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.
Daniel Island interior design
Pantone Color of the Year
For the last 20 years Pantone, a cornerstone of design across industries, has announced a Color of the Year. To choose the color the company hosts representatives from various nations’ color standards groups for a two-day summit at a secret location in a European city.
Powder Room Design
Powder rooms may be small, but they are opportunities to let your personality shine. Guests love a delightful powder room, so don’t be afraid to be bold. At MDI, we love paying close attention to the details of this very functional space. Here are some of our recent favorites:
Home Office Design
Did you know nearly 5% of Americans – 8 million people – work from home? At MDI, we love designing home offices because they give us a chance to combine functionality, organization, efficiency, comfort, and aesthetics. In other words, we really get to flex our muscles! Here are some of our favorite home offices:
Design Studio Tour: Margaret Donaldson Interiors Expands
We’ve put the finishing touches on our newly renovated and expanded design studio and we couldn’t be happier. Our studio is our home away from home. It’s where we develop relationships, create, dream, and get inspired. This larger space gives us plenty of room to spread out vision boards, meet with clients, and display one-of-a-kind treasures and favorite accessories. (Stay tuned for a post on our current favorite accessories!)
MDIs Favorite Houseplants
Houseplants are enjoying a massive resurgence in interior design, and rightly so.
2017 Pantone Color of the Year
Each year Pantone picks a “Color of the Year”; a symbolic color choice that reflects what the Pantone Color Institute believes is an expression of a global mood. This year’s color? #15-0343, affectionately known as “Greenery.”
Interior Design Trends 2017
Interior design trends are taking a definite turn in 2017. Some tried-and-true elements that have anchored décor for nearly a decade are on their way out, making room for fresh, new interior expression.
Margaret’s Favorite Kitchens
This time of year most of us are spending a lot more time in our kitchens. Gone are the days of tomato sandwiches and cold shrimp lunches – Fall and Winter have us back in the kitchen making more elaborate meals and traditional favorites to accommodate a steady stream of parties and house guests. In honor of the hardest working room in the house, we’re reflecting on some of our favorites: