Michael Donnelly grew up in Utica, NY and came to Buffalo to attend Buffalo State where he earned a BS in Design. Michael fell in love with Buffalo and never left. His early career was in retail and in-store display merchandising.He opened his first shop in the early eighties where he designed and fabricated upholstered furniture. This soon led to commercial and residential design work.
Tony Rogers partnered with Michael in 2002. A native of Buffalo, Tony holds a MS in education and brought 20 years of experience in sales and marketing to the table.
Since joining forces with Michael, Tony works closely on design projects as well as managing the retail operation, which includes an ever-growing gift department.
Both men have participated in a number of Junior League Show House projects as well as countless hours donated to such worthy endeavors as Gilda’s Club and The Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees.
Some notable projects include the former Greater Buffalo Savings Bank on Main Street, now First Niagara Bank, C-Pap Express Stores, numerous residential projects, including units at the Avant, a Uniland Development Company project, and units at The Pasquale, an Ellicott Development Company project.