Design Concepts That Reflect Your Personality While Meeting Your Needs With Both

Taste and Function


Mini Hoffman - Founder and Designer

Mini is originally from New York and, focusing on business academically, discovered her true passion to be interior design.  Mini loved renovating her many fixer-upper homes over the years, doing everything from demolition and designing the new plans, to construction, painting and putting all the finishing touches in her homes. In 1997, Mini started a successful design business in Upstate New York called One Room at a Time – Interior Design.  After relocating to the upstate of South Carolina, she launched her current company, Design du Jour, Inc.

Mini is creative and resourceful and has a flair for making a space look great. She is not your typical designer. She loves giving old

furniture new life. Whether it’s a piece you own, or something she finds for you, Mini loves transforming furniture and enjoys mixing old and new pieces together in her designs. From helping you pick paint colors and fabrics, to fully making over your space, she can help you achieve the look you want. She loves challenges and is not afraid to roll up her sleeves and get to work! Good design doesn’t have to cost a lot or be overwhelming. Mini’s mission is to provide her clients with a design concept that reflects their personality and meets their needs with taste and function, while keeping their budget in mind. Design du Jour means “design of the day.” Mini implements innovative and current trends to create a timeless look.

Mini currently lives in Duncan, South Carolina with her husband. She is the mother of three, and grandmother of five. When not busy designing, Mini enjoys reading and spending time with her family.


Design Services

When I meet with you, I like to sit down and listen to your vision for the space. This allows me to create a design that is specific to your needs, using creative ideas that don’t need to cost a lot. I believe your home should be welcoming and represent who you are.


Design / Color Consultation

A visit to your home or office to discuss ideas and to develop a design concept and/or to select paint color options for your space. This includes a follow-up email outlining everything discussed and plans to move forward.

3D Design Rendering

Custom 3-D rendering of your room(s) featuring design elements discussed during the consultation in order to give you a visual concept of your finished space(s).

Home Staging / Designing to Sell

Space planning ideas and rearrangement of your existing furniture in order to make your home look its best and bring a greater return on investment on the sale of your home.

Sourcing / Purchasing

Source / purchase design elements for your space(s) with options for your selection.


Furniture Transformation

I love to transform furniture, whether its something you own or something I find for you. Furniture can be painted or refinished using quality products.

Wood Dresser - Before
Wood Dresser - After
Dresser Before
Dresser After
Dining Room Chairs - Before
Dining Room Chairs - After
Console - Before
Console - After
Antique Dresser - Before
Antique Dresser - After
Wood Desk - Before
Wood Desk - After
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Recent Design Work




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