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About Mané

Mané Rebelo-Plaut is the founder of MRP Design Studio, an Interior Design company located in Rockville, MD. She received an A.A.S. degree in Interior Design from Montgomery College in Rockville, MD, and is a member of The American Society of Interior Designers. Mané has special expertise in the areas of green design, historic interiors, and Feng Shui. Her previous experience in the field includes Design Exchange in Fairfax, VA, and Raji RM & Associates in Brambleton, VA. Mané launched her design company in 2010 and is currently working on projects in Maryland and Washington, D.C. MRP Design Studio creates unique designs for both residential and commercial clients. The company caters to a variety of clients, including those who are building new homes, occupying existing homes, and renovating or redesigning their current homes. MRP Design Studio also provides home staging and organizing services. MRP Design Studio creates beautiful and functional spaces, fulfilling each client's desires and dreams.

Wall Art–inspiration for a sunny day…

Creating an Art Gallery in our homes can be a thing of beauty! Here are some inspiring rooms: Courtesy of Sharon Scrapbook Courtesy of La Maison Gray Courtesy of Shoestring Sophistication  Courtesy of Elle Decor Courtesy of Bright Bold Beautiful Courtesy … Continue reading

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A client’s new meditation space–a place to call home

My latest client just moved into her rented apartment. She wanted a colorful, yet peaceful environment, where she could feel at home. She also needed a place where she could meditate. So, with a few simple pieces and a small budget, … Continue reading

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My very talented and smart husband

  I have always been so proud of my hubby and now I can share my feelings with the rest of the world! “Ballet isn’t rocket science, but the two aren’t mutually exclusive, either” is an article about my husband Roger and … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration–a place to rest after a long week…

9. Courtesy of: 1. 2. 3. 4. Pinterest 5. Design Labyrinth  6. Architectural Digest 7. Dust Jacket Attic 8. My Design Chic 9. Vintage Rose Garden

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Designing my client’s first home on a budget

A client of mine just purchased her first home. With a limited budget, and a dream of a comfortable, inviting, and peaceful space, the client wanted a place to come home to… I went to work, determined to create a home for … Continue reading

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3D Walls!

This is a great article via “Designer Pages:” “Technology has allowed traditionally 2D surfaces to break into the third dimension with tiles and materials that leave the plane of the wall to become sculptural accents to a room.” Here are some … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Functional, Fashionable:
It doesn’t take much time or money to turn a finished basement into a cozy living space. Marin Rose and Mané Rebelo-Plaut created this vibrant, comfortable in just 2 days for under $500. The neutral…

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