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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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Detroit City of Design Partner Call

February 18, 2019
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Detroit City of Design builds on its creative legacy and culture of innovation to shape a more equitable, sustainable, and compassionate society through inclusive design. Our core values of creating accessible opportunities, establishing collaborative relationships, and building diverse experiences guide us through this journey. Detroit City of Design has developed a collective strategic approach for…

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2019 Commerce Design: Detroit Awards

February 18, 2019
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Commerce Design: Detroit is an award program that is part of the UNESCO City of Design Action Plan. Launched in 2018, the program is based on a model introduced in 1995 in Montreal—one of Detroit’s sister cities in the UNESCO network—and is now licensed in more than a dozen cities around the world. Design Core…

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Host an Independent Happening

February 18, 2019
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Design Core Detroit is honored to celebrate the 9th edition of the Detroit Month of Design (MoD) in September. This citywide celebration of creativity will gather designers, consumers and enthusiasts to celebrate Detroit’s role as a national and global design capital. The celebration is an opportunity for creatives and the general public to experience Detroit…

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Designer Putt Putt Competition

February 18, 2019
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Design Core Detroit is honored to celebrate the 9th edition of the Detroit Month of Design (MoD) in September. This citywide celebration of creativity will gather designers, consumers and enthusiasts to celebrate Detroit’s role as a national and global design capital. The celebration is an opportunity for creatives and the general public to experience Detroit…

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Awarding $1 million throughout Southeast Michigan and Western New York

January 29, 2019

KaBOOM! and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation are teaming up again in 2019 to launch the second Play Everywhere Challenge, awarding organizations a total of $1 million to create lasting, scalable design installations that provide more opportunities to play for the kids who need it most. The Play Everywhere Challenge is a community-focused design…

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AZ Awards

January 11, 2019

The AZ Awards celebrates the world’s best projects, products and ideas. Submit your best projects in as many categories as applicable to receive the exposure and acknowledgement that your exceptional work deserves. Eligibility The 2019 AZ Awards is open to: Designers and design firms from all disciplines Architects, landscape architects and architectural firms Post-secondary students enrolled in…

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Me You Nous

December 12, 2018
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Calling all students! The Saint-Etienne Biennale in France is hosting an International Call for Projects “A Streetcar Named Design”  for students  studying in design schools located in UNESCO Cities of Design. The objective is to design of an all over wrap for one of the Saint-Etienne trams, which will be put into service in March 2019. Deadline: January 31,…

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WantedDesign Look Book

December 7, 2018

A NEW PROGRAM DEDICATED TO NORTH AMERICAN DESIGN STUDIOS WantedDesign has developed Look Book for 2018, a new program for high-end North American designers and entrepreneurs to be part of WantedDesign Manhattan within a prominent space in the Tunnel. Look Book is a dedicated program designed to connect with interior designers and architects. Serving as…

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WantedDesign LAUNCH PAD

December 7, 2018

PRESENTED BY WANTEDDESIGN AND DESIGN MILK 2019 marks the 7th anniversary of the Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan presenting emerging design talent in the fields of furniture and lighting. The Launch Pad is the perfect way for up-and-coming designers and small design brands seeking manufacturing and distribution partners to participate in NYCxDESIGN, the city’s celebration…

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