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Creating Cozy

Many homeowners want their rooms to be cozy and comfortable, especially here in Michigan, where summer gives way all too soon to an extended period of shorter days and colder temperatures. With the holidays just around the corner, we thought it appropriate to highlight some top designers’ favorite spaces that are always popular gathering places for friends and family.

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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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Window Treatments

With spring right around the corner, windows take center stage as our thoughts turn to balmy breezes and the sun-filled days ahead. Top designers share their tips for creating window treatments that frame the view and finish the room beautifully.

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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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Spring Refresh

March brings renewal and warmth to the outdoors, but also inspiration for the indoors. We all feel the need to clean up after months of hibernation and breathe life into the space we call home, but sometimes we don’t know where to start. We caught up with Featured Designer Amy Weinstein, of AMW Design Studio, and asked her to share some techniques for taking a space from winter blues to springtime fresh.

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