We may not be able to travel where we want to yet, but that doesn’t mean we can dream about it. Here are some of our favorite new travel books that we’re taking to the beach:
For the last 20 years Pantone, the company that created a universal language of color, has announced a Color of the Year. This year, for the first time in history, they chose two: Ultimate Gray, a cloudy-sky color, and Illuminating, a highlighter shade of yellow.
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.
Today we’re excited to introduce you to Savannah Johnson, our Office Assistant and Design Librarian. Savannah is earning her degree in Interior Architecture and Design from the Academy of Art University in California.
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.
Today we’d like to introduce you to MDI’s newest member of the team, Ellen Underwood. Ellen is a native of Pawley’s Island but took a series of enviable diversions before settling down in Charleston two years ago.
One Vendue Range is one of Charleston’s loveliest addresses. Located in the historic French Quarter, residents have views of Waterfront Park and the harbor. We’re delighted to share our recent renovation project with you.
We have a unique project to share with you today. Dockside condominiums are one of Charleston’s most iconic properties. At 19 stories tall, Dockside is one of the few high-rise buildings in the Holy City. Built-in the early 1980s, the units offer incredible views of the harbor, downtown Charleston, and the Ravenel Bridge.
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.
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.