On April 27, the Michigan Modernism Gala Preview was held at the Southfield Municipal Complex. The event benefited the Detroit Area Art Deco Society and featured live music, hors d'oeuvres, and wine.
An opening reception was held at Lafayette Plaza in Detroit on April 14 for a one-week, multi-event celebration of Mies van der Rohe's designs, Lafayette Park in particular.
On March 15, the Detroit Home Design Awards gala was held at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights. The event included cocktails, a strolling dinner, and the awards ceremony.
On March 1, the annual Passover Tables event at Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Township benefited the temple's religious-school programming. More than 25 designer tables were featured.
On Feb. 8, Tender in Birmingham threw a party to benefit Humble Design, a nonprofit that provides furnishings for Detroit families emerging from homelessness.
On Dec. 2, the Christ Child Society of Detroit hosted its annual Christmas Home Tour and luncheon at Birmingham Country Club.
On Nov. 2, the grand opening celebration of Stark was held in Troy.
On Oct. 27, Laurie Tennent hosted Art Road at her Studio in Birmingham.
On Oct. 5, a preview was held for the Celebratory Vignettes display at Michigan Design Center, Troy.
The Michigan AIDS Coalition in partnership with DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) hosted Dining by Design Sept. 24 at the Willys Overland Lofts in Midtown Detroit.
On July 17, Detroit Garden Works hosted Garden Cruise 2011
On June 11, Baker hosted Summer Solstice at Michigan Design Center in Troy.
On June 2, the annual For the House & Garden preview party was held at Pewabic Pottery in Detroit.
Frame your Face was held May 19 at Scavolini in Birmingham.
Hillside Contemporary Furniture and Paulina BH hosted Furniture Fashion for a Night May 21 in Bloomfield Hills.
On April 21, Designing with Antique Vignettes was held at Judy Frankel Antiques Centre of Troy.
On March 13, the Detroit Home Design Awards gala was held at Somerset Collection, Troy.
On March 13, the Detroit Home Design Awards gala was held at Somerset Collection, Troy
On March 3, the annual Passover Tables event at Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Township benefited the temple's religious-school programming.
The 2011 DAM Design Show opening reception was held Jan. 14 at the Detroit Artists Market in Midtown, where this year's exhibit focused on "bath."