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DesignTeam Plus: Design with Heart
Birmingham-based architectural and interior design firm DesignTeam Plus makes it a mission to pay employees to give back. The six-person team, led by co-owners Harold Remlinger (principal architect) and Shari Stein (principal interior designer), is fueled by social responsibility and community activism. Read more

Giving Back for Anniversary
Many companies and individuals celebrate themselves at significant milestones. Not Shari Stein, principal interior designer and owner of DesignTeam Plus (DTP), 975 E. Maple Road in Birmingham, along with partner Harold Remlinger. Read more

Helping hands: Birmingham design firm marks 10th anniversary volunterring
Birmingham-based DesignTeam Plus celebrated their 10th annivesary at Yad Ezra food pantry, where the firm originated. Team members had volunteered 10 years ago at Berkley-based Yad Ezra food pantry when the idea for the business sprouted. Read more

5 Happy & Healthy Workspace Trends for 2023: Local industry pros share
Hybrid work is not going anywhere, and savvy employers will create appealing and healthy workspaces to bring workers back, says Shari Stein, co-owner of DesignTeam Plus, a Birmingham-based architecture and interior design firm. Here is what to look for in work spaces for 2023... Read more

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