Detroit Design Network

Unsold Studio’s Experience in Singapore!

March 22, 2019

Embarrassingly, most of our knowledge about Singapore before take-off came from the film Crazy Rich Asians. Although we love Constance Wu and Singaporeans are definitely proud of the movie, we were grateful our first night included a visit to the Singapore History Gallery at the National Museum of Singapore. We learned the United States and…

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CO.STARTERS Design

March 11, 2019
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CO.STARTERS DESIGN is a nine-week business development program helping design entrepreneurs put ideas into action, and turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving small business. This course is for anyone planning to launch a design related business, like architecture, landscape or interior design, illustration or graphic art, photography or videography, website development or UX/UIX, storytelling, product design,…

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Blended: How the Financial Industry is Answering the Multicultural Question

March 8, 2019

As part of its quarterly speaker event series, Blended Collective is hosting its next panel discussion on the financial industry’s approach to serving multicultural consumers effectively. Panelists will address the impact of growing multicultural audiences on the financial industry, as well as share insight on how to connect with niche consumer groups in a way…

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Three Lyons creates a video for Congresswoman

March 8, 2019

As Three Lyons Creative, our Detroit Design Network Member, celebrates 5 years in business, the team created a video for Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s swearing-in ceremony held at River Rouge High School last month. The video highlighted the campaign’s journey from announcement to victory. Having shot the campaign’s broadcast and digital advertisements, Three Lyons was honored to tell…

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Designer Dating Game Recap

March 7, 2019

Last week, we matched two lucky product designers with new clients at our signature Designer Dating Game event. Jeevak Badve, Principal and Director of Strategic Growth at Sundberg Ferar, guided contestants through two rounds of challenging questions about how design resources and services help product companies solve market and manufacturing problems. Our contestant businesses are two…

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Hire a Detroit Designer

January 11, 2019

Does your 2019 strategic plan include an updated website, brand refresh, or new location?  Design Core can guide you through the process of selecting a designer and connect you to a vetted network of top design talent.  Click here for more information on how to request support or submit a request for services.  Click here to schedule an appointment…

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Standard Wonder Group is Hiring

January 11, 2019

Our Design Network member is seeking a Digital Advertising and Marketing Superhero with SEM, social media and general digital advertising experience to help grow this start up agency. LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE.

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Notable Women in Non-Profits: Deborah Parizek Executive Director, Henry Ford Learning Institute

January 2, 2019
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Congratulations to Deborah Parizek, the executive director of the Henry Ford Learning Institute, a Detroit City of Design partner and a Detroit Design Network member for being recognized in Crain’s as one of 2018’s Notable Women in non-profits. Read more about Deborah here.

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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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