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  • July 17, 2015 Michael McHale

    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
    July 15, 2015 Michael McHale

    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
    May 15, 2015 Michael McHale

    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
    January 30, 2015 Michael McHale

    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
    November 5, 2014 Michael McHale

    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
    October 23, 2014 Michael McHale

    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
    September 23, 2014 Michael McHale

    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
    August 13, 2014 Michael McHale

    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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