Peek Inside Floyd Cofounder Kyle Hoff’s Mies van der Rohe–Designed Detroit Home

Peek Inside Floyd Cofounder Kyle Hoff’s Mies van der Rohe–Designed Detroit Home

By Georgina Gustin / Photos by Benjamin Rasmussen
A renowned midcentury community and a minimal footprint translate to a surprisingly green lifestyle for the cofounder of the popular furniture company.

In 2013, Kyle Hoff was grinding it out in a lower-rung job at a Chicago architecture firm when a friend from graduate school convinced him to move to Detroit. The week he arrived, the Motor City, saddled with about $19 billion in debt, filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Hoff started to wonder about his choice—as a young designer, he had just left a good, solid job for a less certain one with a start-up, in a city with equally wobbly prospects.

Join Dwell+ to Continue

Subscribe to Dwell+ to get everything you already love about Dwell, plus exclusive home tours, video features, how-to guides, access to the Dwell archive, and more.

Try Dwell+ for FREE

You can cancel at any time.

Save