Design

Motorization in Window Treatments

The options for customization in the window fashions market are endless – a wide array of colors, treatment options, textures, control types, and yes, even motorization. There are many options for home automation products: battery-powered, hard-wired, solar-powered, and now those options are available for your window treatments as well.

How Healthy Is the Air in Your Home?

f all the systems in your home, the most important is indoor air quality (IAQ). That said, IAQ is part of the bigger picture called indoor environmental quality (IEQ), which also involves the other physical and psychological aspects of life indoors: lighting, visual quality, acoustics, and thermal and respiratory comfort.

Seasonal Stash: Storage Solutions No Matter the Weather

Recreational gear comes in all shapes and sizes, from beach towels and pool noodles to rainboots and hockey skates. While these items become part of our daily routines when the season for them hits, they should also have a place to go when not in use that makes them easy to find when you need them. Discover simple storage solutions!

Why Not Wallpaper?

Well, as any fashion designer will tell you, all styles tend to come back around – and wallpaper has come back with a Bang! New wallpaper companies are coming out of the woodwork, including Phillip Jefferies, Graham & Brown, and Cole & Son, to name just a few. The more established companies such as Thibaut, Anna French, and Schumacher are updating their books with all sorts of aesthetically pleasing choices to compete with these new “cutting edge” companies.

Lifestyle

Camping in the Round – in a Yurt!

Tent camping is fun if you remember how to set it up, can crawl in and out with ease, and the weather forecast is calm. But there’s a unique and more comfortable way to camp – in a yurt. Open the door, walk in, set your gear down, and off you go!

Tommy, the American Bully

Michigan is making history in the world of dog shows. Tommy, an American Bully dog owned by West Bloomfield resident Robert Thompson and his family, was recently the first show champion of his breed. He earned the title of the first United Kennel Club-registered American Bully grand show champion in Michigan

Michigan-Made Boats

It’s no wonder that Michigan has a thriving boat building industry, manufacturing every type of boat imaginable. From powerboats to pontoons to canoes and even a boat building school, boat builders abound in Michigan’s. Let’s take a look at some of the companies keeping our state afloat with these Michigan-made boats.

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