Design Tips

Lucy Earl's creative space-saving solution to accommodate visiting grandchildren. Photos by Beth Singer

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Design Dilemmas

It’s easy to be overwhelmed when confronting a design dilemma. When all hope is lost, a professional can often provide a solution that we never thought possible. A few of area’s top interior designers share some of their most innovative design solutions.

With Nuheat’s Mats, stepping barefoot on a bathroom floor is a warm experience.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Problem Solved!

Design challenges occasionally present themselves, but a little bit of ingenuity, creativity, and engineering can overcome these problems. MDC’s showrooms have several solutions to solve your décor dilemmas.

Phillip Jeffries Blur | Photo courtesy of Phillip Jeffries

Monday, December 11, 2017

Wall-to-Wall Beauty

Wallcoverings are back in a big way, adding style and flair to any room. The options in colorways, textures, and patterns are nearly endless, and the 2018 offerings available at MDC showrooms are making a splash with designers and their clients.

Virginia Tile Showroom Manager Lynne Moran says bold patterns have been making their way into tile design.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Wrapping it Up!

“Trend forecasting” is always a hot topic this time of year, so we asked designers and showroom staff which design trends they have seen emerge recently and believe will continue to gain steam in 2018.

Zanadoo Large Chandelier | photo courtesy of Arteriors

Monday, November 20, 2017

Lighting the Way

During the dark days of winter, indoor lighting, whether it’s functional or atmospheric, becomes paramount. MDC showroom experts weigh in with trends and advice that will put your home in the best possible light.

Linda Shears used an oversized art piece to anchor this mantel setting. Photo by Beth Singer

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Mantel Décor

The holidays are right around the corner and many of us will be adorning our fireplace mantels with seasonal favorites. But the holidays aren’t the only opportunity to dress up this key focal point in many homes.

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