Design By Choice

photo by Jeff Garland

French design comes alive in this beautiful guest bedroom created for the 2008 Junior League of Detroit's Designers' Showhouse. The ocean blue and natural green color scheme creates a restful retreat for visiting guests.

Elegance reigns in this traditional bedroom with a shirred fabric wall and custom bedding. Soft lighting techniques behind the curved valance provide light for reading. The quail fabric is by Scalamandre.

Antiques mixed with new furnishings create an atmosphere of relaxed comfort for this country estate living room. The rich color scheme adds beauty and warmth to the space. Fabric and trim for windows by Pindler & Pindler.

photo by Jeff Garland

A sunroom adjoining the master suite reflects the best design elements of the 20th century for this Grosse Pointe home. Luxury and comfort prevail in a room washed with natural light. Reclamier chaise by F. Schumacher.

photo by Justin Maconochie

The children's study adjacent to the kitchen of this Birmingham home provides an area in which to do school work and keep projects organized. Warm butterscotch walls give a sense of happiness. Glass tile by Beaver Tile.

A sense of tranquility and peace is captured in this spa inspired bedroom. A pair of ottomans at the foot of the bed compliment the transitional style of the room. The custom headboard features Robert Allen fabric.

photo by Jeff Garland

Warm gray walls greet guests with colors that reflect the moody greens and blues of Lake St. Clair in this beautiful Grosse Pointe home. Window treatments that embrace the recessed windows soften the foyer walls.

Comfort and elegance merge into the transitional style of this beautiful lakeside home. The beach inspired color scheme is contrasted with an ebony hardwood floor and classic furniture by Vanguard and Baker, Knapp & Tubbs.

Design Philosophy

Passion for design and a commitment to each client's needs are the motivating forces for Renea. Her goal is for each space she designs to be classic and timeless. Careful attention to detail during the design process assures that each room is beautiful and functional. An eclectic blending of diverse styles and cultures make each room unique and personal to the client. Renea's client driven philosophy leads to rooms that fully express a client's personality and desires.


We are a full service design firm accepting residential and commercial projects of all sizes. We do everything from consultations to full project management. Knowledge of architectural elements and technical aspects of a project allow us to work effectively with contractors. Construction specification and remodeling, space planning, kitchen & bath design, furniture, custom window treatments, accessories, restaging and builder's models are just a few of the services that we offer.

Fee Methods

Hourly plus commission. Flat fee available for large scale projects. Retainer required for projects exceeding consultation.

Complimentary Consultation


Additional Info

Design by Choice LLC has been serving clients' needs since 1993. Renea is an Allied Member of ASID and a graduate of Baker College with an interior design degree. Her work has been published locally as well as nationally. She is a frequent speaker at community events and is an educator in interior design. She has done work throughout Michigan and southern states. Her long standing relationships with her clients is a testimony to her commitment to excellence.