Benjamin Huntington, born and educated in England, completed a BA with honors at Kingston University and then apprenticed with an exclusive London based architectural firm.  During his ten years there he mastered the highest level of fine cabinetry design and detailing in a full range of architectural periods.  Benjamin has designed and overseen projects ranging from town houses to large country estates for a wide variety of clients.  After becoming the youngest associate of the firm he opened and headed their New York office in 1987 and worked on a number of prestigious designs for an exclusive set of International clients.

Benjamin opened his own New York based design studio in 1991 specializing in high quality total interior refurbishments.  Since then he has completed a broad range of projects from a 15,000 square foot ski chalet to a 12' wide brownstone.

Over the past fifteen years Benjamin has become well recognized within the Interior Design community and has been active in a variety of community roles including serving the American Society of Interior Designers, the largest interior design organization in the world.  He is a recent past president of the ASID NY Metro Chapter and current president of IDLNY, Interior Designers for Legislation in New York.  Also, during Benjamin's time in New York, he has become a New York state licensed interior designer, obtaining the NCIDQ certification.

Benjamin has trained in a variety of Feng Shui styles:  Pyramid, Black Hat, Nine Star Ki and Contemporary school and has more than twenty five years of experience in the art of Feng Shui. He has worked closely with Feng Shui Masters: Sarah Shurity, Nacilee Wydra and Pamela Lawrence. He has made several appearances on television, spoken at national and international Feng Shui conferences and has been widely published in a variety of local, national and international magazines and newspapers. He teaches Feng Shui at all levels, from basic level to advanced courses for established Feng Shui practitioners.

APPELLATIONS

  • Current President of IDLNY
  • Recent Past President of ASID NY Metro chapter
  • ASID Professional Member
  • NCIDQ Certified
  • NY State Licensed
  • Certified FSIA Feng Shui practitioner

MEDIA / APPEARANCES

  • Presented many lectures at design centers; D&D, A&D and NYDC
  • Presented multiple times to Real Estate Board of New York members
  • Guest Juror in Interior Design for FIT & Parsons design schools
  • Presented & taught at FSIA national conference 1997
  • Featured speaker at FSIA national conference 1999
  • Featured speaker at 2004 & 2007 FS Conscious Design conference
  • Speaker at 2005 and 2007 FSII National conferences
  • Full Professor & teacher of basic & advanced courses in Feng Shui
  • Featured on ABC news presenting Feng Shui
  • Featured repeat guest on Talk America radio “within these walls”
  • Featured presenter at the Dallas & San Francisco 2006 Home Show
  • Presented at the 2007 – 2011 NY Architectural Digest Home Shows
  • Presented CEU FS course at 2012 NKBA NY chapter education day