About Us

Moore-1R. J. Laney Design has been providing clients with a variety of design services for over 20 years. The firm is based in Royal Oak, MI but has clients spread out across the globe. Projects are selected based not on scope or budget, but on challenge and the persona of the client.

Designer and Owner Richard J Laney has always believed that the Designer / Client connection is very important. Once that connection is made clients become part of the R J Laney Design family.

The Team

  • Richard Laney

    Richard James Laney is a native of Detroit, Michigan (The Paris of the south east lower peninsula of Michigan). Richard studied at the Center for Creative Studies, College of Arts and Crafts of Detroit. He has been blessed with traveling the world extensively, and draws on his travels for creativity....

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  • James Peters

    Jim Peters, a Michigan native, has been providing area clients with design services for over 15 years. His background in design and construction make him an asset on any size design project....

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Awards & recognition

  • 2015 Detroit Home Second Place: Interior Use of Stone

  • 2015 Detroit Home Third Place: Closet

  • 2013 Detroit Home Reader’s Choice: Best overall house

  • 2012 Detroit Home First Place, Playhouse/Outdoor Building

  • 2012 Detroit Home First Place, Addition Project

  • 2012 Detroit Home Second Place, Contemporary Interior Design

  • 2011 Detroit Home Third Place, Contemporary Interior Design

  • 2011 Detroit Home Third Place, Interior Use of Tile

  • 2009 Detroit Home┬áReader’s Choice: Best overall house

  • 2009 Detroit Home Third Place, Contemporary Design