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Cheryl Nestro: 8X Recipient of DHDA Detroit Home Design Awards

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Congratulations to Cheryl Nestro, principal, Tutto Interiors, for being an 8X time recipient for the   DHDA Detroit Home  Design Awards in Interior design.

We  have featured a number of Cheryl’s stunning products on our website over the years and love seeing her get recognition for her amazing work.   Most recently we showcased a 10,000-square-foot renovation project she completed in Howell, MI.  Read all about it  in our featured home section.

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April 29th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

Featured Product: Metropolitan Dining Table With Glass Top

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This month we are pleased to feature our new Metropolitan Dining Table.

Available with glass (shown) or wood top, this transitional dining design mixes clean lines and geometric elements for a rich effect.  The sloping curves and sleek angles of its open base can lend a sense of openness and space to today’s dining room.

April 26th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

Congrats to 2016 ASID National Award Recipients

Each year, the American Society of  Interior Designers ( ASID)  honors those who advance the interior design profession and, in the process, demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. The ASID NationalAwards represent the highest level of
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On behalf of all of us here at Habersham, we salute these winners and their great work!  As outlined in the ASID press announcement:

“Each year as part of the Society’s mission, we support and recognize leading visionaries who continually push boundaries to demonstrate the impact of design,” said ASID CEO Randy Fiser. “The 2016 ASID National Award winners are no exception: true visionaries whose accomplishments inspire and teach us about what can be done to make a difference. We are proud to honor them.”

“This year’s recipients include Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, an interior designer who represents excellence in the profession at all levels, and Dr. Caren Martin, whose unwavering commitment to elevate the profession knows no limits,” said Sandy Gordon, ASID National Chair. ”I am so pleased we will come together as an industry to celebrate their accomplishments”

Winners include:
Designer of Distinction – Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, FASID, CID, LEED Fellow
Nancy Vincent McClelland Merit – Caren S. Martin, Ph.D., CID, FASID

Design for Humanity – Dwell with Dignity
Design Innovation – Stacklab + Rebart

Gordon continued, “The 2016 awards also showcase an organization doing exceptional work with homeless individuals and families to provide complete home interiors that are safe, functional, and beautiful, along with a partnership between two Canadian firms that worked together to create an innovative design with reused materials from a demolished bridge. Together, these award winners demonstrate the transformative effect design has on individuals and the spaces where they live, work, play and heal.”

To read more about the winners and the award , visit www.asid.org

April 14th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

Metropolitan Dining Table

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Available with glass (shown) or wood top, this transitional dining design mixes clean lines and geometric elements for a rich effect.  The sloping curves and sleek angles of its open base can lend a sense of openness and space to today’s dining room.

April 9th, 2016|Featured Furniture, Featured Products, Habersham Blog|

Featured Home Project: Tutto Interiors

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This month we’re delighted to showcase a lovely new home project by Cheryl Nestro, Principal Tutto Interiors, Northville, MI.

Located in Howell, MI, this new 10,000-square-foot residential project was, essentially, a blank slate for Cheryl to bring her design vision to life. The clients contracted her to work with them from conception through final production on everything from architectural details and finishes to complete furnishing and styling.

Cheryl oversaw it all, including two complete kitchens on the main and lower level; a grand entranceway with dual staircases; a formal, Paris-inspired living room, and a transitional master suite.  She also designed the home’s formal library and a two-story master bedroom closet – choosing Habersham custom cabinetry and furniture for these spaces.

Visit the Featured Home area of our website to see more!

April 9th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

New StyleAvant Kitchen | Because Style Is Personal

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Representing a new market focus for  us, Habersham’s new StyleAvant  kitchen and bath cabinetry line includes  trend-driven, frameless cabinetry styles, versatile custom options and our signature quality craftsmanship.

As a full custom, all wood, European style frameless cabinetry line, StyleAvant brings our hallmark quality craftsmanship together with design innovation and customization for maximum appeal.

Choose  from 24+ standard door and limitless “build your door” customization options ; on trend design and architectural elements; standard and custom paint options;  cutting edge “Blumotion” soft close technology by Blum and innovative interior storage solutions by Hafele , Rev-a-Shelf and  more.

To learn more, visit www.styleavant.com.  Let us know what you think!

