MEET THE TEAM

Michael

Michael has been passionate about design since childhood. After a grade 5 school trip to the Toronto Reference Library, Michael started studying the history of furniture design and began making what he would call "product".

 

Fast forward to 2019, Michael is a creative collaborator and enthusiastic designer. He is formally trained as an Architectural Millwork Technologist and a Craftsman Woodworker. He has studied furniture history in depth and also remains current on leading edge industry development, Michael has authored numerous scientific research reports within the furniture and cabinetry industry and has appeared in a number of feature articles about design and the manufacturing process.

Michael’s work is often described as a balance between practicality, value and heirloom quality. Michael believes that every feature is important and that the smallest of detail can play a significant and relevant role in the whole project.

Michael works closely with each of his client's projects and uses a hands-on approach to space transformation, cabinet-making and furniture design. 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a Swiss Army knife of design and creativity. On any giving day she can be found executing a different set of skills. As MFD's master planner, Elizabeth is able to effectively layout project budgets and schedule timelines for efficiency levels that are unparalleled. 

 

Elizabeth has an extensive love for artwork. Her hands on approach to design and create in a variety of mediums allows MFD to offer versatility and customization to any project. 

 

Texture plays a significant role in Elizabeth's craftsmanship skills. Any any given day, Elizabeth can be found designing and crafting wooden signs and installing tile compositions to make a space inviting and tasteful. As talented with a sewing machine as she is with a tile saw, Elizabeth uses her attention to detail in creating an array of different patterned works and custom upholstery. 

 

This passion for art and design has refined Elizabeth's talented eye for colour and textures in interior and exterior design.

 

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