Detroit City of Design

Košice Creative City of Media Arts Residency

March 21, 2019
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Deadline: 22 April 2019 Košice – the Creative City of Media Arts offers media artists a two-month stay in Košice in autumn 2019. The residency is organized by the NGO Creative Industry Košice – a focal point of UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts, and K.A.I.R. Košice Artist in Residence.   About Košice – UNESCO…

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IFF’s Learning Spaces: Three Stories of Growth

March 20, 2019

Safe and inspiring learning environments lay the foundation for positive early childhood experiences. That’s why IFF is working with high-quality early childhood providers to transform their spaces. IFF’s Learning Spaces program provides grants and technical assistance to upgrade early learning facilities in the Detroit area. The improvements are leading to increased capacity so that more…

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$12 million mixed-use development aims to fit in southwest Detroit

March 20, 2019

ANALYSE FRANK | February 28, 2019 A $12 million planned housing and commercial development led by Invest Detroit and two nonprofits is using a tiered approach to fit in with its architectural surroundings in southwest Detroit. The city of Detroit targeted a mixed-use project on a 0.81-acre vacant lot on West Vernor Highway in its southwest…

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This Woman Vowed To Help 400 More Black Women Architects Follow Their Dream

March 20, 2019
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BRITTNEY OLIVER Feb, 27, 2019 When Detroit-native Tiffany Brown decided to pursue a degree in architecture, it was a career pathway shrouded in mystery. She was still in high school and that particular vocation didn’t land on her radar until a guest speaker discussed it during her senior year. Like so many children growing up…

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Apply: Contrei Live

March 20, 2019
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In 2020, Contrei live is set to become an art trail of land art and artistic interventions at the intersection between art, design, architecture and landscape in the Kortrijk Region. It highlights the region’s landscape in an extraordinary manner, using water as the guiding principle. The project seeks to question, to amaze and create connections between locations, between…

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Meet the Commerce Design Jurors

March 12, 2019
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Penelope de la Madrid Founder, Abaka Interiores Penelope is an Interior Designer from Puebla, MX, a fellow City of Design, who started her career as a freelance designer. Her relentless experimentation with the third dimension lead her to design furniture for various projects, architects and furniture stores. In 2011, she founded her own studio: Ábaka…

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HFLI Initiative Awarded $50,000

March 1, 2019

“Developing Strong Black Male Educators,” an initiative by HFLI and Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan, was one of six programs awarded $50,000 in the MBK Detroit Innovation Challenge this week. Design thinking is a powerful set of tools to improve teaching, leading and learning for students; using a phased approach, the program will build…

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Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Real Estate

February 26, 2019

Shout out goes out to our Detroit City of Design partners Abir Ali from The Platform and Melissa Ditmer from Bedrock Detroit for being selected as one of Detroit’s Notable Women in Real Estate 2019. Read more. ABOUT THE PROGRAM Crain’s Notable Women in Real Estate have brokered some of the region’s biggest deals, financed major projects,…

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Detroit Month of Design Open Call for Submissions is Now Open

February 19, 2019
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Now in its 9th iteration, Detroit Month of Design is a citywide celebration gathering designers and the greater community to honor Detroit’s role as a national and global design capital. Detroit, MI – February 19, 2019 – Design Core Detroit announced today an open call for submissions for Detroit Month of Design, an annual festival…

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Detroit City of Design Competition

February 19, 2019
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DETAILS Design Core Detroit is pleased to announce the first edition of the Detroit City of Design Competition, an international multidisciplinary competition for designers in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network to prototype design solutions for Detroit neighborhoods that address safety and walkability. Supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the goal of…

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