MMIDG Interior Design Blog

Chiseling Down Your Countertop Choices: A Designer’s Guide

When it comes to selecting the perfect countertop for your home, understanding the terminology and material options is key. Let’s break down some essential terms and explore the unique characteristics of popular countertop materials to help you make an informed decision. Key Terms to Know Slab: A solid, rectangular surface from which your countertop is cut. This is the primary form you’ll select before it’s tailored to fit your [...]

2024-05-20T10:20:57-05:00By |

Effective and Inspirational Commercial Interior Designs

Looking to design or redesign your commercial space? This guide offers tips, tricks, and inspiration for creating a functional and stylish space that reflects your business's unique brand and culture. Designing a commercial interior can be a daunting task. Not only do you want to create a space that is functional and efficient, but you also want to make sure it reflects your business's brand and culture. In this guide, we'll cover the key factors [...]

2024-05-20T10:21:06-05:00By |

Interior Design Tips for Lake Homes

There’s something so nostalgic about lake houses—memories of hot summers spent by the lake, autumn getaways to see the rich fall foliage. Lake houses are the de facto settings for big family gatherings, girlfriend getaways, and celebratory weekends. A lake house is a place that draws people in, wraps them up, and invites them to stay a while. Over the years, we’ve completed interior design projects for several lake homes – some stunning, some serene, [...]

2023-04-05T08:25:05-05:00By |

MOUNTAIN HOME: Interior Design

The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina present some truly spectacular views. Anyone who’s taken a lazy drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway or hiked the Appalachian Trail knows its jaw dropping scenery. It’s no wonder that Asheville, Boone, Blowing Rock, and many other mountain towns have flourished into cultural hubs that attract visitors with their craft breweries, live music, and array of attractions. Renovating a Luxury Mountain Home [...]

2023-04-05T10:28:39-05:00By |

Interior Design Inspiration for LUXURY HOMES

Luxury Home Interior Design Starting a new “Signature Project” and providing luxury home decorating services is always a thrilling undertaking. The client is excited and they have a full slate of creative ideas for the interior architecture and interior design of their luxury home. The interior designer is excited to begin the new project with an luxury, upscale canvas. Initial Meeting The first meeting is always an adrenaline rush. [...]

2023-04-06T10:10:16-05:00By |

Finding an Interior Designer

Top 10 Tips to Finding an Interior Designer Whether you’re looking to redesign just one room in your home or the whole house, the process to find an interior designer is essential.  A professional interior designer will help you create the home you have always dreamed of, while reducing material costs, project time, and helping you avoid costly mistakes. The ideal designer will also make the process fun and a hassle [...]

2019-03-08T10:29:36-05:00By |

The Thick and Thin of Tile Selection

Tile is one of the most versatile mediums in your home. Selecting the best tile to use for your new home or home renovation project can be confusing with all the options available today. When it comes to tile selection, there are several factors to consider such as material, cost, placement, and installation. Because tile is available in such a wide variety, it can really bring some exciting character to your home.  Let it [...]

2019-03-08T10:36:20-05:00By |

3D Renderings Help Interior Design Process

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a 3D visual walkthrough is worth a million. That’s why our expert interior design team uses 3D visual walkthroughs and 3D renderings to help our clients visualize their design plans. Over the past 10 years, technology has been growing rapidly. The iPhone came out in 2007.  It totally changed how we think of cell phones. Similar technology changes in the interior design field has totally [...]

2023-04-06T10:11:02-05:00By |

Rugs Pack the Biggest Punch

The change you’re looking for to give your rooms new life, could be right under your feet! A new rug could be exactly what you need when you’re looking for a dramatic, quick, and inexpensive change. Here are 5 reasons you should turn to rugs when it comes to your next room make-over: Rugs are Area Effective Rugs have the power to affect the entire area that they’re [...]

2023-04-06T10:15:00-05:00By |

“TAIL”-oring Your House for Pets

Let’s face it, the minute we let a pet into our home and into our hearts, they become a part of the family. It can be hard to say no to our furry friends, and soon we find them making themselves at home and encroaching into every corner of our house. But we don’t have to let our homes fall into disarray to accommodate our pets. Here are some steps you can take to [...]

2020-03-26T14:18:12-05:00By |
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