Inside Looking Out's Mission

Our Mission is to bring beauty and culture into the homes and lives of our neighbors within the community. Our personal service and refined ambiance will enliven the senses of even our most discriminating guests! We are socially conscious when we buy merchandise, and we have a heavy focus on Fair Trade, locally-made, and American-made items. 

The Inside Looking Out Family

Lisa Doan, Owner and Designer       

    Lisa has nearly twenty-five years of professional experience in sales and management within the Home Furnishings Industry. The experience focused on skills such as building customer relationships, product purchasing, new business development, and business management. 

    She developed relationships with consumers to create beautiful window fashions that enhanced numerous homes. The past fifteen years of her career was spent in sales and store management for Scott Shuptrine of Troy, MI and Gorman’s Contemporary Gallery located in Southfield, MI.  

    Growing up within a large and creative family, Lisa learned the art of sewing as a child and has continued to create home fashions as a hobby throughout life. She has determined now is the time to join together her creativity and her learned business savvy to bring to life a modern resource for one-of-a-kind custom draperies and home accessories.  

    Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Siena Heights University along with numerous certificates of specialized training in human development.

Adrienne Doan, Buyer and Manager

    Adrienne has many years experience in office settings, and, more recently, business development management. Because of the position she held as a Business Development Manager, she has a strong focus on customer relations and effective marketing techniques. She hopes to use these skills to bring new people into the shop and to keep them happy after they leave. 

    Adrienne thoroughly enjoys shopping for beautiful, interesting, and unique items. She plans on filling the shop with decor and gifts everyone will love. 

    As a hobby, Adrienne enjoys painting and reading. She's looking forward to creating a strong presence of original local art in the shop to display the talent all around us. She believes that surrounding ourselves and decorating our homes with beautiful things will lead to a happy, joyful life. 

Adrienne studied Psychology and English Literature at both Monroe County Community College and the University of Toledo. 


734.244.5144  ::  415 North Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48162  ::



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