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    Decade of design

    Mathison | Mathison Architects, an award-winning, full-service architectural firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrated its 10th anniversary this month with an open house held on Oct. 10, 2023 at its downtown office location, commemorating a decade of architecture and design work dedicated to creating impactful projects for clients. The firm, which embraces the belief that human-centered design is good…

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    Monroe North Imports

    Inaugural pop-up shop of European antiques to take place this weekend   Monroe North Imports, a destination for vintage and one-of-a-kind objects and antiques, is officially opening its doors at 1615 Monroe Ave. N.W., Grand Rapids, Michigan this weekend to designers and design enthusiasts alike in its inaugural pop-up shop event. Envisioned by Deidre Remtema, interior designer and chief executive…

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    Michigan Design Center holds Wish List contest

    Michigan Design Center, an interior design center home to more than 30 curated showrooms in Troy, Michigan, announced earlier this month that it is holding a $25,000 Wish List contest to help one, randomly selected grand prize winner curate the space or home of their dreams. The contest, which offers the individual the chance to win $25,000 to put toward…

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    Virginia Tile partners with Marazzi Tile

    Virginia Tile Company, a leading provider of porcelain, ceramic, stone, glass, metal, and mosaic design solutions headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, recently announced a strategic partnership with Marazzi Tile to expand its distribution responsibilities to Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Western Pennsylvania. The territory expansion and collaboration with the U.S.-based, Italian-owned ceramic manufacturer became effective as of August 1, 2023. “We are…

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    Virginia Tile in Elk Grove

    Virginia Tile Company, a leading provider of porcelain, ceramic, stone, glass, metal, and mosaic design solutions headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, held a grand opening for its newest facility in Elk Grove, Illinois on April 12, 2023. The new showroom and warehouse will replace its former Wood Dale, Illinois facility, which had been a staple in the community for more than…

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    Bold concepts

    Conceptual design is a process, an ideation, and a framework. It is a creative solution and strategic plan that explores the potential of space, of experience, and of expression. It is a foundation in which client vision and lifestyle needs, form and function, organization and relationship, are given visual—abstract and technical—shape and express a design language distinctive to its users…

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    Virginia Tile appoints leader to continue growth

    Virginia Tile Company, a leading provider of porcelain, ceramic, stone, glass, metal, and mosaic design solutions headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, recently announced the appointment of David G. Burke as its new Chief Financial Officer. Burke, who brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate leadership across a number of industries, will oversee the strategic guidance and overall direction of…

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    Building delight

    The team at Giraffe Design Build LLC believe that a finely designed and expertly crafted home encourages inspired living and generates delight for both people and the environment. Their goal is simply to bring joy to people’s lives. The Ann Arbor, Michigan–based company affirms the principles of effective design, careful craftsmanship, open communication, and responsible stewardship of their clients’ homes,…

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    Force of Nature

    DesRosiers Architects, an award-winning architectural firm located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan has specialized in custom residential, institutional, and commercial design for five decades, working with clients to tailor solutions that fit their personality, lifestyle, and brand. Founded and led by third-generation architect, Louis DesRosiers, AIA, president, the firm has built upon a rich legacy in traditional and contemporary design, supported…