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Designing Spaces for Kids

Designing Spaces for Kids Northern Michigan Pediatric Dentistry There are many interior spaces that are designed specifically for kids. Schools, pediatric dental and medical offices, daycare facilities, and indoor play areas are just a few examples. These places want...

Designing to a Budget

Designing to a Budget Recently we were asked to describe what our typical commercial interior designs end up costing our customer for finishes and lighting. We reached out to a general contractor customer asking them if our work with them over the years resulted in...

Lighting for Commercial Interiors

Lighting for Commercial Interiors Custom Pendant Lights at Wolverine Dermatology An interior design’s success is dependent on how it is lit. Identical finishes lit in two ways will appear totally different. r.o.i. Design has been asked to create initial lighting...

Collaborating on Furniture Design

Collaborating on Furniture Design For r.o.i. Design, furniture is integral to the design. Quite often we have the opportunity to work with our customers in selecting and designing the furniture and furnishings in their space. This is important to us because it...

r.o.i. Design’s Outlook for 2019

Photo by morais from Pexels We are celebrating a great 2018 with a healthy list of new customers and suppliers. The ten-year recovery from the 2007-2008 recession was a challenge, but we are proud to have weathered that crisis and are starting year two of a three-year...

Dental Office Design

Van Haren Dentistry © Image Courtesy of First Companies It’s no secret that most people do not look forward to going to the dentist – an important thing to keep in mind when designing dental offices. A pleasant, warm and soothing environment is key when selecting...

The Importance of Wall Art and Décor

Vintage Hutchinson Ad Used in Wall Décor at 616 FAB House The last layer of interior design includes wall art and r.o.i. Design has learned planning for meaningful wall décor has incredible influence on how the space impacts employees, customers, and guests. It is an...

Creating RiverView Flats, a Lowell Condo Project

Artist Conceptual Rendering of a Unit Interior Do you ever wonder how those cool loft-type condos suddenly seem to emerge as if they had always been there? The answer is they are the result of years of planning, a developer’s vision and commitment, a great piece of...

r.o.i. Design Supports Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary

There are so many causes and needs in our community. This year, our hearts went to pets and sheltered animals. Several of our team members lost pets this year, or face losing them, or are searching for that new pet. It is a daily topic of discussion in our office. We...