May 3, 2021
Michigan Design Center Design News to the trade

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 | 3 - 6 P.M. | SUITE 33
The Gallery of Luxury Grand Opening Celebration

The Gallery of Luxury invites you to attend a Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, May 5, from 3 - 6 p.m. in Suite 33. Stop by and enjoy some festive Cinco de Mayo-themed drinks and hors d’oeuvres and view their extensive selection of furniture from leading European contemporary manufacturers. Also on display are several art pieces created by local artists. Click here to RSVP or call 248.839.5188 with a half-hour window you intend to visit so we may abide by the health guidelines issued by the State of Michigan. Due to the limitations on indoor social gatherings, only 10 guests may attend the celebration at a time.

woman and dog in new kitchen

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 | 10 A.M. | SUITE 93
Connect!: “Creating a Functional, Organized, and Stylish Kitchen”

Organizing a kitchen can be a daunting task. As the main hub of most appliances, cookware, and on-hand gadgets, the never-ending accessories and food storage, kitchens can fill up fast. Trade members are invited to join the kitchen design experts at E.W. Kitchens for ways to incorporate storage functionality in kitchens while never forgetting the importance of style. Gift bags will be provided to those attending. Space is limited. If you are interested in attending this in-person event, please call Emily McDonald at 248.649.4772 or email

Connect! is a series of informal product presentations for trade members hosted by our showrooms. Each 30-minute event is complimentary and will focus on a specific design-related topic.

Lawrence Street Gallery painting. Mont Surfaces. Sherwin Williams colors

TUESDAY, MAY 18 | 10, 10:30 & 11 A.M.
Mini-Sessions in the RC

Join Lawrence Street Gallery, Mont Surfaces, and Sherwin-Williams for three informative 20-minute presentations at their booths in the Resource Center, Suite 84.

Interested in learning about the Ferndale fine arts gallery, Lawrence Street Gallery? They are an affordable original fine arts gallery that exhibits new artwork every month. Come learn about discounts for designers, personal access to local area artists, affordable fine art, art commissions, and their easy-to-use website.

Come learn how to choose the right materials for your countertops and surfaces. There are so many options: natural stone (granite, marble, and quartzite), porcelain panels, Mont engineered quartz, and more. Learn which Mont surfaces will be the best fit for your space! All attendees will be registered to win a special gift.

This session is back by popular demand! White design elements are on trend now more than ever. Join Danielle Stallings from Sherwin-Williams as she reveals tips and tricks for selecting the perfect white paint color for walls, trim, and ceilings. Learn how different products and sheens can influence your white selections. Participants will receive a tips and tricks guide, a color card of their most popular whites, and can enter a raffle for a fun prize.

You may attend one, two, or all three of these complimentary mini-sessions. Space is limited to seven people each session, so please RSVP to Emily McDonald at 248.649.4772 or email here.

Artistic Frame chairs

New Chairs at Tennant

Tennant & Associates invites you to see their latest chair delivery from Artistic Frame. Artistic Frame chairs are found in the finest homes, restaurants, hotels, palaces, and embassies across six continents. Stop by Suite 61 to see these beautiful chairs that can be customized to meet your design needs.

Schumacher x Margaux shoes

Coming Soon:
Schumacher x Margaux

Schumacher is excited to announce its new collection with Margaux, featuring a collection of five timeless and best-selling shoe silhouettes in colorful Schumacher fabric! Choose between a ballet mule in Schumacher’s classic Provençal motif Le Castellet, a pointed ballet flat in romantic Cassis Floral, a linen mule embellished with a classic Campagne bow, a ballet flat in small-scale banded floral Cabanon Stripe, or a flat sandal in iconic Exotic Butterfly. The collection is available exclusively on starting May 11. Click here for more information.

Photo by Beth Singer

Design Tips: Get it Together – Organization Tips for the Whole House

Clutter can increase stress and anxiety, so it comes as no surprise that many homeowners desire orderly spaces to keep organized and focused. From high-traffic mudrooms to multi-functional bathrooms, five design experts share their top tips to keep your home neat and tidy.


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