March 29th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

Houzz Kitchen Trends Study | Not Just For Cooking

According to a 2016 report from Houzz, the  majority of renovating homeowners report that they use their kitchens for a variety of uses. Beyond cooking, baking and eating, many entertain, socialize and do work or homework in their kitchens. Given all of this activity, it is not surprising that nearly two-thirds spend over three hours a day in their kitchen.

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At Habersham we have long believed that the kitchen is the true heart of the home.  That’s why we work to help our clients create warm, welcoming kitchen environments that  are beautiful, functional and versatile.

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Our custom capabilities ensure that we can help customers create spaces that are truly built around their lifestyle needs.

Contact us today and let’s talk about how we can help you create a kitchen that promises to enhance your gatherings, entertaining and food prep needs!

March 22nd, 2016|Habersham Blog|

NKBA Survey Says Transitional Style Bathrooms Among Most Popular Trends For 2016

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According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) 2016 Design Trends Survey, clean, modern style and neutral colors dominate North American bathroom design today.   As reported in the association’s press release, here are the top 10 overall bathroom trends NKBA expects for 2016:

Clean, modern, transitional designs

Universal design features

Neutral colors

Open shelving, floating vanities and wall-hung toilets

Built-in storage

Undermount sinks

Freestanding tubs

Shower amenities like hand showers and shower lighting

Polished chrome faucet finish

Electric radiant floor heating and a number of other  amenities

According to the survey, transitional is by far the most popular bathroom style, outpacing 2015’s top contemporary style trend by 10 percentage points. Nearly 70 percent of NKBA designers surveyed expect to specify transitional style bathrooms in 2016.

Neutral colors dominate the bathroom, with white being the most popular fixture color and whites and grays being the most popular overall color schemes. Seventy-nine percent of members surveyed indicated grays as the most popular color scheme, with whites/off-whites trailing close behind at 77 percent. Keeping with the popular neutral-tone theme, beiges/bones were specified by 65 percent of NKBA members surveyed.

We are certainly seeing some of these trends play out in a number of projects we’re working on with our design partners.

To read more about the survey, visit www.nkba.org

March 15th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

Pantone Releases Fashion Color Report For Fall 2016 | Will Home Colors Follow?

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Pantone has released its Fashion Color Report for Fall 2016.  We always enjoy reviewing and studying these tones and watching how they gradually make their way into the home, too.

As reported by Home Accents Today: Illustrating “A Unity of Strength, Confidence and Complexity,” the season’s 10-color palette is inspired by “the desire for tranquility, strength, and optimism,” led by the blue family, Pantone said.

The Fall 2016 colors are:

  • Riverside
  • Airy Blue
  • Sharkskin
  • Aurora Red
  • Warm Taupe
  • Dusty Cedar
  • Lush Meadow
  • Spicy Mustard
  • Potter’s Clay
  • Bodacious

“Along with anchoring earth tones, exuberant pops of vibrant colors also appear throughout the collections,” Pantone explained. “Transcending gender, these unexpectedly vivacious colors in our Fall 2016 palette act as playful but structured departures from your more typical fall shades.”

The different shades each have significance, noted Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.

“Blue skies represent constancy, as they are always above us,” she said. “Grays give a feeling of stability. Red tones invite confidence and warmth, while the hot Pinkish Purples and Spicy Mustard Yellows suggest a touch of the exotic.”

To learn more and see the full color palette, visit https://www.pantone.com/fashion-color-report-fall-2016

March 10th, 2016|Habersham Blog|

Featured Home Spotlight | Kern and Co Home Project

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Our latest featured home project, a a 7,000-plus- square-foot estate in Rancho Santa Fe’s Rancho Valencia Country Club, is a beautiful design project by Susan Spath, Owner & Principal Interior Designer, Kern & Co.  Interestingly enough, it wasn’t the first time she’d worked on this particular home.

Knowing she had overseen a complete renovation of the property a number of years prior, the new owners looked to partner with her to shape the vision they had for their new home.  As Susan explains:

“The couple knew I had been the designer for the previous owners, so they came into our store to talk about a total renovation. I took them to my own home, which I use as a showroom, to give them a true glimpse of how I envision furniture, Habersham cabinetry, accessories and fabrics working together in a real setting. They loved what they saw and wanted to capture some of the same bright, light looks in their new home.”

Visit our featured designer section on the website to read and see more!

March 7th, 2016|Habersham Blog, Uncategorized|