Detroit Design Network

Lydia Michael receives Ilitch School 2018 Emerging Leader Award

October 18, 2018

Congratulations to our Detroit Design Network Member, Lydia Michael! The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2018 recipient of its signature Emerging Award. Alumna Lydia Michael will be honored at the school’s Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Detroit Athletic Club. Michael is the founder…

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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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Analyzing the industrial ecosystem in Detroit

June 10, 2018

DC3 partnered with the Urban Manufacturing Alliance to conduct a snapshot of the State of Urban Manufacturing in Detroit. This report will help us better understand what the small-batch manufacturing sector looks like in Detroit, who its entrepreneurs and employees are, and what the city can do to help these firms grow into larger job…

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Meet Sundberg Ferar

June 10, 2018

Sundberg-Ferar is an Industrial Design studio founded in 1934 in the Guardian Building, downtown Detroit. As one of the longest operating independent design firms, they have been enhancing and advancing the spirit of innovation globally. They design ordinary objects for everyday use, from kitchen utensils, medical equipment, to machinery. Their robust research-based design methodology uncovers…

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