Bring Spring Inside

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Everyone enjoys opening up the windows and letting the fresh, spring air inside. There is no better way to feel refreshed and blow away the dusty gray of a long winter than a warm breeze.

Why not take it a step further? Bring your home alive with the vibrant colors of spring. Simply adding a floral arrangement or a few potted plants is a quick way to refresh any room.

Spring green, vibrant pink and lilac, fresh oranges… pick the pallet that best suits your decor and your mood!

Rebirth, renew, refresh! Celebrate Spring!

Celebrating Simplicity and Peace this New Year…

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During the fast pace of the holiday seaon, it is easy to lose sight of the traquility and beauty that surrounds us every day.

Take a breath as we enter the new year…
Allow the splendor of new fallen snow, a pine branch, and aged piece of wood to decorate your world. The crisp whites, blue grays, and deep greens of the season make every room feel alive and new again. Nostalgic items add warmth to any setting stirring fond memories of years passed.

In 2018, let’s step back to appreciate the comfort of home. Take a moment to celebrate life and all grace that it brings.

Happy New Year!

A Feast For Your Eyes

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We love Thanksgiving! Everything about it is delicious.

The deep, rich hues of the season, have inspired us to create these gorgeous rooms to gather and feast!

Warm wood tones create cozy environments to reminisce with family and friends. Rich goldenrod and pumpkin hues help wet the appetite. Earthy greens remind us of the grace and bounty of nature.

Fill your soul with laughter and good food.
Happy Thanksgiving!

“Erie Haunts”

We can’t resist a good haunted house.

In the spirit of Halloween, we are lured into some wickedly, edgy rooms.
If you dare…black and white, the perfect backdrop.
A skull, a random bone, rivited metal, and black velvet intensify the vibe.
A few Mia Rao projects have fallen into the realm of the dark. Can you discern which ones?



Island Retreat

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After a long mid-west winter, forget spring fever, summer is on everyone’s mind!
Lazy, hazy days on Lake Michigan are great, but nothing outshines a tropical paradise.

Mia Rao Design provided a tropical oasis in this master bath, of a Chicago restaurateur.

Nothing like slipping into a soak, surrounded by deep sea hues and rich teak wood at the end of a stressful day…

Bon Voyage!