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The Finishing Touch

No room design is complete without the finishing touch – the design elements that complete a room and tie everything together. Whether it be an area rug, artwork, colorful accents, or a unique fabric, these top designers share how they created fully finished spaces for their clients.

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What’s In / What’s Out

Fashion in Design

The fashion industry has historically influenced interior design. Although fashion was once reliably the forecast leader ahead of design, today’s climate is different, with design sometimes setting the trends. Here are some examples of what we’re seeing this fall.

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Hit the Deck

The mild winter we’ve been experiencing has us eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring. Whether it’s hosting friends and family for a weekend barbecue or enjoying a quiet evening on the patio, here are some of the latest outdoor products, sure to help you relax in the great outdoors this upcoming season.

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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. Their vision was to create “a chic yet highly livable space.” Showrooms that graciously agreed to furnish products for the space are Henredon Interior Design Showroom, Kravet/Lee Jofa/Brunschwig & Fils, The Ghiordes Knot, City Lights Detroit, Schumacher, and Michael Coyne Design.

Krista and Tami took the opportunity to share some of their design tips after creating the vignette:

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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. At MDC’s showrooms, there’s no paucity of American-manufactured furniture, cabinetry, flooring, lighting, tile, fabrics, and other furnishings. Here are some you may wish to include in your next project.

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Green Design

With Earth Day right around the corner, we’re highlighting a few of the many products at MDC that are environmentally sustainable. Whether it’s flooring, fabric, surface materials or windowcoverings, we’ve got the goods you’ll feel good about putting in your home.

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