Michael is a licensed interior designer in Florida, holds memberships in the National Kitchen and Bath Association, the National Association of Home Builders and is a Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS), and specializes in creating spaces that are accessible to anyone at any age.
His first book, RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR AGING-IN-PLACE, guides the reader to understand the benefits of creating barrier-free environments especially for the baby boomers who are just now contemplating what kind of home they will need as they age.
Michael A. Thomas, FASID, CAPS, is the President of the DESIGN COLLECTIVE Group, based in Jupiter, Florida, a multi-faceted design firm creating functional, timeless designs. He has been published in several magazines, quoted in Time and Dwell Magazines and was featured on TV for a unique beach-side estate.
With his firm, he specializes in the renovation and remodeling of residential and small commercial properties,.. enhancing their aesthetic appeal while increasing value of the real estate.
No matter the space nor style, classic or contemporary style does not mean cold or clinical.
"Michael's design is always warm, friendly, touch-able, yet functional while retaining its classic good looks over the years. His use of materials + creative spatial arrangements makes his work stand up to the test of time."