Meredith Ericksen

Services Provided
Tuscan Blue Design is a full-service interior design firm focusing on living spaces, kitchen-bath design, and workplace-retail spaces.

We team with client, architect, or builder to manage room layouts, select core materials, create lighting plans, design millwork and interior construction details. We also consult on specifying fixtures, color palettes, furnishings and accessories to create a complete design project.

Areas Served
Travels throughout the DC Metro and Baltimore Metro Areas. Specifically: Frederick County MD, Montgomery County MD, Howard County, Carroll Country MD, Washington Country, MD, Bethesda, MD, Potomac, MD, Rockville, MD.

Business Description
Style. Constructed. Partnering in the complete design journey.

At Tuscan Blue Design, our forte is interior architecture, which combines the striking finesse of a gorgeous interior design with the fundamentals and structural knowledge of architectural design to form unified, functional, and aesthetically pleasing interior spaces.
Frederick, MD US 
Meredith Ericksen 
428 N. Market St
Frederick, MD 21701 
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August 19, 2014
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12 Questions Your Interior Designer Should Ask You

The best decorators aren’t dictators — and they’re not mind readers either. To understand your tastes, they need this essential info Full Story
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Noble Renovation
As a builder / remodeler, I have seen many client struggle to make the endless decisions involved in a big project. Getting professional advice on your color choices and finishes /decorations is huge and worth every dime because it avoids frustration and regret. A good plans saves money...
July 27, 2014 at 4:39AM     
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For my fellow control freaks - I hired a designer during our remodel. There are a billion decisions to make and as someone who overthinks everything I found hiring a designer by the hour fantastic. We basically worked out a plan where she offers me 3 choices that will work ( budget and aesthetics wise) and I pick. She knows me pretty well at this point so it is getting pretty hard ( I tend to like all the options) but it gives me the illusion of control, let's me feel like I have made the decisions and frees up my time to do all the other stuff I have to do and behind it all I know she has the bigger picture in mind which can be the hardest thing when you are trying to pick one item). With unlimited time I would do more of this myself and enjoy it as a hobby but that is not my current stage of life.. I am really excited to see this all done. I am confident it will be great.
July 27, 2014 at 7:30AM     
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Kristin Drohan Collection and Interior Design
Jeff the Chef, there are many designers that charge a fixed fee. You may also want to consider a designer that does E decorating. They provide you with a space plan and rooms specs customized to your design style. Or consider going to a design school and asking for recents grads. A young talented hipster might be a fit for you and your budget. Tampa has a good design school and isn't too far from you.
I am quite comfortable turning down a design style I don't execute. It's not very much fun doing design work you don't love. I have an extensive interview process and an agreement that is signed before any design work commences and money exchanges hand. It is imperative that the service I provide meets the needs of the client and that they in turn meet my ideal client profile. Personalities need to be a fit. I'm honest with myself and potential clients. There is designer/service out there for most clients and a client for most designers.
Most importantly, whether you are designer or client you should have a signed agreement outlining the scope of the project and the compensation.
July 27, 2014 at 8:46AM     
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Push and Pull: Kitchen Hardware That's As Practical As It Is Pretty

Handles, knobs and drawer pulls may be small but they can make or break a kitchen both in style and function. So, what are your options? Full Story
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Review by mkbattles:

Meredith gets it. She understands that you want your home to look beautiful, but that it's also going to be used. That you'll be hard on it, maybe even beat it ...
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Review by abheyman:

We hired Meredith for a family room renovation. She was professional, managed the subcontractors, and did a wonderful job with the entire project. I would hig...
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Review by derk1993:

Tuscan Blue Design did a fabulous job in helping us create a relaxing, beautiful master suite! TB came up with a new design plan for the entire space and worke...
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Review by Jamie:

Meredith helped me remodel my mid-century modern home. It is gorgeous! She started by showing me how to open up the space in a very chopped up little house. ...
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Review by Blue Heron:

I cannot say enough about Tuscan Blue Design! Meredith Ericksen was able to take a small space and envision a gorgeous, functional kitchen almost immediately. ...
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