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A Row House Renovation

Zac and Renee Cruse, a general contractor and interior designer respectively, relax on the couch with their dog, Grover. It took the couple eight...

Dream Weavers

In 1972, during the early stages of a lifelong effort to find the world’s finest carpets, Bloomfield Hills resident Geoffrey Orley found what he was looking for in the bazaars of Isfahan, Iran. There,...

Design Awards 2012 – Rising Star

Design Awards 2012 - Rising Star

Walls Talk: Rick Vian’s Trees of Life

Detroit artist Rick Vian takes a leaf from nature in his landscapes.

Re-user Friendly: Sylvan Lake Bungalow

As a man who wears many creative hats, Ross Yedinak knows a little something about reuse. The 40-year-old Grand Haven native earns his keep by developing recipes for private clients and restaurants, styling food...

Chairman of the Boards: John Yarema

Catch John Yarema in a chatty mood and his conversation quickly becomes peppered with casual mentions of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Bill Clinton, Chevy Chase, Glenn Close, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Gere, and Kenneth Cole....

Design Awards 2011 – Rising Star

Design Awards 2011 - Rising Star

The Dean of Mod

Robert Metcalf’s Ann Arbor home meets current LEED green building standards. What’s remarkable about that fact is that he designed and built the house in 1952, decades before the word “green” bore any environmental...

Pecking Order

When the chickens come home to roost, they just might end up on residential lawns. Thanks to Green Chicken Coop, a Bay City-based company that sells pre-made, eco-friendly poultry pens, locavores hatching a plan...

An Art Filled Royal Oak Loft

Jim Stout and his partner love to host lavish cocktail parties in their third-floor, loft-style condo in Royal Oak. Among an eclectic mix of guests, Charles and Ray Eames, Andy Warhol, and Warren Platner...