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TEN DETROIT BUSINESSES WIN INAUGURAL COMMERCE DESIGN AWARDS

October 26, 2018
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Winners demonstrate that design supports all type of businesses in their competitiveness DETROIT, Mich. (October 26, 2018) – Design Core Detroit, a non-profit that offers services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses to Detroit, and AIA Detroit announced last night the 10 winning projects of the inaugural Commerce Design: Detroit awards. Commerce Design: Detroit…

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Road to Readiness Applications Open

August 28, 2018
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Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness.  Classes are every Monday morning in October from 8:30 am – 12:00 noon.  Topics covered are as follows: October 1 – Capital readiness, break even points, and basic projections October 8 – Record keeping, financial statements, and taxes October…

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Recapping Elizabeth Zouzal’s Experience at the Saint-Etienne Biennale

June 10, 2018

Elizabeth Zouzal, Curator of Design & Engagement at Lear Innovation Center attends the Saint-Etienne Biennal in March 2017 to represent Lear’s sponsor project, Future Foam upcycling furniture project It’s funny how you have to fly across the ocean to get to know people from your own design community. This was my experience in St. Etienne.…

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DC3 Announces New Brand Identity: Design Core Detroit

June 10, 2018

(DETROIT – March 8, 2018) The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) kicked off its Drinks x Design event at the Loft At 1420 by announcing its new brand identity: Design Core Detroit. The name and brand transformation is one outcome of the organization’s yearlong planning process to support Detroit’s UNESCO City of Design designation and…

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A Special Thank You

June 10, 2018

We are proud to announce the approval of a $300,000 grant over two years from the William Davidson Foundation to support the Detroit City of Design Action Plan. These resources will be used to support the organization, promote the growing partner coalition and develop a shared scorecard to show progress towards the Action Plan’s goals.

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