It has taken a bit of time, energy and fortitude but our new place is just about ready to rock and roll. After nearly four months of renovation and remodeling, our new offices and studio will officially open November 4th. Check out this press release that says it all.
Interior Design Studio Celebrates Grand Opening On Famed El Paseo Drive
The Design Collective Group, Inc. celebrates the grand opening of their new interior design studio and offices at 73290 El Paseo Drive in Palm Desert, CA on Friday, November 4, 2016. The business relocated to Palm Desert from downtown Palm Springs this summer to be more regionally located to their client base. Grand opening festivities begin at 4:30 on Friday and continue thru the weekend.
The design firm was founded by nationally known interior designer, speaker and author, Michael A. Thomas, in 1996. The firm’s expansive design portfolio includes residential projects from La Quinta, CA to Las Vegas and from Palm Beach, FL, to New York. Commercial projects include the historic restoration of the Welwood Murray Memorial Library in Palm Springs, CA., and the redesign of the three clubhouses for Sun City Palm Desert Country Club in Palm Desert, CA.
In 2014 and 2016, Houzz.com awarded the firm with “Best Of Houzz for Client Satisfaction” based on client reviews submitted. And Thumbtack.com awarded the firm The Best Of 2015 and the Best of 2016 for the high level of customer service and satisfaction.
Thomas is a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers (FASID) and a Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS) and has been published in national media including Palm Springs Life, Time Magazine, Dwell Magazine, The Desert Sun, Florida Home + Garden, Christian Science Monitor and the Miami Herald. He has also been featured on a HG-TV and the Travel Channel with a video story about one of his award winning ocean front projects. He is the co-author of Residential Design For Aging In Place, the first book to address the accessible design of homes for some 76 million baby boomers.
In continuing his service to the design community and expanding his volunteer activities, Thomas is one of the founders of the Design Alliance for Accessible, Sustainable Environments (DAASE) and is currently serving as the National President of the 501(c) 3 non-profit educational organization.
Michael is an award winning interior designer based in Palm Springs, CA. He is a Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers and a member of the ASID College of Fellows.
As a Certified Aging In Place Specialist, he creates smart looking spaces that are safe and secure and create homes for a lifetime.
And with thirty plus years in the profession, he has honed his humor, elevated his passion for design and sharpened his wit to not take anything too seriously except his design work.