Mimi Gabr named Miromar Design Center Designer of Distinction

Mimi Gabr, September 2012 DOD

ESTERO, FL – Interior Designer Mimi Gabr has been named Miromar Design Center’s September 2012 Designer of Distinction.  Mimi has been in the interior design business for nearly 25 years.  Originally from Chicago, she is the principal designer of Naples based Mimi Jolie Maison, with high-end projects along the entire Florida Coast.

“Miromar Design Center in my opinion is vital to any professional designer.  Luxury and value in service and merchandise are alive and well in the design business.  Miromar Design Center reflects the high tastes and the latest selections of furniture, accessories, floorings and all the elements that any designer needs to create a beautiful home that will withstand the test of time,” Gabr says.  “The showrooms extend to designers and their clients, the service, help and courtesies that are expected from a beautiful place like Miromar Design Center.”

A graduate of the Art Institute of Paris, France and LaSalle University in Chicago Gabr specializes in interior architecture and full interior design including remodeling, built-ins and renovations. She is also a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the Interior Design Society (IDS and NCIDQ certified.  “Interior designing can be fun and very rewarding for both client and designer.  Creating a new project is exciting, while solving a lot of challenges during the project,” Gabr said.  “This whole process can be easily achieved now under one roof.  Miromar Design Center offers so many beautiful products that will satisfy the most discriminating taste, for both designer and client.  I am deeply honored to be chosen Designer of Distinction for September 2012.”

Each month Miromar Design Center recognizes the talents, loyalty and support of interior design professionals based upon nominations from the design center’s 45 store managers.  Designers are honored in this year-round appreciation program for their professionalism, creativity and commitment.  “Mimi Gabr is the perfect designer and a pleasure to work with.  She comes in with a game plan, and we work until we find the perfect items for every room,” said Angela Lossia, owner and manager of Angela Fine Furnishings.  “Mimi and her clients all leave happy, and they get everything done in a day’s work.”

Miromar Design Center is the only design center in Southwest Florida and one of only 19 major design centers in the nation. It is the premier home furnishings shopping destination for design professionals and consumers.  The 45 home furnishing stores feature a worldwide collection of the most desired names in furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, accessories, and wall coverings such as Baker, Ann Sacks, Ralph Lauren Home and Ralph Lauren Lighting & Accessories at MP Interiors,  Poggenpohl, Walker Zanger, Francesco Molon and many more.  Also, the Clearance Showroom offers a collection of end of season furnishings from the design center’s stores guaranteed to be a minimum of 50% off regular retail pricing. Interior Design Referral services are also available. Visit the website at MiromarDesignCenter.com for a complete list of upcoming events.

Miromar Design Center is always open to the public.  Hours are Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • First floor stores and Clearance Showroom open on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; second and third floor stores are open Saturday by appointment only.  Located at 10800 Corkscrew Road, I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples and Fort Myers across from Miromar Outlets • (239) 390-5111