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Luxury Design meets Smart home

Luxury Design meets Smart home

We've always been curious how we can leverage innovation with our sophisticated case of style, and at some point, it was a great challenge. The Bushwick Lantern fuses these two worlds beautifully and takes lighting to a whole new level....

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Behold the Bushwick!

Behold the Bushwick!

The Bushwick Lantern continues the MMD tradition of creating new lighting forms out of familiar shapes. Here, four simple frames (Either all black steel, or with black steel horizontal and brass vertical frames) are discreetly connected together to hold in...

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Let the good times roll at Precinct 10

Let the good times roll at Precinct 10

This past spring, we worked with Precinct 10 in Weymouth, MA, and further enhanced their speakeasy feel. - A custom Tribeca Banqueting Chandelier against a painted tin ceiling from the Precinct 10 website.  Precinct 10 is a modern take on...

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Gabrielle Santiago

Gabrielle Santiago

Not every idea on paper makes sense? Some we have to be creative about and find the angle that draws us to what’s right. When I first Gabrielle’s idea of mixing a Tribeca chandelier with lucite dining room chairs, I...

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Studio Dearborn

Studio Dearborn

A new year is here! I always try to find new goals and ways to change up my year. There’s always the aspirational goals we put out for ourselves, but what about goals for our home? It can be about...

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Re-introducing our Industrial line

Re-introducing our Industrial line

Change is still happening at Michael McHale Designs, and I felt it was time to re-introduce our Industrial line. I can’t tell you how much joy and pleasure went into designing this line, and I wanted to add a bit...

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New Logo

New Logo

After nine years with the same logo, I've decided to refresh our brand with a new logo. If you've navigated to this page, you've already seen it in the upper lefthand corner. Here it is: If you're interested in the...

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The Versatile banqueting chandelier at IJorere

The Versatile banqueting chandelier at IJorere

Several years ago architect Ola Morin-Muhammed opened IJorere (pronounced E-JAW-RAY-RAY) an upscale event space for weddings and celebrations in Elgin, IL, a suburb of Chicago, and he made her Tribeca Collection Banqueting Chandelier the focus of the space. "Our chandelier is THE conversation piece of the...

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