Kevin Serba

Designers’ Go-to Colors

Whether you’re looking to make a bold statement or create a neutral background, updating a room’s paint color is a simple way to make an immediate impact. Several top designers share their tried-and-true favorite colors they rely on again and again in their design projects.

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Design Tips: Open Shelving

Renovations Done Right Recap

Recently, MDC hosted our “Renovations Done Right” event featuring multiple presentations covering a variety of renovation-themed topics from kitchens and baths to space planning, color, and more. Several of the day’s presenters revisited their topics and provided a recap with their top renovation tips.

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Vacation Homes

While permanent residences in Michigan are concentrated mainly in the state’s southern metropolitan areas, Michiganders’ vacation homes are located primarily in more rural areas in the northern part of the state with amenities close by. And as Michiganders near their retirement, a goal for many is to own a winter home located in a warmer climate such as Florida or Arizona. A few of metro Detroit’s top designers shared their clients’ relaxing vacation homes.

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A Tudor Transformed

So often, shelter magazines print glossy feature stories that describe the many changes made to a space that took it from so-so to spectacular, but we’re left to imagine what the space looked like before the work began. Case in point, designer Kevin Serba recently renovated his own Birmingham Tudor, the home featured in the cover story from our latest Michigan Design Center @home magazine. Kevin restored many original elements in his home, while adding thoughtful modern touches, to create a warm, inviting place to relax and entertain guests.

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