Our designers are receptive to you and your needs and will listen to your ideas to create a comfortable, stylish environment for your home or business. 

We believe that your home is your canvas, and Merkel Furniture can be your medium. 

Complimentary Design Services are available with a furniture purchase. Ask one of our professional interior designers. 


Alice VanHorssen

Interior Designer - Chelsea
alice.vanhorssen@gmail.com

Alice has been with Merkel Furniture for over 24 years. She has experience with practically every aspect of home furnishings from flooring, furniture, and window treatments to space planning and color coordination. She specializes in ‘3D Planner’, which has been very useful in assisting her clients in visualizing their space. Alice holds a B.F.A. degree in Interior Design from the University of Michigan.
 

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Wendy Warrick

Interior Designer - Chelsea
wwarrick@merkels-inc.com

Wendy has 25 years of experience as an Interior Designer specializing in residential design. She also incorporates the art of Feng Shui as a natural extension of good design, to help her clients feel even more comfortable and balanced in their homes. She holds an A.A.S. honors degree in Interior Design from Parsons in New York City as well as a B.S.F.A degree in Fine Art.

Jennifer Burk

Interior Designer - Chelsea
jburk@merkels-inc.com

Jennifer graduated from Western Michigan University with a BS in Interior Design. She started her design career in flooring and window coverings and then moved on to work for different architectural firms. Over the years she has raised a family and helped grow her husbands chiropractic business. More recently she decided to get back into the industry and can't wait to broaden her knowledge base and use her "eye" for design with new clients. 

Debbie Voss

Debbie Voss

Flooring Specialist - Ann Arbor
tpdebster@aol.com

Debbie has been a Flooring Specialist at our Ann Arbor Merkel Flooring location for 16 years. Her enthusiasm for design, color and texture is apparent when working with her clients. Debbie feels that flooring can be very fashionable and incorporates her knowledge of the latest trends in both residential and commercial floor coverings. Debbie holds her degree from Michigan State University. 

Rita Marshall

Rita Marshall

Flooring Specialist - Ann Arbor
rmtrs@hotmail.com

Rita has been with Merkel Flooring for 14 years. Her experience extends anywhere from large scale projects with the University of Michigan, restaurants in downtown Ann Arbor, Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inns, and new home construction. Her versatility in creating beautiful interiors can range from rooms with bright colors and high contrast to those that can make quiet statements. She always says, “If you have a little paint and new floors, the rest will come easily.”

Scott Day

Scott Day

Flooring Specialist, Ann Arbor

Scott Day has been working at Merkel Carpet One in Ann Arbor for three years, and brings over 35 years of experience in the flooring industry. In addition to sales, Scott is a also CFI-certified installer that has installed over 1 million square feet of flooring throughout his career. Scott brings this practical knowledge to his approach in flooring, and advises prospective clients to, “invest 20 percent more on a high-quality product that will last 50 percent longer than a lower quality product.”