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    In Vogue

    In Royal Oak, Michigan, a furniture studio of designers and fabricators recalls the past to look toward the future. Known as Vogue Furniture, the 1977-established furniture and millwork workshop is set in a newly renovated shop spanning nearly 45,000 square-feet—allotting plenty of room for new, ambitious projects. The calm, clean office space is full of dark wood hues and clean white walls; a setting ready for clients hoping to find anything from a new living room coffee table to a living space transformation.  “You’ll see there are very few examples of our work in [the office],” said Greg Bartelt, founder, owner, and lead designer at Vogue Furniture. “When the client…

  • Creative Endeavors

    Stone Artist

    Brendan Sherwood, jewelry designer and owner of Elements Custom Jewelry Studio, knows there is a difference between style and design. “People have different styles and different tastes, and there is good and bad design within those genres,” said Sherwood. “You come in and have your own ideas and your own personal aesthetics. What we try to do is put good design behind it and make the jewelry for you that way and it tends to work out really well.” For nearly 27 years, Sherwood has been providing design, rendering, and production of custom jewelry and additional production pieces within downtown Royal Oak, Michigan. The College of Creative Studies alum launched…