About Faux Artistry & Designs

Faux Artistry & Designs
Transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary

About Faux Artistry & Designs in Naples, FL

Faux Artistry & Designs is in the business of transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. By working directly with builders, decorators, designers and homeowners, we are able to create custom designed concepts that are in perfect unity with the dreams and desires of our clients.

Our style has a fusion feel, so whether we are working in Tuscan, Mediterranean, French, Dutch, Old World, Traditional, Rustic, Contemporary or Urban Chic, we are comfortable bringing together one of a kind designs from concept to completion. Our work is truly art on a large scale. All of our work is custom, and we never repeat a design in another home or business.

Among the several services provided by Faux Artistry & Designs, our most popular is Faux Art. We design, create and apply faux finishes to walls, trim, doors, cabinets and furniture utilizing the best techniques, materials and tools available anywhere.

From Las Vegas to Dallas to Austin to Naples, Faux Artistry & Designs has been in business for eight years. In 2006 we started our company Faux FX in Las Vegas Nevada, but when the Las Vegas economy collapsed in 2008, we moved Faux FX to Texas, Ken's home state. After years in Texas and missing South Florida and wanting to raise our children there, we moved back to South Florida in January 2013 and changed our company name to Faux Artistry & Designs.  

Today we primarily serve the cities of Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers and Sanibel, but we also do larger scaled jobs in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas.

We can take on projects large or small, residential or commercial, new construction or renovation. We have worked on homes as large as 12,000 square feet and restaurants as large as 20,000 square feet. We work with our clients, not at them. We take our egos out of the picture because we know that, unlike us, our clients will be living with our work every day. Our mission is to create the perfect space for every client we work with, and our goal is to exceed every client's wishes.

our CREATIVE team

Karen Coates

Karen Coates is an artist, faux artist and muralist. After graduating from one of the country's top 5 high schools for gifted artists, Karen began her career as a children's muralist and later transitioned into the faux art arena. She studied at two major schools of faux art and apprenticed under the most successful faux artist in Las Vegas. Karen continues to attend classes, conventions and seminars to learn about the latest techniques, materials and tools. Karen is the project lead for all faux jobs. Karen can be contacted directly at 239.537.4761 or by email to karen@fauxad.com.



Ken Coates

Ken Coates is an experienced construction manager and painter. He has worked for 2 of the nation's top 5 builders as a superintendent of construction and built several large condominum projects in Miami and Las Vegas as well as four single family home communities. Ken runs the business side of Faux Artistry & Designs and works with designers, builders, homeowners and architects to create custom designs for each project. Once design concepts are finalized, he schedules, procures materials, performs base paint and repair work, and works with Karen applying the faux finishes. Ken can be contacted directly at 239.821.0517 or by email to ken@fauxad.com.

Contact Info
Faux Artistry & Designs is located in Naples, FL.

Phone Contact:
Business: 239.821.0517

Email Address:
info@fauxad.com

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CLIENT Comments
Our clients say it best!

Architectural Solutions
The team at Faux Artistry and Designs are well schooled, honest, and always show up on time.

George Putz
Very professional company. They completed the cabinets in one week as they promised.

Wade Neal
I highly recommend Faux Artistry & Designs for any custom finishes on any surface as well as natural stone work for counters, walls, or tub and shower surrounds on any project.

Wendy Rees
Of ALL the contractors we used, he was the only one who did everything he said and honored his word completely.

Rick & Paula Rucker
We recommend your company to all of our friends and are proud to show off the finished product.

Simone James
Their faux painting has undoubtedly become the WOW factor in my home and Karen is truly an artist!

Dat Don Nguyen
Turning the ordinary into extraordinary is your specialty, and I've never seen anyone do it better.

Sally & Don Rohde
They were able to take our vision and showcase it into a dramatic visual concept.

Tracy Abernathy
Ken and the gang at Faux Artistry & Designs always deliver my granite tops on time with a good price and best of all Great customer service.

Jim & Jan Stevenson
The work turned out beautifully and we get many compliments from guests on the finishes.