Print Edition

Volume 1: Issue 1








The inaugural print edition of Great Lakes by Design Magazine is officially out! In the debut issue—The Michigan Palette—we explore the influence of design in spaces, the built environment, products, and the arts.

Here are some highlights from the issue:


Design Spotlight

Urban Rustic |pushing the envelope of design in the woodworking industry

American Hardwood | the technical approach of one woodworking studio



Floor to backsplash | the kitchen design process

Diamond among minerals | the Michigan fabricator producing quartz surfaces

Talented composers | the choreography of designing well-balanced spaces

Shelf life | displaying personal wine collections has a beautiful new look

Building a snapshot | a northern custom builder looks to hidden treasures



Storied experiences | how vision and history has shaped these northern destinations

Rustic sparkle | a northeastern winter wonderland

Meticulous by design | creating a ski resort community through careful planning

Frame of mind | a landscape fit for relaxation and meditation

Structural tapestry | the infrastructure comprising a booming micropolis

Revitalize | stimulating the sense through ambiance



Wine element | the heart of the matter

Craftsmanship: distilled | building a craft distillery with a local focus


Creative Endeavors

Alpine performance | how maintenance improves the skiing experience

The illustrated story | redefining the menswear fashion industry through watercolor

Space and fabric | a look at the interwoven fields of fashion and interiors


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