Baker Furniture

What Makes a Classic?

Design trends come and go and what seems popular today may be passé tomorrow. Good news! There are many timeless designs with staying power that can keep our homes fresh and current for years to come. Top designers and MDC showroom managers share their favorites.

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Wrapping It Up

“Trend forecasting” is always a hot topic this time of year, but we thought we would take a different approach and ask designers and showroom staff what design trends they believe have overstayed their welcome. Conversely, we were curious to learn the trends they have seen emerge recently and believe will continue to gain steam in 2017.

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Treat Yourself!

With the holidays officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for gift-givers everywhere to treat themselves to something special. We asked some of the area’s top designers which particular design elements they “splurge” on, and which elements they take a more modest approach with, leaving their clients happy while also staying within budget.

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Historic Roots

Whether it’s an heirloom cabinet in a contemporary bedroom, or a modern home with antique furnishings, many great designs are inspired by elements of the past. Take a look at the new release of Michigan Design Center @home to see how today’s hottest design trends give a nod to earlier times.

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