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March Connect! Events

This month, Michigan Design Center is kicking-off the first of our Connect! events, a new series of informal product presentations for trade members hosted by our showrooms. Each 30-minute Connect! event is complimentary and will focus on a specific design-related topic. These events will be held either in person, virtually, or both. In-person events are capped at seven participants.

Kravet Troy Named Showroom of the Year

Kravet / Lee Jofa / Brunschwig & Fils is honored to have been awarded "Showroom of the Year" for the second year in a row. This corporate-wide achievement is based on business growth, positive customer feedback, overcoming challenges, and great teamwork. “I am absolutely thrilled for our Troy Showroom to be named our Showroom of the Year,” says Sara Kravet, VP of Furniture at Kravet. “The dynamism of our sales team is now perfectly matched with our nearly completed showroom refresh. New furniture frames and fabric displays will serve as the ideal complement to an enthusiastic local design community.” Visit the showroom in Suite 105 to see their expanded carpet department and the introduction of The Peg Board – a digital kiosk to further meet the needs of busy designers.

Versace Now Available at Cercan Tile, New Expansion Coming Soon

Cercan Tile is proud to introduce Versace Slabs and specialty Versace tiles, now on display in Suite 94. Versace Ceramics was founded in Milan in 1978 by Gianni Versace himself, one of the most iconic designers of the 20th century that is synonymous with Italian excellence throughout the world. Produced using the finest materials and latest technology, the tiles feature recognizable decorative elements of the renowned fashion house.

COMING SOON! Cercan Tile is also excited to announce the addition of nearly 1,500-square-feet of extra showroom space as they expand into an adjacent suite. The expansion will feature a wide range of exclusive outdoor tiles to suit any lifestyle and beyond.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31 | 10 A.M., 10:30 A.M., 11 A.M.
March Mini-Sessions in the RC

Join Patcraft, National Office Furniture, and Laurie Tennent Botanicals for three informative 20-minute presentations at their booths in the Resource Center, Suite 84, on Wednesday, March 31.

The Latest

Vibrant colors like intense purples, saturated oranges, and lively pinks are a great way to add a touch of fun. These invigorating shades energize any environment, whether you make a big commitment – like paint or upholstery – or add small accessories for a pop of color.

Classic and sophisticated with crisp lines and soft colorways, Kodra is a timeless mosaic tile reinterpreted for a modern aesthetic. Comprised of recycled matte micro glass, these hexagon, square, and penny tiles are available in six outstanding designs.

Baker Luxe Collection marble accents

Clean, casual, and comfortable, the Baker Luxe Collection captures the essence of today’s trend-savvy lifestyles. Shown here is the Angelo Console, the Flute Accent Table, and the Chalice Side Table, all fashioned from elegant Arabescato marble.

Dawn chandelier by M2C Studio

The Dawn chandelier by M2C Studio is crafted from solid brass and linen tassels and is available in several patina'd finishes on the brass, with multiple choices in tassel style and color, and many options on size including standard 23, 30, 36, 44, 48, and 55” versions. All sizes include custom drop heights up to 72”, with optional chain drops for higher ceilings.

Fabricut Luxe Touch collection

Cozy up in the new Luxe Touch collection from Fabricut. These faux furs mimic the beauty of our furry friends and make for a delightful, snuggly accent. View the full collection in the Designer Furniture Services + Fabrics showroom, Suite 22.

Suzanne Kasler for Hickory Chair

Suzanne Kasler's designs for Hickory Chair provide a clean approach to home office furnishings. Shown is the Laurent counter stool, the Piedmont dining table base and top, and the Prado bookcase base and deck. Visit Suite 122 to view this beautiful collection in person. 

Nina Campbell Parvani collection

Nina Campbell celebrates her love of Indienne textiles with the launch of the Parvani collection. Decorative prints and embroideries are infused with characteristic features such as stylized florals with undulating stems and hand-block printed motifs. The designs are presented in Nina's signature palette along with fresh new color combinations.

Ironware Vera Sconce

Like an ancient hand-held torch, the Vera Sconce seems to be waiting for its owner to retrieve it. Elegant, finely crafted petals embrace its single “flame” – a halogen light – sending warm light to play against your wall. Pictured in antique bronze, Ironware’s Vera Sconce can be produced in any number of fine finishes by artisans in their Nashville studio.

New Modern introductions are now available.Theodore Alexander believes in using only the most interesting materials for both function and beauty. This allows their master craftspeople to create heirloom-quality pieces that not only last forever, but also give distinction and elegance to your spaces.

Love Affairs, a porcelain tile collection by Wow, is available in a variety of finishes, including Concrete, Calacatta, and Timber. Choose from plank or hexagon shapes in an assortment of earth tones. You’ll fall in love with the endless possibilities this tile collection has to offer.

Canvas to Cloth With Lantz Collective

Inspired by his personal artwork, Barry Lantz's debut collection with Kravet, Canvas to Cloth With Lantz Collective, is an on-trend assortment of prints and complementary solid wovens featuring clean, bright, and fresh hues to suit a myriad of casually elegant interiors.

Patterson Flynn Martin Country Chic collection

Casual, cool, and easy-to-use, the rugs in the Patterson Flynn Martin Country Chic collection strike the perfect balance between rustic charm and timeless beauty. While perfect for farmhouse, cabin, or coastal aesthetics, these beautifully made and seamlessly versatile rugs make gorgeous foundations or finishing touches for any and every home.

Kelly Wearstler for Visual Comfort Covet tall bath sconce

The Covet tall bath sconce by Kelly Wearstler for Visual Comfort features natural alabaster stone coupled with luxe metals. The organic carved alabaster pieces, set in a prong setting of rich bronze, possesses a poetic, paired-down luxury of easy refinement. Shown in bronze, the sconce is also available in polished nickel and brass. 

Valencia Oak by Artistry Hardwood Flooring

Valencia Oak from the Windsor Collection by Artistry Hardwood Flooring is a genuine French white oak 3/4” thick engineered plank with a hardwood stabilization layer for solid balanced construction. The distressed texture is finished with DuraArt+ Performance natural oil for a charming rustic look. Floorscore-certified for superior indoor air quality and qualifies for LEED credit. 

Hastens luxury bedding

Hästens believes working with other design disciplines is the secret to inspiring their timeless creations. These bed-crafters embrace new thinking and interpretations from the leading designers of today – especially masters of craft outside the realm of bed making.

Scavolini mirror and bath sink

New mirrors and bath sinks are now available in Scavolini’s bathroom collection. Mirrors are track hung for a picture-like installation. An updated version of the beloved vessel sink design, these sinuous lines are shorter for a cleaner, current look.