Events

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 | 10 A.M., 10:30 A.M., & 11 A.M.
Mini-Sessions in the RC

Join Sherwin-Williams and Wolverine Cabinetry for three informative 20-minute presentations on Tuesday, August 11, at their booths in the Resource Center, Suite 84:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Sherwin-Williams: Picking Out the Perfect White Paint (Trade Only)
    There are so many options for white paint. This mini-session will give tips on which white colors are best for walls and for trim.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Wolverine Cabinetry: The Pros and Cons of Custom Cabinetry & Stock Cabinetry (Open to Consumers and Trade Members)
    Is custom cabinetry worth it? This mini-session will examine the advantages and disadvantages of custom and stock cabinetry.
  • 11:00 a.m. – Sherwin-Williams: Learning About Gloss & Sheen (Trade Only)
    What’s the difference between gloss and sheen? How is each measured? Differentiating gloss and sheen is complicated but important. Attend this mini-session to learn how both can have a strong impact on paint color and finish selection.

You may attend one, two, or all of the mini-sessions. Space is limited to 7 people each session, so please RSVP to Emily at 248.649.2020 or emcdonald@michigandesign.com.

The Latest

The home office has never been more necessary – or as beautiful. The Cascades collection comes from Sligh, a division of Lexington Home Brands, and offers a sophisticated and stylish approach to one of the most important rooms in the home. The design consultants at RJ Thomas Ltd. can help you find the finest home office pieces from Sligh as well as many other brands.

Wow’s Metallic Edition ceramic tile in a steel finish is available in five styles. Canale M is a rectangular tile with varying ridges, Mini Hexa Canale is a hexagon with varying ridges, Mini Hexa Contract (shown) is a smooth finish, Peak is a rectangle with geometric peaks, and Wave Contract is square with peaks in alternating corners. Choose the Edition that works for you!

Acid Wash TK Warmth

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York Wallcoverings Handpainted Traditionals

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Lee Jofa Carrier and Company fabric and wall coverings

Lee Jofa is excited to introduce its debut collection with Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, the principal designers behind Carrier and Company. Inspired by the history, landscape, and charm of the Hudson Valley, this collection of textiles and wallcoverings offers a fresh take on tradition using scale, rich color, and luxurious threads.

Ralph Lauren Home Modern Equestrian

Coming this fall, Ralph Lauren Home is debuting two lifestyle collections with Theodore Alexander, Modern Equestrian and Modern Penthouse. Modern Equestrian is reminiscent of the quality and craftsmanship of English saddlery. Iconic design and sculptural forms are realized in the Modern Penthouse collection. Sleek silhouettes suggest an elegant yet modern sensibility.

Hästens mattress

It’s nice to know in a world of chemicals and plastic, there are still 100% natural products out there like Hästens mattresses. Beneath the calm blue check exterior, Hästens beds are packed with sleep innovations. From the way they construct their frames to the thread count of the pillows, Hästens' team of artisans uses techniques handed down through generations to give your bed a soul and character of its own.

Baker Stately Homes collection

In its record-breaking fifth decade, the timeless Stately Homes collection features exquisitely hand-crafted replicas of historic treasures that grace the palaces and castles of the British and Continental nobility, the princesses, lords and ladies of the stately homes: Chatsworth, Blenheim, and Longleat, and palaces in Russia.

Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry has added seven fresh luxury door styles. Since all projects at Gardner Builders are made to order – with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary and everything in between – the choice to use an existing Rutt door for your cabinetry or to customize the design is entirely up to you. Either way, the finished product will be a true work of art!

Taking its name from the Irish word for beautiful, Teigen porcelain tile captures the enduring Old World elegance of authentic terrazzo. This unique collection is offered in both squares and hexagons, creating a classic look with a modern approach. Teigen is sure to make a statement in any setting. 

Cubist Chandelier by Kelly Wearstler

The abstract and bold Cubist Chandelier by Kelly Wearstler for Visual Comfort plays upon negative space and Kelly’s affinity for modernist art. This three-dimensional geometric sculpture utilizes the interplay between light and shadow with a distinctive, spirited voice. Both a large and small Cubist Chandelier are on display in the City Lights Detroit showroom. It is available in Aged Iron and Gild finishes.

Northern Dunescape #2 by Matthew MacDougall

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Fabricut Pudgy Pom trim

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Blue, white, and tan Pindler fabrics

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Naturekast Outdoor cabinetry and The Galley Workstation

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