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Design Stars

O’Grady Development’s Kyle, Vicki, Kevin, and Kevin O’Grady

Family Ties

Michigan BLUE magazine enjoyed an insightful chat with Kyle O’Grady, a 28-year-old partner at O’Grady Development in Traverse City.
Rachel Doriss

Design Doyenne

Pollack textiles’ Rachel Doriss is often inspired by water
The glass-fronted, climate-controlled wine room features lovely details.

In the Spirit of Chillin’

Renovated Bay Harbor lower-level space features bespoke wine room and bar

Handcrafted Beauty

Timothy Lalley puts his heart into creating fine cabinetry. Photography by Bonnie Lalley.

Team Effort

Seasoned pros renovate and rearrange riverfront home.

The Essence of Water

A creative master bedroom makeover elevates a home on Walled Lake in Novi.

Easy Breezy

This sunroom on Lake St. Clair welcomes friends and family with a fresh new look
A South Haven cottage on Lake Michigan gets family-friendly with bunk beds, durable materials, and bright colors.


Designer Kathy Waite fashioned spaces in a South Haven cottage that are perfectly suited for the younger set
The stunning Mid-century-style kitchen in the home on Lake Ponemah.

Catching a Mid-century Wave

A designer and her clients showcase their love of imaginative design

Sunny Side Up

A husband/wife design team builds their own cheerful-looking yellow dollhouse-style home on Strawberry Lake