Category: A Closer Look: MCD Projects and Design Details

A “Gallery Walk” Challenge: How to Create an Ideal Setting for Monumental Art

Published: September 12th, 2018

What inspires the design of a room? A homeowner’s travels, heirloom rugs or a spectacular view perhaps, but I often find inspiration in a monumental work of art. People generally assume that large pieces can only be hung in large spaces on expansive white walls. I was thrilled to challenge this with a vignette I […]

Bedroom in a Garden: Design for Spring

Published: May 17th, 2018

Nothing like a Spring event to tantalize us with dreams of cool evenings in the garden. So when the River North Design District, along with Chicago Luxury Beds and Luxe Interiors + Design invited Mitchell Channon Design to create a bedroom vignette for their fourth annual Dreaming of Design showcase, we were drawn to Chicago’s […]

A Delicious Kitchen Re-Do

Published: October 19th, 2017

In 2015, I posted a piece about continuity and contrast, noting that “(they) are among the most important tools I have for imbuing a space with interest and personality.” Our recent design for a kitchen in a charming English cottage-style North Shore home is a perfect opportunity to demonstrate this! We previously designed most of […]