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D. Miko Design
In collaboration with CTS Custom Homes
EVEN BEFORE D. MIKO DESIGN WAS FOUNDED IN 2019, Darlene has been creating beautiful homes.
Starting with her own home, Darlene utilized an opportunity to showcase her identity and style as a designer, as well as tailoring the design to suit her own tastes, lifestyle and personality. She uses the same ethic to this day when working with her clients; ensuring their own tastes and style, personalities and lifestyle are the foundation for each and every custom design.
TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU LOVE
Charleston Vacation Home
A professional couple from Michigan finally fulfilled their dream of owning a classic home in the Charleston, SC area after many years of vacationing here. Due to become their retirement residence, the home came with 4300 sq. ft. of space and no furniture. That's where D. Miko Design came in.
Brief: Furnish a 4300 square foot classic home in 10 weeks so adult children and spouses can visit for a full family Christmas celebration.
D. Miko Design: Sourced and staged new furniture, rugs, bedding & décor, meeting the clients' deadline and enabling the whole family to celebrate Christmas in style!
Luxury Golf Home
A newly retired couple who love to entertain wanted a serene space for them and ample room for their adult children and their families to visit.
Brief: Modernize home for new owners; remodel and update main living area, kitchen and all bathrooms.
D. Miko Design: Sourced and staged new furniture, rugs, bedding & décor, installed new lighting and custom designed draperies throughout, designed a custom dining table and mini bar, conducted a full demolition and redesign of a gourmet chef’s kitchen, 3 en suite bathrooms and a powder room and designed an outdoor kitchen, enhancing indoor-outdoor living for the clients' sociable lifestyles.
Low Country Bungalow
Darlene's own home, a beautiful bungalow in a low country beach town. She and her husband wanted a relaxed coastal home with ample space for entertaining and room for out-of-town guests and their adult children to visit comfortably.
Brief: Full renovation after completely gutting the home, with room for guests and separate areas for the couple to enjoy. To keep: exterior doors, windows, built-ins in the living room.
D. Miko Design:
Removed 2 narrow walls, expanded a 3’ wall, replaced all flooring, interior doors, lighting and light switches, added additional lighting, added Craftsman moulding throughout, sourced new furniture, designed a custom wine bar and a chef’s kitchen with 12.5’ island, re-designed fireplace and built-ins in living room, fully updated all bathrooms and laundry room, refreshed all bedrooms, office and a "man cave".
A professional couple from Washington, DC bought a vacation home on a golf course in sunny Naples, FL. Having been used as a rental previously, the clients wanted the home tailored to suit their tastes, so that they could enjoy it as often as possible with their adult children on their holidays.
Brief: Modernize this beautiful vacation home for its new owners, being mindful of budget. Full renovation not required.
D. Miko Design: Designed custom draperies throughout and a custom bed and closet for the owners' suite, refreshed the bathroom, installed new lighting throughout, sourced and staged new furniture throughout. D. Miko met the time frame and budget, and took great care to personalize the home to the taste of the client, much to their delight!
Owners' Bathroom Reno
A retired couple who had lived all over the world had become very active in their country club community; indulging in golf, tennis, and social activities. They wanted an updated bathroom to tie in with the remainder of their previously updated home; so D. Miko Design obliged!
Brief: To re-design the bathroom for functionality and cosmetic reasons, to tie in with the work that had previously been carried out.
D. Miko Design: Fully gutted the bathroom and installed; A custom 6’x6’ shower and a custom designed 11.5’ double vanity with tower, as well as designing built-in cubbies to hold bath linens for easy convenience.
The Gray House
Affectionately known as 'The Gray House' because of it's initial color palette, D. Miko Design was commissioned to breathe life and color into this home for a young family. From concept to completion, the heart of every design project is the sense of home, comfort and timelessness; so you can truly enjoy every moment living in your custom space.