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Mudroom Storage in Meadowlark Custom Home

How Will COVID-19 Change Home Design? By Susan Christian There have been more and more articles emerging over the past few months addressing the issue of how differently we are …

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Small Outdoor Spaces I Love By Susan Christian The arrival of warmer weather in Michigan (finally!) coupled with 3 months of pandemic “shelter in place” has driven me to find …

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Photo of wall mounted toilet with hidden tank

Three Toilet and Accessory Recommendations – Meadowlark’s Personnel Potty Picks By Melissa Kennedy During this COVID crisis, I find myself at home enjoying the simple pleasures and really appreciating the …

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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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Common Design Trends & Questions: Answered!

Walking through a home, have you ever found yourself asking ‘how can I shift this room around?’ or ‘what can be done about moving this wall or this bathroom?’ These …

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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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