Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Architecture firm’s growth indicative of industry

TowerPinkster adds 14 employees this year as design business booms again.

July 31, 2015
Arnie Mikon would like to think TowerPinkster is a dramatic exception among local architecture companies — it has 14 new employees so far this year — but he said actually the whole industry is expanding. Read More

MLM restores the glory

Dilapidated Heritage Hill mansion makes a beautiful comeback.

July 31, 2015
The rehabilitation of a historic mansion in Heritage Hill by Mary Mishler could give a TLC home improvement show a run for its money. Read More

How do you identify value?

July 20, 2015
I was having breakfast with a friend, and we were discussing value versus price. Read More

Furniture maker acquires North Carolina company

July 14, 2015
A furniture maker has made its second acquisition in the last two years. Read More

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Norton Shores building earns first place award in interior design.

July 10, 2015
A West Michigan health care building has been acknowledged for its interior design by the Michigan Chapter of the International Interior Design Association. Read More

Developer plans fairytale complex

July 10, 2015
A local developer is hoping new residents to the area will soon be able to live like royalty. Read More

Home organization brand expands Murphy bed line

July 10, 2015
A home organization brand is rolling out three additions to its retractable Murphy bed product line. Read More

Furniture dealer sells to ex-metal exec

July 2, 2015
The long-time owner of a furniture dealer has sold the business to the former head of a metal parts maker. Read More

GMB installs president

July 2, 2015
The new president at GMB Architecture + Engineering started out as an intern at the firm. Read More

Furniture dealer outfits marketing agency

June 25, 2015
A marketing agency has a new office and new look in southwest Grand Rapids. Read More