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  • A high ceiling is brought into proportion through color and lighting in this 19th century house.  The homeowner's family dresser was converted into a sink vanity and adorned with crystal doorknobs for handles.
    photo by Robert DiTommaso
    A high ceiling is brought into proportion through color and lighting in this 19th century house. The homeowner's family dresser was converted into a sink vanity and adorned with crystal doorknobs for handles.
  • An outdated 90's kitchen is transformed with Medallion cabinetry and high end appliances.  Fabric by Fabricut
    photo by Renee Rapson
    An outdated 90's kitchen is transformed with Medallion cabinetry and high end appliances. Fabric by Fabricut
  • A porcelain ledgestone tile provides a durable but stunning backsplash for this cooking area.  Cabinets by Medallion.  Tile from Beaver Tile.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    A porcelain ledgestone tile provides a durable but stunning backsplash for this cooking area. Cabinets by Medallion. Tile from Beaver Tile.
  • This tiny powder still has big impact with a glass mosaic tile floor from Virginia Tile.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    This tiny powder still has big impact with a glass mosaic tile floor from Virginia Tile.
  • Classic lines and simple fabrics allow the view to be the focus of this room.  Furniture from RJ Thomas.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    Classic lines and simple fabrics allow the view to be the focus of this room. Furniture from RJ Thomas.
  • Gorgeous silk fabrics set the stage for this romantic bedroom.  Fabrics by Duralee.  Chaise from RJ Thomas.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    Gorgeous silk fabrics set the stage for this romantic bedroom. Fabrics by Duralee. Chaise from RJ Thomas.
  • A bold floral pattern sets the stage for a comfortable bonus room retreat for teens.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    A bold floral pattern sets the stage for a comfortable bonus room retreat for teens.
  • This family room exudes casual style with washable fabrics and simple window treatments.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    This family room exudes casual style with washable fabrics and simple window treatments.
  • This traditional kitchen is updated with new cabinet hardware, lighting, furnishings, and accessories.  Custom table by Artichoke Interiors, chairs from RJ Thomas.  Fabrics from Pindler & Pindler.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    This traditional kitchen is updated with new cabinet hardware, lighting, furnishings, and accessories. Custom table by Artichoke Interiors, chairs from RJ Thomas. Fabrics from Pindler & Pindler.
  • Comfortable fireside seating provides a place to relax while listening to music.  Furniture from RJ Thomas.
    photo by Renee Rapson
    Comfortable fireside seating provides a place to relax while listening to music. Furniture from RJ Thomas.
  • Reflective wallpaper is the perfect backdrop for this master bath converted from a bedroom.  The 90 year old floors were salvaged to maintain the home's character.
    photo by David Yarnall
    Reflective wallpaper is the perfect backdrop for this master bath converted from a bedroom. The 90 year old floors were salvaged to maintain the home's character.
  • The crystal adored chandelier anchors the dining room mixed with new and old furniture.  The antique wardrobe serves as a bar.
    photo by David Yarnall
    The crystal adored chandelier anchors the dining room mixed with new and old furniture. The antique wardrobe serves as a bar.
  • A 1920's home gets a kitchen overhaul with a combination of farm and craftsman styling.
    photo by David Yarnall
    A 1920's home gets a kitchen overhaul with a combination of farm and craftsman styling.
  • A trip to Italy inspired this lower level remodel with gentle arches and natural materials. The focus is on entertaining in the bar area with a custom booth and high top tables with seating for twenty.  Tile by Virginia Tile.
    photo by David Yarnall
    A trip to Italy inspired this lower level remodel with gentle arches and natural materials. The focus is on entertaining in the bar area with a custom booth and high top tables with seating for twenty. Tile by Virginia Tile.
  • An old fireplace grate is used as an architectural element in the seating area.  Hand carved corbels adorn the bar front.
    photo by David Yarnall
    An old fireplace grate is used as an architectural element in the seating area. Hand carved corbels adorn the bar front.
  • The homeowner’s framed photography adds a personal touch in the sitting room.  The detailed ceiling makes this space warm and inviting.  Seating by Hancock and Moore.
    photo by David Yarnall
    The homeowner’s framed photography adds a personal touch in the sitting room. The detailed ceiling makes this space warm and inviting. Seating by Hancock and Moore.
  • A large bar area separates his and her sitting rooms.  Tile by Virginia Tile.  Fabric by Robert Allen.
    photo by David Yarnall
    A large bar area separates his and her sitting rooms. Tile by Virginia Tile. Fabric by Robert Allen.
  • Arches and iron accents are repeated throughout the lower level to exude rustic charm.  Glass and metal tile behind the TV add an unexpected update to an otherwise traditional space.  Tile by Beaver Tile.
    photo by David Yarnall
    Arches and iron accents are repeated throughout the lower level to exude rustic charm. Glass and metal tile behind the TV add an unexpected update to an otherwise traditional space. Tile by Beaver Tile.
  • A stone wall, vessel sink, and gorgeous granite make this small bathroom a Tuscan gem.  The painting on the wall was acquired from a street painter in Italy.
    photo by David Yarnall
    A stone wall, vessel sink, and gorgeous granite make this small bathroom a Tuscan gem. The painting on the wall was acquired from a street painter in Italy.
  • Wall mounted faucets and an arched shaped mirror add to the uniqueness and charm of the bath.
    photo by David Yarnall
    Wall mounted faucets and an arched shaped mirror add to the uniqueness and charm of the bath.
  • Adding an arch to the shower adds interest in this small space.  A combination of glass and stone tile were used for an eclectic mix of materials.  Tile by Beaver Tile and Virginia Tile.
    photo by David Yarnall
    Adding an arch to the shower adds interest in this small space. A combination of glass and stone tile were used for an eclectic mix of materials. Tile by Beaver Tile and Virginia Tile.
  • This seating area is fun, comfortable and non-pretentious.
    photo by David Yarnall
    This seating area is fun, comfortable and non-pretentious.
  • Carefully placed lighting highlights the gorgeous stone detail on the walls.
    photo by David Yarnall
    Carefully placed lighting highlights the gorgeous stone detail on the walls.
  • A flip top table and antique chair are used as a desk behind the sofa.  Silk tassels adorn the drapery that hangs from iron rods.  Fabric by Robert Allen.  Trim from Marie-Howard Showroom.
    photo by David Yarnall
    A flip top table and antique chair are used as a desk behind the sofa. Silk tassels adorn the drapery that hangs from iron rods. Fabric by Robert Allen. Trim from Marie-Howard Showroom.
 
Dawn Jacobs
Artichoke Interiors
2 East Washington
Clarkston, MI 48346
ph: 248.425.1745
fax: 248.620.0476
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DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
"Our goal is to create striking, personal spaces for our clients. We often use the homeowners’ existing pieces in our designs, but in fresh new ways. We love to mix new with recycled, modern with traditional. Understanding a client's wants and needs results in a space that is well designed, personal, and comfortable. Our tagline is "Love where you live."

SPECIALTIES
Artichoke Interiors is a full service design studio with a team of professionals who focus on residential design, home staging, and light commercial projects. We have extensive experience working with contractors and homeowners on remodeling projects, as well as space planning, furnishings, window treatments, flooring, lighting, and accessorizing.

FEE METHODS
Hourly fee, retail discounts, complementary consult at studio

COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION
Yes

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Over the past ten years, Dawn Jacobs, the owner of Artichoke Interiors, has completed hundreds of design projects. She holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration. She worked for a retail consulting and design firm before starting Artichoke Interiors.
 

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