Designer Spotlight: Michele of Micamy Design Studio

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Designer Spotlight: Michele of Micamy Design Studio

[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/2″] Beach-inspired accents, a neutral color palette, and an open floor plan with natural light are just a few key elements for creating a seaside look in your home. When seeking inspiration for coastal style, look no further than Micamy Design Studio – their designers are experts when it comes to creating breathtaking coastal interiors! This successful Jacksonville-based business offers full interior design consulting services, as its designers are equipped with more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
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Inviting coastal interior by Micamy Design Studio, featuring Progress Lighting’s Inspire chandelier

[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″] We recently connected with Micamy’s principal, Michele, (pictured below) to find out what makes Micamy Design Studio so successful, and to ask about some of their recent work! Read on for our Q&A with Michele as we learn more about the fundamentals of coastal design:
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[/su_column] [su_column size=”2/3″] Progress Lighting: Why does this style of design resonate with homeowners and prospective buyers?
Michele: An open floor plan is very popular with homeowners and utilizing light and soothing colors (blues & greens) only enhances the openness. Having a bright open space is pleasing and psychologically affects your mood in a positive way.

Progress Lighting: What are your main areas of focus when designing a coastal themed home?
Michele: We try to focus not on one specific room, but on how we want the overall home to look and feel. We usually select the flooring first, as we consider that the foundation, and then expand the finishes from there.

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This light-filled workspace designed by Micamy Design Studio glows with the layered glass diffusers of our Caress chandelier.

The concept of “less is more” really applies when designing a coastal home.

[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″]Progress Lighting: What is the most common mistake homeowners make in trying to achieve this style of design?
Michele: Often, we see homeowners using too many coastal accessories. Not every pillow has to have a fish or coral – the concept of “less is more” really applies when designing a coastal home.

Stay tuned for part 2 of our Designer Spotlight Series as we delve deeper into coastal design with Micamy Design Studio!
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