August 3, 2020
Michigan Design Center Design News, to the trade
Sherwin Williams paint and Wolverine Cabinetry

10 A.M., 10:30 A.M. & 11 A.M

Mini-Sessions in the RC

Join Sherwin-Williams and Wolverine Cabinetry for three informative 20-minute presentations at their booths in the Resource Center:

10 A.M. – Sherwin-Williams: Picking Out the Perfect White Paint
There are so many options for white paint. This mini-session will give tips on which white colors are best for walls and for trim.

10:30 A.M. – Wolverine Cabinetry: The Pros and Cons of Custom Cabinetry & Stock Cabinetry
Is custom cabinetry worth it? This mini-session will examine the advantages and disadvantages of custom and stock cabinetry.

11:00 A.M. – Sherwin-Williams: Learning About Gloss & Sheen
What’s the difference between gloss and sheen? How is each measured? Differentiating gloss and sheen is complicated but important. Attend this mini-session to learn how both can have a strong impact on paint color and finish selection.

You may attend one, two, or all three of these complimentary mini-sessions. Space is limited to 7 people each session, so please RSVP to Emily or phone 248.649.2020.

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Locate Your Firm at MDC

If you have ever considered locating your design firm at MDC, we have the rare opportunity for you to make the move. Our Designer Studio spaces seldom become available. These Studio spaces offer all the convenience of free and plentiful parking, easy access to our showrooms, a dedicated presence on our website, participation in our marketing and events programs, and more.

For more information, please call Emily Crawford at 248.649.4772 or email

Scavolini kitchen

Coming Soon: Scavolini Store Detroit

Scavolini Store Detroit is relocating from Birmingham to MDC. Construction is underway and their new showroom will open later this month in Suite 37. As the exclusive retailer in Michigan for Italy’s leading brand of cabinetry, Scavolini offers an extensive product line for kitchens, baths, closets, and more. Specializing in clean, contemporary design, their team can design and install each space to the client’s specific needs.

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S Is for Style: The Schumacher Book of Decoration

S is for Style: The Schumacher Book of Decoration highlights Schumacher’s greatest contemporary patterns and shows examples of how interior design luminaries integrated them into stylish rooms. Pre-order today to secure your registration for Schumacher’s informative webinar series, included in the purchase price. The book will ship in September 2020.
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Photo by Martin Vecchio

Design Tips: Creating Work /
Study Spaces at Home

These days, more people are working from home, at least some of the time, and many students are dividing their time between in-person and online classes. Three top designers share their advice on how to make work / study areas clean and functional without surrendering beauty and warmth, an example being this home office designed by Dayna Flory Rasschaert.
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