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Wednesday wisdom

Wednesday wisdom

Skaggs Creative have been one of our creative friends and advisors from the start of MMD back in 2007. Founded by husband-and-wife team Bradley and Jonina Skaggs, the Skaggs Agency has been the creative force behind brands as diverse as...

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Latest Press

Latest Press

Michael McHale Designs is featured in the latest Friday Mansion Section of The Wall Street Journal in an article recognizing our innovative use of 3D printing technology in the area of home decor. On a lighter note, Michael has just made...

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A Lighting Tour of Istanbul

A Lighting Tour of Istanbul

My wife and I are currently visiting Istanbul -- a fascinating city from a design point-of-view.  Settled by the Greeks as Byzantium in the Seventh Century BC, it later became the seat of the Holy Roman Empire when Constantine converted...

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Tribeca Banqueting Chandelier in The New York Observer

Tribeca Banqueting Chandelier in The New York Observer

The Tribeca Banqueting Chandelier was recently shown - perfectly situated in a gorgeous Tribeca loft -- in an article in The Observer.  Will Meyerhofer, the owner of the renovated loft, features prominently in the article's discussion of whether it is...

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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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Installation in Pepper Pike, OH

Installation in Pepper Pike, OH

We got this the other day from Annie and Kevin Becker of Pepper Pike, OH, who purchased a Tribeca Banqueting Chandelier, sight-unseen, from our website:"Our goal was to turn our straight and boxy 1954 house into something more architecturally interesting...

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High Point Market

High Point Market

We are just wrapping up a week at the High Point International Furniture Market in High Point, North Carolina.  It is stunning how much furniture is bought and sold over the few weeks of the market -- billions of dollars worth...

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Jewelry Designer Margo Morrison's Berkshire Country House

Jewelry Designer Margo Morrison's Berkshire Country House

New York jewelry designer Margo Morrison was "born creative." Her jewelry has been described "visual music", playing off positive and negative space while combining complementary colors, textures, and shapes.  Morrison's jewelry is worn both on-camera and off-camera by an increasing number of...

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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 Newsletter June 2014

MMD Newsletter June 2014

Happy early-summer from Michael McHale Designs.  We now send these emails out only very occasionally, but do want you to know that we are still out there and coming up with fabulous new things. Here’s our latest updates: New Tribeca...

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