Design Tips

Ann-Marie Anton’s “Art of Design” vignette | Photo by Jeff Aisen

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Redesign Round-Up

Michigan Design Center invites top designers to transform our lobby each month, creating an ever-changing environment that reflects very diverse design aesthetics. Designers select items from our showrooms, design the space, and share their tips for pulling it all together.

Ann Sacks Kallista console, Baker print, Maitland-Smith sculpture, Hickory Chair armless chairs

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

2015 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is in full swing, which means the search for the perfect gift is on. Let our 2015 Gift Guide do the shopping for you. Members of the MDC management team visited our showrooms and selected a few of their favorite finds that they would like for their own homes.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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.

Photos courtesy of Dan Davis

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Perfect Host

With Halloween behind us, we are officially into the holiday season. Many of us will be hosting friends and family in the coming weeks, so we thought it appropriate to ask a few of our designers for some of their top entertaining tips:

Sharon Kory Interiors | Photo by Jeff Garland

Thursday, October 1, 2015

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.

Colleen Farrell Design | photo by Beth Singer

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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.

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