“A fresh palette. A revitalized spirit. A soft, rosy hue blooming with potential. Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2020, First Light 2102-70, is the backdrop for a bright, new decade.” —Benjamin Moore website   image credit: Benjamin Moore   Wow! Well said, Benjamin Moore! We at The Black Goose Design find your description of First Light 2102-70 to be spot on! It IS blooming with potential.     image credit: Dash & Albert   There was a time when this hue was simply labeled “pink” and viewed as a ...

Thursday Oct 31 2019MORE >>

Add Warmth to a Clean and Modern Design

The fire burning in this gorgeous fireplace isn't the only source of warmth in this beautiful home. The entire house has that favorite-blanket vibe. You can't help but feel wrapped up in it and immediately put at ease as soon as you set foot in the door.  Welcome to Michelle & Mike's home, designed by Denise Johnson at The Black Goose Design! “As a professional electrician, I see new builds all the time,” Mike said. “There is definitely a trend towards bright ...

Thursday Oct 24 2019MORE >>

A Unique Building, A Fascinating History

“It’s a wonderful building! I drove by it nearly every day, and each time I’d pass, it would catch my eye. Then, one day, it came up for sale! I said to my husband, ‘We’ve got to buy it!’ He asked what for and I told him we’d think of something…”    And think of something, she did! This is how Nancy Long, The Black Goose Design and Gardner Village founder, describes her introduction to what is ...

Thursday Oct 17 2019MORE >>

Congratulations on 25 Years Denise Johnson

25 years! Talk about a milestone! It’s how long Denise Johnson has been with the Gardner Mill Company stores. It’s also what makes Denise the employee who has been with our company the longest. That can only mean one thing—time for a party!  Friends from The Black Goose Design and Gardner Village gathered together to celebrate Denise.  Denise with Gardner Village co-owner, Angie Gerdes. Little tributes to Denise were woven throughout, including plenty of cheese (her fav food!) ...

Wednesday Oct 9 2019MORE >>

Designing for Commercial Spaces

The Black Goose Design is known for home interior design, but did you know we also specialize in transforming commercial spaces? Whether it's taking an office from blah to ahhh or helping you decorate a brand new build from the ground up, we love helping business owners identify and create their ideal spaces.  One of our recent ground-up projects — The Wheel Room at Gardner Village!  Believe it or not, this gorgeous events space was once a dark and crowded ...

Thursday Oct 3 2019MORE >>