Author Archives | Michelle Jennings Wiebe

Design Trends 2012

May 4, 2012

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Design Trends 2012 : Report from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City  New York, New York- What better place to get inspired by new design ideas?!  Well, I just arrived back from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show, and let me just tell you, WOW, am I excited by the latest …MORE

Bathroom Tiles and Countertop Options

January 17, 2012

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Michelle, principal of Studio M, shares pros and cons, with images of  various tiles and countertop options.>> If you are currently building a home, or just renovating your bathroom, I am sure you can get overwhelmed by the choices of materials available for tile and countertops.  Let me introduce you to a few of my …MORE

Custom Built In Furniture | Smart Design

January 3, 2012

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Michelle, principal of Studio M, and ASID designer, shares with us the benefits and how to’s of custom builtins. >> There’s nothing in this world more beautiful and impressive than a finely- crafted built-in furniture piece. A piece that has time and energy, heart and soul put into every dove joint, screw, and brush stroke. …MORE

Designer Tools of the Trade

November 4, 2011

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Michelle, principal of Studio M, shares with us her Designer Tools of the Trade to stay organized, efficient and to set her firm a cut above the rest! I am sure most of you have heard the idiom that the “devil is in the details!” While I prefer the earlier phrase “God is in the …MORE

Paint | What Finish?

October 14, 2011

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Mentor Michelle Jennings Wiebe, Principal of Studio M, shares with us when she uses each of four different types of paint finishes on residential and commercial projects! As an interior designer, I can honestly say that the number one question I am asked has to do with paint color and finish. Whether I am at …MORE

Kitchen Styles

August 10, 2011

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Mentor Michelle Jennings Wiebe, Principal of Studio M, helps us navigate the difference in details on a traditional vs. contemporary project! What is your kitchen style– Traditional or Contemporary? So, you are getting ready to begin a kitchen renovation, or perhaps even building a new home.   If so then the time has probably come …MORE

Elements of Design | Signature Place

July 19, 2011

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Mentor Michelle Jennings Wiebe, Principal of Studio M, shows us elements of design applied to her Signature Place condo project in Florida! Studio M not only specializes in high end residential interiors, but also designs many commercial interiors. This includes the recently completed Signature Place condominiums located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. This luxury 36 …MORE

Business of Design | Twitter Mania

May 9, 2011

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Mentor Michelle Jennings Wiebe, Principal of Studio M, shares how Twitter has opened up exciting new doors for Studio M, in a very short time in this business of design feature. By now almost everyone has heard of Twitter, but most don’t understand its power for networking, especially for businesses!  I thought about giving you …MORE

Colour Palettes | Nature Inspired

May 9, 2011

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Mentor Michelle Jennings Wiebe, Principal of Studio M, shares how she used inspiration from nature for the dynamic colour palette for her client’s condo! Ahhh, the beach.  Crashing waves, lazy days, endless sky…..who doesn’t enjoy spending time there?  Our clients, a family with four young boys, desired both a tranquil beach retreat AND a chic …MORE