Design Strategies
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With a distinctive, hands-on style, Dorina is known for being able to interpret a particular need, desire or vision and make it come alive like a painter would, with a depth of detail, description and design that is unmatched.

“I try to nudge my clients out of their comfort zone to discover their full expression, and help them to see the potential. Synergy is formed with my clients and then I am able to filter their dreams through a trained eye…I can interpret their dream and make it a reality.”

For the past 25 years, Design Strategies has been designing living and working spaces throughout Northwest Michigan. From helping capture the previous splendor of one of the most distinguished homes in Traverse City to working for the past 15 years with award-winning area builders MAC Custom Homes, Dorina has a wide array of experience.

Services Provided
Basement Design, Bathroom Design, Bedroom Design, Closet Design, Color Consulting, Custom Bathroom Vanities, Custom Blinds & Shades, Custom Bookcases, Custom Built-ins, Custom Cabinets, Custom Entertainment Centers, Custom Fireplace Mantels, Custom Furniture, Custom Home Bars, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Custom Pantries, Custom Rugs, Custom Shelving, Custom Walk-in Closets, Decluttering, Dining Room Design, Downsizing, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Furniture Selection, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Holiday Decorating, Home Office Design, Home Staging, Home Theater Design, Interior Design, Kids Bedroom Design, Kitchen Design, Laundry Room Design, Lighting Design, Living Room Design, Nursery Design, Playroom Design, Project Management, Space Planning, Sunroom Design & Construction, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Wine Cellar Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling, New Construction

Areas Served
Beulah, Cedar, Empire, Glen Arbor, Interlochen, Lake Ann, Maple City, Traverse City

Certifications and Awards
2003 Parade Interior Design Winner- River's Edge Penthouse Owner, Kelly Miller, first worked with Dorina 10 years ago on his personal penthouse at River's Edge and then on the transformation of the Bay View Professional Center project, on West Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City
Grand Traverse Comprehensive Interior Designer - Best of Houzz 2016

Contact: Dorina Rudd
Location: 6940 N Reynolds Rd, 317
Lake Ann, MI 49650
Typical Job Costs: $10,000 - 2 million
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