photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

This once-understated master bedroom was transformed to complement our clients' sophisticated, fun personalities. The rich Brazilian cherry floors and navy grasscloth were selected to complement the grand scale of architecture.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Calming yet bold best describes this stunning bedroom design. The navy velvet headboard creates the perfect backdrop to carry the playful vernacular of the cherry blossom fabric.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Midcentury upholstery silhouettes add flair to a classic master. The layer of wallcovering and saturated pillows brought the design into the 21st century.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Hard to believe that this dynamic TV room was once outdated and underused. First things first, we needed to address the slanted ceiling with a bold wallcovering that served as the perfect backdrop to the emerald-green sofa.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Mixing a variety of textures adds interest without competing with the bold pattern found in the wall covering. The rich cowhide rug, gold and marble coffee table, and soft white throw come together to delight the senses.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Have no fear! Powder rooms are the perfect place to insert personality. This custom paper was created by Detroit Wallpaper Co. The bold paper is contrasted by the black found in the molding and window treatment.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Mixing metals allows for a more dynamic result. The gold faucet pops as it is surrounded by the matte black accessories.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Once again the gold comes back to allow for a nice balance of color & texture. And what better contrast to pair with gold and a bold pattern!? Well, black, of course!

photo by Kendra Koman

This charming downtown home for a newly married couple is a beautiful marriage of their two different tastes. Art by local artists, durable pieces, and a luxe Bohemian play on textures was the design foundation.

photo by Kendra Koman

A gorgeous tufted leather sofa offers durability needed for two active dogs, and brings a sense of warmth and timelessness to the home while still playing off the strong modern lines of the surrounding pieces

photo by Kendra Koman

Art by local artists sets an eclectic backdrop to the copper dining table our clients now love to gather around. For the rest of the space, pulling colors from the art for the surrounding materials became an obvious choice.

photo by Kendra Koman

Functional yet sleek was the goal. Sophistication had to live side by side with funk and pops of color. The space was designed as a hang-out for some, all while adult gatherings had to be considered as well.

photo by Kendra Koman

The undeniable heart of the home is the modern kitchen, which is anchored with a dynamic island allowing all of the family to enjoy their time and the space during family meals.

photo by Kendra Koman

It all takes shape, juiced up with playful splashes of orange throughout. Family discussions, homework time, and late-night conversations over a glass of Pinot are all things this eclectic space can now support.

photo by Kendra Koman

For this family of five, their dining space had to be something that could grow with them. Concrete was the perfect cool addition to the warm pops of orange throughout the space. The walnut leg anchors the piece beautifully.

photo by Kendra Koman

The fireplace was tiled to the ceiling to accentuate the height and provide a focal point as soon as you enter the home. Natural paired with durable was the key in creating the perfect space for a family of five to enjoy.

photo by Kendra Koman

Wood risers and treads paired with an iron streamlined railing was just understated enough to allow the walnut and grain to do all the talking.

photo by Kendra Koman

A concrete table is anchored by an 18- foot wall, covered in a faux metallic cork. This addition is the perfect space for the family to gather and play games.

photo by Kendra Koman

Breathing new life into an existing great room took the space from standard to stunning. Reimagining the layout allowed for a more functional space for an active family of five.

photo by Kendra Koman

A neglected front room became a dynamic yet durable “theater room.” The stain-resistant sectional and Flor squares offer ease to parents when their children have weekly sleepovers, yet doesn’t sacrifice the sleek design.

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Complete with custom walnut doors to help block out sound, the front room is now a functional entertaining space where a father and his sons can cheer as loudly as they would like watching sports on the big screen.

photo by Kendra Koman

The textured tile mixing warm and cool tones creates the perfect backdrop and inspiration for the rest of the selections to follow. Wallcovering on the ceiling that replicates the mica stone adds a fun pop of sparkle.

photo by Kendra Koman

This master was once a place that seemed cold and uninteresting. Adding a soffit that grounds the feature wall and the addition of walnut wood created a cozy yet timeless space.

photo by Kendra Koman

Organic, dreamy bedding and a few European lines created the perfect relaxing hub that now fits the couple’s young personalities and sleek contemporary home.

photo by Kendra Koman

Starting with essentially an empty white box, what a difference adding some architectural detail makes. Oh, and did we mention we used the client’s existing furniture and the room still looks like a complete remodel!?

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Touches from the mid-20th century modern era were highlighted in the buffet and chandelier, all while keeping with the simplistic naturesque fusion desired all the way down to the subtle detailing of the wood grain area rug.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Don’t underestimate the last layer of accessorizing. This stunning dining room really comes to life due to the colorful art and unique sculptural centerpiece that graces the table.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

This home nestled in lush landscapes called for a monochromatic palette paired with subtle pops of color. Utilizing the space while maintaining openness became a balancing act but resulted in the perfect heart of the home.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

It was important to stay true to the scenic views pouring in daily, so to achieve this we worked with neutral earth tones during the entire selections process, accompanied with sporadic pops of color.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Antique brass is not only fun, it’s a classic. What better way to add some flair to this client’s dream kitchen than pops of gold for her to admire while she cooks?

