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Knees and Joints - Paul Ewing, an engineer (above), along with Dr. David Halley, developed the X10 to speed the recovery time from knee replacements. // Photo by Josh Scott
"Todd Reed: 50 Years of Seeing Michigan Through a Lens," explores the beauty of Michigan through the eyes of photographer Todd Reed. // Courtesy of toddandbradreed.com
The French Connection - The team at French/West/Vaughn, a leading advertising and digital media agency, was formed by Michigan native Rick French. // Courtesy of Rick French
The American Speed Festival will be returning to M1 Concourse after a successful first year. // Courtesy of M1 Concourse

Need for Speed

The American Speed Festival is returning to M1 Concourse in Pontiac Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2022, after a successful inaugural run, show organizers say. Next year’s...
a man standing behind a podium in the top left next to woman standing beside a building diorama to the right. A member of the crowd they're presenting to looks back with a concerned face.

Succession by Design

As he was nearing his 60th birthday, Carl Matisse happened to be conferring with his banker when a provocative question came up: Had he...
R.J. King Illustration

Letter from the Editor: Maker Space

The world’s first open platform for accelerating innovation will soon be up and running in a former railroad post office next to Michigan Central...
November December Commentary

November – December 2021 Commentary

My definition of 'innovative' is providing value to the customer. - Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co. Automation - Robotic Revolution More companies are tapping...
Modern Contemporary - The Arkè kitchen by Pedini of Detroit. // Courtesy of Pedini of Detroit

Seamless Design

When Pedini of Detroit, an Italian designer of modern contemporary kitchens, bathrooms, and furniture, opened its doors in 2018, the company pursued two distinct...
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Short on Reform

On a Thursday afternoon in May 2019, on the porch of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, flanked by leaders of...
Full Circle - Tom J. Berman, president and CEO of Nano Magic Inc. in Madison Heights, is joined in the business by his father, Ronald J. Berman, co-founder of Rock Financial (now Rocket Cos.) in Detroit. // Photographs by Matthew Lavere

Startup and Repeat

Most companies go through a single startup phase. Nano Magic Inc. in Madison Heights, which got its start in October 2018, spent its early...
One Detroit Center, Detroit lobby

Largest Multi-Tenant Office Buildings 2021

ONE CAMPUS MARTIUS* 1 Campus Martius, Detroit Total Sq. Ft.: 1,697,000 Avail. Sq. Ft.: 366,123 Office Rent Avg.: NA Owner/Broker: 1000 WebwardONE DETROIT CENTER* 500 Woodward Ave., Detroit Total Sq. Ft.:...
distill and expand MO Cellar Selections in Milford includes Lee Hershey, professor of wine education; Glynn Gutzeit, senior director of portfolio acquisitions — spirits; Michael S. Ogurek, president and owner; Tony Cruz, executive vice president sales — shareholder; and Kacy Wolfram, director of administration and marketing. // Photograph by Patrick Gloria

Sharing Spirits

In the realm of wine and spirits, few distributors have built a network of distillers seemingly overnight. But when restaurants started closing in March...
Simont Thomas // Courtesy of DOBI Real Estate

Trade Up

Simon Thomas was born into a family of entrepreneurs, but when he made his first attempt at starting his own business — as a...