DIFFA in Detroit


Last week I had the pleasure of being apart of the DIFFA "Dining By Design" event held at the Federal Reserve building in Detroit. Doodle Home brought PORT on board to design their table. As Doodle Home is delving into the unchartered waters of digital assistance for designers, we decided to explore the idea of the "New Frontier". I use Doodle as a way to request quotes and place orders. They provide quick responses and will track your order up until the time it's delivered- an amazing time saver for a small business owner, like myself!

During our brainstorming the "New Frontier" took on a couple different meanings. First and foremost, Doodle is trying to change the efficiency of the interior design business for the first time, well, ever.  They are also a technology based company based in Detroit. This means that Doodle is joining the technology revolution that is paving the way to the future not only of Detroit, but also Michigan. For decades this region has been heavily dependent manufacturing and recently it became crystal clear that diversified industries and companies are crucial for both future growth and prosperity.  It's a new territory, a new time and it's all pretty exciting.


The guys from Detroit Wallpaper Company installing our unreal floor. This was one giant adhesive that almost looked like it was painted on the concrete. We liked to call this installation "gritzy"... ya know, for glitzy on grit.


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Check out some of the other amazing and creative installations!

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And, the last one as a shout out to my amazingly supportive husband, Scott. He doesn't always know what he is getting himself in to with these events, but he manages to put on a smile and have (I think!) a genuinely good time!