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Megan Swoyer

Conklin bedroom

Case Study 5: Suite Dreams

How a husband/wife team tackled a DIY master suite makeover
Mi Bank - After renovation

Case Study 6: With Interest

This designer worked with an owner, builder, and architect to orchestrate a stunning remodel for a newly opened bank’s interior
Megan Swoyer

A Shining Example

Letter from the Editor, August 2019
Megan Swoyer

Chair-ish is the Word

Letter from the Editor, June/July 2019

Lavender Love

How does their garden grow? With lots of volunteers, heartfelt passion, and a cool festival
Dawn Jacobs hilltop cottage

Cherish the Charm

Designer Dawn Jacobs and her family adore their 1940s hilltop haven in Holly
Haneen Matt - Bedroom

Love ’n’ Sunshine

A pink-and-yellow combo evokes sunny days and pastel tulips
Megan Swoyer

Creative Powers

Beyond editing this publication, I teach beginning watercolor painting. In my classes, I try to explain the art of expressing with paint, of turning something out that’s notable, to my students. I liken the...

Blue-Sky Thinking

In Unity: Designer Angie Lane created a painting (acrylic on canvas) that has many of the colors in this space. The rug is from Stark Carpet and the bench is from World Market...

2019 DHDA: Rising Star

This year’s Brian Killian Rising Star competition winner takes her design cues from Mother Nature’s splendid northern Michigan palette // Room photos and portrait by Beth Singer