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Art Central

When inviting spaces are part of the plan, these designers create stunning focal points above the sofa

Pillow Talk

FURNISHINGS | inspired designers   WHO: Shirley Wickman, is the principal designer/owner of Ann Arbor-based Cyrus Interiors. She studied design at Sage College in New York and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design...

Serving up Style

FURNISHINGS | inspired designers   WHO: Friends Laura Zender, in photo on right, and Tiffany Edison, left, collaborated on a project at the Michigan Design Center (MDC) in Troy. Zender, of Laura Zender Design, is an...

Fashion Comes Home

FURNISHINGS | inspired designers WHO: Minja Casalou, of Royal Oak-based Jennifer Taylor Studio Inc., has a resume that includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wayne State University and a master's in architectural interior design...

The Goods

Our favorite things for making a house a home

Modern Family (Rooms)

These bright gathering spaces are cozy-contemporary

Take Time for a Chat

FURNISHINGS // Inspired Designers Benchmark Wood & Design Studios WHO: Benchmark Wood & Design Studios, founded in 2001, is a Holland-based firm with an award-winning design portfolio that includes a sophisticated collection of Lake Michigan’s finest beachfront...

Marvelous Mudrooms

WHO: Interior designer Meg Bildstein, pictured below, established her firm, Meg Corley, in 2010 and opened her Birmingham-based studio, Carriage House, in 2015. Bildstein, who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State...

Parisian Picks

These ooh-la-la decorative elements most certainly have a certain je ne sais quois, oui?

French Accent

FURNISHINGS | inspired design WHO: To create the palatial spaces shown below, Ethan Allen called in an all-star team of designers, shown at left. Michele Weston, ASID, a 30-year veteran, is National Council for Interior...