How to spruce up your home with new floors for the spring
As you’re spring cleaning your home, it may be time to spruce it up with a different look. One way to freshen the look of a room is by changing the flooring, Moore said. For those who find this challenging, 50 Floor has an option that brings an expert to your home with numerous floor samples to choose from. This will give you a chance to see what the flooring samples look like in your house’s natural light, instead of under the harsh fluorescent store lights. She said any type of wood flooring is timeless and can really open up a room.
Ann Arbor engineers with Toyota develop app to help parents install car seats safely
In 2019, Jennifer Pelky and Lindsay Babian were having lunch when they began talking about car seat safety. She called in the help of a colleague who was a certified child car seat specialist to install hers. Jennifer Pelky, Toyota principal engineer of vehicle performance development for interior safety, installs a car seat in the 2021 Sienna. Pharris, a mother of two and former marketing specialist for a leading car seat manufacturer, loved the idea. They can then select which seat they would like the car seat to be installed and enter the type of car seat they have.
This might be the perfect way to welcome spring into your home
Spring fever is in the air, and the season is all about new beginnings, so why not get a fresh new start in your home? Gardner-White Furniture has a creative new tool that can pull together a fresh new look for an entire room. Every Gardner White that has a Design Studio also has interior designers on staff, ready to help makeover your room. If you are looking for ideas, you can also check out the new Gardner White Spring Look Book. To see the full interview, and samples from their spring collection, watch the video above.
These organization hacks from ‘The Home Edit’ will have you ready for spring cleaning
If you’ve been stuck inside all winter and you’ve noticed your living space could use some organization help, The Home Edit has your back. “We knew they could do this and bring The Home Edit vision to Detroit,” Teplin said. AdNext they talked about how color coding is more than just a stylish way to lay out your closet, it’s also a useful organization system. Having a designated spot for everything will help you see what you’re low on and what you’re not using. To find out more about where you can find more tips from The Home Edit, watch the video above.
Registration for Ann Arbor Art Center summer camps opens Wednesday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Have a young artist in the family? Registration for in-person summer camps at Ann Arbor Art Center will open on Wednesday, February 24. Five-day summer camps will take place from July 12 to August 27. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, camps will be limited to 10 people, including art center staff and camp volunteers, according to the art center’s camp website. AdThose in need of scholarships should contact Ann Arbor Art Center education coordinator Chelsea O’Hayer by sending an email to email@example.com.
Charming home steps away from downtown Ann Arbor hits market
ANN ARBOR – This three-bedroom, 1.5-bath home at 722 W. Washington St. is on the market for $420,000. Read: Ann Arbor realtors weigh in on real estate during pandemicOne block from the Ann Arbor YMCA, this home is steps away from all the amenities downtown Ann Arbor has to offer, including Argus Farm Stop, Downtown Home and Garden, Blank Slate Creamery and more. Living room at 722 W. Washington St. in Ann Arbor. (Stylish Detroit)Kitchen at 722 W. Washington St. in Ann Arbor. (Stylish Detroit)Master bedroom at 722 W. Washington St. in Ann Arbor.
Want to upgrade the look of your home? Try new flooring
One simple way to change the look and feel of your home is by swapping out your flooring for something new. Instead of going in to a big box store, 50 Floor can send one of its specialists to your home at a time that’s convenient for you. Since you’ll be working with this expert in your own home, you’ll even get to see what the flooring samples look like in your house’s natural light instead of under the harsh florescent store lights. 50 Floor can help you with that, too. To hear more about how you can change up the look of your house with the help of 50 Floor, watch the video, above.
Break up your living space with these creative room dividers
Local 4 Style Editor Jon Jordan is back with some tips on how you can break up your space with some simple stylish hacks. Jordan said that room dividers were particularly popular in the 1950s and 60s, so go classic with a mid-century modern look. Rethink room dividers with something like a rolling table with tall décor on it. If you’d prefer a more solid solution to breaking up a room, Jordan says you can just Velcro a foam core board to the same rack. For more style and décor tips from Jordan, watch the video above.
