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Kelly Mericle Design

Factory Tour: Urban Electric Co.

By | Behind the Scenes, Lighting

Urban Electric Headquarters Building
A few weeks ago, while on a weekend trip to Charleston, South Carolina I visited the headquarters of Urban Electric Co. Urban Electric is one of our favorite sources for decorative lighting. Their pieces range from timeless and refined to eclectic and whimsical, and each piece is designed and produced at their Charleston headquarters. While walking through the headquarters, one of Urban Electric’s team members explained the history behind the company’s founders. Urban Electric was founded by a husband and wife team who identified a void in the lighting market after having a difficult time finding the perfect lighting pieces while renovating their home in downtown Charleston.  Read More

Experiencing the Pirch Showroom

By | Behind the Scenes, Product
We are in full swing with plumbing selections for a current project! After a recent visit to the Pirch Showroom in New York City, our heads were filled with a vast amount of knowledge and endless design ideas. One important benefit of visiting plumbing showrooms is that a majority of the products are set up to be fully functioning. This allows us to get an accurate understanding of not only the quality and aesthetic of the products, but also the functionality of each product. Below, check out just one (of many) rows of kitchen sink faucets- all fully functioning and ready to be tested!  Read More

Lighting Spotlight

By | Inspiration, Product
Lindsay Adelman Cherry Bomb Chandelier
We are slightly obsessed with lighting design, and we are not afraid to admit it. The quality of lighting can elevate a well-designed space into something extraordinary. Decorative lighting is also a great opportunity to add visual interest to a room. A carefully designed interior is like a great outfit, and the lighting is the jewelry that puts the finishing touch on the entire look. We rounded up a few of our favorite lighting fixtures to share with you, and we’re going to tell you why we love each and every one. Prepared to be dazzled…

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Goodbye, Summer!

By | Product
Painted rattan coastal furniure
As the unofficial end to Summer has come and gone this past weekend, we wanted to share one last summer inspired post. There is a lot of product design available for coastal inspired furniture, décor, and accessories, both indoor and outdoor. Whether you are looking for a beautifully functioning outdoor patio or a soothing indoor oasis, there is no shortage of unique and fun finds out there! Do you prefer subtle, neutral palettes or fun, colorful patterns? Above are some beautifully crafted rattan furniture options in an array of painted colors and patterns. Read More