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Infographic: The “Stuff” of Design

When it comes to all that r.o.i. Design does to make a project a success, the "stuff" is often overlooked. But, in order for a job to be done, many things need to be delivered and installed, such as furniture, window coverings, and decor. Here is a visual of what...

Work in Progress – Open Soon!

We have been busy and are looking forward to projects opening their doors this spring. We are showcasing just a couple of them: With First Companies: CBD Consulting CBD Consulting – Progress Photo of Break Room We are partnering with Dixon Architecture to create a...

Campus View Introduces Communal Living

ViewPoint 24 Concept Photo At the Northeast corner of the Campus View community sits an empty retail building, the old Brian’s Books location. It is a cavernous, 9,250 square foot building that is not ideal for a retail store or restaurant venture due to the ebb and...

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...