Design Tips

Living room with built-in storage by Amanda Sinistaj | Photo by Beth Singer

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Wrapping It Up

“Trend forecasting” is always a hot topic this time of year, but we thought we would take a different approach and ask designers and showroom staff what design trends they believe have overstayed their welcome.

Bedroom designed by Sharon Kory | photo by Beth Singer

Monday, October 31, 2016

You’ll Thank Us!

Thanksgiving is a special time of year that calls us to gather with family members, enjoy a wonderful feast, and reminisce on cherished memories while creating new ones.

Introduce fresh fall flowers in the kitchen and family gathering areas

Monday, October 3, 2016

Fall Décor

Autumn is a special time of year, especially in Michigan, where the leaves turn all shades of red, rust, and gold. With the days shorter and the nights longer, we turn our lights on earlier and spend more time indoors.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

September Lobby Vignette: Pamela Livingston Hardy

As you enter the “D” lobby, you’ll spot the comfortable-looking vignette created by designer Pamela Livingston Hardy.

Cheryl Nestro’s renovated great room featuring custom furnishings. Photo by John Carlson.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Designers’ Own Spaces

We enjoy seeing the beautiful work that our designers create in their clients’ homes, but it’s a particularly special treat when we’re given the opportunity to glance into the homes of the designers themselves.

Brunschwig & Fils’ bespoke upholstered furniture is deserving of being called “heirloom quality.”

Monday, August 1, 2016

Heirloom Quality

The words “heirloom quality” are often applied to home furnishings, but what exactly qualifies to merit the description?