Design Tips

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

MDC’s All-American Road Trip: The Southeast

Summer is officially in full-swing and we’re hitting the road! So pack your bags, buckle up, and join us as we travel around this great nation of ours – exploring the people, places, and companies behind the quality furnishings found throughout our showrooms.

Diane Hancock, AIA, LEED AP, Diane Hancock Designs | photo by Taro Yamasaki

Monday, June 1, 2015

Color Matters

Color is a powerful tool that can make a room feel calm, cheerful, comfortable or energetic. We asked a few top designers to share how they incorporate color into their designs.

Rita O’Brien IDS, Rita O’Brien Design Group | photo by Jeff Garland

Monday, May 4, 2015


May is officially upon us, which means the weather is warmer, the flowers are blooming, and remodeling projects are getting underway. While it may seem a daunting task, remodeling can add function to your most used spaces and value to your home.

Left: Kravet, suite 105 | Right: Pollack at Tennant & Associates, suite 61

Monday, April 6, 2015

Green Design

With Earth Day right around the corner, we’re highlighting a few of the many products at MDC that are environmentally sustainable. Whether it’s flooring, fabric, surface materials or windowcoverings, we’ve got the goods you’ll feel good about putting in your home.

1. REPLACE HEAVY DRAPES. Design by AMW Studio | Photo by Michael Weinstein

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Spring Refresh

March brings renewal and warmth to the outdoors, but also inspiration for the indoors. We all feel the need to clean up after months of hibernation and breathe life into the space we call home, but sometimes we don’t know where to start.

Left: “Mom’s Time Out” by Conway Interiors | Right: "Collector’s Gallery” by David & Davis Home

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Design 2 Ways is a Hit!

Our recent “Design 2 Ways” event attracted more than 350 guests and collected over $1500 for the event’s charity partner, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center’s ArtAccess Program.