Design

Some of the most innovative work done in Southeast Michigan comes from a large, renowned field of top-notch designers, including cool furniture makers in Royal Oak, cutting edge fashion labels in Detroit, and a much-sought-after tile-works in Ann Arbor. And don’t forget the gleaming cars that come from the creative minds all over metro Detroit.

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Holly Oaks ORV Park Offers 100-Plus Acres of Dirt and Mud

The rear wheels of Tom Sabourin’s 1986 Ford Bronco spin in the mud, creating russet splatters across its white paint, as it struggles to haul a 350 Chevy from a...

Winners Announced in ‘Oakland Together’ Online COVID-19 Safety Video & Art Contest

Four Oakland County residents who took different paths to deliver the same message — everyone should do their part to help stop the spread of the coronavirus — were...

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Gets Creative During COVID-19

Annie VanGelderen discovered the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center 20 years ago when she purchased a piece of art glass at its Holiday Shop.“They threw a program book in the...

Going Mobile: Leading the Way in Connected Vehicle Research and Planning

By M.J. GalbraithWhen it comes to the future of connected mobility, Oakland County is playing the long game.It’s a measured approach to the exciting technology that links vehicles to...

COVID Response: ‘Saving Lives’

As Oakland County residents sheltered in place one recent Thursday during the COVID-19 crisis, four Sysco semitrucks lined up outside a warehouse at Oakland University, each filled to capacity...

Featured Videos

Featured Video: Sundberg-Ferar

Sundberg-Ferar was established in 1934 and is the second oldest industrial product design company in the United States. The Walled Lake company is an industry leader with a product roster...

Featured Video: Cranbrook Art Museum’s Grand Re-Opening

Thanks to a two-year, $22-million dollar renovation, the newly-imagined Cranbrook Institute of Art dispels the notion of dusty museum collections hidden away from the public eye. Every piece from...

Featured Video: The Robot Garage

At The Robot Garage, LEGO toys and robotics adventures are more than just childhood pastimes. Located in a converted warehouse in Birmingham's Rail District, this imagination laboratory hosts building...

Featured Video: The Fifth Luxury Condos

Royal Oak is redefining the notion of Detroit's 'burbs, fashioning a downtown that appeals to urban dwellers and cultural creatives. It's latest addition --and the community's tallest building-- brings...

Featured Video: Hillberry Gallery

If you want proof that Ferndale's arts and culture scene is coming into its own, consider that the esteemed Susanne Hilberry Gallery moved from toney Birmingham to a quiet residential area not...

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