michelle bergman


Michelle Bergman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design from Northern Kentucky University and worked in the graphic design field for nearly 14 years. She started her business, Design Works in 1999 to get back to hands-on painting and art. Her custom finishes can be found in fine homes and commercial spaces throughout the tri-state area. She has worked with interior designers on award-winning projects for Cincinnati’s Homefest, Best of the West Home Show, Clermont County Home Show and CitiRama.  Her work has been featured in HouseTrends and Venue magazines.

Michelle has studied with some of the best known experts in the faux finishing field from all over the country to hone her skills and stay on top of emerging home decor trends.  She has training in cabinet and furniture finishes, along with an extensive portfolio of decorative painting techniques from basic glazes to advanced textures to suit every style and budget. Custom finishes can be created to fulfill any vision as well.

Michelle works closely with clients, helping them make their home or office reflect THEIR style. She believes that you live in your space every day. . . let's make it beautiful!