Marianne Jones

The Big Edit

As another calendar year turns the page, it’s time to start off on a fresh foot. That includes design, where a streamlined simplicity is the goal, such as this space designed by Laura Zender. Careful editing will reduce clutter, and rearranging items can create an invigorated look. A fresh décor can sometimes have the added benefit of clearing our minds. Whether they’re starting from scratch or refreshing a current space, professional designers offer their advice on editing a space.

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The Value of Hiring an Interior Designer

Some people know they could use an interior designer’s expertise, but they just don’t know where to begin. Michigan Design Center is here to help. Our pool of Featured Designers are the experts who can help you realize your design dreams.

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Why Hire a Designer?

Some people shrug off the need for an interior designer by reasoning, “Why should I hire someone when I already know what I like?”

But a designer can do much more than choose fabrics and furniture that reflect your taste. He or she can look dispassionately at your home and suggest what’s out of proportion, which pieces can be upgraded, what colors aren’t harmonious, what should go and what should stay. In their mind’s eye, they can picture a more balanced, less cluttered room and then achieve that look.

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Get Organized!

Great design not only beautifies our homes, it enhances our lives.  Here’s a look at how several of metro Detroit’s top designers incorporated clever organizational concepts into their clients’ homes.

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Winter Whites for 2016

Pantone’s 2016 color of the year will be announced soon, but we have already seen a dominant trend among recent color forecasts that is very fitting for the upcoming season; White, specifically shades of off-white, is the top color choice from paint manufacturers next year. Here’s a look at how a few of metro Detroit’s top designers incorporated these white hues into their designs.

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Great Design

A well-designed home often has several distinct design features throughout the main living area that merge together to create a beautifully-orchestrated home. Through the month of September, MDC will be celebrating great design features that make our homes special. Here are some of our favorites:

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