Design Tips

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?

Tami Ramsay, left, and Krista Nye Nicholas relax in the lobby space they created.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

July Lobby Vignette: CLOTH & KIND

Visit MDC’s “D” lobby, where you’ll see the July vignette titled “A Modern Traditional Sitting Room,” created by CLOTH & KIND designers Krista Nye Nicholas and Tami Ramsay.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Born in the U.S.A.

The words “made in America” are increasingly important to those eager to keep the U.S. economy humming. Trying to find specific American-made products – cell phones and televisions, for instance – may be fruitless, but there are plenty of home furnishings proudly being made in this country.

A stunning shot taken on the Italian island of Capri, located in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Photo by Jimmy Angell.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Vacation Spots as Design Muses III

We embark on the final leg of our virtual summer vacation with visits to Capri and Scotland.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Vacation Spots as Design Muses II

We continue our virtual summer vacation with a tour of Italy, which provided immense inspiration for designers Krista Nye Nicholas and Tami Ramsay, of CLOTH & KIND. In fact, they called their recent journey “a design inspiration trip.”