New Website Coming Spring 2018

About Design Core Detroit

We've rebranded! Formerly, Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3), we are excited to announce our new brand: Design Core Detroit.

Design Core Detroit champions design-driven businesses and their role in strengthening Detroit’s economy.

It offers services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses, increases market demand for design services, and tells Detroit’s design story locally and globally. Design Core is the steward of Detroit’s UNESCO City of Design designation and is a partnership of the College for Creative Studies and Business Leaders for Michigan.

Detroit Design Network

Are you a design-based businesses looking for resources and opportunity to grow? Learn more and be the first to know when applications open to join our Detroit Design Network.

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Detroit Month of Design

To honor Detroit's designation as a UNESCO City of Design, the Detroit Design Festival will transition from a weeklong series of events to recognizing September as Detroit’s Month of Design! There are eight ways to get involved.
Applications close April 16, 2018.

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Detroit City of Design Partner

We are inviting people and organizations in Detroit's design community to help activate the Detroit City of Design initiative by sharing current or upcoming projects that align with our values. Partners will advance their work through local and global connections, and earn recognition for their contributions towards the Detroit City of Design initiative. Learn more about what we are looking for in partners.
Applications close March 18, 2018.


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