Color & Colorful Spaces

We’ve had a stretch of gray days in Charleston, and while our neutral color palette helps cool things off on hot days, a little bit of vibrant color goes a long way when things turn chilly. Today we’re revisiting some of our favorite colors & colorful spaces.

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2nd Place ASID Award

We recently won a 2nd Place ASID Award for our Island Lifestyle project. This fun, colorful Kiawah Island vacation home quickly transitioned to a full-time residence as the owners loved the laid back lifestyle the island provided. Having space for their kids and plenty of visitors was very important for this sociable family.

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ASID for Fripp Island Project

This week we’re showing you our Fripp Island house. Last month we were honored with four ASID awards for three of our recent projects. The ASID Excellence in Design Awards highlights projects about the Carolinas Chapter of ASID that successfully address client objectives, demonstrate creativity, and skillfully solve problems in interior design.

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MDI Wins Four ASID Awards

Last month we were honored with four ASID awards for three of our recent projects. The ASID Excellence in Design Awards highlights projects about the Carolinas Chapter of ASID that successfully address client objectives, demonstrate creativity, and skillfully solve problems in interior design.

Here are our award-winning projects, stay tuned for a behind-the-scenes peek at client objectives and how we solved some challenges in each!

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Home Tour: Marsh View

Our clients asked us to design their Kiawah Island marsh view vacation home with the natural beauty of the outdoors in mind. Taking inspiration from the colors of the marsh, ocean, and sky, we used a soft color palette of blues, spring greens of the marsh and oyster shell white. The palette is accentuated by warm woods, natural texture and metal.

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Ryan Earns LEED Certification

Please join us in congratulating Ryan Vaughn on achieving her LEED Green Associate Certification. For our clients interested in sustainability, this credential affirms Ryan’s proficiency in designing spaces that have improved air quality, are energy-efficient, and conserve natural resources.

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Meet Lily Cannon

Please meet Lily Cannon, Lead Designer at MDI. Born and raised in Charleston, Lily spent a few years as a Psychology major at USC in Columbia, then moved back to Charleston to earn a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Charleston.

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