Dorina Rudd DesignsMy job is to interpret the story they hope to tell, to be that vessel or bridge of communication, whether it’s a 500 square foot solar powered cabin in the woods, a million-dollar home with all the amenities or a high-traffic commercial building, it’s all about helping them paint their own painting.”

With an energetic and straightforward approach, coupled with an amazing attention to detail and artistic flare, Dorina Rudd has the innate ability to “capture” the essence of the needs of her discerning clients as owner of Design Strategies in Traverse City, Michigan.

Grand Traverse Comprehensive Interior Designer – Best of Houzz


Traverse Magazine Home Tour feature

Sneak Peek! Home #2 on the Traverse City Area Home Tour is in the Heart of Wine Country

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Featured in the Northern Express Weekly, September 30, 2019  

Opa Grill & Taproom Relocated, Redesigned

“We partnered with Dorina to help us with the build out of our new business location for Opa! Grill & Taproom, and could not be happier. She was very easy to reach when we needed an answer and provided us with lots of great insight. Her talent and personality gave us an end result that…

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Maxbauer’s Market Transformed

Maxbauer’s Market – a staple in Traverse City for over 100 years – has re-opened and been renovated since a grease fire forced the business to close this past July. The market has been transformed into a whole new store, with the same dedication to high quality meats and groceries that their customers have come…

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