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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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  • Zagat's 20 hottest new york restaurants

    Zagat's 20 hottest new york restaurants

    We were very happy to see that The Ribbon - the latest eatery from The Blue Ribbon Group -- made Zagat's list of its 20 hottest restaurants for 2015. Michael McHale Designs provided The Ribbon with over 20 spectacular fixtures,...

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  • Kitchen Chandelier

    Kitchen Chandelier

    We often get pictures from satisfied customers showing off their exciting new chandelier. Unfortunately, most of these pictures are taken with iPhones and come across as pictures of fuzzy light. This one, though, we thought was pretty good: This Tribeca Collection...

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  • Our Seven-Year Itch

    Our Seven-Year Itch

    Really? Seven years? It's hard to believe that it's been seven years, but that otherwise annoying website/span generator LinkedIn notified me that seven years ago this month, I stopped calling myself a lawyer and started calling myself a chandelier maker....

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  • MMD Awarded Best of Houzz 2014

    MMD Awarded Best of Houzz 2014

    For the second year in a row, Michael McHale Designs has received the Best of Houzz badge for 2014. We believe that this award is a reflection not only of our well-made and aesthetically significant fixtures, pendants, lamps and sconces, but also...

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