Home Tour: Relaxed River View on Kiawah Island

The Kiawah River was the focal point for this relaxed family getaway on Kiawah Island. There are sweeping marsh views from every room, and we incorporated plenty of the homeowner’s favorite colors: blue.

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Home Tour: Classic Kiawah

Influenced by the Arts and Crafts style, this classic Kiawah home has custom wood details everywhere. Because it has glorious views of the marsh and golf course, we used a coastal palette. This is an island home, so we made sure everything was low-maintenance and comfortable.

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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:

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Room to Breathe

One of the most important concepts in good design is giving important art, furniture and objects room to breathe. That means leaving enough space around them so that you can appreciate them, either consciously or subconsciously.

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Decorating with Black Accents

No matter what your color scheme, using black accents can help define your space. Black helps anchor light or bright colors and gives the eye a place to rest – sort of like the period at the end of a sentence. Here are some ways we’ve used black accents in our interior design projects:

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April Showers Bring May Flowers: How to bring blossoms into your decor

What’s your favorite flower? Here at MDI, we love them all — from hydrangeas to wisteria to poppies. We also love to incorporate the beautiful colors of spring blossoms into our decor. Here are a few of our favorite pieces that blend May flowers with interesting design.

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MDI Won Three Awards at Last Week’s ASID Gala 2015

Last Thursday, MDI attended the ASID Gala 2015. Entries for the annual awards completion are from both North and South Carolina designers. And guess who took home a few accolades? We are thrilled to share with you that our team won several honors, including first place! Here’s what happened…

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