Parking lot addition moves forward
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University of Michigan architecture students, faculty create socially distanced courtyard
ANN ARBOR – On a typical fall day, art and architecture students are seen socializing and studying in the University of Michigan’s Art and Architecture Building courtyard. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we gather, so students and staff at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning found a creative way to transform the popular space. (E.Bronson/Michigan Photography)The students and faculty designed the tables with support from Taubman College’s Digital Fabrication Lab and woodshop. Some classes are taught using the tables, which also offer an informal gathering space for groups wanting to socially distance. The outcome is informal, economical and droll.”Students and faculty at Taubman College and the Stamps School can book the tables through Oct. 29.
Watch art, science and technology come to life at this celebration in Detroit
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. This article is sponsored by Science Gallery DetroitScience Gallery Detroit is kicking off a 3-month-long celebratory exhibit called the Future Present which blends art, science, and technology. Olga Stella said that this years theme will highlight social issues that were already impacting humanity before the pandemic. Devon Akmon explained how the Future Present exhibit is an extension of Michigan State University and brings their findings to the public while also sharing new ideas with the university. To learn more visit detroit.sciencegallery.comWatch the video to learn more about this fun, scientific exhibit near you.
Woman’s love of bridal magazines turns into successful Southfield boutique
Woman’s love of bridal magazines turns into successful Southfield boutiquePublished: August 30, 2020, 11:35 pmNamed after her daughters, Ashley and Alexandria’s Bridal Boutique is tucked away on Franklin Road in Southfield. While it wasn’t her first career choice, bridal design was something she always knew she loved.
Womans love of bridal magazines turns into successful Southfield boutique
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. Vinnie Wilson McClure opened up her dream bridal boutique back in 2006. Named after her daughters, Ashley and Alexandrias Bridal Boutique is tucked away on Franklin Road in Southfield. Since I was a teenager getting off Seven Mile bus from Cass Tech and stopping at the drugs store, Id stop there with all my money and Id by bridal magazines, McClure said. She started visiting bridal shows all over the world to gather and collect dresses from different designers. Maybe overseas.More information can be found on Ashley and Alexandrias Bridal Boutiques official website here.
Metro Detroit woman turns passion for interior design into successful business
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. Regina Donald, with Trans-Style Interiors, LLC, formed her unique style early on. From her childhood bedroom to her first apartment, she turned her passion for interior design into a successful West Bloomfield Township business. She wanted to change that and started networking with other interior designers who were Black women. She works with you to design a workspace that flows with your own sense of style.Donald wants to make sure the next generation of Black interior designers reach new heights. Thats just the best part of my life.More information on Trans-Style Interiors, LLC can be found on its official Facebook page here.
Ann Arbor design studio creates partition for businesses during coronavirus pandemic
ANN ARBOR – Local design and architecture studio Synecdoche has announced its newest product in response to the COVID-19 crisis: the WORKWALL partition. The partition is compact and acts as a barrier against airborne particles while featuring a writable surface that’s also suitable for sticky-notes. Synecdoche began printing PPE face shields for first responders and medical facilities at the onset of the pandemic using its 3D printers. The WORKWALL partition features tool-free assembly and can be customized to have frosted or clear panels and different color handles to match your office. Sizes and pricingSmall: 24”L x 4”W x 24”H - $95Medium: 36”L x 4”W x 24”H - $145Large: 48”L x 4”W x 24”H - $165Extra Large: 60”L x 4”W x 24”H - $215Synecdoche hopes to begin production on May 26.
Rock n' roll, Caribbean and Soul events are setting the mood for your weekend in the D
The Ribs and R&B Music Festival is Sunday, August 11th in Hart Plaza. Woodstock in Detroit is at Proud Lake in Wixom. The festival will feature rock and roll posters and band icons like Canned Heat who played at the original Woodstock in 1969. Pewabic Pottery is pitching a big tent and selling handcrafted giftware, tiles, and more discounted up to fifty percent. They will be selling pottery outside of their ceramic studio and school on east Jefferson Avenue.
From the Vault: ‘Art in the Center’ of Detroit from 1974 about CCS
Most classrooms have paper, notebooks and rulers, but the students at the Art School of the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts don’t use these items for calculus and economics. Instead, students here are taught to draw with a pencil, work with clay on a ceramic wheel and showcase their creativity through a camera lens.