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Michigan Women's Marketplace
When interior designer Shari Stein engaged in pro bono work for the Berkley, Michigan food pantry, Yad Ezra (Hebrew for "helping hands"), she had no idea she was on the path to owning a business! As a volunteer mentor to students from Lawrence Technological University and... Read more

Role Model/ Mentor of the Year Award
Shari Stein, co-founder of DesignTeam Plus, a full-service interior design and architecture firm based in Birmingham, has been awarded the Role Model / Mentor of the Year Award from the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council. Read more

Master Plan Brings New Life to Campus
One of the hippest towns north of metropolitan Detroit is also one of the best places to enjoy autumn colors, as renovations near completion at Lake Norcentra Park, the jewel at the center of campus at Rochester University. Founded in 1959 as North Central Christian College, and later known as Rochester College, the institution changed its name to Rochester University in 2019, amidst a major capital campaign... Read more

A 15-Point Checklist for Reopening Your Business
As employers undertake the critical task of bringing employees and clients back safely to their work environments, they may find the evolving CDC public health guidelines, and those issued by the State of Michigan, to be overwhelming. Business owner and expert interior designer Shari Stein makes... Read more


Parks and Collaboration
The Macomb Daily
March 2021

Affiliate Connection: Member Spotlight
The Center For Health Design
March 2021


Recovery Strategies: Leading with Positivity to Create a Healthy & Safe Work Environment
Great Lakes Women's Business Council
July 2020


IIDA 2022 – Under Ten thousand square feet & People’s Choice Award

Shop! Association – Design Award Specialty Food and Consumables Retailer – Common Citizen, Flint, MI

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – Gold Awards for retail design – Common Citizen, Flint, MI

AWCI’s Excellence – Construction Quality Award- for ceiling

Intex Award – Wall and Ceiling for – St. Mary & St. Philopater Coptic Orthodox Church

Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan - Gold Award – Exterior Remodel, private residence – Bloomfield Township, MI

Michigan Architectural Foundation – Citizen Architect

Sukkah Arbor – Winning Entry – Sustainable Sukkah Design