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  • A cozy conversation area within a large great room setting in which geometric patterns are mixed with precision, along with classic modern touches, resulting in a new kind of elegance.
    photo by Beth Singer
    A cozy conversation area within a large great room setting in which geometric patterns are mixed with precision, along with classic modern touches, resulting in a new kind of elegance.
  • Hotel-style panache using crystal, metal, riveted mirror, and lively geometric wall covering. Tomato red upholstery and a charcoal painted ceiling add dramatic contrast.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Hotel-style panache using crystal, metal, riveted mirror, and lively geometric wall covering. Tomato red upholstery and a charcoal painted ceiling add dramatic contrast.
  • Homework stations with classic detailing and pops of orange. The nickel metal accents and animal hide rug look just right!
    photo by Beth Singer
    Homework stations with classic detailing and pops of orange. The nickel metal accents and animal hide rug look just right!
  • The upholstered window seat work station, woven blinds, lamp shade, fabric valances, and hide area rug are soft touches to the homework room.
    photo by Beth Singer
    The upholstered window seat work station, woven blinds, lamp shade, fabric valances, and hide area rug are soft touches to the homework room.
  • Contemporary kitchen with wet bar, pendant lighting, and a walnut slab dining surface. Underlit display shelves and integrated back panel add sophistication.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Contemporary kitchen with wet bar, pendant lighting, and a walnut slab dining surface. Underlit display shelves and integrated back panel add sophistication.
  • Classic dark wood kitchen and wet bar with white carrara marble and polished nickel accents. Glass and mirror are well integrated.
    Classic dark wood kitchen and wet bar with white carrara marble and polished nickel accents. Glass and mirror are well integrated.
  • Fornesetti plates add graphic energy to this rustic, but modern family dining nook. The chocolate brown is beautiful against the blue painted walls.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Fornesetti plates add graphic energy to this rustic, but modern family dining nook. The chocolate brown is beautiful against the blue painted walls.
  • A kids' loft incorporates reclaimed wood and practical, maintenance-free fabrics and furnishings. Green accents, subtle patterns, and fluffy textures add a youthful and hip vibe.
    photo by Beth Singer
    A kids' loft incorporates reclaimed wood and practical, maintenance-free fabrics and furnishings. Green accents, subtle patterns, and fluffy textures add a youthful and hip vibe.
  • Modern and contempory kitchen uses white and chocolate brown cabinetry and fabrics. A wonderful blend of classic and timeless materials including honed and leathered granites and marbles, as well as walnut wood.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Modern and contempory kitchen uses white and chocolate brown cabinetry and fabrics. A wonderful blend of classic and timeless materials including honed and leathered granites and marbles, as well as walnut wood.
  • A monochromatic color scheme offset by crisp white trim and dark woods. Planters with topiaries are tucked into mother of pearl lined niches. Very welcoming foyer!
    photo by Beth Singer
    A monochromatic color scheme offset by crisp white trim and dark woods. Planters with topiaries are tucked into mother of pearl lined niches. Very welcoming foyer!
  • Fashioned after an antique chest, this AMW custom designed vanity includes metal wire insets, and a vintage inspired white carrara top. Great proportions for this petite space!
    Fashioned after an antique chest, this AMW custom designed vanity includes metal wire insets, and a vintage inspired white carrara top. Great proportions for this petite space!
  • Banquette-style dining nook with beautiful Baker Knapp & Tubbs chairs and stylized still life artwork. Cozy and functional and elegant!
    Banquette-style dining nook with beautiful Baker Knapp & Tubbs chairs and stylized still life artwork. Cozy and functional and elegant!
  • Traditional family room with transitional furnishings. Floral area carpet mixes well with assorted custom pillows and solid beige upholstery. Ceiling paint matches walls and allows crown to pop. Dynamic floral art!
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Traditional family room with transitional furnishings. Floral area carpet mixes well with assorted custom pillows and solid beige upholstery. Ceiling paint matches walls and allows crown to pop. Dynamic floral art!
  • Classic wood kitchen with glass tile and frosted glass inset cabinet doors. Stainless hardware and island legs help to keep the feeling modern, light, and timeless.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Classic wood kitchen with glass tile and frosted glass inset cabinet doors. Stainless hardware and island legs help to keep the feeling modern, light, and timeless.
  • Glass, metal, stone, and wood are all elements in this comfortable, but stylish and elegant great room. The soft and monochromatic color palette is in caramel tones. Walnut wood casegoods are timeless.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Glass, metal, stone, and wood are all elements in this comfortable, but stylish and elegant great room. The soft and monochromatic color palette is in caramel tones. Walnut wood casegoods are timeless.
  • Textured carpet and monochromatic taupe color scheme are timeless. The view outdoors is soothing and fills the room with wonderful natural light. The Barbara Barry sleigh bed is classic!
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Textured carpet and monochromatic taupe color scheme are timeless. The view outdoors is soothing and fills the room with wonderful natural light. The Barbara Barry sleigh bed is classic!
  • Spa bath with display shelves and terry cloth upholstered Baker side chair. The dark wood is dramatic against the white fixtures and shelving.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Spa bath with display shelves and terry cloth upholstered Baker side chair. The dark wood is dramatic against the white fixtures and shelving.
  • Wood fireplace surround incorporates TV. Furnishings are monochromatic with a variety of texture and shape. Ottomans tucked under table provide additional seating.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Wood fireplace surround incorporates TV. Furnishings are monochromatic with a variety of texture and shape. Ottomans tucked under table provide additional seating.
  • Light blue and ivory bedroom with wing-style upholstered bed. Coverlet and pillow shams match for a pulled together look. Custom armoire adds storage and hides the TV.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Light blue and ivory bedroom with wing-style upholstered bed. Coverlet and pillow shams match for a pulled together look. Custom armoire adds storage and hides the TV.
  • Dramatic trellis drapery flank vintage Dunbar chairs and table. Black and white photography always looks great! Deep crimson walls and upholstery are adventurous.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Dramatic trellis drapery flank vintage Dunbar chairs and table. Black and white photography always looks great! Deep crimson walls and upholstery are adventurous.
  • Mid-century furnishings and accessories are perfectly paired in this breakfast nook. Vintage circular ceiling light, clock, and ceramic dish are spectacular elements in this setting.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Mid-century furnishings and accessories are perfectly paired in this breakfast nook. Vintage circular ceiling light, clock, and ceramic dish are spectacular elements in this setting.
  • Traditional, but perfectly minimal foyer has vintage touches and a perfect wall to display family photographs. Dark wood use is dramatic!
