DAWN MARIE COE
Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Dawn Marie’s passion for design, and her desire to incorporate personal touch into each project serve as the foundations for DMC Design. Her goal is to listen to the clients’ needs and develop spaces that are extensions of their individual personalities. Success of each project is measured by if the client walks into the space and feels, “this is me.” Dawn Marie attended Western Michigan University earning a Bachelor of Business degree.
Mark brings with him fifteen years of experience in urban community development with experience in Historic Preservation, Form Based Design, and Walkable Communities. He also brings twenty years of experience as a professional artist, something that has taken him around the globe. He earned a BFA at Grand Valley State University, with post-grad work at Montana State and The Ohio State, prior to earning an MFA at Kendall College of Art & Design. You can find out more about his work at www.markrumsey.com.
Jen attended Grand Valley State University with her studies focusing on photography and ceramics. After university she spent three years apprenticing at a pottery studio followed by a two year artist-in-residence at the Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts in Asheville, NC. After years of pottery and painting she became a color specialist at paint store in Harbor Springs, MI. Jen has honed her skills as a master of faux finishing which enhance several DMC projects. Her unique background in art, design, and color gives her a well trained eye which she offers as part of the collaborative design process at DMC Design.
Nicole graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Interior Design. She completed her undergrad at the University of Michigan in History.