Design Tips

Amy Weinstein used twiggy foliage with orange buds and berries for a fall event. | Photo by Beth Singer

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Be Our Guest!

With Thanksgiving just weeks away, the holiday season is upon us! Many of us will be hosting friends and family in the coming weeks, so we asked top designers to share some of their favorite dining room designs, go-to entertaining tips, and delectable recipes.

 

Earthscape Home Products are 100% organic with natural latex, wool, and cotton for a healthy night’s sleep.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Rest Easy

While there are many different factors that affect one’s ability to get a good night’s rest, one of the most important is the bed itself.

Gail Urso chose eggplant walls to compliment the painting by Carla Mazzucato | Photo by Jeff Garland

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Color Gets Creative

While neutrals have a definite role in decorating, it is a refreshing change to see spaces that effectively use vivid colors.

This pool house was designed by Lucy Earl and Kevin Hart. Photo courtesy of Kevin Hart

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Fun Summer Hideaways

It’s no surprise that Michiganders love to be near water, and although our summers may not last long, that does not stop us from maximizing our time in the sun.

Linda Shears with her sisters in Venice, circa 2002.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Vacation Inspiration

We wouldn’t grow as people if we remained forever in our little corner of the globe. For designers, travel serves as a conduit for creativity and inspiration.

This vignette by Linda Shears demonstrates how utilizing a black accent wall does not have to be forbidding.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Renovations Done Right Recap

Recently, MDC hosted our “Renovations Done Right” event featuring multiple presentations covering a variety of renovation-themed topics from kitchens and baths to space planning, color, and more.

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