Celebrations – Global Diversity

With the world seemingly divided in so many ways, friends and designers Margaret Skinner and Ann-Marie Anton wanted to create a vignette that celebrates one of our strengths: our diversity. “It just seems like so much of the world is divided on whatever it may be and we wanted this to be that kind of […]

What are the benefits of an environmentally friendly/ LEED credited home?

Here are some of the benefits: Reduces carbons, making air and water cleaner, energy efficient. After initial investments, it will save costs on utilities, add value to one’s home, and there’s currently eligibility for tax credits. A simple way to start with one’s home is using low and zero VOC paints. Using sustainable products on […]

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Antiques in the Mix – Detroit Home

Three designers present two takes on blending the old with the new
Margaret Skinner, principal interior designer at Birmingham-based Margeaux Interiors Inc., is an allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), as well as a licensed builder. Margeaux Interiors Inc. was established in 1998 as a design studio offering design and building services […]

Earthy Browns

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A trifecta of beauty includes a Wesley Hall social sofa and Palecek Green Oaks wall pendant, both from the RJ Thomas Ltd. showroom at Troy’s Michigan Design Center, and the Due Process Stable Trading Co. Jinan rug from MDC’s Ghiordes Knot. The large clay centerpiece of candles on the coffee table and a […]

Ask a Designer: How to make dining room more useful

Special to The Detroit News 12:04 a.m. EST January 23, 2015
Q. My design dilemma is my dining room that is off my great room. It’s been a space that we really only use twice a year or so for a sit-down holiday meal or buffet table for the holidays. Our kitchen, which also has a dining […]

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Modern Design

Updating to ‘Techno’ and ‘Graffiti Urban.’
By Susan Kehoe, Ph.D.
Have you ever started what seemed like a simple remodeling project and found obstacles that made it ridiculously complicated? Margaret Skinner (Margeaux Interiors ~
margeauxinteriors.com) brings an expert eye to these issues because she has a builder’s license in addition to her design credentials.
“The design process goes hand […]

StyleLine – Artistic Bent

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By Jeanine Matlow Photos by Gene Meadows

 

Above: A table and cupboard that belonged to the homeowners join a new console and chairs in the dining room. The art above the cupboard is by Banksy, a well-known graffiti artist.

Finding the right designer isn’t always easy, especially when you’re new in town. […]

Designer Inspiration – Margaret Presti

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Designer Inspiration: Margaret Presti

The beauty of this space traveled all the way from England to this humble abode in Ann Arbor, cialis generic prescription Michigan. The homeowners wanted to bring a piece of their home with them when they picked up and moved halfway across the world. To avoid […]

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Cooking up Modern for Two Michigan Kitchens – Sherwin Williams

Two Michigan kitchens get modern makeovers with the help of Sherwin-Williams paint colors. One goes “modern-sleek-and-warm” with clean lines, while the other heads down a country lane of sorts, embodying a style its designer calls “modern farmhouse.” As different as the two are, their gray wall colors showcase one of today’s hot neutrals.

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