About Michele Dawn Designs

Michele Dawn is a decorative artist and the owner of Michele Dawn Designs – an exceptional faux finishing and design contracting studio. We're delighted that our reputation for innovative artistry and project quality gives us the opportunity to take on numerous creative projects.

Michele is internationally recognized as one of the top surface designers in the world. She has extensive experience in both commercial and high-end residential surface design. Michele's unique finishes combine a flair for color and perspective which boldly sets her work apart, providing her clients with that "one-of-a-kind" look they desire.

Michele specializes in transforming homes into works of art, through the use of tasteful interior design, and exquisite faux finishing and murals. Working with an exclusive clientele, Michele Dawn Designs will provide you with unparalleled service with her team of artisans and craftspeople.

Contact us today, for surface designs that are innovative, creative and inspired!

About Michele

Michele Dawn is internationally recognized as one of the top surface designers in the world.

Michele is a gifted interior designer, and has designed homes for celebrities, CEO's, and even royalty. She has been recognized as one of the top five contemporary artists in the world. Her art has appeared in galleries throughout Europe. The efforts of her company, Michele Dawn Designs, can be admired in some of the most elegant homes in Southern California. Michele transforms every home she decorates into a work of art.

Michele has extensive experience in both commercial and high-end residential surface design. Her unique finishes combine a flair for both color and perspective that boldly sets her work apart, and gives her clients the "one-of-a-kind" look that they desire.

Be sure to contact Michele to discuss your project.

Please contact Michele today to discuss your project!

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In The News


Faces of Freedom Flag

We are constructing a monument to our living, fighting troops in the form of an American flag consisting of thousands of individual photos of the men and women of the armed forces in the field, at work or during R&R (rest and relaxation). This is our attempt to say:

"We appreciate you. We support your efforts and sacrifices."

How You Can Help

If you are a member of the armed forces (or a family member, friend or colleague of one), submit your photo here.

If you are a supporter of our troops:

You can sponsor a spot in the flag for a service member, as well as provide a message of support for our troops which will be displayed on the back of the photo of one of our service members. This message will be seen by everyone who sees the flag in person or online. The funds raised to create this flag monument will be used to support the families of troops here at home. These young families often need help with diapers, formula, food, utility bills and other basic necessities of life. We will use your contribution to either provide gift cards and in-kind help directly, or through cash contributions to existing non-profit organizations, which already help the families of troops.

Click here to make a contribution and to submit your message and photo spot sponsorship, for the troops to be displayed on this historic flag monument to the living troops.

Testimonials

“We loved working with Michele, as she was able to take ideas bouncing around in our brains and turn them into something more fabulous than we could even imagine. We get constant praise from friends and others. Our house was on the Assistance League Holiday Home Tour this year, and we got raves as the best home on the tour, thanks to Michele's beautiful work.”

“There is nothing, in my opinion, that dates a home faster than wall papers. However, there are paints and finishes that stand the test of time. Recently, I came across a professional service I feel is worth mentioning. Faux Finishes are not new... but artistry in application is key. The difference in results you get from a do it yourself attempt, versus a professional finish is significant. As an example, Michele Dawn Designs is among the most creative work I have seen! Go to the website... you won't be disappointed. It's a work of art in itself!"

“If you need a creative artist to give your home a real unique flare, then you need to contact Michele Dawn Designs. Michele has an amazing portfolio that will help you with ideas. If you already know what you want, then she can work with you on that too. I loved the fact that she made paint boards with different styles and textures of all my color requests. I got a really good feel as to what my bedroom was going to look like before she even started. Michele is very reliable. She did everything she said she would do and completed my bedroom before the contract date was up. Let Michele help you create your dream home with a touch of her creative abilities, you won't be sorry.”

Great Results, Personable, Good Value

“Michele is an immensely talented individual who takes great pride in her work, has amazing talent, and is easy to work with. She is a great collaborator who works with her clients to create a vision that is in sync with the overall design plan, and is unique to each project. Her work is delightful and we have heard nothing but compliments on the beautiful stencil, and hand painted work she did for our historic hotel. We hired Michele for artistic stenciling and hand painting for hotel in 2010, and hired Michele more than once.”

“I have had the pleasure of working with Michele on a number of occassions. I have not only found her to be very professional but also highly dedicated to her craft and clients. Michele's vision and talents are unique and original. I have featured her many times on my website as an example of true professionalism and the epitome of creativity. I'm often asked by professional interior decorators and clients who I might suggest for creative finishes; it is always Michele's name that comes to mind. They can be assured of the utmost in service, excellence in execution, and timeless, breathtaking results.”

Great Results, Expert, Creative

“I always look forward to design projects involving Michele, for I know the results will be fabulous! She is a gifted artist and a joy to work with.”

“We have worked with Michele, of Michele Dawn Designs, on multiple projects. Thanks to her incredible enthusiasm for creating beauty, she was able to make sure all the artisan painting projects were completed on time! And our house turned out beautifully. Michele has never ceased to amaze me with her creative and artistic abilities, whether it's creating custom tapestries, turning furniture into art, refinishing cabinetry, Italian Plasters... you name it! I have been working with Michele for over three years now on several projects, and she never ceases to amaze me with her talent and the wide array of beautiful projects she has done for me including faux finishing walls and cabinetry, Italian Plasters, turning old furniture into pieces of art, painting tapestries, and wall murals. Michele can help turn interiors into something special ay adding her artistic talent with paint, plaster and stencils!"

“We recently had Michele paint a mural in our home. The diligence she displayed with her work ethics made it obvious she takes a great deal of pride to deliver quality work, with an unparalled commitment to our satisfaction. The finished product was impeccable. I would easily refer Michele to friends, family or anyone of interest.”

“We asked Michele to transform our teen-age son's room. The results were so stunning that we asked her to do a Tuscan Old World mural in our small powder room. We were so thrilled with our mural that we asked her to do our family room, then the hallway and kitchen. Each and every time we enter one of Michele's finished rooms we feel inspired and in awe of how wonderful we feel with our unique new walls and ceilings. We have commissioned Michele to transform our entire home. Her work is so amazing and beautiful that our friends gape when they walk through our home.”