Design Tips

Introduce fresh fall flowers in the kitchen and family gathering areas

Monday, October 3, 2016

Fall Décor

Autumn is a special time of year, especially in Michigan, where the leaves turn all shades of red, rust, and gold. With the days shorter and the nights longer, we turn our lights on earlier and spend more time indoors.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

September Lobby Vignette: Pamela Livingston Hardy

As you enter the “D” lobby, you’ll spot the comfortable-looking vignette created by designer Pamela Livingston Hardy.

Cheryl Nestro’s renovated great room featuring custom furnishings. Photo by John Carlson.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Designers’ Own Spaces

We enjoy seeing the beautiful work that our designers create in their clients’ homes, but it’s a particularly special treat when we’re given the opportunity to glance into the homes of the designers themselves.

Brunschwig & Fils’ bespoke upholstered furniture is deserving of being called “heirloom quality.”

Monday, August 1, 2016

Heirloom Quality

The words “heirloom quality” are often applied to home furnishings, but what exactly qualifies to merit the description?

Tami Ramsay, left, and Krista Nye Nicholas relax in the lobby space they created.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Born in the U.S.A.

The words “made in America” are increasingly important to those eager to keep the U.S. economy humming. Trying to find specific American-made products – cell phones and televisions, for instance – may be fruitless, but there are plenty of home furnishings proudly being made in this country.