Maple & Mill is introducing fresh, creative details to traditional spaces & homes across Grosse Pointe, MI.

Our tiered design studio offerings allow clients to select materials that fit their budget, while we continue to uphold our values of product quality and timeless design. With founders rooted in the architecture and design industries, you can expect a turnkey result regardless of when we join your renovation– anywhere from first design to finished build.

Meet our Studio Team

Jamie Mertz | Maple & Mill

Jamie Mertz

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Becca Priester | Maple & Mill

Becca Priester

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Kyle Valentage | Maple & Mill

Kyle Valentage

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Matt Lelli | Maple & Mill

Matt Lelli

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As a full-service residential design + build firm located in Grosse Pointe, we have grown our reputation for implementing creative solutions to complex home renovations and ground-up construction projects. Our principal strength is our knowledge and passion for beautiful design and quality. Beyond our experience, we bring timeliness, organization and professional oversight to the entire project team. Our high-touch approach ensures that we complete our projects on-schedule and within budget, while providing our clients with a single point of contact for all construction and architectural needs.

HOLCOMB DEVELOPMENT

Holcomb Development Company is a full-service real estate development and design-build firm located in Metro-Detroit. We have grown our reputation for implementing creative solutions to complex real estate development transactions and construction projects. Our principal strength is our knowledge of multiple development and construction delivery methods. Beyond our experience, we bring timeliness, organization, and professional oversight to the entire development team. Our in-house & high-touch approach ensures that we complete our projects on-schedule and within budget.

Jamie Mertz

Jamie Mertz

Jamie facilitates and oversees the architectural and design for the company. Jamie works with our in-house design department and extensive outside engineering, architectural and design partners to deliver timely and beautiful design for our clients. Jamie is passionate about traditional design and mass timber construction. With over 20 years of experience in architectural design in both the renovation and new construction fields, Jamie has always had a deep passion for interior architecture. He resides in Grosse Pointe Farms with his wife Heather, children Jane and Henry, and their black lab Louie. Jamie is an avid fly-fisherman and enjoys fishing on Michigan’s many rivers in all seasons.

Becca Priester

Becca Priester

Becca is a born designer. Across mediums, she has been creating impactful designs since she began her career. Becca’s profession is also her passion, and her deep knowledge of design allows her to bring a broad range of aesthetics to her projects. She has brought that passion and knowledge to historic restorations, new builds, commercial spaces and residential projects, both single and multi-family apartment buildings. She loves to collaborate with her clients and strives to create unique and livable spaces that grow with them timelessly.

Kyle Valentage

Kyle Valentage

Kyle is an architectural designer, guiding projects through the schematic, conceptual, and construction documentation stages for architecture and interiors. Focusing on the design process, he finds balance between the architectural expression and users' experience. Passionate about architectural visualization and graphic design, he also develops renderings and illustrations for varieties of projects. Whether exploring the city or enjoying local music, you can find Kyle out and about in Detroit.

Matt Lelli

Matt Lelli

Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2018 and his Master of Architecture in 2019. He has a passion for revitalizing historical cities through creative design that considers an understanding of how environments evolve. His design philosophy is to ensure that the historical basis of a design is maintained while comprehending near-term societal trends and future re-use strategies. Before joining the team, he was involved in multiple historical renovations and new multifamily construction projects around the city of Detroit. In his free time he enjoys rock climbing with his two cats.