Blog & Press

Christmas with the Kauffmans

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One of our nearest and dearest sent this awesome Christmas card. What great use of the Jens Risom Sofa from MSDModern! Thank you so much Peter, Heather, and Cleo. The Kauffmans are definitely doing the holidays in style! (click photos to enlarge!)  ...

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True Holiday Spirit with WestJet!

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We stumbled upon this video on our Facebook feed and it almost brought us to tears. Such a great way to bring holiday cheer and a pretty cool way to throw in some interesting branding!

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Congratulations to the International Council of Fine Arts Deans!

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We at Micheal Sparks Design are ecstatic to be able to work with the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) on their logo, website, and 50th anniversary material. ICFAD is a prestigious community of deans and other art executives from reputable art colleges and programs on an international scale. It is a platform that allows members to express themselves collectively from their point of view in order to improve and generate new ideas. Throughout our creative process we’ve had to consider multiple artistically minded creatives...

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Blog Lovin’ – Christina

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Our new Office Manager Christina loves blogs! So we decided, why not share some of our favorite blogs on our blog? Here is a list of three of Christina’s favorite blogs:   Love Aesthetics: This blog is all about discoveries, minimalism, DIY and love aesthetics.     5 Inch and Up: Blogger Sandra, originally from Finland, lives in London and studies fashion design at London college of fashion.   After DRK: afterDRK was created by Sabrina Meijer in 2009 with the intent of appealing to all fashion seekers, especially the...

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“Maria” Dining Table

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  This BEAUTIFUL Bruno Mathsson “Maria” Dining Table is gracing its presence in our shop! It was made in 1950 in the United States by Swedish Designer Bruno Mathsson. According to 1stdibs, the table can be used in drop-leaf form, a gate-leg form or fully extended rectangular. The table features four ’26 leaves that can be arranged in a variety of configurations. It measures 9″ deep fully collapsed for easy storage.  For inquiries, call (804)...

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Mid-century Modern in Manchester

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Check out this amazing video created by TV Jerry from Sifter!  

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We bid farewell to Lina as she moves forward in her career, leaving Micheal Sparks Design. We truly appreciate her time and commitment to MSD! It is our pleasure to introduce Account & Marketing Manager Nancy Sutton Finley and Office Manager Christina Allen You can reach them at the office (804-441-8683), or by email: and, respectively.

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Designer Michael Sparks moves firm to Manchester – Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.

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Designer Michael Sparks moves firm to Manchester Jacob Geiger | May 27, 2013   True or false: An internationally-known fashion and design guru is hiding in plain sight in Manchester. Answer: True. Most definitely true. It’s been four years since Michael Sparks brought his business — which does fashion work, interior design, accessories and online branding for luxury businesses — to Richmond from New York City. He moved to town when his partner, a...

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Richmond Times-Dispatch: Designer adds showroom

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by Randy Hallman Michael Sparks, creative director and owner of Michael Sparks Design, has worked in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Madrid and Osaka, Japan. His client list? Not too shabby. How about Halle Berry, Janet Jackson, Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, Brad Pitt, and Oprah Winfrey, to name a few? So why is he doing business at 205 Hull St. in Richmond’s Manchester district? After years of 14-hour days jetting around the world, he explained, he wanted to ease his pace and return to the U.S. to be closer to family and friends....

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Richmond BizSense: Marketing firm has designs on your home

Posted by on 3:13 pm in Design, Furniture/Interiors, Marketing | 0 comments By Lena Price Mid-century chairs, tables and lighting are on display at MSDModern. (Photos courtesy of MSDModern)   A Manchester marketing firm is trying its hand in the home decor industry. Micheal Sparks Design this month launched MSDModern, an interior design shop that will sell mid-century chairs, tables and lighting. “I’ve been collecting pieces for 30 years, and it slowly turned from a hobby into a core part of my business,” Micheal Sparks said....

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