    Traditional, but perfectly minimal foyer has vintage touches and a perfect wall to display family photographs. Dark wood use is dramatic!
  • TV den with stone and metal fireplace, upholstered coffee table with nailhead trim and colorful Missoni area carpet trimmed in leather.
    photo by Beth Singer
    TV den with stone and metal fireplace, upholstered coffee table with nailhead trim and colorful Missoni area carpet trimmed in leather.
  • White lacquer custom vanity with glossy vessel sink and oversized organic patterned wallpaper look stunning with dramatic crystal wall sconces. This powder room is a 10!
    photo by Beth Singer
    White lacquer custom vanity with glossy vessel sink and oversized organic patterned wallpaper look stunning with dramatic crystal wall sconces. This powder room is a 10!
  • Small pied a terre in downtown Birmingham has perfectly scaled furnishings. Clubby leather chairs, mohair sectional, ottoman on wheels, and contemporary lighting say I'd date the guy who lives here!
    Small pied a terre in downtown Birmingham has perfectly scaled furnishings. Clubby leather chairs, mohair sectional, ottoman on wheels, and contemporary lighting say I'd date the guy who lives here!
  • A custom designed counter height café table with a steel pedestal base is a natural spot to gather. Art work is masculine and perfectly chosen to accent and give depth to this small space.
    A custom designed counter height café table with a steel pedestal base is a natural spot to gather. Art work is masculine and perfectly chosen to accent and give depth to this small space.
  • Old Woodward Kitchen
    Old Woodward Kitchen
  • Boy's bedroom mixes traditional and modern elements.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Boy's bedroom mixes traditional and modern elements.
  • A modern craftsman-style interpretation for this den. Built-in bookcases include custom leaded glass inserts. The metallic tile surround and built-in window seat add great depth to this small space.
    photo by Beth Singer
    A modern craftsman-style interpretation for this den. Built-in bookcases include custom leaded glass inserts. The metallic tile surround and built-in window seat add great depth to this small space.
  • Fireside vignette with modern wing club chairs in upholstered in teal mohair  and white accents for pop. Ripplefold sheer drapery allows for privacy without sacrificing the natural light.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Fireside vignette with modern wing club chairs in upholstered in teal mohair and white accents for pop. Ripplefold sheer drapery allows for privacy without sacrificing the natural light.
  • Open and airy condominium with oversized sectional sofa and white accents. A great space for grandma to entertain family and friends.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Open and airy condominium with oversized sectional sofa and white accents. A great space for grandma to entertain family and friends.
  • Cozy and monochromatic modern den with colorful abstract art and games table. Something for everyone in this space.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Cozy and monochromatic modern den with colorful abstract art and games table. Something for everyone in this space.
  •  Custom wood server and storage tower hang from limestone clad wall. Casual Thomas O'Brien furnishings are informal, yet elegant and timeless. Very family friendly.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Custom wood server and storage tower hang from limestone clad wall. Casual Thomas O'Brien furnishings are informal, yet elegant and timeless. Very family friendly.
  • A girl's bedroom mixes modern Jonathan Adler accents with previously owned pieces. The ready made panels draped around the metal bed are a nice touch, adding a lot of style and warmth.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    A girl's bedroom mixes modern Jonathan Adler accents with previously owned pieces. The ready made panels draped around the metal bed are a nice touch, adding a lot of style and warmth.
  • Tablescaping…a collection of complementary items placed on a horizontal surface…all working beautifully with the painting and Ralph Lauren server.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Tablescaping…a collection of complementary items placed on a horizontal surface…all working beautifully with the painting and Ralph Lauren server.
  • Autumn colors in this classic family room. Warm, inviting, and forever chic. Wood and stone fireplace surround incorporates flat TV screen. Casual shaded chandelier and floor lamps for warm light.
    Autumn colors in this classic family room. Warm, inviting, and forever chic. Wood and stone fireplace surround incorporates flat TV screen. Casual shaded chandelier and floor lamps for warm light.
  • His and hers vanities with tower and drawer storage painted in off white. White carrara marble counter tops.Traditional floral area rug brings in blues and beiges. Barbara Barry light fixture adds soft glow.
    photo by Beth Singer
    His and hers vanities with tower and drawer storage painted in off white. White carrara marble counter tops.Traditional floral area rug brings in blues and beiges. Barbara Barry light fixture adds soft glow.
  • Unique custom designed metal light fixture and stair railing by AMW Design Studio, Gallery Steel, and Richard Gage. Accent niche with metal ledge painted in a pop of Chinese red.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Unique custom designed metal light fixture and stair railing by AMW Design Studio, Gallery Steel, and Richard Gage. Accent niche with metal ledge painted in a pop of Chinese red.
  • Powder Room with custom walnut wood sink console and onyx vessel sink. Crystal and distressed metal accents contrast with taupe floral wall paper. Vintage, yet modern.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Powder Room with custom walnut wood sink console and onyx vessel sink. Crystal and distressed metal accents contrast with taupe floral wall paper. Vintage, yet modern.
  • Mud room includes loads of built-in storage, full length mirror, lockers, bench and hooks. Random pattern slate floor is practical. Big drapery defines the space.
    photo by Beth Singer
    Mud room includes loads of built-in storage, full length mirror, lockers, bench and hooks. Random pattern slate floor is practical. Big drapery defines the space.
  • Living room furnished with a combination of new and repurposed pieces. Eclectic and pretty.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Living room furnished with a combination of new and repurposed pieces. Eclectic and pretty.
  • Cozy dormer space with free standing tub. Stylized drapery panels add a touch of whimsy!
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Cozy dormer space with free standing tub. Stylized drapery panels add a touch of whimsy!
  • Double vanities with tall storage tower centrally located adds dimension as well as practical "behind doors" storage. Linear mosaic tile behind vanities adds texture.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Double vanities with tall storage tower centrally located adds dimension as well as practical "behind doors" storage. Linear mosaic tile behind vanities adds texture.
  • A lower level kids entertainment and game space with punchy graphics, urban themed art, and low maintenance furnishings is quite energetic!
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    A lower level kids entertainment and game space with punchy graphics, urban themed art, and low maintenance furnishings is quite energetic!
  • Classic mid-century pieces look fresh when paired with an upholstered banquette. A glossy custom storage cabinet fits below windows and adds additional surface for entertaining.
    photo by Michael Weinstein
    Classic mid-century pieces look fresh when paired with an upholstered banquette. A glossy custom storage cabinet fits below windows and adds additional surface for entertaining.
 
