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Design-Friendly Destinations in Detroit
Out of the ashes of recession rises a promising design scene in Detroit.
November 7, 2014
A Clever System Turns Nearly Anything into a Shelf
Two Detroit-based designers create a brilliant system that turns nearly any flat surface into a shelf or table. We go behind the scenes to see how the products are made.
November 3, 2014
Retooling Manufacturing in Detroit
Manufacturing and the history of Detroit go hand in hand—from heavy industry to automotive to personal accessories and more.
September 21, 2014
Local Manufacturing at the 2014 Detroit Design Festival
From September 23–28, the Detroit Design Festival takes place to celebrate the city's diverse creative industries through an impressive roster of events ranging from open studios to art installations…
September 21, 2014
Shops We Love: Nora, Detroit
At the Detroit shop Nora, find a mix of Japanese- and Scandinavian-inspired wares.
July 8, 2014
A Detroit Business Incubator with an Industrial Edge
Ideas are forged inside this garage-turned-next gen startup space.
June 3, 2014
Shinola Expands its Detroit Manufacturing Space
Shinola brings leather making in-house with a new 12,000-square-foot studio.
May 13, 2014
Shops We Love: Hugh
In Detroit's Cass Corridor, retailer Joe Posch has created a destination for those seeking furniture and housewares that nod to the midcentury.
May 12, 2014
Creative projects get a leg up and their word out at gatherings that serve donations with a side of social capital. Move over, Kickstarter. Across the country, philanthropy is getting personalized.
May 23, 2012
Mies van der Rohe, Lafayette Park
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the major wrongdoings of modernism, but Detroit's Lafayette Park—the…
January 14, 2009