Collection by Luke Hopping

Design-Friendly Destinations in Detroit


Out of the ashes of recession rises a promising design scene in Detroit. Endemic residential vacancy and a persistent industrial core present challenges as well as opportunities for enterprising artists in the city. Here we round-up a few design-minded shops, businesses, and houses that are retooling Motor City's image.

At Detroit's Nora, find a curated selection of modern housewares and accessories from local and international designers...
Practice Space “It provides a sense of old and new together, showcasing the opportunity in Detroit,” says Justin Mast,...
Residents are allowed a small swath to plant gardens.
Watch mechanisms are sourced from Switzerland and assembled in the Shinola factory in Detroit.
Detroit design shop Hugh sells vintage and vintage-inspired contemporary furniture, housewares, and grooming items.
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