Amy Weinstein
AMW Design Studio
1234 Pierce St
Birmingham, MI 48009
ph: 248.321.0931
fax: 248.594.1967
amw57@mac.com
www.amwdesignstudio.com
 
DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
AMW is committed to building collaborative relationships with clients. I invite you to be involved in the process of creating a home that is a reflection of your lifestyle and history. No two homes we design are alike, but the signature qualities of warmth, comfort, serenity, and artful restraint are always present. I combine compatible mixes from a variety of styles to create homes that are tailored, unique and timeless. I love introducing clients to the power of great interior design!

SPECIALTIES
As the principal and owner of AMW Design Studio, my role is to navigate clients through the design process from conception to completion. I offer a full range of design services that can be customized to fit your needs. With 32 years of design experience practicing in Chicago, New York and Detroit, I bring vision, expertise, and professionalism to each project. My primary goal is to remain focused on customer service, budget and a commitment to authenticity and inspired design.

FEE METHODS
Fees are project based and competitive.

COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION
Yes

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
After training at noteworthy schools like Cranbrook, University of Michigan, The Penland School of Crafts, and The Harrington College of Interior Design in Chicago, and after many years as the primary designer at an established design firm, I am proud to have launched my own studio in 2009. I have a loyal client base and continue to grow my business by referrals and community involvement. My work has been featured in several publications and I have been the recipient of many Detroit Home Awards.
 

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