Guest rooms at the Detroit Foundation Hotel include nods to Detroit’s automotive industry legacy with a color palette punctuated with metallics, reminiscent of the paint colors of 1960-era cars. Headboards are made with repurposed wood from Architectural Salvage Warehouse Detroit, adding homegrown craftsmanship and nostalgia.
If registering for presents doesn't feel quite right to you, consider this charitable registry. Choose your favorite charity — or even specific goods, like a cow for a farming family in need — and guests can donate directly.
To create a teacup garden, you'll need some basics: potting soil, river rock to act as a drain for excess water build-up and sheet moss. Leave about 1/8 inch from the top of your cup for the sheet moss. You can use decorative tinted or natural deer moss, as shown here, to add a layer of whimsy to your garden.
As the primary gathering space, a tablescape sets the tone of a get-together—so making it memorable is a must. Jenny Reimold, tabletop guru and HomeGoods style expert (you can check out her tips and tricks on Instagram) suggests getting creative: “Set the stage with several table runners placed vertically along the table, or consider draping a blanket or Turkish towel diagonally across a larger surface as an alternative to a table cloth,” she says.
The minimal foundation sits within the footprint of the previous house, while the upper floors cantilever off the foundation as if to float above the front entry water feature and surrounding landscape.
Located in the original Detroit Fire Department Headquarters, a circa-1929 Neoclassical building, the Detroit Foundation Hotel opened in 2017. Authentic firehouse features, such as the iconic red arched doors where the fire engines would pass, have been maintained. Original glazed brick tiles seamlessly mesh with modern lighting fixtures by Incite Design.
Travertine with paver edging provides a solid foundation for this backyard patio. Stacked stone details and attractive landscaping create a backdrop for outdoor entertaining around the table and fire pit.
As seen on HGTV's hit show Cousins on Call, John and Anthony created a home office for the Cancer Stinks Foundation that the Tarabokia family created. The space is complete with a new desk and assembly line that is the main hub of the foundation. Orders are received on the iPad, then the boxes are sent down a metal conveyer, where they will be filled with different gifts before being shipped off to other cancer patients. This area used to be just an old desk with no light and cement walls.
A group of volunteers from the Lebron James Family Foundation staff take a break to talk to Nicole Curtis about the renovation plans.This group coordinated and planned the entire renovation from start to finish.
Small white circular tiles create texture and accent the neutral surroundings. The off center frame gives a contemporary and artistic look. Large, neutral marble tile makes an inside frame around the fireplace and continues out onto the step. A dark mantel top adds a rich contrast to the bright and neutral tones.
The exterior of this Greek Revival home has a classic pedimented gable and four elegant columns. Architectural detailing can be found in the fascia and eves and a crawl space helps this home stand tall.