Bringing the Wild Indoors: The Jungle Book Mural

Bringing the Wild Indoors: The Jungle Book Mural

I recently worked with a client in the Gold Coast who wanted to create something very special in her son’s nursery. After meeting to discuss concepts, we agreed upon “The Jungle Book” as an ideal theme. This idea evolved into a plan to create an elaborate mural on all four walls of the room, which […]

The Influence of Room Colors: Red

The Influence of Room Colors: Red

Colors behave in three basic ways : active, passive, and neutral. Red is an active color that exerts a very powerful effect. Red adds a higher sense of energy in a room than most other colors. If you want to create excitement in a room, then red is a good color to include – especially […]

Minnihan Painting helps win Commission on Chicago Landmarks 2011 Preservation Excellence Award for vintage White Castle building with skilled faux finishing

Minnihan Painting helps win Commission on Chicago Landmarks 2011 Preservation Excellence Award for vintage White Castle building with skilled faux finishing

In early 2011, Joel Berman of Joel Berman Architecture & Design referred Minnihan Painting to work on the renovation of one of Chicago’s oldest White Castle buildings, currently occupied by Chef Luciano & Gourmet Chicken. It was quite a change of pace from the high end interiors we usually work in! We were presented with […]