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Tradition with a Wow!

The style pendulum swings toward both classic East Coast and modern family living at this Grosse Pointe Farms home

From Blight to Bright

A couple of passionate flower growers turn vacant land into a productive business

Gorgeous Gardens

In the mid-1970s, when Jim and Patsy Carlson purchased their home in Clarkston, it sat on what Patsy calls “a typical subdivision lot planted with some hostas, impatiens, begonias, and pine and spruce trees.”
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Something to See

The popular shop Leon & Lulu dazzles with all things artistic and eclectic — and so does the owners’ home

Mid-Century Marvel

Loren Weiner says her passion for everything Mid-century Modern began when her in-laws gifted her with an Eames lounge chair in 2005.

Fits to a Tee

In 2001, Bill and Annette Royce purchased a typical plain-Jane, brick-and-shingle ’50s ranch house that was located in Bloomfield on a corner lot just across the street from the 18th hole of Oakland Hills Country Club’s South course.

Healing Hangouts

Detroit-area residents Kay Ponicall and Kris Appleby started Suite Dreams 16 years ago as a nonprofit organization that teams up with local designers and the furniture and home décor industries to create healing spaces...

European Accent

BACKSTORY: When interior designer Jimmy Angell, of Birmingham-based James Douglas Interiors, and his partner, Steve Lukasik, purchased their Pleasant Ridge home 11 years ago, “the yard was barren and nondescript,” Angell says. “The planning...
Designer's Haven

Designer’s Haven

From the street, at first glance, very little distinguishes Barry Harrison’s East Coast-style frame home from several of the other “row” houses lining the same block in Birmingham.

By the Yard

Metal Sphere Fitting Focal Point: Located on the property of Linda Orlans and Jerry Padilla in Birmingham, this intriguing sculpture, at left, turns heads regularly. Landscape designer Michael Dul, principal of Michael Dul & Associates...