"Two antique stone urns, mottled with patina, support a slab or corian that serves as a console table in the hall. A cast-stone bust of the ancient beauty Helen of Troy sits on the table, bejeweled with a faux pearl necklace. This playful blending of old and the new, in which a timeless sense of beauty trumps tradition, is the spirit that fuels Michele's approach to decorating."

The Southern Cosmopolitan, Sophisticated Southern Style, Susan Sully, Rizzoli,  2012 


"Whether you have a large family or a small house, or both, there are tricks to making your home seem spacious, stylish, and organized."

Washington Post, September 19, 2012


"Design is about making a home that works for you and your lifestyle. It's about the unexpected and the fun of showcasing the treasures you have collected over the years, or the pleasure of selecting just a few".

                                               Washington Post, September 19, 2012