MDI Featured in Charleston Style & Design Magazine

We are so proud of this feature in Charleston Style & Design magazine’s winter issue!  This Kiawah home was a new build, so MDI was able to work closely with the builder and architect throughout the entire project, resulting in a cohesiveness between the build and the design. The homeowners wanted a modern home with … Read more

Charleston Interior Designer Featured on Houzz

Margaret Donaldson Interiors was recently featured in an editorial Ideabook on the homepage of Houzz! Houzz is one of our favorite platforms to share ideas with fellow designers and property owners.  The article featuring MDI provides ideas about how to minimize distractions and prioritize pockets of time to enjoy simple pleasures. We wholeheartedly agree with … Read more

Pantone Color of the Year 2022

Every year Pantone, a color industry standard, announces a Color of the Year. This year, they have chosen Very Peri (Pantone 17-3938), a color belonging to the blue family with violet undertones.   Founded in the 1950s and headquartered in New Jersey, Pantone is one of the biggest names in the design and printing industries. It … Read more

Sweetgrass Baskets

Few things feel as connected to Charleston as sweetgrass baskets. The tradition came to South Carolina in the 17th century with enslaved West Africans brought to the colony to work on plantations. Early baskets were made of bullrush, but in the 1900s, basket weavers began making them out of sweetgrass, which allowed for more sophisticated designs.

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Meet Liz Dickman

We are happy to introduce you to Liz Dickman, who has worked as a design assistant at MDI since August 2020. Liz graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a major in Interior Design and a minor in Decorative Arts and has been in the design industry ever since. 

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