Category: Design

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Photo of a home that was designed while customer remotely

Problem Solving – Virtually Our physical office may be temporarily closed, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be creative and innovative elsewhere. In fact, here at Meadowlark, we would say …

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2020 Color of the Year Seminar

With each new year comes new resolutions, ideas, and trends. The same goes for decades; especially as we find ourselves kicking off a new one in 2020! As a design+build …

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Processing the Process (and wondering if we’re lost?)

By: Katie MacGillivray In America, we’re used to going to a store to look at options, pick and purchase the item(s), and be done — hopefully in 30 minutes or …

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paint-cans

One of the most common questions I am asked as a designer: “How do I choose a paint color…there are so many options?” Since I enjoy the psychology and creativity …

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That Ol’ Front Porch Zing

After a long, hard winter, there is a new level of excitement for summer. This is the time of year, Ann Arbor celebrates with festivities like Top of the Park …

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Zero Threshold Front Entry

No matter how hard we fight or deny it, time catches up with us all. We’ve all seen it. Aging happens, and with it comes a slew of challenges and …

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countertop

Functional, cleanable surfaces are a chef’s best friend. The materials used in countertops, tables, and other eating and cooking surfaces make a world of difference when it comes time to …

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Mudroom Bench

In America, most of us enter our homes through our attached garages, and the glamorous front door entry is typically used by more formal guests that visit for a dinner …

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Bold Powder Room Design Choices

When it comes to a powder room, consider patterned walls, brightly colored floors, or bold decorative choices. Read more in our blog post.

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open-ceiling-black

The basement is often an underutilized space in most homes. All that untapped potential sitting down there next to the easy bake oven you haven’t seen or used in 30 …

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white-mudroom

The big draw with farmhouse style is its simple and functional design. It’s inspired by the lifestyle of the humble farmer, which is busy and—at times—messy. After a day of …

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