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Accentuating the Neoclassical architecture by playing up the three-story arched windows while not distracting from the view was key. But hey, this fixture sure catches your eye for a moment.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

As the Book Cadillac embodies rich history, black-and-white marble gracing the floors was a must. The marble made for the perfect backdrop for a bold pop of color found in the velvet navy sofas.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

The large center island became the inspiration as the hand-selected piece of granite embodies so much movement. It truly brings life to the entire space.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Black, white and chrome; the perfect canvas for a bowl of oranges and a lively party. As the client loves to entertain, it was important she had a haven to prepare for guests but still have an open view to the action.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

As the island is quite moving, we kept the backsplash simple. By changing up the pattern behind the range, it quietly makes a huge impact.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Using natural textures such as grass cloth layered with a classic pattern, was the perfect backdrop to the traditional king bed. Simple and classic materials really go a long way to create the perfect luxurious suite.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

A master suite fit for a queen that paid homage to Detroit’s historic architecture. The classic pattern on the wallcovering created a stunning neutral focal point for the rest of the room to be inspired by.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Nothing says classic more than white and gray marble stone. A long walkway leading to the focal arched window lends itself to a stone floor feature that grounds the entire space.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

This bathroom suite is a real show stopper. As we knew it was important for this Detroit lover to enjoy the view and a glass of wine, what better spot than a freestanding tub placed in front of the three story window?

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

The regal white vanity frames the Venetian mirrors, and delicate chrome sconces keep with the European architecture of the 1924 building. What perfect surroundings to get ready and gather your thoughts for the day.!

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

The classic chrome fixtures and ornate vanity juxtapose perfectly with the contemporary warm gray tile throughout. Including part of the arched window in this guest bath, makes it hard for guests to leave with that view.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

Classically simple creates a luxurious guest suite for the client’s family to enjoy the 1924 architecture of this Detroit building. Chrome and warm woods paired with black, creates a comfortable yet sophisticated suite.

photo by Chelsea Diffenderfer

The whimsical custom Detroit Wallcovering, juxtaposed with vintage fixtures the client collected on her travels, makes for a show stopper as guests need a quick reprieve from the lively party adjacent in the great room.

photo by Kendra Koman

Originally from New England, this client wanted a space that reminded her of her home. Custom millwork and layers of lighting bring an abundance of sophisticated charm without sacrificing functionality.

photo by Kendra Koman

A standout heartwarming feature of this home is the custom built-in bookshelves, complete with a bench seat for the daughter to indulge her love of reading.

photo by Kendra Koman

The stunning wallcovering is the perfect backdrop for a mid-century buffet and family heirloom. The bold yet classic black tulip table sets the tone of the room and pairs nicely with the colors dancing around it.

photo by Kendra Koman

The electric accessories sit gracefully in front of the bold wallcovering. Whimsical, organic, and bold creates the perfect conversation pieces among a night of entertaining friends.

photo by Kendra Koman

Organic black-and-white paper filled with birch trees draws the eye up and creates a canvas for fun pops of color to jazz up this contemporary guest bath.

photo by Kendra Koman

Breathing new life into a vintage sofa with durable blue crushed velvet creates a stunning juxtaposition against the two mid-century modern globes. Not to mention a favorite napping place for the client’s two dogs.

photo by Kendra Koman

The neutral backdrop allows for pops of color to take the stage, and the faux deer heads add a sense of whimsy to the space. The sleek monochromatic furniture is the perfect juxtaposition of sophistication and fun.

photo by Kendra Koman

The perfect palette to formally dress this lobby, is inevitably the existing limestone floor. The bold black lines are now a feature pairing beautifully with the original elevators elegantly framed in brass.

photo by Kendra Koman

Marrying the warm and cool elements, the dynamic tile is the perfect juxtaposition to the 100-year-old architecture. This lobby space is the perfect entrance before one heads up to enjoy the view in the cozy condos above.

photo by Kendra Koman

A true haven for entrepreneurs to come together, synthesizing to create one dynamic space. Complete with a kitchen and conference room, multiple colors bring this vibrant space to life.

photo by Kendra Koman

The bold color scheme and classic lighting silhouettes give this restaurant a retro vibe, while a warm sitting area beckons people to gather near the stage for live acoustic music.

photo by Kendra Koman

The once-underutilized lobby was transformed into a sleek yet welcoming spot connecting yesterday with today. Local Detroit artists line the walls, leading guests toward a warm welcome from receptionist Rose.

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The bones of this space are a designer’s dream, as the original features from an old post office still remain. The goal was to create an unexpected shopping experience as artists are creating products in front of your eyes.

photo by Kendra Koman

A custom reception desk creates interest with a natural live edge counter displaying fun prints and jewelry from local artists. The natural materials ensure no competition from the surrounding artwork displayed.

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This now-open environment encourages communication and collaboration. The space is a true reflection of collaboration as our entire team helped to develop the space in tandem with Detroit’s talent to implement the design.

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This library is where the action happens. Keeping the industrial features alive in this Albert Kahn was the inspiration for this space. Copper, steel, and wood create the simplicity that keeps the grit in this space alive.

photo by Kendra Koman

Using our 6-step process, we took 6 different office spaces and created 2 spaces, focused on facilitating collaboration and the disregard of hierarchy. Truly a reflection of inclusive design at the forefront.