A Lesson in “Timeless” from Oscar de la Renta and Baker Furniture

When one thinks of designs by Oscar de la Renta, the word “timeless” comes to mind. Savannah’s School of Arts and Design (SCAD) is hosting a retrospective until May 3rd- the first show since his death, just 3 months ago. Oscar and SCAD had a relationship for over a decade. Over the years, de la Renta generously Read More

Fashion Meets Art: A Couture Garden Party

Chanel’s Couture Garden Show last Tuesday in Paris was a sight for sore eyes. February is a dreary month. With snowstorms hitting the northeast last week and the groundhog predicting another 6 weeks of winter, a seasonal slump can be like a flu (and many times goes hand in hand with it). Its something you have Read More

Project Recap: Bishop Gadsden

Growing old sounds great… if you’re at Bishop Gadsden that is. This thriving life care retirement community located in James Island, 10 minutes from downtown Charleston has had a “face-lift,” and we couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome. Our Mitchell Hill design team was selected to take on the task of re-designing the communal areas Read More

MH: Makeover Edition

With growth comes expansion, and you are going to love our new look! We are thrilled to have recently taken over the upstairs level of 438 King St. Our interior design and business team is posted up in a new office with ample space and a chic, clean look. We took the empty, bleak areas and flooded them Read More

See Through

The New York Ceramic and Glass show is happening this week and we here in Charleston want to take part! At the New York City Fair everything from 17th century to contemporary objects, including porcelain, pottery, glass, cloisonné and enamels is on display. Here at Michael Mitchell, we always have an eclectic and diverse collection of glass Read More

Athletic Art

Who said athletics and art don’t go hand in hand? In light of the 5th annual Charleston Marathon that took place this past weekend, we are feeling athletically motivated. Here is an assortment of some of our interesting statues doing some pretty inspiring moves. These brass objects are perfect gifts for that sportsman or woman in your Read More

Desk Revamp

It is no surprise that here at Mitchell Hill we are big believers in surrounding ourselves with beautiful art and objects. Things around us influence our moods, conversations and work ethic. Decoration can promote inspiration even in a mundane space like an office. To brighten up your work space, we have selected items to go on your desk Read More

Trending: Mixed Metal

Just like matching your shoes to your handbag is passe, matching metal finishes in a room’s decor is feeling outdated. Strong contrasts between dark and light metals and hues are stylish, modern and a bit bold. And to us, standing out is never a bad thing. Iron branch leg table has flakes of gold leaf shining Read More

Bar Cart Art

The clock is ticking closer to the end of 2014 and we are gearing up for the new year. Let us help you cross one new years resolution off your list before the ball even drops- accessorize a stylish bar cart. This wasn’t on your list of resolutions? Well it should be. As if you didn’t Read More

The Land Down Under is Reaching New Heights

A slice of the future can be seen in an architecture feat in Sydney, Australia. One Central Park is a high-rise novelty that was recently named “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2014 by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. This masterpiece by architect designer Ateliers Jean Nouvel shows that sustainable technology, beauty and sky-scraper buildings can Read More

Behind the Scenes Look @ Baker Furniture

The Mitchell-Hill team is back in Charleston after an inspiring trip to High Point. We packed our bags full of knowledge and beautiful things to share with y’all. Baker Furniture really put it on this year by showcasing the skilled masters that handcraft their fine furnishings. During the soiree guests were able to see how artisans work Read More

Fringe Factor – Fall 2014

The combination of fashion and art always intrigues and inspires, as they seem to be constantly overlapping. Lately, we’ve been seeing similarities when it comes to our lighting and the latest fashion week styles! Fringe is a serious trend, whether it’s hanging in brass from your ceiling, in leather from your bag, or suede from your skirt. Draped Read More