Bulletin Board: Treasures for Home

A divine shopping experience in Rochester, a new book on renovating a 1914 house in Detroit, decorative ferns, and more.


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Metro Detroit’s Design World Update

Birmingham’s Forest Avenue Design Managment (FAD, forestavenuedesign.com) has moved into new office space at 735 Forest Ave., across the street from their former old-house-turned-office. “We were thrilled to start the new year in our new modern space, with space to grow,” says designer Carly Callahan Bristol (this year’s Detroit Home Design Awards’ Rising Star!). 


In Ferndale, the candle-making Green Daffodil (greendaffodil.com) gals have added more non-candle items, including the works of 1950s artist Ms. Depler, to their home décor cache. Depler’s cat-themed motifs grace tea towels and glasses. “Her designs speak to our aesthetic of retro and cocktail-quirky,” says Green Daffodil co-owner Siouxsan Miller.  


Landscaping firm R. Youngblood & Co. (ryoungblood.com) of Rochester has a new team member — Andrew VanHarken, who is overseeing all of the firm’s Garden Care Programs and Seasonal Garden Planter Designs. He obtained a degree in horticulture in New York. 


Ann Arbor- and Atlanta-based CLOTH & KIND (clothandkind.com) designed a Pantone vignette at the AmericasMart in Atlanta. The firm also launched Virtual Vibe, whereby consultations are done in person or remotely. “We design one room in an intensive session using all retail sources, so clients can purchase the items as their budget/timing allows,” co-owner Krista Nye Schwartz reports.  


Corey Damen Jenkins, of Birmingham-based Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates (coreydamenjenkins.com), has a new collection — Corey Damen Jenkins for Leathercraft. It's a 15-piece, high-end upholstery line that’s premiering at High Point’s Spring Market.


Leon & Lulu (leonandlulu.com), a home-décor shop in Clawson, won an ART Award in the Home Accents Store category. ART is the creative home furnishings network representing manufacturers, retailers, and representatives. Look for the crystal trophy during your next visit. Kudos to inventive shop co-owner Mary Liz Curtin, who celebrates 10 years in Clawson this spring.


Linda Shears, ASID, of Troy-based Linda Shears Designs (lindashears.com) was featured on WDIV live and other stations while at the Novi Home Improvement Show. She spoke about the complimentary consultations and seminars ASID members provided to event attendees.  

Have news that pertains to the design industry that you’d like to share? Send a note to MSwoyer@hour-media.com.
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