Collection by William Lamb

Michigan Modern: 7 Homes in the Great Lake State


Home to Herman Miller, Michigan has a long and storied modernist pedigree. Here are seven inventive or noteworthy Michigan houses from Dwell's archives.

Residents are allowed a small swath to plant gardens.
Built on a challenging hillside site and tucked behind a thicket of trees, the Bridgman, Michigan, house designed by...
Tom McMurtrie and Genia Service with their five-year-old son, Gary.
Architect Jim Garrison of Brooklyn-based Garrison Architects was asked to design a lakeside retreat for visiting...
After purchasing a revered archetypal lake house designed by American architect Richard Meier, a retired couple...
Dow Chemical put Midland on the map, but architect and local scion Alden B. Dow made it the most modern town in...
The cottage sits on an acre of mature trees, with a sloping lawn stretching to the pebbly shore of the inland lake.

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