Ursula E. Benad

Ursula E. Benad (with Martin Benad) run the studio Atelier Benad for the creative use of color and wall decoration in Munich. They develop individual designs for private homes and businesses and offer regular seminars on color planning, wall decorating, and illusionary painting. Their previous books include Trompe L’Oeil Today and, in this series, Trompe L’Oeil Sky and Sea and Trompe L’Oeil Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery.

Books by Ursula E. Benad

  1. Book CoverTrompe L'Oeil Today


    From a countryside panorama in a windowless room to a faux mosaic wall, an intricately painted Oriental carpet to a soaring cathedral dome in a single-story room, Trompe l’oeil painting offers an art form ideal for contemporary interiors, adding color and aesthetic atmosphere and responding to specific architectural needs and situations.More

  2. Book CoverTrompe L'Oeil: Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery


    All trompe l’oeil painting uses light and shadow to create illusory forms and surfaces.More

  3. Book CoverTrompe L'Oeil: Italy Ancient and Modern


    For centuries Italy has exuded a mythical aura: in no other country do antiquity and modernity, history, art, landscape, and the graceful art of living seem to merge and coexist with such simple elegance as in this land steeped in over two millennia of cultural heritage.More

  4. Book CoverTrompe L'Oeil: Sky and Sea


    Sky and sea are the trompe l'oeil painter's favorite motifs for contemporary interiors.More